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Classical Season 2018/19 | RNS At Home Presents

Creswick's Aviary

Plus pre-concert talk at 6.30pm

Booking Information

Buses from Alwick and Hexham

Venue: Sage One

Tickets: £14 | £22 | £31 | £38


Bradley Creswick director/violin
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Rossini The Thieving Magpie Overture
Respighi The Birds
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus: Concerto for Birds and Orchestra
Haydn Symphony No.83 ‘La Poule’ (The Hen)

Birds are nature’s greatest musicians, and tonight we’ve got a whole aviary: from Vaughan Williams’ beloved Lark Ascending to Rossini’s kleptomaniac magpie. And we travel to the land of the midnight sun for Rautavaara’s haunting Cantus Articus – in which the birds themselves are the soloists.