The Santa Fe Symphony - Handel's Messiah | 2019
Where: Lensic Performing Arts Center
When: Saturday, November 23, 7 PM & Sunday, November 24, 4 PM
Handel's Messiah is a holiday tradition, performed in Santa Fe during the week of Thanksgiving.
"Don’t miss The Symphony’s acclaimed annual performance of Handel’s Messiah, led by Principal Conductor Guillermo Figueroa, and featuring the full Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, with Choral Director Carmen Flórez-Mansi."
Included in the lineup this year, are guest soloists Ingela Onstad, Soprano; Stephanie Foley Davis, Mezzo-Soprano; Jacob Ryan Wright, Tenor, and Michael Hix, baritone. First performed in 1742, this musical masterpiece by George Frideric Handel has become one of the world’s most beloved musical works and a musicale rite of the holiday season." - Lensic
"Handel's Messiah is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the Coverdale Psalter, the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer. It was first performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742 and received its London premiere nearly a year later. After an initially modest public reception, the oratorio gained in popularity, eventually becoming one of the best-known and most frequently performed choral works in Western music." - wikipedia
The Lensic Theater is within walking distance from Casa de Tres Lunas | House of Three Moons Inn.