Overview

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ is a work of many legends and superlatives. Stefan Zweig called the work ‘a great moment for mankind’.

Handel’s Messiah is a work of many legends and superlatives. Stefan Zweig, for example, called the work ‘a great moment for mankind’. Handel himself is said to have said of composing the famous Hallelujah: “Whether I was in my body or not when I wrote it, I don’t know. Only God knows. I thought I saw heaven before me.”

Performers
Klaas Stok (conductor), Julia Doyle (soprano), David Allsopp (counter tenor), Thomas Walker (tenor), André Morsch (baritone), NDR Chor, Holland Baroque

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Sunday 12 Dec 20:00 Hamburg, Germany, Elbphilharmonie
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