2 CD / Tafelmusic / 2012-10-30Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Conductors: Taurins, Ivars
Ensemble: Tafelmusik Chamber Choir
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments...continue...
Recording information: Koerner Hall, The Royal Conservatory, Toronto, Canada (12/14/2011-12/17/2011)....continue...
Handel: Sacred Music - Includes Messiah; A Song for St Cecilia's Day; Streams of Pleasure; Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno / Crowe, Croft, Gauvin, Lemieux, Fink, Varcoe [6 CD]
6 CD / Naïve / 2012-10-30Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias; Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno; A Song for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 76; Belshazzar, HWV 61; Theodora, HWV 68; Alexander Balus, HWV 65; Susanna, HWV 66; Juda...
Performers: Corti, Francesco; Cousin, Florian; Croft, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Crowe, Lucy; Dawson, Lynne; Gauvin, Karina; Graf, Hans Peter; Moor, Chris de; Varcoe, Stephen [Baritone Vocals]; Wieboldt, Nils
Conductors: Malgoire, Jean-Claude; Alessandrini, Rinaldo; Minkowski, Marc; Curtis, Alan
Ensemble: Concerto Italiano; Il Complesso Barocco; La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy ; Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble
This glittering Christmas boxed set gathers the finest Handel sacred music recordings from the Naïve catalogue including A Song for St Cecilia's Day, Messiah and...continue...
2 CD / Lim / 2012-01-17Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Conductors: Ohrwall, Anders
Ensemble: Stockholm Bach Choir
Recording information: Adolf Fredrik Church, Stockholm, Sweden (02/13/1982-02/14/1982)....continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2011-11-08Works: James Pierpont: Jingle Bells; John Henry Hopkins, Jr.: We three kings; Felix Mendelssohn: Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"; Christmas Traditional: Good King Wenceslas (Piae Cantiones, 1582);...
Conductors: Vaughn, Billy; Faith, Percy; Melachrino, George; Morley, Angela; Fiedler, Arthur; Mantovani
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-11-08Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Recording information: Paulussaal, Freiburg (01/2006)....continue...
4 CD / Gala Import / 2011-06-07Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias; Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff; Ottorino Respighi: La Fiamma
Performers: Anelli, Anna Maria; Calabrese, Franco; Carlin, Mario; Clabassi, Plinio [Bass Vocal]; Coleva, Mara; Ercolani, Renato; Galli, Gianna; Mazzini, Guido; Moffo, Anna; Taddei, Giuseppe; Vega, Danilo
Conductors: Molinari-Pradelli, France; Bartoletti, Bruno; Serafin, Tullio
42 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2011-05-31Works: George Frederick Handel: The Water Music; Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349; Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348; Handel - Bourée; Concerto for Oboe no 3 in G minor, HWV 287; C...
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Balzereit, Charlotte; Borgstede, Michael; Bosgraaf, Erik; Brett, Charles; Bury, Alison; Carolan, Lucy; Comberti, Micaela; Corti, Francesco; Gati, Istvan; Grafova, M...
Conductors: Clark, Robert Haydon; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Haenchen, Hartmut; Lubbock, John; Szostak, Zdzislav; Rolla, János [Violin]; Vitale, Marco; Matt, Nicol; ; Willcocks, David; Wentz, Jed; Cleobury, St...
Ensemble: ; Brandenburg Consort; Consort of London; L'Ecole d'Orphée ; Musica ad Rhenum
A wider survey of Handel’s output could scarcely be imagined, making this the perfect introduction to one of 'our' musical geniuses, whether you are English,...continue...
2 CD / Signum UK / 2011-05-04Works: John Wainwright: Christians awake! salute the happy morn; George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Battiwalla, Darius; Cullen, Joseph [Choral Conductor/Organ]
Conductors: Glover, Jane
Ensemble: Northern Sinfonia
The Huddersfield Choral Society continue their esteemed relationship with Signum Records with arguably the best-loved musical work of all time Messiah, more than two and...continue...
Recording information: Huddersfield Town Hall (12/22/2010)....continue...
3 CD / Avie Records / 2010-11-09Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Conductors: Sorrell, Jeannette
Jeannette Sorrell and Apollo's Fire celebrate the holiday season with a unique release of Handel's Messiah: a three-disc set presenting a dramatic approach that explores...continue...
Recording information: 2008-12-12&2008-12-13&2008-....continue...
2 CD / Scandinavian Classic / 2010-10-26Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Personnel: Bodil Arnesen (soprano); Michael Kristensen (tenor); Hans Lawaetz (bass voice)....continue...
