Music in Durham

Beethoven Piano Concerto No1

Beethoven’s first piano concerto has a cheerfully syncopated rhythm that brings a smile to one of my regular readers, and made me happy today.

Missa Solemnis: Durham Choral Society

If I weren’t out of town this weekend, I’d definitely be going Durham Choral Society’s performance of Beethoven’s monumental Missa Solemnis in the cathedral tomorrow night. It’s a fantastic piece of music, and a really big sing – Beethoven didn’t write much for singers, but when he did, he certainly makes them work hard. I […]