HANDEL IN ROME: The Delirium of Love

March 13-14 | Music Hall

Revel in music by Handel and Venetian master Vivaldi in a program of Italian-inspired Baroque music.


VIVALDI: Lute Concerto
Sinfonia à 8
HANDEL: Delirio Amoroso


Jonathan Cohen, conductor
Thomas Dunford, lute
Joélle Harvey, soprano


Music Hall

Ticket Prices


Concert Duration

About 2 hours, 5 minutes with intermission


This concert is part of Series 2

What's Interesting

  • Revel in a concerto by the Venetian master Vivaldi and delight in the daring of Zelenka’s bohemian style.
  • Rejected in life, rejected in death, the heroine of Handel’s Delirio Amoroso ("The Delirium of Love") makes a one-way journey to the underworld.
  • Handel was greatly admired by other composers. Referring to an edition of Handel’s scores, Beethoven said, “There is the truth.”

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