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Opera North Children’s Chorus
Matt Beckingham conductor
Jenny Martins piano
The acclaimed Opera North Children’s Chorus, along with Sage Gateshead’s own Quay Lads and Lasses perform a short work based on the same myths and legends as Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and Wagner’s Ring cycle.
Come and hear about gods, giants, dwarves and strange creatures… Singing a sequence of folksongs from Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Estonia, we present the story of the creation of the world as described in Icelandic traditional tales. This is magical, captivating music that will appear to adults and children alike.
Performances at Sage Gateshead, around the region and further afield. For more information you can email the Young Musician’s Programme or call 0191 443 5252. Scroll to the bottom for most recent events.
Opera North returns to Sage Gateshead in the summer of 2016 to perform Wagner’s full Ring Cycle as it was intended to be heard, in the space of six days. Previously staged in annual instalments between 2011 and 2014, these unique dramatic performances of Wagner’s epic four-part...