Handel’s Caribbean Messiah

December 20, 2019

December 22, 2019

8:00 pm

Frank Collymore Hall, Bridgetown, Barbados

Event Description

The 1688 Orchestra & Collective presents Handel’s Caribbean Messiah.

Handel’s Caribbean Messiah is a rework of selections from The Messiah written by George Frederic Handel. Unlike previous versions, Handel’s Caribbean Messiah places The Messiah completely within the Caribbean tradition by reinterpreting Handel’s compositions using the rhythms, melodic techniques, and structures of Caribbean folk, adding a cultural twist to this 300-year-old work.

Featuring:
Dionne Timothy
Kareem Agard
Jabari Browne
Allison Norville
The Marlon Legall Voice Project

The 1688 Orchestra

and performances by Dancin’ Africa, choreography by Aisha Commissiong

Doors Open at 7:00 p.m

Performances begin at 8:00 pm nightly

Tickets: Bds $80
At the door: Bds $100

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