Esther and Jonah

  • Hobby Center for the Performing Arts 800 Bagby Street Houston, TX, 77002 United States

Esther & Jonah

Friday, February 16 at 7:30 pm

Ars Lyrica’s 2018 Houston Early Music Festival program, offered in collaboration with Bach Society Houston, pairs two concise music dramas from opposite ends of the eighteenth century: Handel’s Esther (1718) and Samuel Felsted’s Jonah (1775). With gorgeous arias and stirring choruses in abundance, the former celebrates an Old Testament heroine’s victory over the forces of evil while the latter is the first American oratorio.

Zilkha Hall, the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
800 Bagby Street
Houston, Texas 77002

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