Hallelujah Handel

Series produced by WGUC/ WVXU

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Hallelujah Handel explores the life and work of George Frideric Handel. The four-part series is hosted by Cincinnati Opera's Evans Mirageas and highlights the evolution of Handel's musical development.

Hallelujah Handel explores the life and work of George Frideric Handel. The four-part series is hosted by Cincinnati Opera's Evans Mirageas and highlights the evolution of Handel's musical development: his apprentice years in Rome; his long artistic life in London and association with legendary singers; the artistic and personal friendships he cultivated with members of the royal family; and the creation of the English Oratorio and its most celebrated example, Messiah.

Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artisitic Director of incinnati Opera and Former producer for WFMT, brings his many persona connections to these insightful and engaging programs. Artists featured include Renee Fleming, Cecilia Bartoli, David Daniels, and Andreas Scholl, as well as conductors Nicholas McGegan, Harry Bicket and Sir Roger Norrington.


4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The Messiah phenomenon and the reasons it has become Handel's most celebrated work and an iconic piece of classical music.

Bought by 'The Sea', WJFF, Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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During his time in London, Handel served two successive English monarchs, George I and George II. His operas and oratorios also caught the ear of o...

Bought by 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:02
  • Purchases: 6
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Starting with Rinaldo in 1711, Handel would write operas for three decades. Revel in the astonishing variety of Handel's arias and duets with perfo...

Bought by WNMU-FM, 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Handel's most productive apprentice years were in Rome.

Bought by 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM, and KHNS


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 5