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Concerto Köln

Concerto Köln

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Summary

Elin Manahan Thomas introduces a concert given by Concerto Köln of Handel's 'The King Shall Rejoice' plus extracts from his fiery oratorio 'Hercules'. Handel: The King Shall Rejoice. Concerto Köln, conductor Olof Boman. Handel: 'Hercules' (extracts). Overture. Recitative: O Hercules why art thou absent from me? Aria: The world when day's career is run. Act II: Sinfonia. Recitative: Welcome the rising day! Aria: Begone my fears fly hence away. Chorus: Crown with festal pomp the day. Act III: Sinfonia. Aria: Cease, ruler of the day to rise. Chorus: Jealousy! Infernal pest! Scene? Where shall I fly?. Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano), Annika Hudak (contralto), Niklas Engquist (tenor), Swedish Radio Chorus. Concerto Köln, conductor Olof Boman.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Elin Manahan Thomas
Producer Olwen Fisher
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