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.
Karon Wright, Artistic and Executive Director of Samling Institute for Young Artists introduces our Christmas Oratorio soloists and explains how collaboration with the Durham Singers benefits these young singers.
A small photo gallery of our trip to Tübingen, and some very big thank-yous.