Monday, June 8, 2015

Let's hear it for treachery...

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra gave a lesson on how to end a season on an exciting and powerful note, with Robert Spano, Music Director, conducting a rousing concert version of Saint-SaĆ«ns' opera Samson et Dalila. The Old Testament story is about the muscled Hebrew leader brought down by his love for the beautiful Delilah, who secretly wanted revenge for  Samson's belief in a god different from her own. It's the Hebrew god against Dagon, the Philistine god. Through Samson, the Hebrew god wins in the end, notwithstanding Samson's love for the pagan seductress.For the complete review, click here:

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