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Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve

Chelsea Opera Group Chorus and Orchestra

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Rimsky-Korsakov
Christmas Eve

Performers

Timothy Burke
conductor

This captivating opera involves a warm-hearted witch, an altruistic Devil and a reckless quest for the slippers worn by the Russian tsarina.

This is no ordinary Christmas Eve. At its heart is a love story. Rimsky-Korsakov applies all his gifts of local, folk-inflected colour, acuteness of character, musical invention and scintillating orchestration, bringing to life an array of village oddballs and a scenario that bristles with vitality, magic and a thoroughly Russian atmosphere of enchantment.

Concert performance in English.

NB. Please note start time.

5.45pm: Pre-concert talk
by Geoffrey Norris (for ticket holders only)

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Concert Duration:
approx. 3 hours (incl. interval)

Ticket Information *

£38, £33, £25.50, £15

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