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Saturday 9 December 2023 at 7pm
Sunday 10 December 2023 at 5pm

Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall

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Handel's Messiah returns!

6-15 December 2024

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Chad Kelly* conductor
Sara Macliver soprano
Fiona Campbell alto
Andrew Goodwin tenor
Samuel Dale Johnson bass
MSO Chorus
Warren Trevelyan-Jones chorus director


Handel Messiah

About this performance

Conductor Chad Kelly leads the MSO and Chorus plus an all-star lineup of soloists in Handel’s greatest oratorio celebration, Messiah.

Composed in 1741, the work is still as potent as it was more than 280 years ago, inspiring joy and wonder from both first-time listeners and those that return every year.

Duration: approx. 2 hours and 40 minutes including interval

*Due to unforeseen circumstances, Sir James MacMillan is unable to conduct this performance as originally scheduled.

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