Justin Doyle conducts RIAS in Berlin Philharmonie Neujahrskonzert

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A celebration of Handel


(photo: Matthias Heyde)

On January 1st 2019 Justin Doyle directs the RIAS Kammerchor and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin for a New Year celebration of the Genius of Handel. The concert features the choir singing some of Handel’s most famous Oratorio choruses, as well as orchestral music played by the fantastic Akademie.

Neujahrskonzert Genius Händel
Georg Friedrich Händel
„How excellent thy name, o Lord – Alleluia“ (Saul)
„See, the conq’ring hero comes – March“ (Judas Maccabaeus)
„Plague choruses“ (Israel in Egypt)
„For Sion lamentation make“ (Judas Maccabaeus)
„Wanton god of amorous fires“ (Hercules)
Ouvertüre (Alexander’s Feast)
„Wretched lovers“ (Acis and Galatea)
„Envy, eldest born of hell“ (Saul)
„Save us, o Lord“ (Esther)
„Fix’d in his everlasting seat“ (Samson)
„Populous cities“ (L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato)
„Recall, o King“ (Belshazzar)
„How strange their ends“ (Theodora)
„Dances“ (Alcina)
„The gods, who chosen blessings shed“ (Athalia)
„My heart is inditing“ (Esther)

The New Year concert in the Berlin Philharmonie is a regular fixture for Justin as Chief Conductor of the RIAS Kammerchor. Tickets are available here.

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