That Messiah Groove Again


Trinity Church in the snow (© Leo Sorel/Trinity Wall Street)

Monday, Dec. 24 at 5 pm and Tuesday, Dec. 25 at 1 pm, WQXR presents Handel‘s Messiah, in a performance by the resident Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra from Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan.

Conductor Julian Wachner leads the orchestra through this perennial favorite, featuring an elaborate mix of chorus, soloists, and orchestra in the church where it received its New World premiere in 1770. David Garland hosts, with additional commentary from conductor and organist Kent Tritle./ WQXR-FM Live Broadcast