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Handel

Handel’s Jeptha at Disney Hall the 30th April

By Richard P. Townsend George Frideric Handel’s operas, instrumental music, and oratorios together form one of the pinnacles of Western culture. They are among—along with that of J.S. Bach, Franz Josef Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart—the highest musical expressions of the 18th century. But Handel’s music lives on especially because it marries elegance and virtuosic […]