Camberwell Chorale: Haydn’s Creation

Sun 9 September 2018
2:30pm - 5:00pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

Cost
Adult $45, Concession $40, Other $20
09/09/2018 2:30pm 09/09/2018 5:00pm Camberwell Chorale: Haydn’s Creation After hearing the first performance of Haydn’s Creation in May 1798, the following day Princess Eleonore von Liechenstein wrote to her daughter, “the concert was a superb thing, admirable and certainly of the greatest merit...I can assure you that I have never heard anything more beautiful which lifts you, moves you to tears, which penetrates into a subject so great and dignified”. A journalist who was also present wrote, “The music alone expressed thunder and lightning, and you could hear the shower of rain and the new water, and the birds really sang and the lion roared; and you could even hear how the worms crept in the earth. In short, I have never been so delighted, and I dreamed the whole night of the creation of the world.” The Camberwell Chorale and the Camerata Orchestra will perform of this choral masterpiece on September 9, at the Hawthorn Arts Centre. The soloists are Lee Abrahmsen and Lauren Oldham (sopranos), Michael Lapina (Tenor), Lucas de Jong (baritone) and Manfred Pohlenz (Bass). Interval: Yes , VIC City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
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After hearing the first performance of Haydn’s Creation in May 1798, the following day Princess Eleonore von Liechenstein wrote to her daughter, “the concert was a superb thing, admirable and certainly of the greatest merit...I can assure you that I have never heard anything more beautiful which lifts you, moves you to tears, which penetrates into a subject so great and dignified”.

A journalist who was also present wrote, “The music alone expressed thunder and lightning, and you could hear the shower of rain and the new water, and the birds really sang and the lion roared; and you could even hear how the worms crept in the earth. In short, I have never been so delighted, and I dreamed the whole night of the creation of the world.”

The Camberwell Chorale and the Camerata Orchestra will perform of this choral masterpiece on September 9, at the Hawthorn Arts Centre. The soloists are Lee Abrahmsen and Lauren Oldham (sopranos), Michael Lapina (Tenor), Lucas de Jong (baritone) and Manfred Pohlenz (Bass).

Interval: Yes

Contact
Hawthorn Arts Centre
9278 4770
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Music