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Date: 2020-05-24

Opening times

24 May 2020, h 18.30

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Address: Via Nazionale, 16a
Zone: Rione Monti (Colosseo-S.Giovanni-S.Maria Maggiore) (Roma centro)
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Second Entrance: Via Napoli, 58
Zone: Rione Castro Pretorio (Porta Pia) (Roma centro)
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Information

Reduced Ticket: from €25.00 to €15.00
Ticket: from €40.00 to €20.00

VIP Category (1st – 4th row): € 40,00

A Category (from the 5th row): € 30,00 Reduced: € 25,00

B Category (last 2 rows): € 20,00 Reduced: € 15,00

Contacts

Telephone: Prenotazione 06 64561860
Fax: +39 06 4814549

Description

The Creation (in German: Die Schöpfung) is an oratory in German by Franz Joseph Haydn. Composed between 1796 and 1798, it presents as its theme the Creation of the
World as it is told in the books of Genesis, of the Psalms and in the poem Paradise Lost by John Milton.
The Creation was composed for three solo voices (soprano, tenor and bass), four-voice choir (soprano, contralto, tenor and bass) and a large late classical orchestra.
There are few doubts that Haydn wanted to obtain high volumes of sound, in fact between the first private and public performance Haydn inserted further instrumental parts in this work. As many as 120 instrumentalists and 60 singers were employed at the public premiere.
The three soloists represent archangels, who recount and comment on the six days  of Creation: Gabriele (soprano), Uriel (tenor) and Raffaele (bass).
The choir is used in a series of monumental choral passages, some of which celebrate the end of the six days of Creation. The orchestra plays frequently without singing
accompaniment, mainly in musically descriptive episodes: the rising of the sun, the creation of different animals and of course in the overture, there is the famous description of the chaos that precedes the Creation.


Soloists prize-winners of the 1st Singing Competition Città di Roma

Elena Memoli, Soprano
Hun Kim, Tenore
Eon Sung Choi, Baritono
Coro da Camera Italiano
Conductor: Andreas Leisner
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Orchestra Sinfonica Città di Roma

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