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BSO: Messiah

Handel’s glorious oratorio

Wed 13 Dec 2023

Artists: Rob Howarth conductor, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus

Soloists: Sophie Bevan soprano, Catherine Wyn-Rogers mezzo soprano, Guy Cutting tenor, Ashley Riches baritone

We are back with Handel’s ever-popular oratorio. Since 1742, The Messiah has secured itself in the Christmas calendar. Retelling the story of Christ it is heaped full of beautiful arias including He was Despised and Rejected and I Know that My Redeemer Liveth and rousing choruses like For Unto Us a Child is Born and the ever-popular Hallelujah Chorus.

Works and composers
• Handel Messiah