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 MayA 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.