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Elgar's "Dream of Gerontius"

"An Evening of Divine Enchantment" - Beccles Choral Society and Gippeswyk Singers present Elgar's "Dream of Gerontius" with the Lambeth Orchestra. 

Exquisitely beautiful and deeply moving choral masterpiece by Elgar who himself said, "This is the best of me."

Elgar wrote "The Dream of Gerontius" in 1900. The work is set to a poem by John Henry Newman that describes a soul's journey (Gerontius) through death to find enlightenment and the glory of God, guided by an Angel. Prepare to have your

Prepare to have your heartstrings tugged by the sheer beauty and emotion of what is considered to be his finest choral work.

Elgar himself said: "I have written my heart's blood into the score." This exciting musical event brings together 2oo musicians including 2 choirs from the north and south of Suffolk, joined by the Lambeth Orchestra from London.

Geoff Lavery brings his formidable talent as a musical director and conductor to the production which features soloists Claire Weston (former principal soprano with ENO), Richard Edgar Wilson (internationally acclaimed tenor) and Phillip Tebb (outstanding oratorio bass soloist).

Be sure to book ahead to avoid disappointment and to experience what promises to be a unique and memorable performance of Elgar's "Dream" in Suffolk's stunning world-class concert hall at Snape Maltings.

Tickets: £10 - £22.

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Elgar's "Dream of Gerontius"
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phone: 01728 687110
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