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Handel: Messiah / Taurins, Gauvin, Blaze, Muller, Polegato


Release Date: 10/30/2012 
Label:  Tafelmusik Media   Catalog #: 1016   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Brett PolegatoRufus MüllerRobin BlazeKarina Gauvin
Conductor:  Ivars Taurins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 21 Mins. 

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Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists including Karina Gauvin, Robin Blaze, Rufus Muller and Brett Polegatol. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists including Karina Gauvin, Robin Blaze, Rufus Muller and Brett Polegatol. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Brett Polegato (Baritone), Rufus Müller (Tenor), Robin Blaze (Countertenor),
Karina Gauvin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ivars Taurins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/2011 
Venue:  : Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory, Tor 

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