Isra l
in Egypt»

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists
Grand Auditorium
The Monteverdi Choir singing on stage
©: Paul Marc Mitchell

What you'll hear and see

The music

  • Georg Friedrich Händel Israel in Egypt HWV 54

The artists

  • English Baroque Soloists
  • Monteverdi Choir
  • Peter Whelan conductor, harpsichord

The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Frogs, gnats, thunder, fire, water turned into blood…

Enjoy a thrilling depiction of the Ten Plagues of Egypt and the Israelites’ daring escape across the Red Sea in Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt. Its brilliant choral writing makes it the ideal showcase for the Monteverdi Choir, performing under the direction of Peter Whelan and accompanied by the English Baroque Soloists.