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A spectacular performance of Haydn's Creation oratorio. Paul McCreesh conducts a huge vocal ensemble in a recreation of the giant versions that Haydn himself directed.

From the Royal Albert Hall, Louise Fryer introduces a spectacular performance of Haydn's Creation oratorio. Paul McCreesh conducts a huge vocal ensemble in a re-creation of the giant versions that Haydn himself directed in the last decade of his life.

Haydn: The Creation (sung in English - ed. Paul McCreesh/Timothy Roberts)

Gabriel ...... Rosemary Joshua (soprano)
Eve ...... Sophie Bevan (soprano)
Uriel ...... Mark Padmore (tenor)
Raphael ..... Neal Davies (bass)
Adam ...... Peter Harvey (bass)
Chetham's Chamber Choir
Members of the Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul McCreesh (conductor).

2 hours, 15 minutes

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Sat 18 Jul 2009 19:00

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