Classical Season 2018/19 | RNS At Home

Creswick's Aviary

Plus pre-concert talk at 6.30pm

Sage One

Buses from Alwick and Hexham

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.


Part of Classical Season 2018/19

This season we are celebrating Royal Northern Sinfonia’s 60th birthday! Here’s what we have in store at Sage Gateshead and beyond. Classical Subscriptions On Sale 17 May 2018 Single Tickets On Sale 9 June 2018

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