2 CD / Apex / 2010-10-19Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
3 CD / Berlin Classics / 2010-09-14Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias; Salomo, HWV 67; Judas Maccabäus, HWV 63; Belsazar, HWV 61; Israel in Agypten, HWV 54
Performers: Adam, Theo; Bernstein, Walter Heinz; Friedrich, Hartmut; Janowitz, Gundula; Loth, Gert; Munch, Roland; Nossek, Carola; Oertel, Helmut; Reinecke, Renate; Schreier, Peter; Vocals], Ernst Haefliger [Ten...
Conductors: Koch, Helmut; Rögner, Heinz; Knothe, Dietrich; Hauschild, Wolf-Dieter
This 3-CD set offers a representative selection of the most popular choruses from Handel's biblical oratorios, starting with the Messiah, whose choruses fill a whole...continue...
15 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2010-03-09Works: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Stabat Mater; Super flumina Babylonis; Gregorio Allegri: Miserere; Robert Ramsey: How Are the Mighty Fallen; Thomas Weelkes: When David heard; Thomas Tallis: Lamenta...
Performers: Ahnsjo, Claes-Hakan; Anlauf, Richard; Bishop, Julia; Brown, Timothy [Choral Conductor]; Fischesser, Christof [Bass Vocals]; Jones, Angharad Gruffydd; Labitzke, Petra; Laki, Krisztina; Levine, Joanna;...
Conductors: Messori, Matteo; Cleobury, Stephen; Brown, Timothy; Schafer, Wolfgang; Bernius, Frieder; Matt, Nicol
This stunning 15 CD collection contains some of the greatest sacred music ever written! From the great Lamentations of Byrd, Tallis and Palestrina, the listener...continue...
2 CD / Ars Musici / 2010-02-23Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Conductors: Breiding, Jörg
Recording information: Marktkirche, Hannover, Germany (12/15/2002-12/16/2002)....continue...
2 CD / Hyperion / 2009-11-10Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Clayton, Allan; Davies, Iestyn; Doyle, Julia; Foster-Williams, Andrew
Conductors: Layton, Stephen
Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia
Annual live performances of Handel's Messiah at St John's Smith Square with Polyphony and Stephen Layton have become one of the highlights of the musical...continue...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2009-11-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Conductors: McCarthy, Michael
Live performance at the Washington National Cathedral, with boy and girl trebles and a period instrument orchestra....continue...
Recording information: Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C. (12/06/2007-12/09/2007)....continue...
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2009-10-13Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen
Recording information: Pieterskerk, Leiden, The Netherlands (1994)....continue...
2 Super Audio CD / Linn Records / 2009-06-30Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Cairncross, Heather; Caswell, Edward; Hamilton, Susan [Soprano Vocal]; Mulroy, Nicholas; Vocal], Matthew Brook [Bass-Baritone
Conductors: Butt, John
Ensemble: Dunedin Players
"For an infinitely more rewarding fresh look at Handel's most familiar music, look no further than the Dunedin Consort's performance of Handel's first version, premiered...continue...
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-06-02Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Amherst, Timothy; Clayton, Allan; Coote, Alice; Crouch, Joseph; Rose, Matthew; Ross, Alastair; Stevens, Peter; Tynan, Ailish
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Handel died on April 14, 1759, exactly 250 years ago in April 2009. On Palm Sunday of this year (April 5 and 11, 2009) the...continue...
2 CD / Berlin Classics / 2009-05-12Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Adam, Theo; Knothe, Dietrich [Conductor/Director]; Schreier, Peter; Werner, Regina
Conductors: Koch, Helmut
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Solistenvereinigung
30 CD / Decca Import / 2009-04-14Works: George Frederick Handel: Handel - Bourée; Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349; Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348; The Water Music; Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6; Concerto Grosso ...
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Ainsley, John Mark; Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocals]; Auger, Arleen; Bennett, William; Birchall, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Bostridge, Ian; Connah, Trevo...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Malcolm, George; Jones, Granville; Hogwood, Christopher; ; Cleobury, Stephen; Preston, Simon; Gardiner, John Eliot; Mackerras, Charles, Sir; McCreesh, Paul; Minkowski, Marc
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemb; English Baroque Soloists; English Chamber Orchestra; Gabrieli Consort; Gabrieli Players; King's College Choi...
Celebrate the 250th anniversary of Handel's death with this impressive 30-CD box set of the composer's most celebrated works. Featured conductors include Sir Neville Marriner,...continue...
2 CD / Clarion / 2009-01-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Bachman, David; Hite, William; Jette, Maria; Rieder, Robert; Strauss, Jeffrey; Trompeter, Craig; Udzynski, Eric; Yang, Thomas
Conductors: Alltop, Stephen
When the Apollo Chorus of Chicago sings, great choral works come alive. Founded in 1872 after the Great Chicago Fire, this powerful 150-voice chorus is...continue...
