This classic with the later stages of Handel's life when he fell out of popular favour. Isolated and plagued by financial worries and ill health, he shut himself away and worked day and night on The Messiah, the performance of which at the Royal Opera House in 1743 resulted in a standing ovation led by the King.
- Norman Walker
- Wilfrid Lawson, Elizabeth Allan, Malcolm Keen, Michael Shepley, Max Kirby, Hay Petrie, Morris Harvey, A.E. Matthews, Frederick Cooper, Andrew Leigh, Michael Hunt, Alan Wren, Robert Atkins, H.F. Maltby, Ivan Samson
- 89 min
Venue Details & Map
St George StreetLondonW1S 1FX
- +44 (0)20 7629 0874
- Public transport:
- Leave the station via Oxford Street west Regent Street south exit. Walk south along Regent's Street, take third right into Maddox Street. Church is 50 metres ahead.
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