Handel's Messiah for Our Time (2020)
Handel's Messiah • 55m
In collaboration with GBH, H+H invites you to join us for a special televised and streaming performance of Handel’s Messiah, an uplifting and joyous experience for a holiday season unlike any other. This triumphant concert is our free gift to the community, for all to enjoy. Handel’s Messiah, one of the most beloved holiday traditions worldwide, begins with the phrase “Comfort ye my people.” In a year where people need comfort more than ever, GBH and H+H join forces to bring alive this beloved holiday tradition. The collaboration displays innovative technology and the resilience of our musicians, even through a global pandemic. This is H+H’s 167th consecutive year performing Handel’s masterpiece.
Handel: Messiah, Part I and “Hallelujah” Chorus
Ian Watson, conductor
Joélle Harvey, soprano
Reginald Mobley, countertenor
Aaron Sheehan, tenor
Sumner Thompson, baritone
Members of the H+H Orchestra and Chorus
This program is made possible through the generous support of Philip Gerdine, in memory of Marjorie Gerdine.
This performance is dedicated to the memory of Mitchell Adams, former H+H Board Chairman, in recognition of his leadership, passion, and vision.
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