Handel's Messiah by candlelight | Eboracum Baroque -in aid of Cancer Research UK

Handel's Messiah by candlelight | Eboracum Baroque -in aid of Cancer Research UK

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 19:00

Eboracum Baroque are delighted to perform Handel’s celebrated work, Messiah in the historic Senate House, Cambridge in December 2017. The performance will be in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Relax in the run up to Christmas with this candlelit performance from some of the top young singers and instrumentalists in the UK. Performed on period instruments from the time of Handel, this is an evening of music not to be missed! It will be performed in one of the most historic buildings in Cambridge, Senate House where Handel’s oratorios were performed in the 18th century.

The Messiah features many of Handel’s most famous choruses and arias notably the Hallelujah chorus. Originally composed in 1742, it is now one of the most performed works of classical music of all time across the world.

Eboracum Baroque are a group of young professional singers and instrumentalists that perform across the UK and Europe. They specialise in the performance of Baroque music in a historically informed style and on period instruments. The ensemble are particularly renowned for their performances of 17th and 18th century English music. They are passionate about ensuring baroque music is accessible to all ages and have an active education programme.

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


Senate House
Senate House Passage
Cambridge CB2 1TQ
United Kingdom
52° 12' 20.2752" N, 0° 7' 1.6284" E
Event Information Box
£16.50, £14.50 (concessions), £5.50 (students) Available from 07505 542924 Monday to Saturday 9am - 7pm and Sunday 11am - 3pm.
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