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Handel’s Messiah (Highlights) at Christmas by Candlelight
Handel’s Messiah (Highlights) at Christmas by Candlelight

Handel’s Messiah (Highlights) at Christmas by Candlelight

St Giles Cathedral

Edinburgh

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Enjoy an outstanding musical evening in the run-up to Christmas with an exceptional selection from Handel's masterpiece, The Messiah. Brought to you by the phenomenal musicians of The Piccadilly Sinfonietta accompanying some of the most accomplished and talented singers in the UK today. In addition, the programme will include some of Bach's finest violin concertos and his much loved Air on the G String Set in the beautiful candlelit location of St Giles Cathedral , this will be a festive evening to remember! 'Stunning' Classic FM Programme Bach - Air on a G string Bach - Violin Concerto in A minor Bach - Double Violin Concerto in D minor (Interval) Handel – Messiah (selected arias and choruses) Featuring The Piccadilly Sinfonietta Susan Parkes (Soprano) Hannah Morley (Soprano) John Gyeantey (Tenor) Sam Young (Bass) The Piccadilly Sinfonietta Since its formation in 2017, the Piccadilly Sinfonietta have become a regular feature on the UK concert scene, giving up to 100 performances a year in some of the country’s most beautiful and prestigious venues. The ensemble comprises some of the most prodigious musical talent and performs exclusively with leading virtuoso soloists. The group performs under the artistic direction of its founder, concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith and focuses on the virtuoso concerto repertoire of the baroque, classical and early romantic periods. Here's a short video extract of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta performing Vivaldi: https://youtu.be/96PzKgCnrlA

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Opens Tue 12th Dec at 7:30 PM (GMT)
High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE, United Kingdom
St Giles Cathedral