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Messiah 2017 - Singer Registration
We will start our online registration for singers on 4th March 2016 at 5 pm CET.

Messiah 2016 - Thank you
We thank everybody for making this a wonderful Messiah and Happy Birthday Händel weekend again. Pictures will follow shortly. The entry of the choir you can see here.

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Happy Birthday Händel Messiah

We thank

We thank the city of Halle, the media partners and sponsors for the great support of our event.



Deutsche Welle TV Beitrag 2009

Deutsche Welle TV Beitrag 2009

The full recording of the Messiah concert CD you can order from our shop.

Air: "Every Valley" (Jan van Elsacker, Tenor)

Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb


Happy Birthday Händel – Messiah in Halle

Programme Messiah 2017

Thursday 23.02.2017

17:00 - Singing at the Händel-Monument on the Market Square
All choirs and nations are invited to present themselves and sing a birthday song for Händel.

18:00 - Messiah Rehearsal in the Händel-Halle
Conducted by Proinnsías Ó Duinn for choir and piano. 17:30 doors open, duration 2 hrs.

21:00 - Singers Club in „Diebels am Händelhaus“
Singers meet for a relaxed evening together. Kleine Marktstr. 3

Friday 24.02.2017

09:00 - Cultural Partner - will be announced

14:00 - Messiah Rehearsal in the Händel-Halle 
Conducted by Proinnsías Ó Duinn for choir and piano. 13:00 doors open, duration 2hrs.

19:30 - Concert „Choir music from near and far“ in the Ulrichskirche
The participating choirs present themselves here one after the other. 15 minutes per choir.

21:00 - Singers Club in „Diebels am Händelhaus“

Saturday 25.02.2017

10:30 - Messiah general rehearsal in the Händel-Halle
Conducted by Proinnsías Ó Duinn for choir, soloists and orchestra.
10:00 door open, duration 3 hrs. 

14:30 - 1.5 hrs walking tour "on the trail of Händel"
7 €. Please register until 9 Feb. in order that we can provide the right number of guides and languages. Start at Handel Monument, Market Square

19:30 - Messiah Concert in the Händel-Halle
With 400 singers from around the world. Conductor: Proinnsias Ó Duinn.
18:30 doors open

22:15 - Happy Birthday Händel Party in “Diebels am Händelhaus”

Version of March 2016. Changes may occur.

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