This performance is largely based on a version Handel directed in London in 1743 and includes several numbers not usually heard. The Newcastle Bach Choir and period instruments of Newcastle Baroque are joined by a stellar line-up of Samling soloists and international countertenor Lawrence Zazzo.
Soloists in conjunction with Samling:
Rowan Pierce, Ana Fernandez-Guerra (sopranos)
Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor)
Thomas Walker (tenor)
Dominic Sedgwick (baritone)
Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir
Eric Cross (conductor)