If there is one work in the European sacred music repertoire that is inextricably linked with the celebration of Christmas, it is surely Handel’s Messiah. Since its premiere in 1742, the oratorio has remained Handel’s best-known work and one of the absolute pinnacles of baroque music. The Athens State Orchestra is conducted by the British conductor, Christian Curnyn, a world-class, profoundly knowledgeable expert in early music and its inner workings.
19:30 Free introductory speech for ticket holders
Nina Koufochristou soprano
Chrysanthi Spitadi mezzo-soprano
Alexandros Tsilogiannis tenor
- with the participation of
the ERT Choir
the City of Athens Choir
The Athens State Orchestra, Orchestra in Residence of Megaron, the Athens Concert Hall
G. F. Haendel: Μεσσίας, ορατόριο HWV 56
Rachmaninoff’s emotionally charged music has always the liveliness and freshness of youth. And when...
Organizer: Megaron Athens Concert HallThursday 07.12.2023, 20:30