Handel's Soaring Messiah, Presented by the National Symphony Orchestra
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The last date listed for National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah was Sunday December 21, 2014 / 1:00pm.
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The orchestra, soloists and chorus did a good job, but the Beecham/Goossens 1959 version of this piece should be relegated to the realm of historical artifacts and never be preformed in public again (except for some interested musicologists).
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Part One – 60 min.
Intermission – 20 min.
Part Two – 60 min.
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