Handel and Haydn Society


May 4—6, 2018
Symphony Hall

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Official Description

Continuing his acclaimed cycle of Handel oratorios, Harry Christophers leads all forces in Hercules, the tempestuous tale of the mighty hero returning home from war and reconnecting with the life he left behind. Jealousy, remorse, and one of the greatest mad scenes ever composed—it’s Handel at the peak of his powers.

Harry Christophers, conductor
Jonathan Lemalu, bass (Hercules)
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano (Dejanira)
Amanda Forsythe, soprano (Iole)
Robert Murray, tenor (Hyllus)
William Purefoy, countertenor (Lichas)
Woodrow Bynum, baritone (High Priest)


Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston