Concerto Koln - Handel
Elin Manahan Thomas presents a concert given by Concerto Koln, featuring Handel's The King Shall Rejoice plus excerpts from his fiery oratorio Hercules. With mezzo Ann Hallenberg.
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
Olof Boman (conductor)
Handel: 'Hercules' (excerpts)
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
Olof Boman (conductor).