July 25–August 23, 2014

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Handel’s Teseo

Opera in Concert

Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 3:00

Pre-concert lecture+

Pre-concert lecture by Wendy Heller at 1:45 in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater

Handel: Teseo [libretto]
In Italian with English supertitles

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

“Irrepressible positive energy.”

New York Times on McGegan’s Teseo

The incomparable Nicholas McGegan leads the period-instrument Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in this rarely performed tale of Athenian love entanglement involving Teseo, a military hero, the princess Agilea, and the scheming sorceress Medea.

There is no late seating.

This performance is approximately three hours and five minutes with one intermission.

  • Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
  • Nicholas McGegan, conductor
  • Amanda Forsythe, soprano M|M
  • Amy Freston, soprano M|M
  • Dominique Labelle, soprano
  • Céline Ricci, soprano M|M
  • Robin Blaze, countertenor M|M
  • Drew Minter, countertenor
  • Jeffrey Fields, baritone M|M
  • Jonathan Smucker, tenor M|M