Perfect beauty in a minor key
With the oratorio Theodora, first performed in 1750, George Frideric Handel created a contemplative work about religious tolerance, Christian virtues and humanistic values. The world-renowned countertenor and Handel interpreter Bejun Mehta makes his conducting debut at the Theater an der Wien with the La Folia Baroque Orchestra.
Premiere: 19 October 2023, Museumsquartier (Theater an der Wien)
Further performances: 21, 23, 25, 27, 29 Oktober 2023
Jacquelyn Wagner, Theodora / Christopher Lowrey, Didymus / David Portillo, Septimus / Evan Hughes, Valens / Julie Boulianne, Irene / Stefan Herheim, director / La Folia Barockorchester / Bejun Metha, conductor
G. F. Handel: Theodora – Oratorio in three parts
Preview: In December 2023, the La Folia Baroque Orchestra will once again be a guest at the Theater an der Wien with Mozart’s “La Finta Giardiniera”!