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Die Schöpfung

Big orchestra16 Dec '22 - 18 Dec '22

Thunder and lightning, birds singing and lions roaring: the creation of the world, set to music by Haydn.

Playdates & Tickets
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2hours
50-55musicians
1break

‘… And there was light!’ – in the dark days before Christmas, Joseph Haydn tells us in Die Schöpfung about the creation of a new world. ‘I will not hear such a beautiful piece of music again for as long as I live,’ wrote one of Haydn’s contemporaries. ‘The music described thunder and lightning, you could hear the rain falling and the water rippling, the birds singing and the lion roaring... I have never before left a theatre so contented.’

Programme & performers

Haydn
Die Schöpfung

An hour prior to these concerts there is a concert introduction in the Van Cappellenzaal.

ConductorJan-Willem de Vriend
SopranoLucy Crowe
TenorMauro Peter
BaritoneChristopher Purves
Choir
Laurens Collegium
The beginning of a new world
... And there was light!
It took so long because I expect the work to last a long time.
Haydn on 'Die Schöpfung'

All play dates of Die Schöpfung

Friday 16 Dec 20228:15 PM
RotterdamDe Doelen (Grand Hall)
Prices
  • Top tier € 70
  • 1st tier € 60
  • 2nd tier € 47
  • 3rd tier € 29
  • Until 26 years / CJP € 12,50
Sunday 18 Dec 20222:15 PM
RotterdamDe Doelen (Grand Hall)
Prices
  • Top tier € 70
  • 1st tier € 60
  • 2nd tier € 47
  • 3rd tier € 29
  • Until 26 years / CJP € 12,50

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