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Sat. 27 Apr. 2019

7: 30 PM // Saint Mark's Cathedral

Seattle Baroque Orchestra and Byrd Ensemble

Handel's Messiah

In association with Town Hall Seattle
Alexander Weimann, Music Director
Markdavin Obenza, Byrd Ensemble Artistic Director

Handel’s most famous oratorio, unparalleled in both text and music, returns to Eastertide in a collaboration between Seattle’s Byrd Ensemble and the Orchestra under the direction of Alexander Weimann.

View the performance at Bastyr University Chapel
FRI. 26 APR. 2019 // 7:30 PM

“…they perform centuries-old music in a pure, authentic style that brings out its universal human gorgeousness.” -The Seattle Times

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Program Length

2 hours and 30 minutes with one intermission

Music Director

Alexander Weimann

Byrd Ensemble Artistic Director

Markdavin Obenza

Concert Master

Ingrid Matthews

Orchestra Musicians

Lindsey Strand-Polyak, violin
Libby Phelps, violin
Courtney Kuroda, violin
Laurie Wells, violin
Cecilia Archuleta, violin
Mary Manning, violin
Stephen Creswell, viola
Nathan Whittaker, cello
Page Smith Bilski, cello
Todd Larsen, bass
Jay Scott, trumpet
Gordon Ullman, trumpet
Curtis Foster, oboe
Lot Demeyer, oboe
Jillon Dupree, organ
Dan Oie, timpani

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