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The Sixteen - 1819 The Bridgewater Hall

The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra

International Concert Series

Friday 23 November 2018 7.30pm

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Event Timings 

Main Entrance Doors: 5.00pm
Preview: 6.30pm, Auditorium
Auditorium Doors Open for Concert: 7.00pm
Concert Start: 7.30pm
Interval: 8.10pm
Second Half: 8.30pm
Concert Finish: 9.10pm
Post Concert CD signing by Harry Christophers: 9.15pm

All timings are approximate and are subject to change.

The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra

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Harry Christophers conductor

Vivaldi Sinfonia from La Dorilla RV 709 (5’)
Handel Dixit Dominus (30’)
Handel Overture, Grand Chorus: The Lord Our Enemy Has Slain from Esther (16’)
Vivaldi Gloria in D major RV 589 (25’)

Associate artists, The Sixteen bring a programme of popular Baroque choral pieces. Vivaldi’s Gloria has long been a favourite work – a fruit of his long association with an orphanage in Venice which offered young women a musical training. Before Handel came to England in 1710, he spent four years in Rome, learning the Italian style. His vigorous and inventive Dixit Dominus stems from that period of study.

Preview 6.30pm

Harry Christophers and Eamonn Dougan introduce the work of Genesis Sixteen, including live music performed by the young choral ensemble.

Travel & Dining

Travel & Parking

Purchase discounted parking (evening concerts only) and reduced price Metrolink tram tickets along with your concert tickets.

Eating & Drinking

Make your concert experience extra special by upgrading to A-List in the Corporate Members’ Bar (selected concerts only) or booking pre-concert dining.

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