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Israel in Egypt

The BBC Singers are joined by Hungarian conductor Gergely Madaras and the Academy of Ancient Music in a performance of Handel’s epic oratorio, Israel in Egypt.

Packed with plagues of frogs, flies, lice, locusts and hailstones, Israel in Egypt is one of Handel’s most dramatic works. Gergely Madaras makes a welcome return with the BBC Singers, who join forces with the Academy of Ancient Music for a thrilling evening of Old Testament retribution and triumph, with soloists from the BBC Singers.

Recorded last week at Milton Court, Barbican, and introduced by Martin Handley.

Handel: Israel in Egypt
BBC Singers 
Academy of Ancient Music
Gergely Madaras (conductor)

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2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Dardanus Suite Excerpts

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale. Conductor: Nicholas McGegan.
  • Georg Frideric Handel

    Israel in Egypt

    Performer: BBC Singers. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music - Suites 1, 3 & 2 HWV 348-350

    Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

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