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Jephtha, war leader of the Israelites, has triumphed in battle but will God demand a sacrifice in return - the life of the general's beautiful daughter? Handel's inspiration for his intense oratorio Jephtha may have been the Bible, but the work is an involving human drama not a sermon. Sung in English. Approximate running time 3 hrs 40 mins. Concert Performance - Symphony Hall, Birmingham June 28th.


Mark Padmore (Jephtha), Christopher Purves (Zebul), Susan Bickley (Storge), Daniel Taylor (Hamor), Natasha Marsh (Iphis), Charlotte Ellett (Angel)


Music: Handel
Lyrics: Thomas Morell
Company: Welsh National Opera
Conductor: Paul McCreesh
Director: Katie Mitchell
Design: Vicki Mortimer
Lighting: Chris Davey
Choreographer: Struan Leslie


Jephtha (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01273012719. Details of all Jephtha archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0607440816

Archive Listings

1 Jul 03
4 Jul 03
New Theatre
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Performance Details => Venue archive
28 Jun 03Symphony Hall
Birmingham, West Midlands
Performance Details => Venue archive
17 Jun 03
20 Jun 03
Bristol Hippodrome
Bristol, City of Bristol
Performance Details => Venue archive
12 Jun 03Venue Cymru (formerly - North Wales Theatre)
Llandudno, Gwynedd
Performance Details => Venue archive
17 May 03
4 Jun 03
New Theatre
Cardiff, Glamorgan
Performance Details => Venue archive


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