Lecture on Handel and his Messiah
by Maestro Drostan Hall
Maestro Drostan Hall featured George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, one of the world’s most famous and frequently performed choral works.
You will learn the historical background and anecdotes of the composer Handel and the piece in live and video presentations.
The 45-minute presentation was followed by a 15-minute Q & A.
This event was held at the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State Chicago IL 60603 and was also livestreamed.
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At noon on March 3 on the 98.7WFMT Music in Chicago radio show, Lisa Flynn broadcasts the Spring Concerto from the Four Seasons by Vivaldi performed by amazing violinist Rika Seko. This was recorded at our recent concert at the Wheaton College Artist Series.
Excellent article by Natalia Dagenhart about our recent concert at the Artist Series performing the Vivaldi Four Seasons:
Photo by Wheaton College Artist Series of narrator Kailey Bell, Camerata Chicago and conductor Drostan Hall.
Mozart Symphony No. 41 ‘Jupiter’
October 2, 2021
College Church, Wheaton
Watch this superb video and enjoy the outstanding musical artistry of Camerata Chicago performing Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony.
We are very grateful to Deby and Jamie Fellowes, Nikola and Tatjana Nenadovich, Joyce Saxon, Tyndale House Foundation and Compass Mortgage for their extremely generous support of our mission and concerts – they have made it possible for you to watch this video.