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Händel's Jephtha

On Alcina by Händel

Making-of Rufus Wainwright

Makin-of at Dutch National Opera

Jephtha tells the biblical story of a commander-in-chief who had to sacrifice his daughter because of a rash promise he made to God. In the version by Händel’s librettist Thomas Morell, an angel comes between them at the last moment and the daughter’s life is spared.