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Sunday 24 September 2017, 7.30pm

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: The Judas Passion

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: The Judas Passion

Presented by Saffron Hall

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment violin section in concert.

In The Judas Passion, composer Sally Beamish and poet David Harsent retell the story of the crucifixion from the perspective of Judas Iscariot. This is the world premiere of what is sure to be one of the most important choral works of our time: a piece that asks the question – can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven?

In the first half of the concert, Tom Service leads a panel discussion with Sally Beamish and David Harsent about their new work.

This concert will finish at approximately 9.40pm

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Performance information

Booking information

Discounts

Under 25s can purchase half price tickets for this show.

Ten for £10

This event is not part of our Ten for £10 scheme.

Information for your visit

Sunday 24 September 2017, 7.30pm

Schedule

All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

Additional information

Drinks

For this event, drinks are not allowed in the auditorium.

Cloakroom

We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

Booster seats not available

Buggy parking not available

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