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Händel’s Messiah

Orpheus Baroque, St. Jacob’s Chamber Choir and soloists in Handel’s monumental masterpiece.

Orpheus Baroque Stockholm takes on a masterpiece with German violinist and conductor Gottfried von der Goltz, leader of Freiburger Barockorchester. In a collaboration with St. Jacob’s Chamber Choir and Scandinavian star soloists, they perform Handel’s monumental masterpiece. 

Messiah was originally intended to be performed at Easter and premiered at a charity concert in Dublin on 13 April 1742. It was immediately a huge success and Handel presented it to much acclaim at London’s Foundling Hospital each year until his death in 1759.

Numerous stories from the Old and New Testaments are compiled in Messiah, each presented with Baroque means of musical expression spanning from spiritual elevation to temperamental volition. The Hallelujah Chorus is one of the most famous sections. 

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Orpheus Baroque, St. Jacob’s Chamber Choir and soloists in Handel’s monumental masterpiece.

Wednesday 21 December 2022 19.00

Ends approximately 21.00

Price:

230-440 SEK

Orpheus Baroque Stockholm takes on a masterpiece with German violinist and conductor Gottfried von der Goltz, leader of Freiburger Barockorchester. In a collaboration with St. Jacob’s Chamber Choir and Scandinavian star soloists, they perform Handel’s monumental masterpiece. 

Messiah was originally intended to be performed at Easter and premiered at a charity concert in Dublin on 13 April 1742. It was immediately a huge success and Handel presented it to much acclaim at London’s Foundling Hospital each year until his death in 1759.

Numerous stories from the Old and New Testaments are compiled in Messiah, each presented with Baroque means of musical expression spanning from spiritual elevation to temperamental volition. The Hallelujah Chorus is one of the most famous sections. 

***

Book before the tickets are released!

This concert is included in our series Onsdag Stor. You can secure your place by purchasing a subscription right now – with 25 percent off the ticket price.

Read more about Onsdag Stor

  • The music

    Approximate times
  • George Frideric Handel Messiah
    148 min
  • Participants

  • Orpheus Baroque Stockholm
  • Gottfried von der Goltz musical direction
  • S:t Jacobs Kammarkör
  • Maria Keohane soprano
  • Kristina Hammarström alto
  • Anders J Dahlin tenor
  • Karl-Magnus Fredriksson bass

Wednesday 21 December 2022 19.00

Ends approximately 21.00

Price:

230-440 SEK



Other occasions


Since its formation in 2015, Orpheus Baroque has grown into an important part of the capital city’s music offering, serving as a meeting place for orchestra members and some of Sweden’s foremost freelance Baroque musicians.