Handel's Hercules

Friday, August 10 - 7:30 PM


The 2018 Staunton Music Festival opens with a semi-staged performance of Handel’s powerful and rarely-heard operatic masterpiece, Hercules. Directed by Ethan Heard and featuring Peter Walker as Hercules and Sara Couden as the tragic Dejanira, Carsten Schmidt conducts this period-instrument performance. With Molly Netter (Iole), Scott Mello (Hyllus), and Daniel Moody (Lichas), select chorus, and the SMF Baroque Players.

sponsored by Dave Perry-Miller
Doors open at 6:30 - Preconcert Talk at 6:40

*** Special dinner and conversation with opera director Ethan Heard at Aioli Restaurant, 5:00 pm.
To learn more or reserve a place, call Aioli at (540) 885-1414.

Location

Trinity Episcopal Church
Staunton, VA 24401
Event Type
Art
Festival

Organization

Staunton Music Festival

Date / Time

Friday, August 10, 2018
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Contact

Name:
Jason Stell
Phone:
5405690267
Email:
stauntonmusicfestival@gmail.com
More Info:
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org/event/923d096b28f6a1edc1775b6cab7646ea