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Paul AGNEW dirige l’Orchestre et les Choeurs
“Les Arts Florissants”
Cité de la Musique
Paris le 17 juin 2008

‘Messiah’ not just for Christmas

Among the great winter holiday traditions, both old and new, lies one highly honored in the world of classical music – the sacred oratorio “Messiah,” written by composer George Frideric Handel in 1741.

Despite the popularity of Holiday Pops concerts featuring medleys of recognizable Yuletide carols, Handel’s “Messiah” remains a universal rite, awing audiences worldwide.

Source: Houston Chronicle

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