Milano / Sunday 15 September 2019
Robert King
Robert King

Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia / at 05:00 PM

PERSEPOLIS

In this rich, brightly colored and powerful oratorio, Händel tells us how Alexander the Great, at a banquet following his conquest of Persepolis, is inspired by music to burn the defeated Persian city to the ground.

Georg Friedrich Händel Alexander’s Feast, or the Power of Music
ode per soli, coro e orchestra HWV 75

Robert King, conductor

Pietro Mussino, choirmaster

Marie Lys, soprano

Marcus Ullmann, tenor

The concert will be preceded by a brief introduction courtesy of Gaia Varon
In conjunction with
Accademia del Santo Spirito

Free admission