5/2 @ 7:30 p.m. and 5/4 @ 3:00 p.m. Fri, May 2 - Sun, May 4, 2014
Venue: Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115Contact:
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Handel's dramatic oratorio, Samson, features epic instrumental color and sumptuous vocal writing that showcases Handel's virtuosity. For this stunning season finale, Harry Christophers is joined by an international cast of exceptional singers alongside the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus. Premiered by H&H in US in 1845, the oratorio tells the well-known Biblical story of the imprisoned hero who falls powerless after his wife, Dalila, cuts off his hair.