Medieval music workshop

This free workshop offers a fantastic opportunity to delve into the performance practice of the medieval conductus (a close cousin to the medieval organum and motet), led by the world-class tenors John Potter, Christopher O’Gorman and Rogers Covey-Crump. This free workshop is open to all and is sponsored by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.

Durham Choral Society shortlisted for EPIC award

Congratulations to Durham Choral Society who have been short-listed for a Voluntary Arts EPIC award for their concert in May 2014 2014 featuring choral works by local composers that celebrate the North East’s rich mining and Christian heritage. The concert included the world premiere of Will Lang’s ‘Canny at Neet, Bonny at Morn’ commissioned by the Choral Society and Will Todd’s Gala and Gloria.

Conference: Music and literature

READ (Research in English at Durham) have sent details of the following conference: Music and Literature: Critical Polyphonies Submissions are open for this one-day interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, which seeks to explore the myriad ways in which literature and music interact to construct meaning. The conference will run on 2nd July, at Durham Castle; keynote speaker will be Dr Ian Biddle.