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Messiah

Sunday
Dec 20, 2020, 2:00 PM

Performance Details

Julian Wachner Conductor
Philadelphia Symphonic Choir
Joe Miller Director

PROGRAM

Handel Messiah

Shortly after sending Handel his libretto for a new oratorio, Charles Jennens wrote to a friend, hoping that the composer “will lay out his whole genius and skill upon it.” In 24 days of feverish writing, Handel did just that, creating his immortal Messiah. Conductor Julian Wachner joins the Orchestra and the Philadelphia Symphonic Choir for a revelatory performance of this masterwork.

Verizon Hall

Due to rapidly evolving developments, and in accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s recommendation that all large gatherings be suspended to limit community transmission of COVID-19, all scheduled Philadelphia Orchestra rehearsals, performances, and events through May 10, 2020, are cancelled. Learn more

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