Nicholas McGegan Conducts Handel's SAMSON at Alice Tully Hall, 3/04
On March 4, 2014 at 8:00pm at Alice Tully Hall, British conductor and early music specialist Nicholas McGegan leads Handel's Samson. He will be joined by soloists Thomas Cooley (Samson), Megan Chartrand (Dalila), Virginia Warnken (Micah), John Taylor Ward (Manoa) and Andrew Padgett (Harapha) and the American Classical Orchestra.
Samson, a dramatic three-act oratorio is considered one of Handel's finest works. The piece uses a libretto by Newburgh Hamilton, who based it on Milton's Samson Agonistes, which was based on the figure Samson in the Book of Judges. There will be be a pre-performance discussion with musicologist Dr. Neal Zaslaw at 7:00 pm at Alice Tully Hall.
Ticket prices for the concnert are $90 Prime I,$75 Prime II, $50 Standard I, $35 Standard II, and $15 Student (only at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office with proper student ID).
Tickets can be purchased online at www.aconyc.org and lincolncenter.org. They can also be purchased over the phone with Center Charge (212-721-6500) and the Alice Tully Hall Box Office (212-671-4050), or in person at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office.