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Paul McCreesh conductor
Guy Johnston cello
Louise Alder soprano
Helen Charlston mezzo soprano
Stuart Jackson tenor
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia
Elgar Cello Concerto
Mendelssohn Symphony No.2 ‘Lobgesang’
A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Join star British cellist Guy Johnston for Elgar’s celebrated concerto, followed by Mendelssohn’s ‘Hymn of Praise’, an unusual ‘symphony-cantata’ composed for a public celebration, which fuses three movements of symphonic writing with an oratorio section to great dramatic effect.
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
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.
Always at the heart of our season – join Royal Northern Sinfonia ‘at home’ for their main series of concerts in Sage One.
From dedicated classical lovers to those looking for a new musical experience, there is something for everyone to get excited about in our brand new season.