Henley Choral Society 2019

Venue: The Concert Hall (Directions)

Sat 23 Mar, 19:30
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The successful Henley Choral Society has the made the Handel's Messiah its centrepiece for 2019.   Conducted by Peter Asprey, the multi-talented and in demand conductor, chorus master and singer the choir will be joined by a full orchestra and soloists to be announced shortly.

The love affair that classical music audiences have with this oratorio is phenomenal, premiered in Dublin in 1742, it has been performed by choirs across Britain every year since at least 1745.

Handel composed the in 1741 and continued to work on it after its initial performance, finally arriving at the version we know today in 1754.  Impressive solo arias, interspersed with compelling chorus numbers, tell the story of Jesus' birth, life, death, resurrection, and final victory over sin and death.

Ticket information

£22, under 18s £14

Venue info

The Concert Hall

The Concert Hall, located within the Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QH

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Contact: 0118 960 6060

Box Office opening times: 

Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm 
Sunday and Bank Holidays One hour before the show