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Details

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AP
England


Performers

Alice Coote – mezzo-soprano
Harry Bicket – conductor
Susannah Waters – stage director

The English Concert

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Programme Note

A programme of arias from Handel’s operas, oratorios and cantatas - including Giulio Cesare, Semele, Hercules, Theodora, Messiah and Tra le fiamme - as a window on ‘being both’: the dilemmas and turbulent emotions experienced by both male and female characters

Few composers express emotion as directly or with greater psychological truth than Handel. British mezzo-soprano Alice Coote explores the full gamut of these emotions in a Late Night Prom featuring some of Handel’s greatest arias. Taking on both male and female roles, she delves into what it means to be a man, or a woman, in Handel’s world of sorceresses and knights, kings and queens. She is joined in her theatrical journey by regular collaborators and period-performance specialists Harry Bicket and The English Concert.

There will be no interval

Prom 65: Alice Coote sings Handel

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