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Academy of Sacred Drama presents: Freschi's "Giuditta"

  • Church of the Good Shepherd 240 East 31st Street New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

The Academy of Sacred Drama is pleased to present the Modern-Day World Premiere of Domenico Freschi’s Giuditta. The Academy 2017-2018 season features three Italian oratorios based upon the deuterocanonical Book of Judith. Determined to reverse the cruel fate of her city, Judith captivates the commander of the enemy forces with her beauty and decapitates him in the night. Oratorio Readings include a musical performance, lecture, and dessert break.

DATE, TIME, LOCATION, & TICKETS

Date: Friday, November 17th, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, NYC map
TICKETS  $50 premium, $25 general, $15 student/teacher

Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Christ Chapel at Riverside Church, NYC  map
TICKETS  $50 premium, $25 general, $15 student/teacher

PERFORMERS & GUEST SPEAKER

Jeremy Rhizor director and violin
Prof. Jane Tylus guest speaker (Nov 18th only)

Emily Misch Giuditta
Nils Neubert Testo
Peter Walker Ozia
Daniel Moody Olofernes
Sarah Hawkey Vagao (eunuch of Olofernes)

Daniel McCarthy viola
Ana Kim cello
Arash Noori theorbo
Patrick Jones harpsichord