All-Star Messiah

Proudly Presented by Myer

Friday 14 December 2012 at 8:00pm

Saturday 15 December 2012 at 7:00pm

Sunday 16 December 2012 at 5:00pm


Bernard Labadie conductor
Karina Gauvin soprano
Robin Blaze counter-tenor
Ian Bostridge tenor
Teddy Tahu Rhodes bass-baritone
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Handel Messiah

Handel’s Messiah is packed with great tunes and inspiring moments – that’s why it’s been loved by audiences for centuries. For this presentation, the MSO assembles a cast of international all-stars, with a stylish and sophisticated conductor, Bernard Labadie. Whether your love for this work is long-standing, or you’re coming to it for the first time, this performance will be a revelation of Messiah’s many musical splendours.

Event Duration: 2hrs 30mins

Free Pre-Concert Events

Beyond the Stage

Friday 14 December at 7pm
Stalls Foyer, Robert Blackwood Hall

Sunday 16 December at 4pm
Stalls Foyer, Hamer Hall

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra chorister Jillian Graham will give a personal perspective on Handel’s sacred masterwork.

Artist in Conversation

Saturday 15 December at 6pm
Stalls Foyer, Hamer Hall

Huw Humphreys will lead a conversation with Messiah soloist, Teddy Tahu Rhodes.

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