DUPO Summer Concert
16/06/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Durham University Palatinate Orchestra are pleased to present a Summer Concert, featuring both the Symphony and Chamber Orchestras in their final concert of the academic year!
**Please note the change of venue to Durham Johnston School for this concert.**
This year we have had the pleasure of being involved in an exciting project with St Margaret’s Primary School, with PhD student, composer, and DUPO member Rob King working with pupils to compose their own pieces of music based on artwork. In our summer concert, the Symphony Orchestra will play these compositions alongside members of St Margaret’s orchestra. The culmination of many months’ hard work, the end result will be a fantastic performance of Mussorgsky’s powerful and well-known Pictures at an Exhibition (orchestrated by Ravel), with new music written by pupils of St Margaret’s Primary School interspersed throughout in place of the “promenades”.
Joined by soloist Hannah Ambrose, the Chamber Orchestra will perform Reinhold Glière’s Concerto for Coloratura Soprano, followed by the 1919 suite of Stravinsky’s The Firebird, for an exciting and energetic second half.
There will be a short interval at which refreshments will be served. Please note that no unauthorised photography is allowed at this event.
Important Event Information
Doors Open: 5:30 pm
Ticket Prices: Adult £10, Concession £8, Music Durham £7, Unders 12s Free
Ticket Availability: Tickets available for purchase below until 4pm on the day of the concert
Ticket Delivery: Please print your eTicket or have available on your phone
Accessibility: Please get in touch with [email protected] to confirm arrangements
This concert is part of the Durham Summer in the City Festival, a programme of theatre, music and art events. For more information visit www.summercity.org.