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A Jewish Opera Rediscovered - Cristiano Giusseppe Lidarti's "Esther" (1774)

Sunday, Mar 16 4:00p
First Lutheran Church Palo Alto, CA

In 1774 the Italian composer Cristiano Giusseppe Lidarti completed his oratorio/opera Esther (t'shuat Yisrael al y'dei Ester) telling the story of Queen Esther and her rescue of the Jewish people from the murderous designs of the wicked Haman. Written for the Jewish community in Amsterdam using the libretto by Rabbi Jacob Saraval the work was lost until its rediscovery in 1998. San Francisco Renaissance Voices (Todd Jolly, Music Director) presents this work in semi-staged form with period chamber… Show more

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First Lutheran Church
600 Homer Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 322-4669
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