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Sunday 18 December 2022, 4.30pm

  • Multiple locations
  • Nearly full

The Sixteen: Handel's Messiah

The Sixteen: Handel's Messiah

Presented by Saffron Hall

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The Sixteen and their director Harry Christophers return to Saffron Hall with a work that has become a staple of the Christmas calendar: Handel’s Messiah.

In music at once joyous and profound, Handel’s Messiah has come to represent the celebration of the Christmas story in the wider context of Christ’s life and death, from solo arias performed by exceptional soloists, to the majesty of the ‘Hallelujah’ chorus.


This concert is supported by Charles & Jill Rawlinson

Performance information

Running time

2 hours 50 minutes

Booking information


Under 25s can purchase half price tickets for this show.

10 for 10

This event is not part of our 10 for 10 scheme.

Programme and performers


  • George Frideric Handel Messiah


  • The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra
  • Harry Christophers conductor

Information for your visit

Sunday 18 December 2022, 4.30pm


All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

Additional information


For this event, drinks are not allowed in the auditorium.


We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

Booster seats not available

Buggy parking not available

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