A Herculean Drama from Ancient Greece
Sunday, July 19, 2020
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.