Haydn and Mendelssohn

Friday 15 January,20:00
Zuiderstrandtheater, Den Haag

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Due to measures regarding Covid-19, ticket sales for this concert have been temporarily suspended. We are currently looking into alternative options. Purchased tickets will remain valid and we will contact the ticket holders if programming changes occur.

In this performance, our principal guest conductor, Richard Egarr, works with Swiss cellist Christian Poltéra for the first time. This top cellist has been commended for his pure, refined playing and the superb sound of his 1711 Stradivarius cello. Poltéra will be playing one of Haydn’s most beloved works, his Cello Concerto No. 1. Egarr will then take us to sunny climes with Mendelssohn’s dazzling Italian symphony.

A complete evening!
Tickets include wardrobe, coffee/tea and a drink during the intermission.

Start your concert with the Starter
This concert is preceded by the Starter. A lively, informal program, full of live performances by our own musicians, as well as interviews with soloists and conductors. The Starter takes place in the Haven Foyer on the first floor, is free of charge and starts at 19:15.

About concert

Richard Egarr, conductor
Christian Poltéra, cello

One Minute Symphony
Wagner – Siegfried Idyll
Haydn – Cello Concerto No. 1
Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4 ‘Italian’

€26 | €33 | €38 | €47