Handel's "Messiah" is a masterpiece that pushes the boundaries of musical expression. Its majestic melodies, moving choral pieces and inspiring solo parts combine to create an immersive experience that deeply touches the soul. As such, it is more than an ingeniously composed oratorio - it is a universal story of hope, joy and redemption.

No wonder it is still immensely popular after almost three centuries, becoming a true Christmas classic.


Georg Friedrich Händel
Messiah, an Oratorio (HWV 56)

Joanne Lunn soprano, Jess Dandy alto, Nick Pritchard tenor, Jerome Knox bass

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programme notes

Immerse yourself in the music with Aurélie Walschaert's programme notes.


text & translation

Read the lyrics of Messiah, translated to Dutch and French.

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