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Royal Northern Sinfonia is joined by distinguished guest artists and visiting ensembles Dunedin Consort, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Avison Ensemble on this musical journey, breathing fresh air into works written over 250 years ago.
From the choral splendour of the Messiah and Bach’s B minor Mass to the intimate expressions of Newcastle’s own Charles Avison, doors are opened on the sounds of a different era.
Past events in this festival
Early Encounters: Avison Ensemble
Period specialists, the Avison Ensemble, start off the Early Encounters journey with a programme...
Early Encounters: Dunedin Consort
Award-winning Scottish baroque specialists the Dunedin Consort present a programme of vocal...
Early Encounters: Messiah
We draw into Christmas on our Early Encounters journey with this traditional favourite, conducted...
Early Encounters: The Night Shift
Imagine going to a classical concert, but being able to relax...