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The Sixteen: Handel Acis & Galatea at Chichester Cathedral

Wed 12 Feb 2020 7:30pm

Chichester Cathedral

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Handel’s Acis & Galatea is a pastoral opera and 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, The Sixteen will use a small selection of singers and instrumentalists from The Sixteen in this intimate concert performance.

Performers: Selected instrumentalists from the Orchestra of The Sixteen

Harry Christophers – conductor
Grace Davidson – Galatea
Jeremy Budd – Acis
Mark Dobell – Damon
Simon Berridge – Coridon
Stuart Young – Polyphemus

Concert performance featuring five singers and nine instrumentalists

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

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