Handel's beloved Messiah premiered in Dublin in 1742 and combines Old and New Testament texts concerning prophecies of a Messiah, or savior. One of the most loved of all musical compositions, it has become an integral part of any holiday season. Join guest conductor Masaaki Suzuki—director of Bach Collegium Japan, and a formidable Handelian—along with the incomparable Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale, and soloists from Yale University's Institute of Sacred Music for a joyous performance of this extraordinary 18th-century masterpiece.
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Program notes are available online. [PDF]
(Single tickets for Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela go on sale June 12 at noon. Subscribers to the 2015/16 Season and Donors of $1,500 and above may order single tickets to all other 2015/16 events April 27; Donors of $100+ on July 28; to Email Club on August 4; and to the general public on August 11, 2015.)
Venue: First Congregational
Price: Tickets start at $68
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