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Details

St Mary's Church
Old Square
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4RA
England


Programme

George Frideric HandelAcis and Galatea, HWV 49

Performers

Harry Christophers – Conductor
Grace Davidson – Soprano
Jeremy Budd – Tenor
Mark Dobell – Tenor
Simon Berridge – Tenor
Stuart Young – Bass

Orchestra of The Sixteen

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Programme Note

The Sixteen present the most popular dramatic work of Handel’s lifetime; a tale of love, tragedy and liberation, with the eternal love between mortal shepherd Acis and goddess Galatea doomed by the jealous cyclops Polyphemus. Staying true to the premiere in 1718, this intimate concert performance features a select group of five singers, and nine instrumentalists from The Orchestra of The Sixteen.

‘Christophers uses stylish Handelians and consort singers who blend to perfection in this intimate chamber performance.’ The Sunday Times

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