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Judas Maccabaeus


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by GEORGE FREDERICK HANDEL Roger Norrington conducts a performance of what was the most popular oratorio in Handel's lifetime, from St David 's Hall, Cardiff.
Set against the background of Jewish resistance to the Syrians, the oratorio tells of the Israelite struggle for freedom following the death of their leader Mattathias in 161 BC.
Chorus of Israelites DYFED CHOIR
Musical director JOHN S. DAVIES
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra led by BARRY HASKEY
Introduced by Frank Lincoln with an introductory talk by H. C. Robbins Landon Lighting JOE HAKENEY Sound GEOFF ATKINS
Director ANDREW QUICK . BBC Wales
Including at 8.50* Interval


Conductor: Roger Norrington
Musical Director: John S. Davies
Leader: Barry Haskey
Introduced By: Frank Lincoln
Talk By: H. C. Robbins Landon
Unknown: Joe Hakeney
Unknown: Geoff Atkins
Producer: J. Mervyn Williams
Director: Andrew Quick
Judas Maccabaeus (son of Mattathias): Robert Tear
Simon (his brother): Stephen Roberts
Israelitish woman: Jennifer Smith
Israelitish man: Eirian James

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