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Handel Messiah

Truro Choral Society sings Handel Messiah

Add to my Calendar 09-12-2017 19:30 09-12-2017 21:30 36 Handel Messiah Truro Choral Society returns to Truro Cathedral to sing Handel’s enduringly popular masterpiece of 1741, Messiah, conducted by Martin Palmer and accompanied by Truro Symphony Orchestra.The superb soloists will include tenor David Webb, who as part of English National Opera’s company sang Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance and Messenger in Aida this year and will appear as Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream next March. Joining him on the dais will be the accomplished soprano Suzanne Manuell, who has appeared at the Royal Albert Hall and Royal Opera House and performed with orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic and Northern Sinfonia. Tim Carleston, countertenor with The Queen’s Six, the male-voice a cappella group based at Windsor Castle, will be singing alto and renowned baritone George von Bergen, a regular performer with ENO, will sing bass. “A sparkling and uplifting performance”, “delivered with perfection” and “Martin Palmer again achieved perfect balance between the large choir and orchestra” are just some of the comments reviewers and audience members have made following the choir’s previous performances of this wonderful baroque-era oratorio.Considered by many as the start to the Christmas season, this concert is always a sell-out occasion, so early booking is advised. Truro Cathedral, Truro DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Truro Cathedral
14 St Marys St
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 2AF
England


Programme

George Frideric HandelMessiah, HWV 56

Performers

Suzanne Manuell – soprano
Tim Carleston – alto
David Webb – tenor
George Von Bergen – bass
Martin Palmer – Conductor
Will Fairbarin – piano / organ
Paul Comeau – piano / organ

Truro Choral Society
Truro Symphony Orchestra
Truro School
Truro High School for Girls

Programme Note

Truro Choral Society returns to Truro Cathedral to sing Handel’s enduringly popular masterpiece of 1741, Messiah, conducted by Martin Palmer and accompanied by Truro Symphony Orchestra.

The superb soloists will include tenor David Webb, who as part of English National Opera’s company sang Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance and Messenger in Aida this year and will appear as Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream next March. Joining him on the dais will be the accomplished soprano Suzanne Manuell, who has appeared at the Royal Albert Hall and Royal Opera House and performed with orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic and Northern Sinfonia. Tim Carleston, countertenor with The Queen’s Six, the male-voice a cappella group based at Windsor Castle, will be singing alto and renowned baritone George von Bergen, a regular performer with ENO, will sing bass.

“A sparkling and uplifting performance”, “delivered with perfection” and “Martin Palmer again achieved perfect balance between the large choir and orchestra” are just some of the comments reviewers and audience members have made following the choir’s previous performances of this wonderful baroque-era oratorio.

Considered by many as the start to the Christmas season, this concert is always a sell-out occasion, so early booking is advised.

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