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Saturday, November 30th, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Church of St. Francis of Assisi

A slightly audacious, gender-bending version of Handel’s sacred oratorio that plays with the idea of role reversal. Ever wonder how ‘Rejoice Greatly’ would sound performed by a tenor, or ‘Every Valley’ performed by a soprano? For our Messiah, Jean-Sébastien has invited four of Canada’s most exciting concert artists to do just what Handel himself often did in re-assigning the solo roles to various voices.

A Messiah for the 21st century that tells the eternal story in a new way and thrills you with glorious choral sound!

The OCS is trying to help conserve natural resources. Download the digital version of our concert libretto (the words): 

Messiah Libretto (PDF)


ARTISTS

NATHALIE PAULIN, soprano
WALLIS GIUNTA, mezzo-soprano
ANTONIO FIGUEROA, tenor
GEOFFREY SIRETT, bass-baritone

OTTAWA MUSIC COMPANY
JEAN-SÉBASTIEN VALLÉE, conductor


 

 


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