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Messiah on Good Friday

Friday 19 April 2019, 2.30pm

Richard Cooke Conductor

Richard Pearce Organist

Mhairi Lawson Soprano

Madeleine Shaw Mezzo-soprano

Jamie MacDougall Tenor

Božidar Smiljanić Bass

Royal Choral Society

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The Royal Choral Society has performed Handel’s Messiah on Good Friday afternoon at the Royal Albert Hall every year since 1876. This annual concert is one of London’s great Easter traditions and the perfect way to spend Good Friday afternoon.

For the 2019 performance of Great Britain’s favourite choral masterpiece, the choir will be accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra alongside quartet of superb soloists, all conducted by the choir’s Music Director, Richard Cooke.

It is thought that the Royal Choral Society, the choir that was formed for the opening of the Royal Albert Hall in 1871, has sung Handel’s magnificent Messiah more than any other choir – estimated as around 280 times.

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
020 7589 8212