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Holst: Savitri @ St John The Evangelist Church, Oxford
Saturday 27 September 2014, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£16 / £12 (concessions) / £5 (full-time students and under 18s)
A staged performance with Choral Hymns of the Rig Veda Op. 26, No. 2 and 3, and Fugal Concerto.
Corona Strings together with CHOROS chamber choir, under conductor Janet Lincé and with internationally renowned soloists, will take listeners on a beguiling eastern-inspired spiritual journey during their all-Holst concert. The enticing programme includes a rare fully-staged performance of Holst’s powerful opera Savitri and a selection from his ethereal Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda.
The performance is being staged under the Directorship of Nina Brazier, with soloists Yvonne Howard, soprano; Mark Chaundy, tenor, and Matthew Hargreaves, baritone.