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Music

The Department of Music in Durham is one of the leading centres for the study of music in Britain, an established Centre for Excellence in Teaching with an international reputation.

As you might expect, the sheer wealth of musical talent in Durham means that there is a comprehensive, year-round musical programme, catering for every possible musical taste. From classical recitals, to Big Band swing, Brass bands to modern jazz, Durham University offers a fabulous range of performances for everyone to enjoy!

Thursday 3 October 2019

Songs by Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake, John Martyn, Joni Mitchell & Others

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Ushaw College, Ushaw Moor, Durham

An evening of songs with singer-songwriter, Keith James, as part of this year's Durham Book Festival Fringe Programme.
For this event in the beautiful setting of Ushaw College, Keith James will perform a selection of songs from Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake, John Martyn, Joni Mitchell and others in his intimate and sensitive style.

Contact stephen.regan@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 4 October 2019

The Songs of Yusuf - Cat Stevens

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Cafedral, Owengate, Durham

Keith James returns for another gig, this time in Durham's Cafedral Cafe.
Keith will play songs from right across Cat Stevens' career, weaving in the story of his life, in what promises to be a memorable evening.


Saturday 5 October 2019

Orchestra North East Cathedral Concert

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Durham Cathedral

Orchestra North East is pleased to announce that the first concert of the 2019-2020 season will be in Durham Cathedral at 7.30pm on Saturday October 5th.

Contact one@orchestranortheast.org.uk for more information about this event.


Saturday 9 November 2019

The Durham Singers: The Souls of the Righteous

7:30pm to 9:00pm, St Cuthbert's Chapel, Ushaw College

The Durham Singers and the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble perform music for remembrance and consolation by Purcell, Sch├╝tz, Bach, Howells and Francis Pott.

Contact info@durham-singers.org for more information about this event.


Saturday 25 January 2020

Durham Choral Society January Concert

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Durham Cathedral

Programme to include Faure's Requiem and Woods' This Joyous Night.

Contact tickets@durhamchoralsociety.org.uk for more information about this event.