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Music in Durham

Concerts in Durham

24 April
Ben Smith
Durham University Music School

Pianist Ben Smith explores the intricacies of rhythm and repetition, including ultra-virtuosic avant-garde works by Ichiyanagi and Xennakis.

01 May
Royal Opera House (cinema)
Odeon Luxe Cinema

Aigul Akhmetshina stars in the title role of Carmen, in a live cinema broadcast from the Royal Opera House

£22.50
18 May
Durham Choral Society
Durham Cathedral

Durham Choral Society and Orchestra perform music to evoke night-time by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert and Ola Gjeilo

31 May
Durham University Ensembles
Durham Cathedral

Music from some of the world's best-loved stories performed by Durham University's choirs, orchestras, bands, opera and musical theatre in their annual showcase.

06 June
Durham University Palatinate Orchestra
Gala Theatre

DUPO Symphony and Chamber orchestras play music inspired by paintings, including Modest Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition' and Cecilia McDowell's Rain, Steam and Speed.

11 June
Royal Opera House (cinema)
Odeon Luxe Cinema

Jonas Kaufmann headlines David McVicar’s spectacular staging in Giordano’s epic historical drama of revolution and forbidden love, broadcast live from the Royal Opera House

£22.50
14 June
Durham University Choral Society , Durham University Orchestral Society
Durham Cathedral

A joint concert by Durham University choral and orchestral societies with music by Shostakovich and Britten and Beethoven's revolutionary 9th symphony.

15 June
Durham University Orchestral Society
Durham Town Hall

Durham University Orchestral Society chamber orchestra continue DUOS's focus on Beethoven's symphonies.

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