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George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

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Title George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Creator Carnegie Handel Series
Date February 1985

Carnegie Hall (DEBUT)
New York, NY
Contributor Orchestra of St. Luke's
John Nelson, conductor
Michael Feldman, director
Rockwell Blake, tenor
Jeffrey Gall, countertenor
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Samuel Ramey, bass
Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano
Kathleen Battle, soprano
Relation "Handel: composer for today's superstars"
by Thor Eckert Jr.

The Christian Science Monitor
February 27, 1985
"Handel's birthday bash a smash"
by Harriett Johnson

New York Post
February 26, 1985
"My weekend with Handel"
by Bill Zakariasen

Daily News
February 26, 1985
"Opera: A Rare 'Semele' by Handel"
by Donal Henahan

The New York Times
February 25, 1985
Annotated score available in Sylvia McNair Collection, Cook Music Library
Type Opera

Newspaper article review


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Carnegie Handel Series, “George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Semele,” Cook Music Library Digital Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021,