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A Herculean Drama from Ancient Greece

Harry Christophers
Handel and Haydn Society
Harry Christophers

Sunday, July 19, 2020
7:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with the Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers conducts Handel's musical drama based on works by Sophocles, with bass-baritone Jonathan Lemalu playing the title role.

HANDEL Hercules, HWV 60

Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra and Chorus

Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone): Hercules
Amanda Forsythe (soprano): Iole
Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano): Dejanira
William Purefoy (countertenor): Lichas
Robert Murray (tenor): Hyllus
Woodrow Bynum (baritone): High Priest
Harry Christophers, conductor

Recorded May 4, 2018

This performance is no longer avalailable on demand.

View artwork inspired by Handel's "Hercules" by illustration students at Massachussetts College of Art and Design.