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Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW

December 2015

Castle Big Band’s Christmas Carnage

12/12/2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£3.00

Castle Big Band Christmas Carnage

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DUOS and Chamber Choir Christmas Concert

14/12/2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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£6.00 – £11.00

Join these two exceptional ensembles for an evening of festive cheer, expect mulled wine, mince pies and lots of hearty carols.

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January 2016

A Moonlight Serenade

29/01/2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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Castle Big Band, raising funds for Castle Community Action, and backed by the irresistible tunes of Glenn Miller and his orchestra; this is a once in 75 years black tie event that is not to be missed.

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February 2016

DUPO – An Oriental Odyssey

27/02/2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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£3.00 – £10.00

Join the Palatinate Orchestra for their second term concert in the magnificent Castle Great Hall.

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Dunelm Consort & Players: Bach for Lent and Easter

28/02/2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£5.00 – £10.00

For their second concert, the Dunelm Consort & Players frame Bach's famous Double Violin Concerto with two of his finest cantatas.

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March 2016

Handel’s Messiah

16/03/2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£4.50 – £10.00

Castle Chapel and Compline Choir: Handel's Messiah

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June 2016

Palatinate Music and Theatre Awards Evening

05/06/2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£10.00

Palatinate Music and Theatre awards evening.

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October 2016

The European Lute Orchestra

30/10/2016 @ 8:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£7.50 – £12.00

The European Lute Orchestra was founded in 2012 with the support of the Italian and British Lute Societies. It is a large musical ensemble formed of about 40 musicians from many countries including Italy, France, Germany, Argentina, Spain, Portugal, UK, Poland, Slovenia, and Venezuela.

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November 2016

DOE: 10th Anniversary Concert

11/11/2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until 12/11/2016

Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW

Durham Opera Ensemble return to the Castle Great Hall for their first production of the year.

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Orchestral Society: Chamber Orchestra

26/11/2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£3.00 – £10.00

Save the date for the first DUOS concert of the year in Castle Great Hall conducted by John Reddel.

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December 2016

In Nomine

12/12/2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£1.00 – £10.00

Fretwork
The programme includes works by:
John Taverner, Christopher Tye, Robert Parsons, William Byrd, Picforth, Orlando Gibbons, Nico Muhly, William Lawes, Gavin Bryars and Henry Purcell

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February 2017

Dunelm Consort and Players: Coronation Anthems

03/02/2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£8.00 – £10.00

Join the Dunelm Consort and Players for their second concert of the year, exploring music written for British coronations.

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TriUni: Massed Bands Concert

04/02/2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£6.50

A collaborative concert with the brass bands of Durham, Leeds and Warwick Universities plus massed bands to finish.

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March 2017

Palatinate Orchestra in Castle Great Hall

05/03/2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£6.00 – £12.00

Save the date for the DUPO Castle Concert which should be a great success, conducted by Adam Laughton.

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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
£6.00 – £10.00

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

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June 2017

Around the World in 80 Minutes

04/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW

Following on from the Britain themed Cathedral Concert, this second evening of music will take you on a journey around the world in 80 minutes featuring a number of Music Durham's best and most diverse ensembles. Join Music Durham for the final evening of our mini series, the perfect start to the Festival of the Arts.

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Palatinate Music and Theatre Awards

12/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW

Music and Theatre Palatinate Awards

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November 2017

Opera of Ages

12/11/2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW

'Opera of Ages' will take you on an operatic journey through time. The show will display and evolution of opera.

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Concert Band on Broadway

29/11/2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£4.00 – £6.00

On 29th November we'll treat you to spectacular scores from the most iconic Broadway productions; including West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Summertime and the Sound of Music - in true concert band style, this promises to be a night to remember!

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December 2017

DUOS Chamber

02/12/2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£5.00 – £8.00

In the magical setting of Durham Castle, the Chamber Orchestra of Durham University Orchestral Society presents an evening of fairytale and fantasy that will transport you away from chilly Durham to lands far, far away.

