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The Messiah


The Messiah


Choir and Orchestra of Les Arts Florissants

Musical direction



Emmanuelle DE NEGRI, soprano
Katherine WATSON, soprano
Tim MEAD, counter-tenor
James WAY, tenor
Padraic ROWAN, bass


2019 celebrates the 40th anniversary of Les Arts Florissants – what could be a better highlight than a tour of the Messiah in Asia ?

This eminently festive and deeply moving work has long enjoyed extraordinary popularity around the world, but the version recorded by Les Arts Florissants has become a benchmark—a testament of the utmost attention to the language, sense of theatre, dramatic tension, energy and vigour of both Handel’s masterly oeuvre and the dedicated work of William Christie and Les Arts Florissants over the past forty years.

“The maestro and his troops have exalted this Nativity oratorio with a tour of unforgettable concerts.» Diapason magazine


Thanks to Baroque Live program, 35 children will attend to the Incheon concert and meet the artists backstage.

Previous dates

Season 2019-2020

Kaoshiung / Taiwan
Weiwuying Hall

  • Saturday, October 19 2019, 2.30pm

Incheon / Corée
Arts Center Incheon

  • Thursday, October 17 2019, 8pm

Tokyo / Japon
Tokyo Opera City

  • Monday, October 14 2019, 3pm

Nagoya / Japon
Aichi Arts Center

  • Sunday, October 13 2019, 2pm

Osaka / Japon
Izumi Hall

  • Saturday, October 12 2019, 4pm

Luxembourg / Luxembourg

  • Monday, October 7 2019, 8pm

Ambronay / France

  • Thursday, October 3 2019, 8pm, Festival d'Ambronay

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