Eboracum Baroque perform Handel’s celebrated work, Messiah. This performance will be in aid of Cancer Research UK. It will be performed at Great St Mary’s Church (The University Church) where there are accounts of Handel’s oratorios being performed their in the 18th Century including Messiah. Eboracum’s new recording of Messiah will be available to purchase at this performance.
Relax in the run up to Christmas with this candlelit performance from some of the finest singers and instrumentalists in the UK. Performed on period instruments from the time of Handel, this is an evening of music not to be missed!
The Messiah features many of Handel’s most famous choruses and arias notably the Hallelujah chorus. Originally composed in 1742 it is now one of the most performed works of classical music of all time across the world.
Saturday 18th December 2021
19.00 - 21.30