Aberdeen Musical Society Music

Aberdeen Musical Society

  • Date

    Friday 14 February 2014

  • venue

    Cowdray Hall

  • time


  • age


  • price

    £8 concessions available

  • genre


Aberdeen Musical Society - John Eccles' Judgement of Paris

DATE: 14 February 2014
Time: 6pm
Venue: Cowdray Hall, Aberdeen

The University's Early Music Ensembles and the Aberdeen Musical Society present a fully staged and costumed performance of Eccles' Opera and Libretto; The Judgement of Paris.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a short, fully-staged opera on the Triumph of Love, as the shepherd Paris is charged by the messenger god Hermes to judge a beauty contest among three goddesses. With bribery, backstabbing, and the Golden Apple of Discord!

One of 4 operas composed in 1700 on the same libretto, as part of an audience-judged "Musick Prize", for the purpose of promoting English-language opera.  

Musical direction: Ralph Stelzenmüller and Caroline Ritchie
Stage direction: Frauke Jürgensen

Tickets £8 adults, £5 concession, £2 students and children.

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