Staunton Summer Music Festival - Handel's Hercules

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 7:30pm

  Adult $23, College $10, Youth $10

The 2018 Summer Festival opens with a semi-staged performance of Handel’s powerful and rarely-heard operatic masterpiece, Hercules. Directed by Ethan Heard and featuring Peter Walker as Hercules and Sara Couden as the tragic Dejanira, Carsten Schmidt conducts this period-instrument performance. With Molly Netter (Iole), Scott Mello (Hyllus), and Daniel Moody (Lichas), select chorus, and the SMF Baroque Players.

sponsored by Dave Perry-Miller
Doors open at 6:30 - Preconcert Talk at 6:40

Special dinner and conversation with opera director Ethan Heard at Aioli Restaurant, 5:00 pm.