The Cleveland Orchestra

Carnegie Hall: Stern Auditorium/Perelman StageNew York City, New York, United States
On Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 20:00

A chorus sings of the pleasures of wine, a winter storm blows, the sun rises gloriously, and a farmer and his beloved declare their love. Haydn’s oratorio The Seasons is a masterpiece of text wed to music with expressive arias for soloists and robust choruses. In a series of brilliantly vivid tableaux, Haydn depicts pastoral pleasures, including a rousing spinning song and an autumn hunt—with horns quoting actual hunting calls—and more.

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