After the first London performance of the “Messiah,” a patron congratulated Handel on the excellent "entertainment." Handel's reply was, "I would regret it if only I had managed to entertain you; I wanted to make you better." But the oratorio contains numerous super hits that captivate, inspire, and sympathize with the audience. The three-part work about the birth of Jesus, his way of the cross, and the redemption of mankind through his resurrection is characterized not only by its finely differentiated choral part, but also by the arias and recitatives of the solo parts, which are strong in character. LES CONCERTS presents a brilliant cast that shines vocally and artistically including the Zürcher Sing-Akademie, Orchestra La Scintilla, and soloists.
Tickets are CHF 30-85 for adults and CHF 20 for kids.