This is a past event.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Presents "Handel's Wicked Queen" 

When: Sat., April 18, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 19, 7 p.m. 2009
Price: $30-$72

It's an early music bonanza in Berkeley this week. Is it because I'm married to a Gemini that I can't decide between Cal Performances' QuatuorMosaïques, a superb, justifiably renowned period instrument string quartet playing works by Mozart and Schubert; MusicSource's Gramophone winning harpsichordist James Johnstone playing Gibbons; or Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra'srare presentation of Handel's oratorio Athalia? Vocal queens like me will go for George Frideric's wicked queen, and an all-star cast that includes Dominique Labelle, Marnie Breckenridge, Céline Ricci (a young McGegan find, new to me), Robin Blaze, Thomas Cooley (another McGegan find), and Roderick Williams. Lots to discover and savor here.At First Congregational Church (2345 Channing Way, Berkeley) on Saturday, Apr. 18 (7:30 p.m.) and Sunday, Apr. 19 (7 p.m.). $10-$75. Philharmonia.org or 415-392-4400


— Jason Victor Serinus

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

History

Map

Calendar

Submit an event

Popular Events

  • Old Oakland Holiday Ice Rink (Sports & Outdoors-Participatory)

    • Buy Tickets
  • You're Going to Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes... (Literary Events)

    • Buy Tickets
  • Eric Bellinger (Soul, Funk, R&B, & Hip-Hop)

    • Buy Tickets

© 2018 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation