Phoebus & Pan

Handel and Bach seduced by pleasure


In Handel’s The Choice of Hercules the demigod is faced with a dilemma: should he follow the path of Virtue or revel in Pleasure? He is briefly enticed in the lovely Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay. Bach also wrestled with the stresses of moral decisions in his Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan, in which Pan challenges Apollo to a musical duel.

20:00 | Concertgebouw Brugge, Concertzaal

€49 (Categorie 1) | €37 (Categorie 2) | €25 (Categorie 3)

  • cantatas
  • 18th century
  • choir & orchestra
  • Pan versus Apollo
  • Choir and orchestra:
    Capella Cracoviensis PL
  • Musical direction:
    Jan Tomasz Adamus PL