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Gala Lunchtime Concert Series
The Dean Stockdale Trio

Friday 20 Feb, 1.00pm
Dean is a jazz pianist and musician who’s in great demand as a teacher and performer. His Influences are Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans and Kenny Barron and he has studied with renowned jazz pianists Keith Tippet and David Newton. An established figure on the Northern jazz scene the trio is completed with the talents of James Birkett (guitar) and Mick Shoulder (double bass).



  The Marriage of Figaro
By Durham Opera Ensemble

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 Feb, 7.30pm
Durham Opera Ensemble's inaugural Gala show will see a production of this Mozart favourite. Following the events of a day of madness in the palace of Count Almaviva near Seville, Mozart's gloriously comic opera with its scheming tale of love, deceit and lust has cemented a reputation as one of the most beloved operas in performance today. With a passion for creating opera that is accessible to all, DOE will sing the opera in an English translation.

£15 (£12.50 conc), £10 students, £9.50 DST Members


  Eleanor McEvoy
Alone - The Performance

Thursday 5 March, 8.00pm
Eleanor is one of Ireland's most accomplished contemporary singer-songwriters. She spent four years in Ireland's National Symphony Orchestra, recorded studio sessions as a singer, fiddle and keyboard player and performed with Mary Black's touring band. Eleanor also composed the song Only A Woman's Heart, title track of A Woman's Heart, the best-selling album in Irish history. Now about to relese her ninth album, Alone, comprised of a beautiful collection of 12 stripped-down solo songs, this is a chance to see her talent up close.

£13 (£12 conc)


Michael Roach

Friday 6 March, 8.00pm
One of thirteen children born in Washington DC, Michael sings and plays guitar in an East Coast style of blues dating back to the 1920s. He’s an exceptional performer, interacting with and entertaining his audience. As a teacher and cultural arts performer, Michael helps to promote African-American culture through the use of blues music, and it is these communication skills, together with his supreme and elegant musicianship that make him such an engaging performer.



La Traviata
By English National Opera

Wednesday 11 March, 7.30pm
A stunning production of Verdi’s masterpiece, reaching the heart of the opera’s themes of passionate love and tragic death. Screened live from the London Coliseum in stunning cinematic HD, the production is ideal for newcomers to opera with its contemporary staging. The production stars Elizabeth Zharoff as Violetta, and Ben Johnson as Alfredo. Directed by Peter Konwitschny, the conductor is Roland Boer. Running time: 110 mins.

£15 (£13 conc), £10 Gala Friends


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