Handel: The Messiah29.3.09 6pm The Old Church (Vanha kirkko), Helsinki
Helsinki Chamber Choir
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Conductor Aapo Häkkinen
Handel’s popular masterpiece in its original Dublin version is the subject for the first collaboration between the Helsinki Chamber Choir and the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra.
Part of the Kirkko soikoon Festival. Supported by YLE. For ticket information please visit kirkkosoikoon.fi
The 23-strong Finnish chorus was an unbeatable exponent of this piece [Rautavaara's Vigilia], showing not only their technical discipline but also a breathtaking range of sonorities.