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George Frideric Handel: “Messiah”


CHRISTMAS AT THE CONCERT HALL

Co-production:
The Athens Concert Hall Organization
Musical and Educational Organization of Greece

The “Messiah” is perhaps the most popular choral work ever written; it is based on excerpts from the Old and New Testaments and constitutes the musical epitome of Divine Glory, reaching its climax in the “Hallelujah” chorus.

- George Frideric Handel: “Messiah” HWV 56, sacred oratorio in three parts
(this version is based on the first performance in Dublin, 1742)

Myrsini Margariti soprano
Mary-Ellen Nesi mezzo-soprano
Yiannis Filias tenor
Petros Magoulas bass

Musica Atenea Choir

Armonia Atenea
-The Friends of Music Orchestra (on period instruments)

Conductor: George Petrou