A look ahead to our first ever overseas tour: we’re off to Tübingen, Durham’s twin city in Germany, where we’ll be singing music from our Sing unto the Lord programme.
Julian Wright’s programme note for our summer concert on 30 June, “O Sing unto the Lord”
This recital focuses intensely on absence, loss and the afterlife, through richly scored masterpieces for multi-voice choir from the baroque and the early twentieth century.
A look at Parry’s Songs of Farewell: intimate reflections on the end of life that are very different from his better-known pieces for grand public occasions.
Continuing our series blog posts that look beyond the programme biographies, we talked to our Assistant Musical Director Francesca Massey about her musical career and the music she’s chosen for our ‘Songs of Farewell’ concert.
We received generous financial support from the Arts Council National Lottery Fund and from local trusts for our performance of Monteverdi Vespers: this post looks at why this support is so important for our work with young people.