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betsy
The weather was Winter in Boston. Unpredictable.. I wore skirt and sweater, but I could have worn jeans. No one would care..
From the Top dress Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred
Rob Caverly-Paxton
The weather was very, very cold.
Boston Baroque: Handel's Messiah dress Dec 16 2013 star this tip starred

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attended Dec 10 2010

A wonderful way to start the Holiday season. Excellent performance!

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anthony dambrosio Red Velvet
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attended Dec 14 2013

Long performance. Quite different.

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attended Dec 09 2011

The length of the performance was almost 3 hours and a bit too long. More importantly since our seats were in the balcony on the side- the acoustics were not what I expected from a Concert Performance hall. All 5 of us were disppointed. We will...continued

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Website

http://www.bostonbaroque.org/concerts/all-shows

Quotes & Highlights

“The history of recording has not seen a more beautifully styled or elegantly sung Messiah than this one…a wondrously integrated performance of sparkling freshness.” —Detroit News & Free Press
“Lambent articulation, easy lilt, [and] deft dramatic details…The group’s long history with the piece has begat a Messiah of virtuosic dispatch, effervescence and amity.” —_Boston Globe _

Description

Kiera Duffy, soprano

Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano

Nicholas Phan, tenor

Jesse Blumberg, baritone

Handel’s glorious oratorio has become a beloved tradition at the holidays, and hearing this masterwork in the intimate surroundings of Jordan Hall is a real pleasure. Martin Pearlman leads the musicians Boston Baroque in his acclaimed interpretation of the piece.

About the Ticket Supplier: Boston Baroque

Three-time Grammy nominee Boston Baroque, the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America, is now widely regarded as “one of the world’s premier period-instrument bands” (Fanfare). Founded in 1973 by Martin Pearlman, Boston Baroque presents an annual subscription concert series in Greater Boston and reaches an international audience with its critically acclaimed recordings on Telarc.