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MESSIAH
Synopsis

Messiah is an English-language oratorio composed by German-born English composer George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) in 1741 and it remains his best-known work. Handel worked on it with his friend and collaborator Charles Jennen. It was the latter's idea that the underlying theme of "Messiah" was to be built upon a series of scriptural verses. The text was drawn from three parts of the Bible: The Old Testament prophesying the birth of the Messiah; New Testament text on the birth of Christ, his death and his resurrection; and verses relating to Judgement Day, with the final chorus text drawn from the Book of Revelation.

Hallelujah Oratorio Society (HOS) celebrates its 40th anniversary by performing this oratorio with the Jakarta Festival Chorus and Gloria Dei Cantores under the direction of HOS music director Lee Chong Min, accompanied by The Philharmonic Orchestra, along with four soloists: Colette Lam (soprano), Chia Wee Kiat (countertenor), Solomon Chong (tenor) and Caleb Woo (bass).

Start Sales Date

Internet :
16 Oct 2017, 9am

Other Channels :
16 Oct 2017, 10am

 

Duration

Approximately 2 hours 35 minutes
(20 minutes interval)

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Rating/Age Limit
Admission Rules of Esplanade:

  • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance.
  • Infants in arms or children below the age of 7 shall not be admitted.
  • Children above 7 years must purchase ticket for admission.


Late Seating Advisory

  • You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
  • No admission will be allowed into the venue once the performance has commenced.
  • Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance.


Photography/Video Recording Rules

  • No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is allowed for this event.

Through All SISTIC Channels
10% Discount for Local/Overseas Students, Senior Citizens (60 years old & above) & NSFs.
Full-Time students with valid student pass.
NSF personnel with valid SAF 11B (Military IC)
Concession tickets are non-transferable. Please note that random checks on concession tickets will be conducted at the point of entry.
Patrons unable to present proof of eligibility are required to upgrade their concession tickets to full price tickets.
[ Valid from 16 Oct 2017 onwards ]
[ Valid for Cat 1 - Cat 3 ]

10% Discount for Friends of Hallelujah & Alumni
[ Valid from 16 Oct 2017 onwards ]
[ Valid for Cat 1 - Cat 3 ]
[Quote valid member number upon purchase]

BUY TICKETS
Event Date
Fri, 22 Dec 2017

7.30pm

Venue
Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)

Standard: S$65, S$55, S$45, S$35, S$25
Esplanade Box & Premier Box: S$80
Restricted View: S$25

Seating Plan