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Handel's Judas Maccabaeus

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale Handel's Judas Maccabaeus

Celebrate the triumph of perseverance and peace over oppressive adversity. Fire up the menorahs this holiday season—the conqu’ring hero comes! PBO favorite, tenor Nicholas Phan, rallies the troops in the title role of Handel’s heroic oratorio, one of the composer’s most enduringly popular works through his lifetime and since. Nic last brought this vital work to life in 1992, and he will conquer it again as only the foremost expert on Handel can! Nobody does Handel’s oratorios like Nic and Philharmonia.

HANDEL Judas Maccabaeus

Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Robin Johannsen, soprano (Israelitish Woman)
Sara Couden, mezzo-soprano (Israelitish Man)
Nicholas Phan, tenor (Judas Maccabaeus)
William Berger, baritone (Simon)
Jacque Wilson, mezzo-soprano (First and Second Messengers)
Sepp Hammer, bass-baritone (Eupolemus)

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale
Bruce Lamott, chorale director

Additional Dates:
Thu December 5, 2019 7:00pm
Herbst Theatre
Fri December 6, 2019 7:30pm
First United Methodist Church
Sat December 7, 2019 7:00pm
First Congregational Church of Berkeley

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Program

Handel

Judas Maccabaeus

Performers

Robin Johannsen

Soprano (Israelitish Woman)

Sara Couden

Mezzo-Soprano (Israelitish Man)

Nicholas Phan

Tenor (Judas Maccabaeus)

William Berger

Baritone (Simon)

Jacque Wilson and Sepp Hammer

Mezzo-Soprano (First and Second Messengers) and Bass-Baritone (Eupolemus)