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SOPHIE DANEMAN stage director and stylistic coach
JASON LAI conductor
NICHOLAS SCOTT Acis
LI WEI-WEI (B.MUS4) Galatea
LIM JING JIE (B.MUS2) Polypheme
JONGWOO BAEK (B.MUS3) Damon
AMELIA HAYES (B.MUS2) Corydon
Handel’s pastoral opera is a tale of tragedy, eternal love and liberation, telling the story of the mortal Acis, the goddess Galatea and their love doomed by the cyclops Polyphemus. Based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses, it was the first full-scale work that Handel set to an English language text.
This semi-staged performance features internationally-renowned English soprano Sophie Daneman as stage director and stylistic coach, with a cast, chorus and orchestra from YST.
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• Out of respect for other concert goers, no children under 6 years of age will be allowed admission.