National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 8pm
Sunday, December 18, 2016, 3pm
The Music Center
Danielle Talamantes, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Christòpheren Nomura, 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.” Messiah will once again infuse audiences with its beauty and celebratory spirit in a performance by the acclaimed National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale and world-class soloists, led by conductor Stan Engebretson.
“The chorus was phenomenal, totally responsive to [National Philharmonic Chorale Artistic Director Stan] Engebretson’s directions.” -- The Washington Post
This concert is not presented by Strathmore.
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