Concerts and Events Diary


The Crown of Glory

Saturday 28 March, 2020,  St Cuthbert’s Chapel, Ushaw College

William Mundy: Vox Patris caelesti
Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli,

Two pieces of music written at almost exactly the same time, one for a Pope and one for a Tudor Queen, give a fascinating snapshot of the contrasting thoughts about music across Renaissance Catholic Europe.

Concert for Holy Cross, Ryton

Saturday 16 May

A concert celebrating the 800th anniversary of Holy Cross Church, with a selection of music from our spring and summer concert programmes, including Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli and Schumann Four songs for double chorus.

Summer concert – ‘A lover’s journey’

Saturday 4 July, 2020,  St Brandon’s Church, Brancepeth

Romantic partsongs and contemporary settings of the Song of Songs, including Schumann’s Four songs for double choir,  Sven-David Sandström’s Four songs of love and music by Brahms, Elgar, Read Thomas and Antognini. 

Brahms ‘Ein Deutsches Requiem’

Saturday 31 October 2020, Durham Cathedral

With Royal Northern Sinfonia and Chor Semiseria from Tübingen. Further details to be confirmed

Sunday 15 November 2020, Stiftskirche Tübingen

We return to Germany for a second performance of Brahms’ Requiem with Semiseria in the Tübigen Stiftskirche, conducted by Frank Schlichter, with Sinfonieorchester Neckar- Alb (SinfoNeA).
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