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Handel's Messiah: Open Rehearsal

Members' Event

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Go behind the scenes with our open rehearsal with the Britten Sinfonia.

Enjoy special access to Britten Sinfonia's rehearsal ahead of the evening's performance of Messiah.

The rehearsal will begin at 4pm and last approximately 1.5 hours.

This event is available to Membership and Membership Plus only, priority for places will be given to Members Plus.

Members are welcome to bring a guest. To secure your place(s), please RSVP to [email protected]

Places will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets for Messiah need to be purchased separately. 

This event is also open to Britten Sinfonia Friends. If you are an Britten Sinfonia Friend, please get in touch with the Britten Sinfonia team as they are running your guestlist.


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Composer Focus – Episode 1: George Frideric Handel with Iestyn Davies

Ed Seckerson is joined by countertenor Iestyn Davies to discuss George Frideric Handel, the German-born composer whose prolific portfolio of operas and hits such as the Water Music, and Messiah, won the hearts of the British public.

Barbican Hall