Part of the BBC Proms.
Archive :: production:T01398611836, concert:S6005, venue:V221
Our commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Handel's death reaches its climax with a large-scale, Royal Albert Hall-sized performance of Messiah - echoing the late-18th-century monster concerts that inspired Haydn's Creation (Prom 2) - Handel specialist Nicholas McGegan conducts a unique massed choir of young voices from around the UK, assembled under the direction of leading choral specialist Simon Halsey. Approx finish time: 21:30. Broadcast Live on BBC Radio 3. There will be one interval.