Jonah - Theme of the Sea


Theme of the Sea

Tuesday 9 May 2023, 19:00

Past Event
Jonah Past Event


Mendelssohn The Hebrides Overture
Wagner The Flying Dutchman – Senta’s Ballad; Daland’s aria; Senta & The Dutchman’s duet
Gilbert & Sullivan Aria from HMS Pinafore; Song and chorus from The Pirates of Penzance
~ Interval ~
Ian Fletcher Jonah (world premiere)


Katerina Mina soprano
Ashley Riches baritone
Morgan Pearse baritone
Henry Waddington bass
National Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
Farnham Youth Choir*
John Andrews

(*change to previously advertised choir)

The world premiere performance of Ian Fletcher’s oratorio Jonah, based on the biblical story.

The theme for the evening is “The Sea”. The first half of the programme comprises performances of The Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn, Senta’s Ballad, Daland’s aria and the duet between Senta and The Dutchman, all from Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, and two items from HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance.

The performers for the evening will be the National Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Farnham Youth Choir, soloists Katerina Mina, Ashley Riches, Morgan Pearse and Henry Waddington, conducted by John Andrews – over 200 participants.

The Sea is calling you!

Duration: approx. 2 hours (incl. interval)

Ticket Information

£55, £45, £35

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