In his programme note for our ‘Songs of Joséphine’ programme, Julian Wright looks at the links between the art in The Bowes Museum and the music we’ll be singing.
A selection of art from the collection at The Bowes Museum to accompany the music that we have chosen for our summer concerts. For more information and to book tickets…
The artist and collector Joséphine Bowes is the inspiration behind our next concerts: we take a look at her life and the story behind her great gift to County Durham, The Bowes Museum.
The origins of Tallis’s motet Spem in Alium are shrouded in mist. Euan Ross examines what we know, and writes about his own experiences conquering this choral summit.
In his programme note for our concert on 6 April, our Musical Director Julian Wright examines how Tallis’s influence illuminates the music of Vaughan Williams and Howells.
In his programme note for our performance of Christmas Oratorio on 5 January, our Musical Director Julian Wright examines how Bach assembled his vivid album of Christmas music.