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  1. Review: SPCO bulks up the Bach this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | TwinCities

    December means baroque. On more than one continent, you'll find a lot of J.S. Bach, George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi and their contemporaries at classical concerts.


  2. The Auditorium Theatre to Present Too Hot to Handel: the Jazz-Gospel Messiah This JanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 |

    The Auditorium Theatre presents its annual King Holiday celebration performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah on Saturday, January 16 and 17, 2016. The exuberant reinvention of George Frideric Handel's Messiah comes in the form of a vibrant mix of Jazz, Gospel, Blues, Swing, Classical and Scat, featuring soloists Rodrick Dixon , Alfreda Burke and Karen Marie Richardson .


  3. Coro Vivo and friends give triumphant performance of Handel's MessiahRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Orléans Online

    ... tenor Jeffery Boyd were the invited soloists. The English-language oratorio was composed by George Frideric Handel in 1741 using a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible. The composition covers the story of Christ from ...


  4. Review: Handela s a Messiaha sings in the holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 |

    ... the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Southwestern Seminary Master Chorale. It's official now - George Frideric Handel made it so. I am speaking, of course, of the Messiah , which has become the ubiquitous herald of the Christmas season in ...


  5. Messiah review: Soloists lend sparkle to MSO's Christmas traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | The Age

    Not even the entrepreneurial George Frideric Handel could have anticipated the enduring success of his Messiah , which has gone on to become such a treasured part of the Christmas tradition. Leading the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in their annual outing of the oratorio was the irrepressible Bramwell Tovey alongside four excellent trans-Tasman soloists - soprano Anna Leese, mezzo-soprano Sally-Anne Russell, tenor Steve Davislim, and bass-baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes.


  6. Cheryl North: Holiday concerts ring out around the BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Which would you like to hear for a Christmas present -- the music of Johann Sebastian Bach or of George Frideric Handel -- or both? If you're fortunate enough to live in the Bay Area, you can have both on your December calendar. These two Baroque music masters' most thrilling spiritual works are scheduled to be performed here during the next fortnight.


  7. 'Electric Messiah' brings new twist to show with 3 language performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | CBC News

    This year, George Frideric Handel's 1741 English oratorio will also be offered in part in Maliseet, an Algonquian language spoken by the First Nations people of the Wabanaki Confederacy in their traditional territory stretching from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to parts of New England and southern Quebec. The show, called Electric Messiah , has been translated into other languages as well as Maliseet, and will debut at Monday night at the Drake Underground.


  8. Handel's Messiah to be performed at Trinity Episcopal Church, DC on 12/11Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | PR Log

    D.C., Wash. - Dec. 7, 2015 - PRLog -- The Trinity Chancel Choir and Chamber Orchestra for its third consecutive presentation will perform the Advent portion of "Messiah" by George Frideric Handel on Friday, December 11 at 7 p.m. This presentation has become a holiday tradition at Trinity Church and is customarily known as The Annual Advent Choral Concert.


  9. Pianist Ramzi Yassa ready to rock the keys in Cairo this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Renowned Egyptian pianist Ramzi Yassa will perform with the Cairo Opera House Quartet for the first time on Monday 7 December in Cairo and Wednesdy 9 December in Alexandria. The concert will include compositions by George Frideric Handel as well as Johannes Brahms' piano quintet in F minor, op.


  10. Florida Orchestra, Master Chorale reunite to perform Handel's MessiahRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... sets up the triumphant "Hallelujah" chorus at the end of Part Two. Unlike the other oratorios of George Frideric Handel, who was a biblical scholar, Messiah does not focus on one book of the Bible or tell one story. Around 60 percent of the libretto ...


  11. The Philharmonia Chorale makes a delightfully engaging return to Herbst TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 |

    ... music, divided between the two major exponents of the English choral tradition, Henry Purcell and George Frideric Handel. The second half of the program was devoted entirely to Handel's HWV 76 setting of John Dryden's 1687 "A Song For St. Cecilia's ...


  12. Handel's 'Judas Maccabaeus' comes to Wilshire Blvd. TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Although George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus" has come to be associated with Chanukah, it actually never touches on the miracle that the holiday commemorates: that a single day's worth of oil lasted eight days. Yet Handel's celebration of Judah Maccabee and the Israelites, who triumphantly fought off the religiously oppressive Syrian-Greeks, forms a powerful backdrop to the story.


  13. Christmas SpecialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | WDLM-AM East Moline

    ... the collision that follows puts everything on hold. The annual production of Messiah , an oratorio by George Frideric Handel, is presented and performed by the Music Department of the Moody Bible Institute. Messiah encompasses both the lyrical art ...


  14. Chorale to perform Handela s a MessiahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | News Democrat

    ... To start with, the local chorale group will be performing music from a single work - "Messiah" by George Frideric Handel. Also, the concert will take place this year at Southern Heights Baptist Church on Nashville Street in Russellville instead of ...


  15. Diocesan concert season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Home For Girls, which was destroyed by fire in June 2015. Messiah, composed in 1741 by German-born George Frideric Handel, is one of the best-known and most performed choral works. The oldest choral group in the Caribbean, the Diocesan Festival ...


  16. Community invited to raise voices for Handela s a Messiaha a sing-inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... is open to everyone, and if you don't want to sing, that's OK too, he said. "Messiah" was composed by George Frideric Handel. Its text was compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible and from the version of the Psalms included with the ...


  17. Appian Publications & Recordings releases a generous anthology of Egon PetriRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 |

    ... approach to Johannes Brahms, particularly in that composer's own approach to variations on themes by George Frideric Handel (Opus 31) and Niccolo Paganini (Opus 35), respectively. Frederic Chopin, on the other hand, receives far less attention, ...


  18. Diocesan Festival Choir marks 90th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | The Gleaner

    The celebrated oratorio Messiah by the Germany-born 17th-century composer George Frideric Handel, will be the featured work for the 90th Anniversary Concert Season of the Diocesan Festival Choir. The season opens on Sunday with a gala recital at King's House, starting at 6 p.m. A second performance will be staged on Sunday, December 6, at 4.00 p.m. at the Kingston Parish Church.


  19. Cecilia Chorus of New York to Perform Handel's MESSIAH, 12/12Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 |

    The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro , Music Director will present Handel's Messiah on Saturday, December 12 at 8:00 PM in Carnegie Hall 's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, 57th Street and 7th Avenue in Manhattan. Written in three weeks, Messiah is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled from diverse sources by Charles Jennens.


  20. A Christmas Festival featuring Handel's Messiah is coming to Naperville - by Natalia DagenhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 |

    ... in the walls of this spectacular church and will feature Messiah, an epic masterpiece written by George Frideric Handel, carol sing-a-long and other Christmas favorites. It became a good tradition for "Concerts at Peter and Paul" to organize this ...