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November 2018

Lunchtime Concert #7: University College String Quartet

21 November 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

Join us for a lunchtime concert featuring the University College String Quartet.

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Wellbeing Workshop

21 November 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

It’s been a stressful term and we all experience ups and downs, moments of anxiety and stress, moments of lethargy and procrastination. Caroline Dower from the Counselling Service will lead a session of experiential exercises to feel how movement shapes our sense of ourselves and the world around us.

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Workshop: Shape note singing

29 November 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

‘Shape-note’ notation developed in nineteenth-century America as a sight-singing tool. This interactive masterclass welcomes any interested musicians; singing experience is not a prerequisite.

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December 2018

Lunchtime Concert #9: NAME

5 December 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

Join New Art Music Ensemble for this lunchtime concert of contemporary classical music.

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£1 – £10

MUSICON: A Woman’s Voice | Suffrage at 100

11 December 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

To celebrate 100 years of the Representation of the People Act, Musicon presents a programme of some of the greatest piano works by women composers from the 19th and 20th centuries, including a series of works by Dame Ethel Smyth, member of the women’s suffrage movement, and recipient of an honorary doctorate from Durham University.

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Lunchtime Concert #10

12 December 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

Join us for our final lunchtime concert of Michaelmas Term, featuring Durham Dynamics.

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February 2019

Free – £10

MUSICON: NEW MUSIC Focus | Concert 1

23 February 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

We are delighted to welcome the Ives Ensemble back to Durham for another weekend of breathtaking feats of musical innovation.

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Free – £7

MUSICON: NEW MUSIC Focus | Concert 2

24 February 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

This year’s Musicon focus event offers three opportunities for you to hear the Ives Ensemble play some hidden gems from the repertoire of the last 50 years or so.

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Free – £10

MUSICON: NEW MUSIC Focus | Concert 3

24 February 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

To conclude this year’s Musicon Focus, we are treated to a rare performance of Lucier’s December 12th, which rather spectacularly makes our ears hear things that are not there by combining recorded sine waves with live instruments.

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March 2019

£1 – £10

MUSICON: Festival of East Asian Music | Concert 1 | Flowers of Jiangnan

9 March 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

This year, Musicon presents its 7th Festival of East Asian Music - three concerts showcasing wonderfully virtuosic musical artistry while opening windows onto the rich musical heritages of China, Japan and Korea.

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£1 – £10

MUSICON: Festival of East Asian Music | Concert 2 | Kyoku: Sound Colours from Japan

10 March 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

This year, Musicon presents its 7th Festival of East Asian Music - three concerts showcasing wonderfully virtuosic musical artistry while opening windows onto the rich musical heritages of China, Japan and Korea.

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£1 – £10

MUSICON: Festival of East Asian Music | Concert 3 | A Journey through the Korean Musical Imagination

11 March 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

This year, Musicon presents its 7th Festival of East Asian Music - three concerts showcasing wonderfully virtuosic musical artistry while opening windows onto the rich musical heritages of China, Japan and Korea.

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