Newcastle – Royal Northern Sinfonia – 11 October 2018 – Sage Gateshead – United Kingdom

Royal Northern Sinfonia
Thursday, October 11, 2018
8:00pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
St Mary's Square
Gateshead Quays
Newcastle, United Kingdom NE8 2JR
Other Info
“RNS Minimal”

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Philip Glass A Prelude to Endgame
John Adams Shaker Loops
Barbara Benary Barang I, Barang II
Michael Nyman Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings

Mahan Esfahani has never accepted that the harpsichord is merely a historic instrument. Today, with Michael Nyman’s harpsichord concerto, he’ll light up the sky. The only thing that’s minimal about the musical worlds of Philip Glass, John Adams and Barbara Benary, meanwhile, is the name.

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