Messiah VoxAmaDeus

Friday, December 13 at 7:00 PM      St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

22 East Chestnut Hill Avenue  Chestnut Hill, PhiladelphiaPA

What           Performance of Handel’s Messiah

                             Presented Complete and Uncut

Chosen by the Broad Street Review as the

“EXCITING …WINNING” Messiah of 2012!

Who              VoxAmaDeus — Valentin Radu, Artistic Director and Conductor

Ama Deus Ensemble, Baroque instrument orchestra, Soloists &  Chorus

                    Megan Monaghan, Soprano (Dec. 6-7-8)

Andrea Lauren Brown, Soprano (Dec. 13-15)

Jody Kidwell, Alto

Timothy Bentch, Tenor

Ed Bara, Bass

Tickets         $25 General Admission / $20 Seniors / $10 Students

Online:  Telephone: 610-688-2800 (VoxAmaDeus Box Office)

On sale at the door beginning approximately 45 minutes prior to concert time. For general information and group sales contact

                   VoxAmaDeus at or 610-688-2800 

Maestro Valentin Radu and the three distinctive performance ensembles of VoxAmaDeus—Vox Renaissance Consort, Camerata Ama Deus, Ama Deus Ensemble—perform the world’s greatest music from the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods. And what a December line-up they have for you!  Perfect for Christmastide, the full orchestra and chorus of the Ama Deus Ensemble, with stellar soloists, will present five performances of George Frideric Handel’s 1749 Covent Garden version of Messiah, complete and uncut, performed on Baroque-period instruments!

Come and hear the performance of Messiah about which the Broad Street    Review raved last season, “I heard four Messiahs this holiday season …

          Only one was exciting…VoxAmaDeus…gave a distinctive performance that…produced more effervescence and joy.”

Handel’s Messiah, with its grand choruses, dazzling vocal solos and bright trumpets, always stirs, awakens, excites, and uplifts! From haunting shepherd melodies, to stunning arias, to the great “Hallelujah” Chorus, this is Christmas at its best. Maestro Valentin Radu and Ama Deus Ensemble offer the public a unique opportunity to savor Messiah in Handel’s own 1749 Covent Garden version—performed at the appropriate lower-tuning pitch of Handel’s day—played on Baroque-period instruments—sung by soloists expert in the interpretation of this exciting music—and without the common cuts made by so many! Valentin Radu’s Messiah is dramatic and fast-paced—an ear-opening interpretation of this timeless masterpiece. Come and rediscover music you thought you knew! A spectacular panorama of sound, poetry and emotion at affordable ticket prices$25 General Admission — $20 Seniors — $10 Students.

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