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Classical Season 2017/18 | RNS At Home Presents

Beethoven's Ninth

Plus pre-concert event at 6.30pm

Booking Information

Buses from Alnwick and Hexham

Venue: Sage One

Tickets: £13, £20, £30 & £38


Lars Vogt conductor
Natalya Romaniw soprano
Sophie Harmsen mezzo soprano
Edgaras Montvidas tenor
James Platt bass
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia

Beethoven Symphony No.9

What a way to end the season! Lars Vogt returns to Gateshead for a performance of Beethoven’s mighty Ninth, the ‘symphony to end all symphonies’ with its glorious life-affirming finale on the text of Schiller’s Ode to Joy.

Our pre-concert event this evening features Quay Voices and Young Sinfonia. Hear them perform works including two movements from Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony at 6.30pm in Sage One.

Packages – Booking opens Thursday 1 June, 10am.

Plan your season in advance and take advantage of some great discounts. Choose your favourite concerts from our RNS At Home and RNS Presents series, and save up to 25% on the cost of your tickets. Then sit back, relax, and start looking forward to another great Classical Season at Sage Gateshead.

  • 5 – 9 concerts save 10%
  • 10 – 14 concerts save 15%
  • 15 – 21 concerts save 20%
  • 22 concerts save 25%

Include our Opening Night in your package and join us for a FREE glass of fizz in the interval to celebrate the new season.

How to Save

Gateshead Residents
FREE tickets available for any concert in our RNS At Home series if you live in Gateshead and have never been to a classical concert before. Gateshead classical first-timers – come and hear your orchestra! Two tickets per customer.

Bar 5 for Under 30s
If you are under 30 our Bar 5 scheme entitles you to a ticket for just £5 plus a FREE bottle of beer for RNS At Home (in advance), RNS Presents (on the day) or RNS nights out (on the day). Find out more.

17 and under and Unemployed
Tickets available for £5 in advance for RNS At Home and on the day for RNS Presents and RNS Nights Out. Find out more.

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