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Laurence Cummings on Handel’s Messiah

Mon Nov 21 2011

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In our latest video we talk to director Laurence Cummings about Handel’s Messiah which we perform in London on 6 December and also on tour. Laurence tells us why it’s such a special piece and what this performance will bring to it, and we also have a lot of fun taking the balloon concept of the Messiah postcard to whole new lengths…

 

Charles Jennens portrait © The Handel House Trust Ltd.

2 Comments

  • Brilliant with the balloons! Looking forward to bringing my kids along (one studying “And the Glory of the Lord” for GCSE) to experience their first Messiah! And to the pre-concert singing, of course 🙂

    Gill Perkins Wed Nov 23 2011
  • Glad you liked them! See you on Tuesday.

    oae Fri Dec 2 2011