Faculty Recital | Handel: La resurrezione

Event time: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Battell Chapel See map
College and Elm Sts.
New Haven, CT 06511
Open to: 
General Public
Event description: 

Presented with support from the Helicon Foundation

The Morgan Library and Museum joins Yale in presenting La Resurrezione.The performance will be repeated in New York on March 25: see themorgan.org/programs for more information.

Perhaps the most dazzling portion of Handel’s output comes from the three formative years he spent in Italy while in his early twenties. These youthful pieces are marked by bold experimentation and delight in virtuosity, and chief amongst these is La resurrezione. Written at a time when opera was banned in Rome, it treats sacred themes in a mythical fashion to create a spectacular drama that rivals his greatest staged works.

Dominique Labelle, soprano
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Kirsten Sollek, alto
James Taylor, tenor
Sumner Thompson, baritone
Robert Mealy, concertmaster
Avi Stein, director