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Messiah ... Refreshed!

Avery Fisher Hall (New York, NY)

Reviews & Ratings

73 ratings
4.6 average rating
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AdC
24 events
22 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

Great experience!Fantastic conductor, orchestra and choir. A wonderful way to celebrate Christ the King!

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33 events
11 reviews
11 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

The Messiah was tired. I kept waiting for the "refreshed" part, but decided I must be at the wrong show. Yes, I know it's a long choral piece, and that the famous Chorus comes in the seventh inning stretch, which was just in time. Even that...continued

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Andrea G Red Velvet
9 events
4 reviews
11 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

It was a full concert, with a classical orchestra and accompanied singers. There were soloist as well as a choir of about 100 people.

I enjoyed the event.

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34 events
18 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

This was one of the best interpretations of The Messiah that we have seen. The chorus was in very fine voice, and the musicians and featured singers were terrific.

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29 events
13 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

Well orchestrated and performed by a very professional orchestra and choral. Music in sync with instruments and audience in full rapture

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24 events
12 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

A nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Lovely performance.

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12 events
8 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

large chorus + large orchestra = 1st rate performance. one of the best i've seen over the years.

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3 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

I'm glad I went because now I know for sure that I do not like Handel's music. I wanted to know if it was just his operas that I didn't like but I also don't like his oratorio. My friends enjoyed it.

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tazener Red Velvet
7 events
5 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

Inspiring performance - huge chorus that added to sense-around musical experience

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12 events
5 reviews
3 stars
11 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

We had a really lovely time. However, we did not get the Orchestra seats which were offered--although purchased. Regardless of that, it was definitely worth seeing and hearing!

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43 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

Performance was enjoyable but the 2 busloads of people that were let in to find their seats in the dark an hour after the show started was distracting and annoying.

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5 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

Beware of the unprofessional management of these "Distinguished Concerts International" performances. What could have been a wonderful, wonderful concert was instead ruined by their policy of seating late comers THROUGHOUT THE PERFORMANCE. There...continued

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68 events
37 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

Wonderful concert. Excellent seats for the Goldstar price.

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46 events
18 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

Lincoln Center's Alice Tully hall is magnificent and the orchestra was great. the chorus was so large they couldn't all fit on stage. Recommend it highly.

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26 events
17 reviews
8 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

Music was good, specially the choir, but the voices of the soloists were sometimes soft, taken over by the sound of the orchestra. Also, latecomers were allowed to come in at the middle of performance- very distracting.

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16 reviews
4 stars
30 events
10 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

Music was very good. Haven't heard the Messiah in its entirety in a long time. Soloists were great, even though baritone could have been louder. The audience needed lessons on how to attend a concert! Late arrivals, noise, flash photos, candy...continued

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31 events
9 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

Beautiful music - well performed

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18 events
8 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

A sheer holiday tradition and pure joy.The performance was exceptional.

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