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TRIUMPH: Handel’s Israel in Egypt

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

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One event on March 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 20, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on March 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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Jeannette Sorrell, conducting
Amanda Powell & Margaret Carpenter Haigh, soprano
Daniel Moody, countertenor
Jacob Perry, tenor
We welcome Passover and Easter with the return of Handel’s Israel in Egypt in Jeannette Sorrell’s acclaimed adaption. In addition to being a colorful showpiece for the virtuoso players and chorus of Apollo’s Fire, the work is a gripping emotional journey – from the haunting Lamentations of the Israelites on the Death of Joseph, to the plagues of frogs, locusts, hailstones, and more… to the triumph of the crossing of the Red Sea.

“A Master Storyteller Adapts an Undervalued Oratorio… Sorrell’s adaptation gives the work a coherent, compelling dramatic arc, brought off brilliantly by her singers and players. ”

Pre-Concert ZOOM Talks

Don’t miss the lively discussion with AF’s Visiting Scholar, Dr. Thomas Forrest Kelly of Harvard University. Choose Thursday 3/18 or Saturday 3/20 at 1:00pm. A ZOOM link will be sent to all ticket holders for these concerts.


Meet 2-3 of the featured the artists in our new Q&A ZOOM discussions – Sunday 3/21 (for patrons who attend the live concert) and Tuesday 3/30 at 7:30pm (for patrons who watch the video at home). Sit down with a glass of wine for 30 minutes and toast the musicians on their performance!


March 21
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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