Handel's Israel in Egypt

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Tuesday 24th July 2018, 7.30pm
Venue: Southwark Cathedral

Handel: Israel in Egypt

Royal Choral Society
London Handel Orchestra

Conductor: Richard Cooke

Camilla Harris: soprano, ZoŽ Brookshaw: soprano, David Allsopp: countertenor, Robin Bailey: tenor, Tristan Hambleton: bass, Lancelot Nomura: bass


Handel's underrated choral masterpiece brings to life the plagues, miracles and jubilation of the Exodus story. Intensely dramatic, Israel in Egypt's exuberant choruses showcase Handelís genius for story-telling Ė from the plagues of flies, frogs and hailstones to Mosesí parting of the Red Sea. Performed in the beautiful surroundings of Southwark Cathedral, accompanied by the London Handel Orchestra and a stellar line up of soloists all conducted by Richard Cooke, the Royal Choral Society will raise the roof with this extraordinary chorus-laden work.