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Handel - Messiah

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Worcester Festival Choral Societys annual performance of Handels glittering oratorio Messiah has become renowned as the regions ultimate pre-Christmas concert.For more than 280 years, Messiah has held a unique place in the affections of music lovers across the world. Its compelling arias and many magnificent choruses not least the Hallelujah chorus and For Unto Us a Child is Born are among the most popular pieces of classical music ever written.Featuring the 150 voices of Worcester Festival Choral Society, the Meridian Sinfonia baroque orchestra, and internationally acclaimed soloists (Philippa Hyde soprano, Sarah Denbee mezzo soprano, Tom Robson tenor, Edward Grint bass baritone). This major concert promises a memorable evening of glorious choral music in the majestic setting of Worcester Cathedral. Samuel Hudson, Worcester Cathedrals director of music, conducts.Join us for the concert of the season!
Saturday 10 December 2022, 19:30 - 21:45


8 College Yard
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