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BAROQUE AT
THE EDGE

12 – 20 May 2017

Saturday 20 May, 7.00pm
St John's Smith Square

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Nick Pritchard  Jephtha
Helen Charlston  Storgè
MATTHEW BROOK  Zebul
James Hall  Hamor
Mary Bevan  Iphis
Rowan Pierce  Angel
Holst Singers
Academy of Ancient Music
Stephen Layton  conductor


Handel – Jephtha

Nick Pritchard

Nick Pritchard

Handel’s last (and, many say, best) oratorio tells the story of the Israelite general who comes to regret a rash vow made to God. Despite being composed at a time of old age and failing eyesight, it is a work of immense dramatic power and searching character portrayal.

Tickets £45, £35, £25, £15

‘The Holst Singers sing with a spellbinding sense of atmosphere and crystal-clear textures ... supremely musical.’
BBC Music Magazine

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Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation
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The Kirby Laing Foundation
Fidelio Charitable Trust
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