Handel's Messiah

Britten Sinfonia

Lestyn Davies sitting portrait 2017

Britten Sinfonia are joined by a stellar quartet of soloists for a festive performance of Handel’s thrilling and jubilant Messiah.

Barbican Associate Ensemble Britten Sinfonia are joined by a scintillating line-up of some of the UK’s finest singers for the annual Barbican performance of Handel’s Messiah.  With its brilliant arias and magnificent choruses, it is easy to see why Handel’s emotionally charged portrayal of biblical scenes is a popular fixture on many people’s Christmas calendar.

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Pop into the Martini Bar for a pre-performance tipple, with Happy Hour from 5-6pm

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