Dayton Philharmonic Special Event
HANDEL Messiah - The greatest oratorio of all time was written in England by a German-born composer for a German-born monarch and debuted in Dublin, Ireland! Handel's Messiah, based on the birth, passion and resurrection of Christ, eventually became one of the best-known and most frequently performed choral works in Western music. Now, for many, the holiday just doesn't seem complete without hearing this uplifting sacred work in the deep, rich surroundings of a traditional cathedral.
Although Handel's Messiah speaks directly to the gospel message of the passion and resurrection celebrated at Easter, this angelic piece has become a holiday tradition at Christmastime. Join the DPO in December for this glorious choral masterpiece at the gorgeous Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Dayton.