Past Concerts & Events

 


 

This is a list of past events. To see all upcoming events, please go to the diary page.

Lamentation; Death and Passion – 1st March, The Kings Hall, Newcastle

Renaissance, director Ben Rowarth, presents a visual and musical journey through the sixteenth century taking the audience from the penitential world of English sacred music, into the sensual and intimate European settings of ‘The Song of Songs’, through to the...

Un Soir De Neige – 13th December, York Early Music Christmas Festival

Renaissance presents the premiere of a new work ‘A Night of Snow’ by Ben Rowarth. The piece, written to accompany Francis Poulenc’s beautiful yet bizarrely abstract ‘Un Soir de Neige’, takes inspiration also from the varied, fascinating sixteenth century Christmas...

Lamenta – 23rd September, Hexham Abbey Festival

Renaissance, director Ben Rowarth, presents a visual and musical journey through the sixteenth century taking the audience from the penitential world of English sacred music, into the sensual and intimate European settings of ‘The Song of Songs’, through to the...

Lamenta – Coming to The Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe (London) in 2017

Renaissance, director Ben Rowarth, presents a visual and musical journey through the sixteenth century taking the audience from the penitential world of English sacred music, into the sensual and intimate European settings of ‘The Song of Songs’, through to the...

10th June 2016 – Sheppard At Night

SHEPPARD AT NIGHT ‘A Lament to Lost Polyphony’   Inspired by last year’s celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the birth of John Sheppard this programme excitingly unearths previously lost works by the sixteenth century master. Alongside this: Sheppard’s...

Earlier Past Events

2014

December

St John’s Smith Square: A Hymn of the Nativity, joint evening with Peter Philips and The Tallis Scholars

York Early Music Christmas Festival: A Hymn of the Nativity

Hexham District Music Festival: A Hymn of the Nativity

November

Durham Cathedral: Remembrance; Lamentations

October

St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London: Remembrance; Lamentations

April

St John’s Smith Square: International A Cappella Competition

2013

December

Durham Cathedral: Christus Natus Est; Music for the Nativity

September

Hexham Abbey Festival, Candlelit Concert: Britten and Purcell

June

Swaledale Festival: Musical Dunelmi

Durham Cathedral: Musica Dunelmi

May

BBC Radio 3, In Tune, Broadcast: Musica Dunelmi

March

Durham Castle: Music for Lent; Sheppard Media Vita

2012

December

St Gabriel’s, Pimlico: A Tudor Christmas

Durham Cathedral: A Tudor Christmas

November

Hild Bede College Chapel, Durham: Remembrance; Victoria Requiem

October

St George’s Cullercoats, Newcastle: Remembrance; Victoria Requiem

June

Durham Cathedral: Ave Verum

March

Hild Bede College Chapel, Durham: Lobo Lamentations; Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli

February

Durham Cathedral: Mundy, Vox Patris Caelestis

2011

December

Hild Bede College Chapel: Christmas by Candlelight; Britten A Ceremony of Carols

October

Durham Cathedral: Cantiones Sacrae; Byrd four part mass and motets


Renaissance

Renaissance, a new and exciting vocal ensemble, founded in 2011 by Ben Rowarth and a number of then Durham University students, now performing all over the UK and appearing on BBC Radio 3 in 2012.

 

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