The Creation

Jane Glover, conductor

Sung in English

Franz Joseph Haydn

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Pre-Concert Lectures

The creation of the universe unfolds in vivid musical pictures as Franz Joseph Haydn takes us from darkness and chaos, to the emergence of life, to the pleasures of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Considered by many, including Haydn himself, to be the composer’s greatest achievement, The Creation is a timeless work of towering imagination and genius.

Go behind the curtain and get to know our soloists!

Hear the Music


  • Part I Chorus, Und der Geist Gottes schwebte

  • Part I Trio and Chorus, Der Himmel erzahlen die Ehre Gottes

  • Part II Aria (Raphael) Nun scheint im vollem Glanze der Himmel

  • Part II Chorus, Vollendet ist das grosse Werk

  • Part III Chorus, Singt dem Herren alle Stimmen

Program Notes

“In 1791, Franz Joseph Haydn traveled to London for the very first time—a journey that was not only a personal and professional success…”
Program notes pdf »