„Arminio" and „Solomon“
Handel premieres in Halle
The 2014 Handel Festival in Halle again sees two first performances using the Halle Handel Edition (HHA). This year’s new opera production on 6 June features Handel’s seldom-performed Arminio of 1737, conducted by Bernhard Forck and directed by Nigel Lowery. The oratorio Solomon follows a week later, performed on 11 June in the Marktkirche. Top soloists, the Kölner Kammerchor and the Collegium Cartusianum perform, conducted by Peter Neumann. In addition, the Halle Handel Edition (HHA) features prominently in this year’s programme, with Amadigi, Riccardo Primo, Giove in Argo and a revival of the 2013 production of Almira.