Handel & Vaughan Williams

Sunday, April 3, 2022 2:30 pm

Perelman Theater

Monday, April 4, 2022 7:30 pm

Perelman Theater

Dirk Brossé

Elena Urioste

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and photo ID will be required to attend this performance. 

About This Performance

Dirk Brossé Quite A Different Hallelujah

Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending

George Frideric Handel Water Music, Suite No. 1

The Chamber Orchestra embarks on a journey up the River Thames with Handel’s Water Music. Written for King George I to be performed on a royal barge in the river, Water Music is actually a collection of orchestral suites that have become some of Handel's most recognizable and beloved compositions. Vaughan Williams’ sublime pastoral romance The Lark Ascending is certainly one of the composer's most enduring and popular masterpieces, and there is perhaps no better musical depiction of England's gentle rolling green hills and wildlife than this clear audience favorite. “But for transfiguring loveliness nothing could beat Vaughan Williams’s meditative, war-haunted pastoral The Lark Ascending, with the guest artist Elena Urioste, sporting a startling patchwork dress, soaring most movingly on her violin, lifting our spirits ever higher the further she flew.” (The Times)

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Health and Safety

Vaccine and Mask Requirements
All guests 12 years of age or older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (14 days after completing an FDA or WHO authorized single or two dose vaccine) for entry into all public events at Kimmel Cultural Campus venues. Adults 18+ will be required to show photo identification with their vaccination proof. “Fully Vaccinated” means that a guest’s event is at least 14 days after their final COVID-19 vaccine dose.

Valid proof of vaccination include: vaccination card, photo or digital copy of proof of vaccination. Proof of negative COVID test will not be accepted, with the exception of children under the age of 12. Guests under the age of 12 must provide proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance. Adults 18+ will be required to show government or school issued identification. Guests under 18 will not be required to show identification.

Mask Enforcement
All patrons are required to wear masks inside the venue at all times (except when consuming food or beverage). Drinks and food are not permitted in the theater. Prolonged periods of mask removal are not permitted. All face coverings must cover the nose and mouth and comply with the CDC guidelines for acceptable face coverings.

Program Notes

Musicians in this performance