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Paul McCreesh
Paul McCreesh © Andy Staples

Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal
Tue, 24 Apr 2018   20:00

King Arthur

Gabrieli Consort & Players / NDR Das Alte Werk

Tickets from €15.30

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One opera is not the same as another. The English thought they knew better three centuries ago – for British theatres around the year 1700, there was no question of putting on opera in the style that was in vogue on the Continent. The local preference was for a bold mix of theatre and music, enhanced with dance interludes and all manner of magic effects. Henry Purcell’s »King Arthur«, first performed in 1691 at London’s Dorset Garden, is rooted in this tradition.

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Performers

Gabrieli Consort & Players

conductor Paul McCreesh

Programme

Henry Purcell
King Arthur or The British Worthy / Semi-Opera in fünf Akten Z 628

Fassung von Paul McCreesh und Christopher Suckling
Konzertante Aufführung

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Promoter: Norddeutscher Rundfunk

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Pre-Concert Talk

Learn more about the history and background of the evening’s music programme at the pre-concert talk (in German).

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Food & Drink

In addition to diverse food and drinks offered in the intervals and preceeding events, guests are also welcome in the elegant Brahms Foyer following concerts.

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Location

Laeiszhalle Hamburg
Großer Saal

The neo-baroque Laeiszhalle Grand Hall accommodates over 2,000 guests.

  • Getting Here

    Laeiszhalle Hamburg
    Johannes-Brahms-Platz
    20355 Hamburg

    The Laeiszhalle can be easily reached by bus, underground and bicycle.

    The nearest stops include:
    Underground line U2: Gänsemarkt / Messehallen
    Underground line U1: Stephansplatz  
    Bus 4, 5, 109, Schnellbus 34, 36: Stephansplatz
    Bus 3, 112, Schnellbus 35, 36: Johannes-Brahms-Platz
    City bicycle (Stadtrad) station: Sievekingplatz / Gorch-Fock-Wall

  • Parking

    Gänsemarkt multistorey carpark: Dammtorwall / Welckerstrasse, 20355 Hamburg

    Day Rate (06:00–20:00): €2.50 per 45 minutes or part thereof (maximum €20.00)
    Night Rate (18:00–06:00): €2.50 per 45 minutes or part thereof (maximum €9.00)
    24-Hour Rate: €25.00

  • Accessibility

    Grand Hall / Brahms Foyer: Accessible Entrance on Gorch-Fock-Wall
    The Brahms Foyer is only accessible to folding wheelchairs or wheelchairs under 75 cm in width.

    Recital Hall / Studio E / Artists' Entrance: Accessible Entrance at Dammtorwall 46
    The Recital Hall is only accessible to folding wheelchairs or wheelchairs under 68 cm in width.

    Three parking spaces for visitors with disabilities are located at the entrance on Gorch-Fock-Wall. Six parking spaces for visitors with disibilites are available in front of the Artists’ Entrance on Dragonerstall.


Laeiszhalle Hamburg
Laeiszhalle Grand Hall © Thies Raetzke

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