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InterOpera: Darkness to Light
Sat 18 Apr 2015 , 8:00 pm| £22
A moving and inspiring event in music and words marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen.
Alistair Dawes (conductor)
The Reg Vardy Band
Penelope Randall-Davis (soprano)
James Edwards (tenor)
Dame Esther Rantzen
Samuel Barnett (The History Boys)
Rabbi Mark Solomon
Darlington Youth Choir
The Apollo Male Voice Choir
InterOpera Community Chorus
Upper Dales Children’s Choir & Flute Choir
Mozart – Beethoven – Verdi –Puccini
New Commission ‘Lament’ (Will Todd/Ben Dunwell)
New Commission ‘I Believe’ (Matthew Prevett)
A commemorative event marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, and the participation of the Durham Light Infantry. Opera excerpts by Puccini, Verdi and Mozart reflect on loss, imprisonment, love and the enduring quality of the human spirit and local musicians of all ages perform a new work by Will Todd commissioned for this event, and children and flautists from the Upper Dales perform a specially adapted version of Matthew Prevett’s “I believe”.
£22 (Nave); £15 (Transepts); £8 (Side Aisles)
Gala Theatre Box Office: 03000 266600
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