National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah
Saturday, December 21, 2019, 8pm
Sunday, December 22, 2019, 3pm
The Music Center
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
Hunter Enoch, baritone
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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This concert is not presented by Strathmore.