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-11-11Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Battle, Kathleen; Ramey, Samuel [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Davis, Andrew
25 CD / Brilliant Classics Import / 2008-10-21Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"; Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"; Autumn (The Four Seasons); Concerto for Violin in F major...
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Baudet, Remy; Becker-Bender, Tanja; Belder, Pieter-Jan; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Boeken, Marten; Boer, Johannes; Brown, Jonathan [Organ]; Bruggen, Albert; Bruine, Frank de; Carter,...
Conductors: Warchal, Bohdan; Belder, Pieter-Jan; Wentz, Jed; Cleobury, Stephen; Marriner, Sir Neville; Brown, Iona; Matt, Nicol; ; Indermuhle, Thomas; Brown, Timothy; Kapp, Richard; Alessandrini, Rinaldo; Szosta...
Ensemble: ; Amsterdam Bach Soloists; Baroque Brass of London; Brandenburg Consort; Concerto Italiano; Florilegium Musicum Ensemble (Netherlands); Il Giardino Armonico; Modo Antiquo; Musica ad Rhenum; Musica Am...
3 CD / Coro / 2008-09-09Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias; Solomon; Esther, oratorio, HWV 50b; Pensieri notturni di filli (Nel dolce dell'oblio), cantata for soprano, recorder & continuo, HWV 134; Concerto for Harp in B ...
Performers: Birchall, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Bircher, Katy; Connolly, Sarah [Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)]; Dawson, Lynne; Evans, Robert; Headley, Erin; Lawrence-King, Andrew; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocals]; Purve...
Conductors: Christophers, Harry
Ensemble: The Sixteen
This brand new recording by one of the most celebrated ensembles in the world features distinguished soloists revered for their performances of Handel....continue...
2 CD / HBDirect Import / 2008-02-26Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
After a long absence from the cd catalogue, sir colin davis's recording of messiah performed in english with an international cast of soloists and a...continue...
Personnel: Margaret Price (soprano); Stuart Burrows (tenor); Simon Estes (bass voice); Walter Nothas (cello); Chandler Goetting (trumpet); John Constable (harpsichord); Hedwig Bilgram (organ); Hein...continue...
2 CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2007-10-09Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Gritton, Susan; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Davis, Colin
To create what became his most popular oratorio, Handel chose Biblical excerpts telling the story of Christ's birth, death and resurrection. In this 2006 live...continue...
2 CD / Arte Nova / 2007-09-04Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Barrell, David; Edgar-Wilson, Richard; Lees, Benjamin [Composer]; Lester, Harold; Liebeck, Anne
Conductors: Pople, Ross
Ensemble: Tallis Chamber Choir
Handel's Messiah is not only one of the most famous works in the oratorio literature, but without doubt is also the best-known work by its...continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2006-12-05Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Langridge, Philip; Robson, Christopher [Counter Tenor Vocals]; Rodgers, Joan; Terfel, Bryn
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Collegium Musicum 90
Starring bass Bryn Terfel, this recording is acknowledged as ranking among the best period instrument versions of this work available and has received first-rate reviews....continue...
Personnel: Jane Butler, Lucinda Houghton, Ruth Dean, Janet Coxwell, Fiona Clarke, Carol Hall (soprano); Della Jones (mezzo soprano); Gerard O'Beirne, Philip Slane, Paul Badley, Philip Daggett, Philip ...continue...
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-10-31Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Brooks, Robert; Davies, Iestyn; Dougan, Eamonn; Jenkinson, Henry; Jones, Otta; Spence, Toby
Conductors: Higginbottom, Edward
Ensemble: New College Choir, Oxford
"In April and May of 1751, Handel is said to have led performances in London of "Messiah" using treble voices from the Chapel Royal for...continue...
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-10-10Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Avemo, Kerstin; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Rensburg, Kobie van; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Jacobs has the advantage of the excellent choir Rutter trained at Clare College, one of the best in the country. They sing superbly, and...continue...
2 CD / Telarc / 2006-08-29Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Erickson, Kaaren; Hodgson, Alfreda; Humphrey, Jon; James, Layton; McNair, Sylvia; Stilwell, Richard
Conductors: Shaw, Robert
"...fine sonics, good soloists, and a full, rich choral sound..." "[Shaw], more than any other, achieves with modern instruments the airy textures and crisp articulations...continue...
2 CD / Telarc / 2006-08-29Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Clift, Karen; Fowler, Bruce; Ledbetter, Victor; Pearlman, Martin
Conductors: Pearlman, Martin
Ensemble: Boston Baroque
"...This is a properly rehearsed Messiah, a real rarity. Everything has been carefully considered and prepared, yet it sounds joyful, spontaneous and musical...The choral tone...continue...
