Handel’s Israel in Egypt: Madrid

14 April 2019 7pm Auditorio Nacional de Música Tickets: 72 - 192 Euros

It’s not surprising that Israel in Egypt is much-performed. Hailstones and lightning, buzzing flies and leaping frogs, are all brilliantly evoked for choir and orchestra in a series of incisive choruses leading us excitedly through the plagues of Egypt and the crossing of the Red Sea as we follow Moses and the Children of Israel through the story of the Exodus. The epic nature of the story could not be more suited to Handel’s genius for story-telling and drama.

Performers

The Sixteen choir & orchestra
Harry Christophers conductor
Soloists:
Julie Cooper & Katy Hill soprano
Daniel Collins & Edward McMullan alto
Mark Dobell & Tom Robson tenor
Ben Davies & Eamonn Dougan bass

 

Programme

Handel Israel in Egypt

Israel in Egypt

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