Handel’s Messiah

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Celebrate the holidays with one of classical music’s most beloved traditions, as San Francisco Symphony Chorus Director Ragnar Bohlin conducts Handel’s Messiah. A holiday custom cherished for generations, this splendid oratorio features some of the most popular refrains in Western music—from “Comfort ye, my people” to the famous “Hallelujah” chorus. A wonderful musical evening for the whole family—not to be missed!



Ragnar Bohlin


Claudia Huckle


Joshua Hopkins


San Francisco Symphony




All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.

Concert: Approx. 2h 25m, includes intermission.

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King's College Choir performs the "Hallelujah" chorus from Handel's Messiah at the King's College Chapel, Cambridge:

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  1. Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 8:00pm

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  2. Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 8:00pm

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  3. Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 8:00pm

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