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National Symphony Orchestra

Handel’s Messiah

Concert Hall

Washington, D.C.’s favorite holiday tradition returns! Laurence Equilbey makes her much-anticipated debut conducting the NSO, the University of Maryland Concert Choir, and an all-star lineup of soloists in Handel’s greatest oratorio celebration. Composed in 1741, Messiah is as potent today as it was more than 280 years ago, inspiring joy and wonder from both first-time listeners and those who return every year.

Dec. 14 - 17, 2023

  • Genre

    Classical Music

  • Price Range

    $19.00 – $99.00

stylized blue and gold angel playing violin

Program

Laurence Equilbey, conductor*
Robin Johannsen, soprano*
Christopher Lowrey, countertenor*
Aaron Sheehan, tenor*
Jonathon Adams, baritone*
University of Maryland Concert Choir
        Jason Max Ferdinand, Artistic Director*

 

George Frideric Handel: Messiah

Washington, D.C.’s favorite holiday tradition returns!

Laurence Equilbey makes her much-anticipated debut conducting the NSO, the University of Maryland Concert Choir, and an all-star lineup of soloists in Handel’s greatest oratorio celebration. Composed in 1741, Messiah is as potent today as it was more than 280 years ago, inspiring joy and wonder from both first-time listeners and those who return every year.

One of the outstanding choral conductors of her generation, Equilbey is the founder and musical director of esteemed Paris-based chamber choir Accentus and the Insula orchestra.

* NSO subscription debut

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