Music in Durham

Hunting for the next Sibelius

Summer Finnish Lake Sky Landscape Water Clouds

A blog post with some musings on making choices about what to listen to, as I confront the awful fear of becoming too set in my ways.

Capella Novocastriensis: flowers of summer and death

Capella Novocastriensis began their musical celebration of English summer with a lively performance of one of the oldest and, perhaps, the most optimistic, pieces of English music, the round ‘Summer is icumen in’. Part songs by Elgar and Finzi then made up most of the first half, the music scented heavily with flowers and dappled […]