Bristol Old Vic: Messiah
Jersey Opera House
Inspired by Handel’s profound religious masterpiece, this acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production provides a rare chance to experience a powerfully dramatic account of Messiah and to rediscover the intense spirituality of its many well-known arias and choruses.
Staged by the Tony Award-winning director Tome Morris (War Horse), this extraordinary production features Europe’s most celebrated baroque orchestra The English Concert, the magnificent Erebus Ensemble and a cast of internationally renowned soloists.
The story explores the drama and struggle of faith, showing a group of people whose grief at the loss of their leader is transformed into hope through a narrative of resurrection. Through their despair, the Apostles gradually realise their mission is to redeem the world by sharing the story of Jesus’s life and death with all humanity.