Messiah | Handel
Bergen International Festival/Bergen National Opera/Barroksolistene
Direction/Design/Costume/Video Netia Jones
Music Director Bjarte Eike
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"A magical and beautiful performance of Messiah"
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"Jones' concretization of the action makes sense to the abstract: when we hear the tenor convincingly sing "Comfort Ye My People" to his church we feel the young priests need to preach. When the alto reads from her bible we hear her despair through prayer"