Genome: [r3 Bd=19940915]After the success of Judas

Maccabeus in 1747, Handel approached his librettist Thomas Morell for a sequel. This three act oratorio was the result: a story of treachery and love, set in the 2nd-century BC. Andrew Lyle introduces a performance from this year's London Handel Festival. In association with the City Fire

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Genome: [r3 Bd=19940915] Unknown: Thomas Morell

Introduces: Andrew Lyle

Alexander Balus: Michael Chance (countertenor)

Ptolomee: Michael George (bass)

Jonathan: Ian Partridge (tenor)

Cleopatra: Lorna Anderson (sop)

Aspasia: Catherine King (sop)