Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200
Oct 10 + 12, 2014

Celebrate in Baroque style with a Bicentennial kickoff concert overflowing with virtuosity and pomp. H+H musicians display their full range with Harry Christophers leading familiar orchestral and choral selections, including Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks.

Harry Christophers, conductor
Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
VAP Young Women’s and Young Men’s Choruses

Handel  Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok the Priest
Bach  Singet dem Herrn
Handel  Coronation Anthem No. 3, The King shall rejoice
Handel  Music for the Royal Fireworks
Sir John Stevenson “They play’d, in air the trembling music floats”
Vivaldi “Summer” from The Four Seasons
Handel “Worthy is the Lamb” and “Amen” choruses from Messiah


Listen now: “La Réjouissance” from Music for the Royal Fireworks 

Friday October 10, 7.30pm, at Symphony Hall
Sunday October 12, 3pm, at Symphony Hall


Pre-concert Conversations

One hour before the start of each performance in Symphony Hall’s Higginson Hall.