'Messiah' by Handel - another amazing performance

On Saturday 17th March, Portsmouth Cathedral again hosted another performance of Handel's famous oratorio, 'Messiah'.

Attended by over 200 guests, some 60 choristers of the Portsmouth Cathedral Choir, and musicians and soloists of the Capelle Baroque Orchestra put on this stunning performance.  Conducted by Dr David Price, Organist and Master of the Choristers at Portsmouth Cathedral, soloists include: Soprano, Lucy Cronin; Alto, David Hurley; Tenor, Ryan Williams; and Bass, William Drakett.

Of interest, all but 4 of the 60 performers were all aged under 20 years of age!

The performance of Handel's 'Messiah' has regularly as an annual feature during the Lent season for several years at Portsmouth Cathedral.

If you missed the performance, you can listen to some of the performance from these selections:

 

 The performance in the nave of Portsmouth Cathedral was attended by over 200 guests

The performance in the nave of Portsmouth Cathedral was attended by over 200 guests

 Rehearsals for the 'Messiah' concert with choir and orchestra

Rehearsals for the 'Messiah' concert with choir and orchestra

 The Capelle Baroque Orchestra and Portsmouth Cathedral Choir performing Handel's 'Messiah' on 17th March 2018

The Capelle Baroque Orchestra and Portsmouth Cathedral Choir performing Handel's 'Messiah' on 17th March 2018