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The Pitmen Poets
Ex-Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse Songman Bob Fox, leading exponent of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and much-covered Durham songwriter Jez Lowe individually and collectively celebrating the triumphs, tragedy, humour and hard times of North-East England’s coal mining tradition in an evening of music, song and spoken word.
We are delighted to welcome once again the Takács Quartet, our regular visitors since 1984. One of the world’s great quartets, its concerts are a never-failing source of pleasure. The New York Times recently lauded the ensemble for ‘revealing the familiar as unfamiliar, making the most traditional of works feel radical once more’,
Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life
Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories for all the family, with highlights from the most challenging assignments of his 35 years filming wildlife in the remotest places on Earth. Find out if snow leopards or leopard seals are the most scary; discover how to get close to the biggest fish in the sea and whether your eyeballs freeze at minus 50.
The Esmé Quartet was formed in 2016 at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne. After residencies in 2018 at top European festivals in Aix-en-Provence and Esterházy and participation at the McGill International String Quartet Academy in Montreal, plans for 2019 include a debut concert at the prestigious Lucerne Festival.