Under the Surface of Our Voices

Thursday 31 January 2019, 6pm-8:30pm

Palace Green Library, Durham

Performances by the Northern Spirit Singers & Quintessential Voices. Q&A with Dr Toby Young (Under the Surface composer), Dr Alice Malpass (Life of Breath researcher), Clare Wills (Musical Director of Northern Spirit Singers choir) & Mark Anyan (Musical Director of Quintessential Voices choir).

Join us during the Durham Vocal Festival for an evening with the Northern Spirit Singers, winners of Adult Choir of the year 2014, and Quintessential Voices. They will perform Under the Surface, a choral-piece written by award-winning composer Dr Toby Young, which will be accompanied by various other pieces, such as Tallis' Te Lucis Ante Terminum, Gibbons' The Silver Swan, and many more.

A brief interlude will provide the opportunity for an after-hours private viewing of Palace Green Library's new exhibition Catch Your Breath, based on the research of the Life of Breath project exploring the human experience of breathing and breathlessness.

Finally, sit in the Courtyard Café for refreshments and a Q&A with our guest panel composer Dr Toby Young, Life of Breath researcher Dr Alice Malpass, Northern Spirit Singers' Musical Director Clare Wills; Quintessential Voices Musical Director Mark Anyan.

The free evening performance and talk will take place in the Wolfson Gallery and the Courtyard Café and will include an out-of-hours private viewing of the Catch Your Breath exhibition and a free glass of wine. Due to limited ticket numbers, please ensure that you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

This event is part of the programme of events for Catch Your Breath (24 November 2018-17 March 2019), a free winter exhibition at Palace Green Library, Find out more at www.catchyourbreath.org

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