Year of Judith

The Academy 2017-2018  season features three Italian oratorios based upon the deuterocanonical Book of Judith. Determined to reverse the cruel fate of her city, Judith captivates the commander of the enemy forces with her beauty and decapitates him in the night.

Domenico Freschi’s Giuditta

Jeremy Rhizor  Director  ·  Prof. Jane Tylus  guest speaker (Nov 18th)
Judith  ·  Modern-Day World Premiere

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, NYC  map
Friday, November 17th, 2017  at  7:30 PM
TICKETS  $50, $25, $15         MORE INFO

Christ Chapel at Riverside Church, NYC  map
Saturday, November 18, 2017  at  7:30 PM
TICKETS  $50, $25, $15         MORE INFO

Antonio Draghi’s Giuditta

Jeremy Rhizor  Director
Judith  ·  North American Premiere

Marquand Chapel at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT  map
Friday, March 9, 2018  at  7:30 PM

Corpus Christi Church, NYC  map
Saturday, March 10, 2018  at  7:30 PM
TICKETS  $50, $25, $15         MORE INFO

Niccolò Jommelli’s La Betulia liberata

Jeremy Rhizor  Director
The Liberation of Bethulia  ·  North American Premiere

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Bronx  map
Friday, May 11, 2018  at  7:30 PM
TICKETS  $15, $10, $5         MORE INFO

Chapel of the Cross at Riverside Church, NYC  map
Saturday, May 12, 2018  at  7:30 PM
TICKETS  $50, $25, $15         MORE INFO