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15. ACIS AND GALATEA II

Wednesday 20th July, 3:00 pm

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Welcome to Arcadia. Heaven on earth. Beauty and nature live together in perfect harmony – and the nymph Galatea has love in her eyes. But when the jealous giant murders her beloved Acis, the idyll is shattered. Only with the help of Handel’s most beautiful and bucolic music can harmony finally be restored. A group of outstanding young singers and players present a concert staging of this magical opera, specially created for three of Ryedale’s most beautiful medieval churches.

Eamonn Dougan conductor
Monica Nicolaides director

Harry Ross Acis
Caroline Blair Galatea
Matthew McKinny Damon
Edward Jowle Polyphemus
Emilia Bertolini Corydon

Handel Acis and Galatea

Welcome to Arcadia. Heaven on earth. Beauty and nature live together in perfect harmony – and the nymph Galatea has love in her eyes. But when the jealous giant murders her beloved Acis, the idyll is shattered. Only with the help of Handel’s most beautiful and bucolic music can harmony finally be restored. A group of outstanding young singers and players present a concert staging of this magical opera, specially created for three of Ryedale’s most beautiful medieval churches.

‘with its unerring knack of flushing out operas that are ideally suited to their surroundings Ryedale Festival Opera has hit the target yet again…vivacious, emotional and clear toned…a poignant and rewarding show’ Opera Magazine

Tickets: £18, £5 (UNDER 18) 

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Date:
Wednesday 20th July
Time:
3:00 pm
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Venue

St Mary’s Church, Lastingham
Lastingham
York, YO62 6TL
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