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  • Although little is known about her, the queen's image inspired medieval Christian mystical works in which she embodied divine wisdom, as well as Turkish and Persian paintings, Handel's oratorio Solomon, and Hollywood films.

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  • This year there's an updating of Handel's Saul by Olivia Fuchs; Donizetti's opera seria Maria di Rohan, directed by Stephen Medcalf with Mary Plazas in the title role; and – to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Ambroise Thomas – a rare staging of his most celebrated opera Mignon, conducted by the festival's artistic director Andrew Greenwood.

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  • The texts are even briefer than Handel's, and have numerous repeats, an opportunity for ornamentation.

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  • Notable among the classics are the Mozart-Da Ponte collaborations and several of Handel's operas including the Chicago Lyric's recent Hercules.

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  • That is also part of the process of connecting individuals and communities through Handel's extraordinary composition.

    Massive Messiah

  • I have conducted Handel's Messiah around 200 times, mostly with my group the Sixteen.

    Massive Messiah

  • Our performances are informed by what we know about those given during Handel's day, and by years of living with this incredible music.

    Massive Messiah

  • In fact, Messiah was performed by groups of various sizes during Handel's lifetime and became an annual fixture for massed choirs after the full score's posthumous publication in the 1760s.

    Massive Messiah

  • Our historically informed performances today often use smaller orchestras than you would have heard in Handel's day.

    Massive Messiah

  • Massive Messiah will be accompanied by the Choir and Orchestra of the Sixteen using Handel's original scoring.

    Massive Messiah


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