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Juditha triumphans

Diese Veranstaltung fand in der Vergangenheit statt
Barbican HallSilk Street, London, Greater London, EC2Y 8DS, Vereinigtes Königreich
Am Mittwoch 2 November 2016 um 19:00
Andrea MarconRegisseur
Magdalena KoženáMezzosopranJuditha
Ann HallenbergMezzosopranVagaus
Delphine GalouAltHolofernes
Silke GängMezzosopranAbra
Francesca AsciotiAltOzias
Venice Baroque Orchestra

Magdalena Kožená heads a terrific cast in the Venice Baroque Orchestra’s performance of Vivaldi’s gloriously theatrical Juditha Triumphans.

‘Hail Judith, beautiful and undefeated!’ – but even if 2016 wasn’t the 275th anniversary of Vivaldi’s death, no excuses are needed to enjoy the splendours of Vivaldi’s best-loved oratorio. Magdalena Kožená is the warlike heroine, and the Venice Baroque Orchestra has this music in its blood. 

That’s to be expected: since being founded by harpsichordist Andrea Marcon in 1997, this period-instrument ensemble has become famous for the energy and bite it brings to the music of its native city. The New York Times loved its ’fresh sound and rhythmic exuberance’ and there’s no better showcase for those qualities than Vivaldi’s triumphant celebration of sex, death and boundless glory.


Tickets £15–45 plus booking fee. £3 booking fee per online transaction, £4 by phone. 

Tickets on sale online from Wednesday 10 February 2016 

Magdalena Kožená © Oleg Rostovtsev
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