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Classical Season 2018/19 | RNS At Home Presents

English Connections

Plus pre-concert talk at 6.30pm

Booking Information

Buses from Alwick and Hexham

Venue: Sage One

Tickets: £14 | £22 | £31 | £38

Details

Thomas Zehetmair conductor/violin
Ruth Killius viola
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Purcell (arr. Britten) Chacony
Purcell (arr. Stokowski) Dido’s Lament
Britten Double Concerto
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves
Elgar Sospiri
Haydn Symphony No.92 ‘Oxford’

English music isn’t what you think. True, this concert includes Vaughan Williams’ magical version of Greensleeves, but we’ll also hear quiet sighs from Elgar and Purcell, Haydn living it up in Georgian Oxford, and raw beauty from the 18-year-old Benjamin Britten.