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Handel’s Messiah at Melbourne Town Hall
December 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic presents its world-record breaking 237th performance of Handel’s immortal oratorio Messiah. Featuring a star-studded cast of soloists, and the magnificent RMP Choir and Orchestra, the performance will be directed by RMP Chief Conductor Andrew Wailes, one of Australia’s leading exponents of the work.
“The Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra delivered a vibrant and polished reading of Handel’s masterpiece. Music director Andrew Wailes conducted with precision and infectious energy, urging the chamber-sized orchestra and 100-strong choir to stirring renditions of the big choir pieces including the famous “Hallelujah”, “Glory to God” and “For unto us a Child is born” choruses. Wailes favouring brisk tempos made
for very exciting listening…” The Age
Sara Macliver, soprano
Bronwyn Douglass, mezzo soprano (2015 RMP Aria Winner)
Andrew Goodwin, tenor
Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bass
Andrew Wailes, conductor
RMP Choir and Orchestra
SUNDAY 11 DECEMBER AT 5pm
MELBOURNE TOWN HALLBook online via https://www.trybooking.com/MJLWTickets also available from all ticketmaster outlets
Phone bookings: 136 100 Online: www.ticketmaster.com.au
Further enquiries and booking via the RMP website: www.rmp.org.au