Handel’s MESSIAH 2016

The RMP's 237th world-record breaking performance at Melbourne Town Hall

Handel’s Messiah

Melbourne Town Hall

The 33rd Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Concert

“The Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra delivered a vibrant and polished reading. Music director Andrew Wailes conducted with precision and infectious energy urging the chamber-sized orchestra and 100-strong choir to some stirring renditions of the big choir pieces including the famous Hallelujah, Glory to God and For unto us a Child is born. Wailes favouring brisk tempos made for exciting listening…” (Handel’s Messiah) The Age

Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra present Handel’s Messiah for the world record 236th time since 1853. The world’s most-loved oratorio, famous for its sparkling arias, powerful choruses and surging climaxes including the magnificent Hallelujah! Chorus and the equally thrilling Amen! Chorus which concludes the work. Featuring over 100 talented musicians from the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, and an exceptional cast of internationally acclaimed soloists, this concert promises to thrill under the direction of one of Australia’s foremost exponents of this great work. The RMP’s annual performance of this masterpiece is a much anticipated highlight of Melbourne’s concert calendar. Don’t miss being part of this wonderful musical tradition.

Andrew Wailes
, conductor
Sara Macliver, soprano
Bronwyn Douglass, mezzo soprano (2015 RMP Aria Winner)
Andrew Goodwin, tenor
Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bass baritone
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra

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