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Proms :Belshazzar (Handel)

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Katisha Mon 11-Aug-08 21:12:18

Do I want to sit through 3-plus hours of this on Saturday? Can't decide whether to get tickets...

I am in London anyway so could easily go in the evening, but whole Handel operas can get a bit samey no?

Katisha Tue 12-Aug-08 19:30:46

Seems like we all agree it's a resounding nah then...

IorekByrnison Tue 12-Aug-08 23:33:00

3 hours is not so long for Handel. The operas can get a bit samey with the endless da capo arias, but this is an oratorio isn't it? I don't know it, but went to see Samson at the proms a few years back and it was fantastic. I think you should go. What would you be doing on Sat if you weren't there?

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