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HK Gruber presents Oedipus Rex

 13 March 2013 at 7.30pm 

HK Gruber presents Oedipus Rex

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Lower Mosley Road
United Kingdom
44 (0) 161 907 9000

BBC Philharmonic

HK Gruber Conductor
Richard Watkins Horn
Timothy Robinson Tenor
Ian Bostridge Oedipus
Angelika Kirchschlager Jocasta
Darren Jeffery Creon
Matthew Best Tiresias
Timothy Robinson Shepherd
Neal Davies Messenger
Hallé Choir

Expect the unexpected with new music and performance in the foyer of The Bridgewater Hall.

In a ravaged land, a terrified people cry out for deliverance, but even great leaders can hide terrible secrets. Hear a timeless story made startlingly new, as HK Gruber and some of the greatest singers of our time join forces in Stravinsky's astonishing opera Oedipus Rex.

It's the jaw-dropping finish to a night of myth, poetry and basic instincts: from Britten's rapturous Serenade, through the passionate emotion of James MacMillan's The Sacrifice.

Students get discounted tickets for this concert with the Sonic Card.

James MacMillan : The Sacrifice: Three Interludes
Benjamin Britten : Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
Igor Stravinsky : Oedipus Rex

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