Haydn: Creation

Featuring: Mária Celeng – soprano, Gyula Rab – tenor, Krisztián Cser – bass
Hungarian National Choir (choirmaster: Csaba Somos)

Conducted by Tamás Vásáry

In the beginning was darkness. In the beginning was the snake of Infinity, on it slept Vishnu. In the beginning was Pan Ku with the Sun in his right hand and the Moon in his left. In the beginning was emptiness, “nothingness yawneth”. In the beginning was Chaos. In the beginning was a lawny hill atop the Tree. In the beginning was a dust mote of 10-35 meters that explodeth. In the beginning was a cell that began to divide.

In the beginning was the Word. And the Word became a Body and liveth beneath us.

This beginning is what we are in search of ever since we became Man. Though, the Big Bang still persists, the first cell is still living, this beginning is included in our present that implies the future. A sudden silence covers the hall, the magician raises his wand and…