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Haendel's Messiah in Versailles

Next broadcasts Saturday, July 16 at 05:40 on Mezzo


    • Hervé Niquet (Conductor)
    • Sandrine Piau (Soprano)
    • Anthea Pichanick (Mezzo-soprano)
    • Kresimir Spicer (Tenor)
    • Bozidar Smiljanic (Bass)


    Georg Friedrich Haendel (1685-1759)
    Messiah, HWV 56

    Part I
    Scene 1: Isaiah's Prophecy of Salvation
    Scene 2: The Coming Judgment
    Scene 3: The Prophecy of Christ's Birth
    Scene 4: The Annunciation to the Shepherds
    Scene 5: Christ's Healing and Redemption

    Part II
    Scene 1: Christ's Passion
    Scene 2: Christ's Death and Resurrection
    Scene 3: Christ's Ascension
    Scene 4: Christ's Reception in Heaven
    Scene 5: The Beginnings of Gospel Preaching
    Scene 6: The World's Rejection of the Gospel
    Scene 7: God's Ultimate Victory

    Part III
    Scene 1: The Promise of Eternal Life
    Scene 2: The Day of Judgment
    Scene 3: The Final Conquest of Sin
    Scene 4: The Acclamation of the Messiah

    Recording: December 15 2018 - Chapelle Royale | Versailles
    Director: Julien Condemine
    Duration: 01:57

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