Handel's Messiah: Boston Baroque's Grammy-Nominated Version of the Holiday Classic
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The last date listed for Boston Baroque: Handel's Messiah was Saturday December 14, 2013 / 7:30pm.
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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
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 _
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.