Top opera comes to Blackburn Cathedral

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ONE of the world’s most popular operas is coming to Blackburn Cathedral in a special semi-staged summer gala concert.

On Saturday the cathedral choirs join together with five soloists to perform Mascagni’s ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’.

The opera – one of the most well-loved in the repertoire – is known for its uplifting ‘Easter Hymn’.

It is set in a Sicilian village on Easter Day, when a story of love, betrayal, and anguish unfolds.

Cathedral director of music and conductor Samuel Hudson said: “The singers at Blackburn Cathedral, along with members of the Northern Chamber Orchestra and five opera soloists, are very much looking forward to the project.

“It is a significant departure from the format of the summer gala concert normally promoted at the cathedral.”

Tickets from £5, and are available at www.blackburncathedral.com or from the Box Office at King George’s Hall.

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9:15pm Wed 2 Jul 14

Reasons says...

Would it be more nicer in Holy Trinity Church ,as this building is easier to get to and also needs to get back in use as was the successful peoples voices event there
Would it be more nicer in Holy Trinity Church ,as this building is easier to get to and also needs to get back in use as was the successful peoples voices event there Reasons
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