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The Great Charter
Sat 13 Jun 2015 , 7:00 pm| £15
Edward Elgar: Great is the Lord
Philip Moore: The King and the Robin
Timothy Craig Harrison: The Great Charter (world premiere)
World premiere performances of a new community opera composed by Timothy Craig Harrison and Paul Hodgson to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta. The Great Charter takes a high-spirited look at the story of Bad King John and his rebellious barons.
The opera forms part of Durham Cathedral’s Music Outreach Programme, with performances from local children and young people, emerging professional artists and the Durham Singers, who open the evening with two dramatic choral works on the subject of Royalty by Edward Elgar and Philip Moore.
Tickets: £15, £10 & £8 (£13, £8 & £6 concessions, under 16s free) available from the Gala Theatre Box Office www.galadurham.co.uk or 03000 266600.
The Great Charter is also being performed at Middlesbrough Cathedral on 20 June, tickets £10 (£8 concessions, under 16s free) also available from the Gala Theatre.
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