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March 2017

Dunelm Consort and Players: Bach St John Passion

13/03/2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£6 – £10

A Lenten performance of J.S. Bach's iconic St John Passion conducted by Jonny Allsopp.

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June 2017

Durham Festival of the Arts

02/06/2017 - 23/06/2017
Durham City, Durham
Durham, DH1

Durham Festival of the Arts is an exciting 3 week festival running from 2nd – 23rd June, and the 2017 festival is set to be the biggest yet! The festival, organised by Music Durham and Durham Student Theatre, features a whole host of events from concerts to masterclasses, plays to photography exhibitions and so much more, in a number of venues across the city.

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November 2017

Dunelm Consort: Divine Profanity

27/11/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hild Bede Chapel, College of St. Hild and St. Bede
Durham, DH1 1SZ
£4 – £8

Join the Dunelm Consort as they explore the fascinating relationship between sacred and secular music in the Renaissance and early Baroque in the sublime acoustic of Hild Bede Chapel. The first half will explore the Renaissance compositional techniques of Parody and Paraphrase - constructing polyphony around existing secular melodies, chansons and motets. We will construct a complete setting of the Mass with each movement taken from different composers and based on different melodies. Music is to include settings from Taverner,…

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March 2018

Dunelm Consort and Players: Pergolesi – Stabat Mater

06/03/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Cathedral, Chapter House, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RL
£5 – £10

Join soloists Hannah Cox and Lewis Cullen with the Dunelm Consort & Players as they perform Giovanni Pergolesi's masterpiece 'Stabat Mater', once described by the philosopher Jean-Jeaques Rousseau as "the most perfect and touching duet to come from the pen of any composer". Written on the young composer's deathbed the piece explored lenten themes of suffering and penitence. Performed with period instruments in the beautiful acoustic of Durham Cathedral Chapter house this is certainly not a concert to be missed.…

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Dunelm Consort & Players: Bach Magnificat and Vivaldi Gloria

14/03/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Oswalds Church, Church Street
Durham, DH1 3DQ
£5 – £10

Dunelm Consort and Players invite you to their second ensemble concert of the year. Presenting an evening of D major with Bach's Magnificat in D BWV243 and Vivaldi's Gloria RV489. Regularly performed together these works are a highlight of the baroque repertoire. The Dunelm Consort and Players returns to its roots with Bach's masterpiece which will be performed by 18 singers and a chamber orchestra conducted by Ethan Darby. With solos coming from within the choir and a small high…

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June 2018

Castle Summer Concert: Earthbound

03/06/2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW

Join Music Durham for our second annual Castle Concert in the renowned world heritage sight of University College Durham. This year's theme ‘Earthbound’ celebrates earth, land, sea and the natural world in all its beauty. Our societies Durham University Brass Band, Classical Ensemble, Dunelm Consort, Durham Dynamics, Full Score Barbershop, Hill Orchestra, Voices and Palatinate Orchestra have prepared a delightful selection of works to perform in the Great Hall. The evening will begin with a drinks reception and will be…

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Music and Theatre Awards Evening

04/06/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Marriott Hotel Durham, Marriott Hotel
Durham, DH1 3JN United Kingdom

Save the date for the annual Palatinate Music and Theatre awards, the ultimate celebration of Durham excellence. This year the awards evening will be hosted at the Royal Marriott Hotel, Durham. Guests will be treated to a red carpet welcome, drinks reception with entertainment, a hot fork buffet, dessert, a private bar, lots of entertainment and of course the awards themselves. Grab your ticket to celebrate the excellent work of all music and theatre groups throughout the year. Important Event…

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October 2018

The Freshers’ Fair, Day 1

02/10/2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Elvet Riverside, Elvet Riverside
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom

Come and meet all Music Durham ensembles, alongside Theatre, Sport, Volunteering and a whole host of other fantastic Students' Union societies at the Freshers' Fair.

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The Freshers’ Fair, Day 2

03/10/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elvet Riverside, Elvet Riverside
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom

Come and meet all Music Durham ensembles, alongside Theatre, Sport, Volunteering and a whole host of other fantastic Students' Union societies at the Freshers' Fair.

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November 2018

Dunelm Consort and Players Concert

23/11/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Oswalds Church, Church Street
Durham, DH1 3DQ
£4 – £8

Save the date for Dunelm Consort and Players' first concert of the year, where they will be performing Handel's Acis and Galatea, featuring singers and orchestral players.

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