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.
Archive :: production:T01273012719, opera or operetta:S0607440816, venue:V856
Sung in English. Approximate running time 3 hrs 40 mins. Concert Performance - Symphony Hall, Birmingham June 28th.