Handel's "Messiah" has never lost its popularity since the day it was first performed in London in the 1742. What were the circumstances under which George Handel composed this iconic masterpiece? How did his intentions with structure and text shape the overall composition? Why do we still listen to this piece of work hundreds of years later?
Listen to Rev. Earl Palmer, along with host Dick Staub, as they unpack this epic composition and the story behind it's creation and beauty.