Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200
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
One hour before the start of each performance in Symphony Hall’s Higginson Hall.