On Monday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m., WQXR presents a complete performance of Handel's Messiah by the Trinity Baroque Orchestra live from Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan. Conductor Julian Wachner leads the orchestra through this perennial favorite, featuring an elaborate mix of chorus, soloists, and orchestra in the church where it received its New World premiere in 1770.
Naomi Lewin hosts, with additional commentary from conductor and organist Kent Tritle.
Monday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Julian Wachner, conductor
Trinity Baroque Orchestra
Robert Mealy, concertmaster
Charles Wesley Evans