Handel's Messiah
ESO Holiday Special

Handel's Messiah

Conducted by Nicholas McGegan
Saturday, December 9, 2023 7:30 PM

Rejoice! Handel's treasured sacred work, which has long been a beloved holiday staple, returns to the Winspear stage. This classic Christmas tradition, composed in 1741, will put you in the holiday mood with its splendid arias, powerful recitatives, and glorious choral sections, including the famous "Hallelujah" chorus. Conducted by Nicholas McGegan, featuring the Richard Eaton Singers with your ESO.  This concert will be approximately 2.5 hours with an intermission.

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Featured Artists

Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Claire de Sévigné, Soprano
Georgia Burashko, Mezzo-soprano
Isaiah Bell, Tenor
Tyler Duncan, Baritone
Richard Eaton Singers (Timothy Shantz, Artistic Director)

39 - Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for many Indigenous Peoples. We honour and recognize the rich artistic, cultural, and musical traditions of the Cree, Nakota Sioux, Metis, Dene, Saulteaux, and the many more Indigenous communities that call this land we share, home.