The 17th Hendel - Festival Japan - Handel: Oratorio "Joshua" all 3 acts, See, the conquering hero comes!
Around from 1745 to 1746, the British political situation became extremely unrest due to the outbreak of the Jacobite rebellion. During this period, Handel composed a series of Militaristic" and "patriotic" oratorios. <<Judas Maccabaeus>> composed in 1746 was his masterpiece, and <<Joshua>> composed in 1747 was also one of them.
<<Judas Maccabaeus>> composed in 1746 was his masterpiece, and <<Joshua>> composed in 1747 was also one of them. However, unlike <<Judas Maccabaeus>>, <<Joshua>> has a gorgeous scenes of love between young lovers, and "two miracle famous scenes" where creativity stands out. Aksa said, "Oh! Had I iubal's lyre" is also a popular aria since its premiere. In addition, ”See the Conquering Hero Comes!" which is familiar at award ceremonies is also a chorus song in this <<Joshua>>. An attractive solo and a duet, a magnificent chorus, a large and colorful orchestra... <<Joshua>> with full of charm as a theatrical entertainment is one of the genuine, "an unknown masterpiece".
- DATES & TIMES
Saturday, January 25th, Open at 3:00 pm / Start at 3:30 pm
Solo (T): Hirohisa Tsuji (Joshua (Israeli leader)), Hiromitsu Maeda (angel)/Solo (S): Nao Hirose (Achsah (daughter of Caleb and the lover of Othniel))/Solo (Ms): Mutsumi Hatano (Othniel (a young leader))/Solo (B): Masato Makino (Caleb (patriarch)) / Orchestra: Cannons Concert Chamber Orchestra (ancient music) <Baroque Violin>: Yoko Kawakubo (concert master), Toshihiko Amano, Rieko Ikeda, Anna Kodama, Kayo Saito, Takuto Takagishi, Shinji Takahashi, Nao Takahashi/<Baroque Viola>: Takeshi Banno, Yuura Nakajima/<Baroque Cello>: Takashi Kaketa, Mariko Takahashi/<Violone>: Noritsune Morooka/<Flaut traverso>: Haruna Iwai, Kanae Kikuchi/ <Baroque Oboe>: Go Arai, Minori Saji / <Baroque Bassoon>: Masayuki Okamoto / < Natural Horn>: Taro Shimoda, Yoshihiko Saito / <Natural trumpet>: Tomohiro Naito, Toru Misawa / <Baroque Timpani>: Kantaro Muramoto / <Cembalo>: Tomomi Hirano / <Lute>: Ichiro Takamoto / Chorus: Cannons Concert Chamber Choir / <Soprano>: Ayako Ono, Fumiko Sengoku, Renko Motomiya, Chie Yamazaki, Yuka Yoshizawa, Kumiko Watanabe / <Alto>: Keiko Okun, Hiroko Kagata, Eikichi Tanaka, Mario Horie, Emiko Miyazaki, Ayumi Yokomachi / <Tenor>: Norimichi Aihara, Takayuki Endo, Yasuharu Fukushima, Hiromitsu Maeda / <Bass>: Kazuhiko Oie, Ken Ishii, Mamoru Ide, Yohei Koto, Takashi Sakai
- TICKET PRICE
S seat : 7,800 yen
A seat : 6,300 yen
B seat : 3,000 yen
(All seats reserved, incl. tax)
- FOR TICKETS
- Hamarikyu Asahi Hall
Performance in the original language (English)
Hamarikyu Asahi Hall
- Asahi Shimbun Annex 2F, 5-3-2 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-8011
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