2 CD / Artemis / 2006-08-22Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Price, Margaret [Soprano Vocals]; Tilney, Colin; Vocals], Justino Diaz [Bass Baritone; Young, Alexander [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Somary, Johannes
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
One of the world's great Handel interpreters, Johannes Somary conducts a spirited, lively and profoundly revealing performance of one of Handel's most enduring dramatic works....continue...
2 CD / Signum UK / 2006-04-02Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Birch, John; Langridge, Philip; Lloyd, Robert [Bass Voice]; Lott, Felicity [Soprano Vocal]; Simmons, Raymond; Troon, Vivian
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: Huddersfield Choral Society
A stellar line up of soloists, conductor, choir and orchestra combine forces in this re-mastered 2 CD set of Mozart's arrangement of Handel's much loved...continue...
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2006-02-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Pinnock, Trevor
Conductors: Pinnock, Trevor
BBC Music Magazine
One of the freshest and most exciting Messiahs on CD reconciling 'authentic' practice with the work's undoubted scope for grandeur. Superb soloists.
Recording information: Abbey Road Studios, London (01/1988)....continue...
2 CD / RCA Records / 2005-11-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Schade, Michael; Schafer, Christine
Conductors: Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien
8 CD / Decca / 2005-10-11Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias; Athalia, HWV 52; Esther; La Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesù Cristo, HWV 47
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocal]; Jones, Aled; King, Andrew [Tenor]; Kirkby, Emma; Kwella, Patrizia; Nelson, Judith [Soprano Vocal]; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]; Rolfe...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Christopher Hogwood and The Academy of Ancient Music have made a number of distinguished recordings of the music of Handel. Handels most popular oratorio, Messiah,...continue...
2 CD / Capriccio / 2005-09-20Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Cencic, Max Emanuel; Humphries, Charles; Pigram, Christopher; Schebesta, Martin; Sharpe, Ivan; Torday, Robert
Conductors: Marschik, Peter
2 CD / EMI Classics Import / 2005-03-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: King's College Choir, Cambridge
2 CD / Delos / 2005-01-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Sharp, William [Baritone Vocal]; Taylor, Daniel; Tharp, Steven; Zukerman, Arianna
Conductors: Thomas, Jeffrey
Ensemble: American Bach Soloists
"I have always subscribed to the idea that a 'live' recording of any work should be released only if its artistic standards can be compared...continue...
2 CD / RCA Records / 2004-10-12Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Arnold, Robert; Conant, Robert; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Paul, Thomas; Raskin, Judith; Smith, James
Conductors: Shaw, Robert
"I find myself so often crying out fo the reissue of fine recordings of the past that have been cruelly dropped from circulation, so it...continue...
2 CD / Nimbus Records / 2004-06-08Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Carr, Gavin; Hart-Davis, Michael; Smart, Alison; Towers, William
Conductors: Boughton, William
Ensemble: English Symphony Orchestra
2 CD / Arabesque / 2004-05-25Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Elwes, John; Gauvin, Karina; Lane, Jennifer; Polegato, Brett
Conductors: Parrott, Andrew
Ensemble: Handel & Haydn Society
2 CD / Arts / 2003-10-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Abete, Antonio; Daniels, Charles; Dawson, Lynne
Conductors: Fasolis, Diego
Ensemble: I Barocchisti
2 CD / EMI Classics Import / 2003-08-05Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Chadwick, Eric; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Milligan, James; Morison, Elsie
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm, Sir
Ensemble: Huddersfield Choral Society
2 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2003-02-06Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Brown, Donna; Kallisch, Cornelia; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Sacca, Roberto
Conductors: Rilling, Helmuth
Ensemble: Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Handels ever-popular oratorio in Mozarts stunning arrangement! Helmuth Rilling and some of Europes leading vocalists provide a vivid listening experience....continue...
2 CD / Philips / 2003-01-14Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Brett, Charles; Hale, Robert; Marshall, Margaret; Mason, Timothy; Quirke, Saul; Robbin, Catherine; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]; Ross, Alastair
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2002-11-06Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Bilgram, Hedwig; Burrows, Stuart; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Krapp, Edgar; McIntyre, Donald; Reynolds, Anna; Webb, Gordon
Conductors: Richter, Karl
Ensemble: John Alldis Choir
2 CD / Virgin Classics Import / 2002-05-07Works: George Frederick Handel: Der Messias
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Cornwell, Joseph; Kirkby, Emma; Thomas, David [Bass Vocal]; van Evera, Emily
Virgin Classics make this classic, period-style performance of Handels Messiah under the direction of Andrew Parrott available once again at an attractive price. The excellent...continue...