National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah

Saturday, December 21, 2019, 8pm

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 3pm

The Music Center

National Philharmonic
Music Center

National Philharmonic
Hallelujah! Handel's Messiah

Sat: Pre-concert lecture, 6:45-7:15pm; Sun: 1:45-2:15pm

Esther Heideman, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor

No Christmas celebration is complete without a performance of Handel’s uplifting oratorio Messiah, a work that has delighted and inspired audiences worldwide since its premiere in 1741. The perennial favorite features such timeless highlights as “And the Glory of the Lord” and the “Hallelujah Chorus.”

“The chorus was phenomenal, totally responsive to [National Philharmonic Chorale Artistic Director Stan] Engebretson’s directions.” -- The Washington Post

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Holiday Toy Drive, Dec. 22: Participate in Chords of Kindness, a toy drive hosted by Community Ministries of Rockville and the National Philharmonic.

Kids 7-17 Free

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This concert is not presented by Strathmore.

Messiah