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.

Academy Players‘  Introduction to the Academy

Chloe Fedor  violin  ·  Jeremy Rhizor  violin  ·  Adam Young  viola da gamba ·  Elliot Figg  harpsichord  ·  Arash Noori  theorbo  ·  Madeline Healey  soprano

featuring excerpts from Alessandro Scarlatti’s La Giuditta
at a private home near Washington Sq, NYC
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 7:30 PM

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Oratorio  Domenico Freschi’s Giuditta

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

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Oratorio  Antonio Draghi’s Oratorio di Giuditta

Jeremy Rhizor  Director  ·  Judith Malafronte  guest speaker
Judith  ·  North American Premiere

Marquand Chapel at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT  map
Friday, March 9, 2018  at  7:30 PM
YALE EVENT         ACADEMY JOURNAL         MORE INFO

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

Salon  Judith Cantate of the French Baroque

Sébastien de Brossard’s “Judith ou la mort d’Holopherne”
Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre’s “Judith”
French-Baroque instrumental sonatas

Christ Chapel at Riverside Church, NYC  map
Saturday, May 12, 2018  at  7 PM
TICKETS  $10-$50  available soon         MORE INFO