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Royal Northern Sinfonia: Israel in Egypt

Tue 11 Apr 2017 , 8:00 pm

| £26.88
image of figure crossing the red sea

Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt is a vivid musical depiction of the story from Exodus of the Ten Plagues of Egypt and the Israelites’ dramatic escape through the waters of the Red Sea. Like Messiah, the emphasis in Israel in Egypt is on the choral writing, with the soloists adding to the story rather than playing the parts of particular characters. Expect jumping frogs, hailstones and parting waves, all created musically in glorious technicolor by Handel.

Conductor: Nicholas McGegan

with Samling Artists:
Rowan Pierce: soprano
Elin Pritchard: soprano
Tim Morgan: countertenor
Timothy Charles Langston: tenor
Benjamin Lewis: baritone
Christopher Nairne: baritone

Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia

Nave: £26.88 / Font: £21.50 /Transept £16.13
Under 18s: £5.38
Available from Durham Cathedral Visitor Desk, by telephone from Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661 or online via the link below.


Date: Tue 11 Apr 2017

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: £26.88

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Durham Cathedral
Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3EL United Kingdom

Phone: 0191 386 4266



Sage Gateshead

Phone: 0191 443 4661


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