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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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Full Score Summer Concert

10/06/2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£4.00 – £5.00

Tickets will be available on the door.  Full Score is excited to invite you to an evening of Barbershop, Jazz and showtunes for one glamorous evening in Castle Great Hall! With music from Stevie Wonder, Louis Prima, the Great American Songbook, as well as traditional favourites, we’ll be pulling out all the stops to celebrate our first year! Doors open at 8pm, with refreshments available at the Undie bar during the interval. Important Event Information Doors Open: 8pm Ticket Prices: Adult £5,…

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November 2018

Inaugural Concert: Castle Chamber Choir and Orchestra

25/11/2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£5.00 – £10.00

Save the date for the inaugural concert of the Castle Chamber Choir and Orchestra!

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DUOS Chamber Concert

30/11/2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£5.00 – £10.00

Join DUOS for their first chamber orchestra concert of the year in the magical setting of Durham Castle Great Hall.

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December 2018

DUCE Michaelmas Concert 2018

07/12/2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£3.50 – £7.00

Join Durham University Classical Ensemble for their first concert of the academic year.

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Foot Notes: I’m dreaming of an A CAPPELLA Christmas

09/12/2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£4.00 – £5.00

Join Footnotes, the newest university a cappella group, for their first concert in the fantastic Durham Castle.

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February 2019

Life of St Cuthbert featuring Durham University Chamber Choir

08/02/2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW

The culmination of a week’s musical pilgrimage, Durham University Chamber Choir and Durham and Northumberland Music Service Players perform the Life of St Cuthbert in Durham Cathedral.

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March 2019

DUPO Chamber Orchestra

10/03/2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
Free – £7.00

Save the date for DUPO Chamber Orchestra's Epiphany term concert!

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An A Cappella Spring Concert with Durham Dynamics and Northern Lights

18/03/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£6.00 – £8.00

Save the date for an evening of a cappella in Durham Castle Great Hall, featuring Durham Dynamics and Northern Lights.

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November 2019

CCCO Concert: ‘A Shadow and a Dream’

10/11/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
Free – £10.00

The Castle Chamber Choir and Orchestra welcome you to their annual Michaelmas Concert. Performing well-known and obscure British music from the 19th and 20th centuries, including Elgar, Britten, Holst, Vaughan Williams and Parry, we'd be delighted to have you join us on Remembrance Sunday to celebrate the beautiful music of the nation

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DUPO Chamber Concert

29/11/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
Free – £12.00

Join DUPO in their first concert of the academic year, an exploration of Russian sound and colour interspersed with a French suite based on Maeterlinck's symbolist play, Pelleas et Melisande.

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December 2019

DUCE Michaelmas Concert

06/12/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£4.00 – £8.00

Join DUCE for their first concert of the academic year featuring Haydn’s spectacular Symphony 104, along with extracts from Handel’s Water Music and Vivaldi’s Alla Rustica orchestral concerto. See you there!

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DUOS Chamber Concert

07/12/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
Free – £10.00

Join DUOS Chamber Orchestra in Castle Great Hall for their first concert of the academic year.

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Foot Notes Presents: Christmas In The City

08/12/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£4.50 – £5.50

Join Foot Notes for their first concert of the year in Castle Great Hall, an evening full of a cappella treats.

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January 2020

TriUni 2020

25/01/2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£4.50 – £6.00

Following the long standing annual tradition of a joint concert, TriUni will this year be hosted by Durham University Brass Band in Durham Castle's Great Hall - Come listen to the University Brass Bands of Durham, Warwick, and Leeds!

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February 2020

Dunelm Players Epiphany Concert

23/02/2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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£4.00 – £10.00

The Dunelm players are proud to present their Epiphany term concert! Held in the beautiful Castle Great Hall and featuring music by Handel, Telemann and Locatelli it promises to be a concert not to be missed!

