Handel’s Messiah Tour

Masaaki Suzuki, conductor Sherezade Panthaki, soprano Fabiana González, alto Dann Coakwell, tenor Dashon Burton, bass-baritone Philharmonia Chorale, Bruce Lamott, director Handel's beloved Messiah premiered in Dublin in 1742 and combines Old and New Testament texts concerning prophecies of a Messiah, or savior. One of…

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Messiah was a “triumph”!

“Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra’s performance Saturday, at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley, was a triumph. Music Director Nicholas McGegan’s pacing, from the very beginning, connected recitative to aria to chorus in a grand narrative sweep. The chorus and orchestra sang…

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