Birmingham’s traditional performance of Handel’s Messiah. Our popular and critically acclaimed performances have been recommended by Classic FM and continually inspire and delight audiences old and new; let Christmas begin with ‘an evening of serious joy’ (Birmingham Post).
Compress the Old Testament prophesies of the life of Jesus Christ into two and a half hours and set it to timeless and sublime music – that’s Messiah in a nutshell.
‘thrilling with intensity and sparkling commitment’ Birmingham Post
‘oratorio performance at its best…assured and inspiring’ Birmingham Post
Adrian Lucas – conductor
Hannah Atherton – soprano
Sebastian Field – countertenor
Samuel Boden – tenor
Michael George – bass
City of Birmingham Choir
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Trotter – harpsichord
Roger Judd – chamber organ