New York Classical Review: Bicket’s freewheeling Messiah pays belated dividends with Philharmonic

And there were many beauties to admire along the two-and-a-half-hour way. …the choral guests from Boston, prepared by their director Harry Christophers, …projecting Handel’s daunting fast roulades into the hall more crisply … Their balance, intonation, and variety of articulations left nothing to be desired all evening.

Read the full review by David Wright here.