Durham University Chamber Choir: Bach B Minor Mass

Durham University Chamber Choir were clearly not daunted by it in the slightest by the volume of this momentus work, and last night’s performance in the Great Hall of University College was notable for its accomplished solo and...

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Durham Opera Ensemble: The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro (1786) is arguably one of Mozart’s most universally acclaimed works – an opera buffa that fuses everything you want in a musical comedy: a suitable yet ridiculously conceived plot, an...

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Durham University Orchestral Society: Concert

Fantastic dreams, restless dances, storms and disturbed sleep swirled together in Durham University Orchestral Society’s Epiphany term concert in a programme of vividly evocative music that used the entire rich palette available...

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Sir Thomas Allen’s Birthday Celebration

It is undisputed that Sir Thomas Allen is one of the finest lyric baritones of our time and so it seemed only fitting that his surprise birthday celebrations, held at Durham Castle last night, featured some of the...

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