15th June

Concert will begin at 19:00 hours GMT

Haydn's 'The Creation' with Mancasola, Mitterrutzner and Relyea from Turin

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Haydn's 'The Creation' is an oratorio to a libretto by Gottfried van Swieten. The work is structured in three parts and scored for soprano, tenor and bass soloists, chorus and a symphonic orchestra. In parts I and II, depicting the creation. the soloists represent the archangels Raphael (bass), Uriel (tenor) and Gabriel (soprano). In part III, the bass and soprano represent Adam and Eve.

Performers: Sydney Mancasola, soprano, Martin Mitterrutzner, tenor, John Relyea, tenor.

Accademia di Santa Cecilia Choir. Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. Conductor: James Conlon.

Recorded 15 February.

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