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Full Score and Durham Dynamics Epiphany Concert

28/02/2020 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
Free – £7.00

Book the Date for Full Score and Durham Dynamics Epiphany concert!

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March 2020

The Real Gospel Project 2: Church

08/03/2020 @ 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
Free – £7.00

Join Durham University Gospel Choir for our annual spring concert! With a range of soulful, spiritual and shiver-inducing gospel classics and contemporary pieces, we are very excited to showcase the repertoire we have worked so hard on this year. 20% of proceeds will be donated to the wonderful British Heart Foundation. Important Event Information Doors Open: 7:30 pm Ticket Prices: £7 Standard/ £6 Concession/ £5 Music Durham/ Free for under 12s Ticket Availability: Tickets will be on sale on the…

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CANCELLED: DUPO Chamber Concert

20/03/2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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Free – £10.00

Save the date for DUPO Chamber Orchestra’s second concert of the year. We will return to the Castle Great Hall where we will play Janacek’s Adagio for Orchestra, Saudes do Brasil by Milhaud and the El Amor Brujo Suite by Da Falla.

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June 2020

Cancelled: A Night at The Movies, with Music Durham! Part 2

07/06/2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision with a heavy heart that all our remaining concerts are cancelled or postponed. This is a very difficult time for everyone, and we’d like to thank you all for your support as we work through this together. We hope that you, your families, and loved ones keep safe and well. Join Music Durham for our annual extravaganza, this time in the Castle Great Hall! Showcasing some of the…

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November 2021

Dunelm Consort & Players: Music For These Distracted Times

28/11/2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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Free – £10.00

Dunelm Consort and Players present their first concert of the year: Music For These Distracted Times Showcasing the society's largest ever cohort of new members, Dunelm will present a varied programme from small and larger ensembles.

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March 2022

Stories and Dances

March 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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£2.00 – £8.00

An enchanting concert of stories and dances in Durham Castle’s great hall. Be enthralled by ‘Tales from Anderson’, the story of the witches of Oz ‘Wicked’ and the thrilling score of ‘James Bond 007’. All proceeds go to the charity ‘MIND’ who we believe have a very powerful impact on the stories of so many people. Just select the ticket price based on the amount you would like to donate.

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DUCE Epiphany Concert

March 8 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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Free – £8.00

Concert of exciting classical repertoire played to a high musical standard by the Durham University Classical Ensemble. The programme consists of Schubert's 8th symphony, Mendlessohn's Hebrides Overture, Martines Symphonia in C major, Saint - George's L' Amant Anonyme Overture. We will also be showcasing a debut performance of An Orient Overture by Varis Sirisook.

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A Movie Night In

March 14 @ 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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£5.00 – £7.00

We are delighted to announce our Epiphany term concert. 'A Movie Night In' will take place in the Castle Great Hall at 8:30pm on Monday 14th March. With the soundtracks to your favourite films, from Star Wars to Jurassic Park and Pirates of the Caribbean, it will be a Hollywood style evening to remember. We will also be debuting scores composed by Durham Alumni, Hester James and Megan Cunnington.

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DUPO Chamber: Tales of Faust and Callirhoe

March 15 @ 8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
£4.00 – £7.00

DUPO Chamber Orchestra's Concert this term showcases a collection of Romantic repertoire, which focuses on celebrating unrepresented composers. The first half is Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 2, a passionate masterpiece. This is followed by the second half of the concert, which features women composers. This half will open with Emilie Mayer's dramatic and haunting Faust Overture, followed by a breathtaking finale: the stunning and varied Callirhoe Suite d'Orchestra by Cecille Chaminade.

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Life Could Be A Dream: A Night of A Cappella

March 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Castle Great Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RW
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£6.00 – £8.00

Join us on the last day of term at the prestigious Castle Great Hall at University College. Your life truly could be a dream, as you lend your ears to us for an eclectic music mix of a cappella. You'll hear everything from the pop rock of Olivia Rodrigo, to the smooth soul of Stevie Wonder as well as beautiful, resonating choral pieces.

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