Durham Vocal Festival returns in 2020 for ten days of fantastic Vocal music making from Saturday 25 January - Sunday 2 February.
The festival will celebrate local and national vibrant vocal music at various venues arocc the county.
Performances from world class artists such as Orchestra for the Age of Enlightenment and Sir Thomas Allen, alongside local artists will celebrate the heritage, education, spirituality and variety of repertoire of vocal music.
Joyous Night - Saturday 25 January at Durham Cathedral
Durham Choral Society will be joined by world renowned baritone Sir Thomas Allen for this performance of Alan Woods' This Joyous Night.
Intercollegiate Evensong - Sunday 26 Jnauary at Durham Cathedral
Durham University Chapel choirs join forces to celebrate the beautiful service of Evensong.
Northern Lights Acapella Evening - Monday 27 January at Gala Durham
Northern Lights returns to the Gala theatre following their sold-out performance last year with a spell-binding evening of cappella music.
Big Sign and Sing - Tuesday 28 January at Stanley Civic Hall
The world premiere performance of the North East sign and sing choir based in five North East special schools.
The Moon Hares - Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 January at Consett Empire.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment brings four singers, twenty musicians and a whole lot of energy to this theatrical performance of Hazel Gould's The Moon Hares.
The Apple Tree - Thursday 30 January at Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) will perform ‘The Apple Tree’, featuring soprano Kirsty Hopkins.
North East Primary Choir of the Year 2020 Friday 31 January at Durham Cathedral
16 primary school choirs nominated by North East Music education hubs compete for the coveted award.
North East Key Stage 3 & 4 Choir of the Year 2020 Friday 31 January at Durham Cathedral
Who will be crowned 2020 Key stage 3 & 4 choir of the year. 16 choirs nominated by Music Education Hubs from across the north east compete for this coveted prize.
Office Choir of the Year 2020 Friday 31 January at Durham Cathedral
Now in it's second year, come and hear the finest office choirs.
National Youth Choir of Great Britain Taster Weekend Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 February at Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens
Talented young singers from across the North East join National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) for a weekend of intensive singing workshops at Ushaw.
North East Festival of Youth Choirs 2020 Saturday 1 February at Durham Cathedral
An annual celebration of young vocal talent from across the region, from primary to university level.
Monteverdi Vespers Sunday 2 February at Durham Cathedral
Durham Cathedral Choir and renowned period orchestra The Avison Ensemble join forces to present Monteverdi’s much loved masterpiece.
|2020 (25 Jan 2020 - 2 Feb 2020)|