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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – The Mystery of ‘Oumuamua

Sun 27 Jan
Classical

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – The Mystery of ‘Oumuamua

Bach Cantata: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset (‘Jesus, now be praised’), BWV41
Charlotte Beament soprano
Helen Charlston alto
Nick Pritchard tenor
Dingle Yandell bass
Professor Alan Fitzsimmons speaker

With Professor Alan Fitzsimmons, Astrophysics Research Centre, Queen’s University Belfast

The music: To celebrate the start of 2019, OAE perform the cantata Bach wrote for New Year’s Day, 1725. It opens the year in triumphant fashion, with brilliant trumpets and a powerful message of hope for conquering evil.

The science: In October 2017, scientists discovered ‘Oumuamua, the first known interstellar object to pass through our solar system. What is it? Where did it come from? Professor Alan Fitzsimmons led the first team to try and find the answers.


Bach, the Universe and Everything is Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s very own Sunday service for inquiring and curious minds; a place to bond with music lovers and revel in the wonders of science.

Date & time:Sun 27 Jan – 11.30am
Venue:Hall One

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