Discover the astonishing power of opera this autumn with English Touring Opera’s productions at the Gala Theatre.
Two symphony orchestra concerts coming up in Durham this autumn are a great place to start exploring classical music.
Discover the rich and varied world of the recorder, with music from the middle ages to world premiere performances at The Society of Recorder Players National Festival at Ushaw.
There are Messiahs of all shapes and sizes coming to Durham this Christmas season – here’s my run-down of what’s on offer.
Former Durham Cathedral chorister Zoë Jackson, and recent Durham University graduate Peter Dunn talk to Music in Durham about their experiences with Samling Academy and their preparations for the upcoming Samling Academy Opera baroque double-bill.
Handel’s Giulio Cesare is a sumptuous feast of an opera, with one ravishing aria after another. I’m absolutely thrilled that ETO have chosen it for this autumn’s production, coming to Durham for two nights in October, and to introduce you to my favourite Handel opera, I’ve put together a summary and playlist of the best arias.
A selection of this autumn’s concerts, including five glorious days of early music from The Sixteen, I Fagiolini and English Touring Opera.
Fresh from the first rehearsal for an exciting new transcription of Walton’s ‘Belshazzar’s Feast”, my preview of DurhamBRASS 2017 focuses on two major concerts for choirs and brass instruments.