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Opera on 3

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Samson et
Dallla Saint-Saens 's opera based on the biblical story from the book of Judges, recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in March. Samson is the hero who fights, but eventually gives in to the feminine wiles of Dalila. When she betrays him to the Philistines, Samson prays to God to restore his strength and takes his revenge by destroying the temple of Dagon and everyone inside it. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Philippe Jordan

Contributors

Unknown: Dallla Saint-Saens
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Philippe Jordan
Samson: Jose Cura (tenor)
Dalila: Denyce Graves (mezzo)
Abimelech: Tigran Martirossian (baritone)
High Priest: Bruno Capronl (baritone)
An old Hebrew: Julian Rodescu (bass)
First Philistine: Andrew Kennedy (tenor)
Second Philistine: Jared Holt (baritone)
Messenger: Hubert Francis (tenor)

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