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Giulio Cesare in Egitto

by The Staff September 18, 2014


  LarkFest is not the only cultural happening in Albany’s Center Square neighborhood this weekend. Bookending this year’s fest are two performances (Friday night and Sunday afternoon) of George Frideric Handel’s opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto. This ...

Emmanuel Baptist Church

Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff December 12, 2013


  David Alan Miller will lead the ASO in a program of mostly traditional holiday music this weekend at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. There will be excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, the overture to Handel’s ...

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Octavo Singers

by The Staff December 12, 2013


  See this white-wigged fellow? He’s been dead for quite some time, but he’s still mighty popular—especially around this time of the year. He’s George Friedrich Handel, the German-born British composer of numerous operas, chamber works, ...

Union College Memorial Chapel

Boston Early Music Festival

by The Staff June 19, 2013


  The Boston Early Music Festival returns to the Mahaiwe this weekend with a celebrated, fully staged production of George Frideric Handel’s first opera, Almira. How celebrated was it in its initial Boston run? The Wall Street Journal ...

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Octavo Singers

by The Staff May 1, 2013


  This Sunday afternoon, Schenectady’s Octavo Singers will perform a majestic, infrequently performed work from the choral repertoire: George Frideric Handel’s Judas Maccabeus. Like everyone else, a composer must sing for his or her supper—or at least ...

First Reformed Church of Schenectady

Berkshire Bach Society

by The Staff December 27, 2012

  If it’s New Year’s, there must be Bach—as in, the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and his baroque brethren, performed by the Berkshire Bach Society. This year’s program, which will be performed on successive days ...

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall