Handel: Messiah, Symphony Hall

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

Friday, 7th December 2012 at 7:00pm; Symphony Hall, Centenary Square, Birmingham B1 2EA.

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