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VenueThe Royal Albert Hall
Other spaces: Elgar Room
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From19th July 2012
To19th July 2012
PricesFrom £7.50. To £36.00.
What is currently on at The Royal Albert Hall (V221)

Prom 8

Prom 8T01553690456
Part of the BBC Proms.

Archive :: production:T01553690456, concert:S370, venue:V221

Handel - Judas Maccabaeus

Composed in the wake of the last pitched battle fought on British soil - the putting-down at Culloden of the 1745 Jacobite rebellion - Handel's oratorio recounts a tale of military prowess on the part of the Israelites of biblical times, with whom Protestant England was keen to identify. Under the direction of Laurence Cummings - Music Director of the Handel festivals in London and Gottingen - the distinguished line-up of soloists is headed by John Mark Ainsley, a stylish and much-admired Handelian, here tackling a role long considered the pinnacle of the tenor repertoire. There will be one interval. Finish time: approx. 22:20


Performer John Mark Ainsley (Judas Maccabaeus)
Performer Christopher Purves (Simon/Eupolemus)
Performer Rosemary Joshua (Israelitish Woman)
Performer Christine Rice (Israelitish Man)
Performer Tim Mead (Israelitish Messenger/Israelitish Priest)
Company Choir of the Enlightenment
Company Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Director Laurence Cummings

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