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Handel's Messiah

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Handel's Messiah

Friday, December 13 — Saturday, December 14

Friday, December 13 — Saturday, December 14
Orchestra Hall
2 hours

Full of dramatic tension and beauty, Handel’s Messiah is among the most revered oratorios of all time, and a long-standing musical tradition at Christmastime.

The Messiah was an immediate hit, due especially to Handel’s rising fame, and its premiere drew such a remarkable crowd that attendees were advised to leave hoop skirts and swords at home to save space. Hear this masterpiece for yourself as Ruth Reinhardt conducts the DSO and fills Orchestra Hall with Handel’s sounds of exaltation.

Meet the Audivi Ensemble.

Program

Handel
Messiah
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Artists

  • Artwork for Ruth Reinhardt

    Ruth Reinhardt

    conductor

  • Artwork for Deanna Breiwick

    Deanna Breiwick

    soprano

  • Artwork for Eve Gigliotti

    Eve Gigliotti

    mezzo-soprano

  • Artwork for Jonathan Johnson

    Jonathan Johnson

    tenor

  • Artwork for Russell Braun

    Russell Braun

    bass-baritone

  • Audivi

    chorus

Ruth Reinhardt

conductor

Deanna Breiwick

soprano

Eve Gigliotti

mezzo-soprano

Jonathan Johnson

tenor

Russell Braun

bass-baritone

Audivi

chorus

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Saturday, December 14
8:00pm
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Reinhardt was a joy to watch leading the symphony. Her hands and baton commanded the music with surgical precision. ”

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3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
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