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 Read artistic director Ethan Sperry’s program notes

Oregon Repertory Singers concludes our 44th season with Handel’s Israel in Egypt, a seldom performed oratorio that rivals Handel’s well-known Messiah in majesty and import. Orchestra, soloists, and double choir join in this powerful retelling of the Passover story from the Old Testament of the Bible. Israel in Egypt takes audiences on a profound musical and emotional journey, following the Israelites on their difficult path from suffering to salvation. Handel’s inimitable style and exceptional talent for storytelling are on full display in this rare performance of one of his greatest choral-orchestral masterpieces.

We are proud to be a partner in the Oregon Symphony’s Sounds of Home initiative, using music and art to reflect on critical issues facing our community including homelessness, the environment, and immigration. ORS offers this concert as a reflection on the great lengths to which a group of people may go in search of home.

 


This concert is made possible in part by a generous anonymous sponsor.


This concert is supported by a grant from the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation.


 

Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 3pm
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018, 3pm
with orchestra and soloists David Vanderwal & Angela Niederloh

First United Methodist Church
1838 SW Jefferson, Portland OR

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Tickets $20 to $40
orsegypt.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006

Student Tickets
Current students may purchase $10 tickets, available at the door only starting one hour before the concert. Present current student ID to purchase a discounted ticket (one ticket per ID). Seating subject to availability.