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Karina Canellakis conductor
Gillian Keith soprano
Royal Northern Sinfonia
HAYDN German Dances
SCHUBERT (arr. Glanert) Jahreszeiten
JÖRG WIDMANN Versuch über die Fuge (UK Premiere)
SCHUBERT Symphony No.5
This season, we are celebrating Song and Dance – and you can’t have a theme focussing on song without featuring some of Schubert’s magnificent contributions.
This concert will also feature the UK premiere of Jörg Widmann’s Versuch über die Fuge.
RNS At Home series 2016/17 supported by The Barbour Foundation
Already known to many in the classical music world for her virtuoso violin playing, Karina Canellakis was initially encouraged to pursue conducting by her mentor Sir Simon Rattle while she was playing regularly in the Berlin Philharmonic for two years as a member of their Orchester-Akademie.
“Revelatory. It’s not everyday that one is to witness such a rare and special talent” Cincinnati Enquirer
“Astonishing…the model of a modern musician” LA Times
Unfortunately Katrien Baerts is unable to perform this concert due to illness. We are delighted that Gillian Keith has been able to step in at short notice to sing Schubert’s Jahreszeiten.
Bar 5 for Under 30s
If you are under 30 our Bar 5 scheme entitles you to a ticket on selected performances for just £5 plus a FREE bottle of Heineken. Find out more.
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Dine With Us
Complete your Sage Gateshead experience by booking a pre-show dinner. Our Brasserie and Cafe are always open on concert evenings (and afternoons!), and we have some delicious dinner options on offer to accompany your concert package.
You can add a dining voucher to your ticket order, or click here to book if you already have your tickets.
Take the Bus!
Catch the bus to selected concerts at Sage Gateshead, at just £8 return. Buses run from:
HEXHAM via Chollerford, Wall, Acomb, Eastwood and Corbridge
ALNWICK via Amble, Warkworth, Felton, Morpeth, Wideopen and Gosforth
CARLISLE via Brampton
TEESSIDE via Guisborough, Great Ayton, Stokesley, Coulby Newham
You can book your bus online by adding it to your ticket order, or alternatively call 0191 443 4661 if you have already purchased tickets.
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