Durham Cathedral choir give their first ever concert at Ushaw with a superbly constructed programme that threaded together the Anglican and Catholic choral traditions.
The Sixteen singing music by Byrd and Tallis from Cantiones Sacrae. and by Arvo Pärt bring healing balm and a message of tolerance at the end of a troubled week.
The rich spread of sixteenth century choral music in miniature, in a short concert given by five singers from Renaissance: Camilla Harris, Jessica Gillingwater, Hugo Hymas, David Le Prevost and Ben Rowarth.
Some personal thoughts about Saturday’s Durham Singers programme that were left over after after writing official publicity material.
Some notes from the Durham Singers’ workshop on William Byrd given by Robert Hollingworth, musical director of the vocal ensemble I Fagiolini, in preparation for our next concert.