The widow Judith takes extraordinary measures to protect her city when it is threatened by foreign invasion. Vivaldi’s only surviving oratorio, Juditha Triumphans brings together a cast of powerful female voices including Dominique Labelle and the welcome return of Diana Moore and Vivica Genaux. Featuring the full powers of the Philharmonia Chorale under the leadership of Bruce Lamott, Juditha Triumphans is an event not to be missed.
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Cécile van de Sant, mezzo-soprano
Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano
Diana Moore, mezzo-soprano
Dominique Labelle, soprano
Virginia Warnken, mezzo-soprano
Philharmonia Chorale, Bruce Lamott, Director
On the program:
Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie
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