Handel’s Messiah

Bristol Choral Society

Conductor Adrian Partington

Bristol Choral Society
Music for Awhile

Harpsichord Warwick Cole
Soprano Mary Nelson
Countertenor James Neville
Tenor Daniel Auchincloss
Baritone John Savournin

‘An absorbing and thoroughly entertaining evening…’ wrote Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres in her bachtrack.com review of the 2012 Messiah performance ‘…it was as though Colston Hall had been wrapped in a giant ribbon for what can only be described as a Christmas present come early.’

An almost identical cast returns this year for Bristol Choral Society’s renowned memorised Messiah, complete with Adrian Partington’s ‘masterful rendition’ and the scintillating playing of period orchestra Music for Awhile as we bid you Merry Christmas.

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