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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!

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Quatuor Bozzini

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Town Hall, Market Place, Durham
Musicon Concert Series
A pre-concert talk with composer James Weeks will take place in the Music Department Lecture Room at 6 pm.

Contact joyce.dent@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 21 November 2018

LTC#7 University College String Quartet

1:15pm to 2:00pm, Music Department Concert Room, Palace Green

Music Durham Lunchtime Concert Series
Enjoy this week's free concert in your lunchbreak, this week featuring University College String Quartet

Contact aneta.badurova@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Saturday 24 November 2018

DUOS Symphony Concert

7:30pm to 10:00pm, Elvet Methodist Church

Join the Durham University Orchestral Society in their first concert of the academic year. DUOS' is one of Durham University's leading orchestras, and this term will be tackling some orchestral masterpieces - this concert is definitely not one to miss!

Contact orchestral.society@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 28 November 2018

Northern Lights and Full Score

1:15pm to 2:00pm, TBC
Music Durham Lunchtime Concert
This week featuring Durham's leading acapella society, Northern Lights, and winners of the Palatinate ensemble of the year, Full Score Barbershop Choir.

Contact aneta.badurova@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 30 November 2018

DUOS Chamber Concert

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Durham Castle Great Hall

This celebration of English music will include Finzi’s ‘Dies Natalis’ with soloist, Nathanael Thomas-Atkin, Britten’s ‘Suite on English Folk Tunes’, as well as some beautiful lesser-known works.

Contact orchestral.society@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Tuesday 4 December 2018

Hill Orchestra Concert

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Elvet Methodist Church, Durham

Durham University Hill Orchestra commemorates the First World War centenary with a selection of pieces by renowned British wartime composers, including Ralph Vaughan Williams and Hubert Parry.

Contact hill.orchestra.society@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Full Score Michaelmas Concert

7:30pm to 9:30pm, St Oswald's Church, Church Street, Durham

Full Score, Durham's only Barbershop Harmony Choir, are performing their first concert of the year.
Featuring selections of Musical Theatre, jazz standards, and Christmas songs (just to name a few!) there is set to be something for everyone!
Tickets can be purchased via the Music Durham website.

Contact rebecca.l.brookes2@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 5 December 2018

New Art Music Ensemble

1:15pm to 2:00pm, Music Department Concert Room
Music Durham Lunchtime Concert,br> This week's concert features New Art Music Ensemble

Contact aneta.badurova@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 12 December 2018

LTC#10 Durham Dynamics

1:15pm to 2:00pm, Music Department Concert Room
Music Durham Lunchtime Concert,br> This week's free lucntime concert features the acapella group, Durham Dynamics.

Contact aneta.badurova@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 14 December 2018

Durham Dynamics A Capella Christmas Concert

7:30pm to 9:00pm, St Oswald's Church

Join us for an A Cappella Christmas brought to you by Durham Dynamics, Durham’s largest mixed A Cappella choir. Expect an evening packed with chart toppers, classics, and festive tunes. From Billy Joel to Jessie J, there truly is something for everyone!

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


Saturday 5 January 2019

Durham Singers - Bach: Christmas Oratorio

7:00pm to 9:30pm, Durham Cathedral

Cantatas I, II, IV and VI from Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Durham Singers in Durham Cathedral with Samling soloists and period instrument orchestra.

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