Handel: Messiah - Parts 2 and 3
Live from St David's Hall, Cardiff
Handel's Messiah, with the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. François-Xavier Roth conducts, with a line-up of distinguished soloists.
Handel: Parts 2 and 3
Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano
Delphine Galou, mezzo
Topi Lehtipuu, tenor
Bass Matthew Brook
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC National Chorus of Wales
François-Xavier Roth, conductor
A Christmas performance of Handel's setting of the most special of all stories. Messiah is the most popular oratorio ever written, packed with well-known music and, like a huge baroque fresco, is crowded with characters, events, heavenly angels and ceremonial trumpets. François-Xavier Roth conducts the most warmly atmopheric of Christmas works with a line-up of distinguished soloists.