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Handel: Messiah / McNair, Otter, Marriner/Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields [DVD]

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

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This famous 1992 performance of Handel's great masterpiece was filmed at the Point Theatre, Dublin, on the 250th anniversary of the work's premiere, which took place in Dublin on April 13th, 1742. The occasion was marked by a celebratory performance, staged in a specially-decorated Point Theatre in Dublin, commemorating the fact that the first-ever performance took place in that city.

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Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): , Digitally Processed
Country of Origin: USA


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>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
  • Performers: Jerry Hadley (Tenor); Sylvia McNair (Soprano); Anne von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Neville Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1742
  • Studio/Live: Live