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Part 1

BBC Proms, 2009, Prom 68: Handel Episode 1 of 2

From the Royal Albert Hall, London. Presented by Penny Gore.

Baroque music specialist Nicholas McGegan is at the helm of this large-scale performance of Handel's most celebrated oratorio, Messiah. This is the climax of the Proms commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's death. The Northern Sinfonia is joined by over 200 young voices from across the UK and a distinguished cast of soloists.

Handel: Messiah (Part 1)

Dominique Labelle (soprano)
Patricia Bardon (mezzo-soprano)
John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
Matthew Rose (bass)

City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus
Halle Youth Choir
National Youth Choir of Great Britain
National Youth Choir of Wales
Quay Voices (The Sage Gateshead)
RSCM Millennium Youth Choir
Scunthorpe Co-operative Junior Choir
Northern Sinfonia
Nicholas McGegan (conductor).

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55 minutes

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Sun 6 Sep 2009 18:30

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