BACH Performs Handel’s ‘Judas Maccabeus’

September 20, 2013

Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana, with conductor Chet Alwes, performs Handel's Judas Maccabeus, an oratorio written in 1746, drawn from the Apocrypha of the Bible (First Book of the Maccabees) and the historian Josephus.

Performers:
Ricardo Herrera, baritone, as Simon
Lee Steiner, tenor, as Judas
Christopher Holman, counter tenor, as Israelite Man
Kathy Linger, soprano
Stephen L. Larson. as Messenger
Audrey Vallance
Central Illinois Children's Chorus, Andrea Solyea, director

Instrumentalists:
Amy Flores, cello
Jonathan Young, organ
Tracy Parish and Jeremy McBain, trumpets
William Moersch, tympani


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