Music in Durham

Bachtrack review: Phantasm Viol consort

Link to my Bachtrack review of “Perilous Polyphony a3” performed by members of Phantasm viol consort in the Great Hall at Durham Castle on Saturday evening.

Late Mix review: Britten

Last night, I was at Sage Gateshead Hall Two reviewing the first Late Mix concert of the season for Bachtrack. The programme was built around Britten’s first and last major works – the Sinfonietta and the 3rd string quartet. The final movement of the string quartet, was an absolute revelation to me. It’s quite simply one of […]

Brahms German Requien

I was back at Sage Gateshead last night for the opening night of the Royal Northern Sinfonia season, which I reviewed for Bachtrack: One thing I didn’t mention in my review was an amusing programme translation error, where someone was being too literal. Apparently we will awake from the dead at at the sound of […]