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Handel: Messiah - Andrew Staples (tenor); Elizabeth Deshong (mezzo-soprano); Erin Wall (soprano); John Relyea (bass);...
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  1. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56
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In a time when historically informed performances of George Frederick Handel's Messiah have become the norm, it might seem that thick, homogenized orchestrations, massive choral forces, and excessively reverent interpretations would be a thing of the past, and that audiences would have lost the taste for such lavish post-Romantic treatments. Yet if Andrew Davis has resurrected the ghosts of Eugene Goossens and Thomas Beecham in his lushly scored rewrite of Messiah, then there must be an audience somewhere for this throwback ...

Handel: Messiah 2016, Chandos

UPC: 095115517628