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The Royal Conservatory of Music, TELUS Centre, Koerner Hall
|Tafelmusik performs Handel's Messiah at Koerner Hall: An unforgettable experience|
|As Christmas is quickly approaching, it is only fair to take advantage of some of the musical gifts and traditions that accompany this festive season. Handel's Messiah is one of the most widely-known sacred oratorios, most commonly recognized by its Hallelujah chorus. However, Handel's Messiah, was not always regarded as a popular work for the Christmas season. Its first public performance on April 12th1742 in Dublin was highly successful and received well by the audience; however, the following year at the London première, the audience lashed insults upon the performers.|
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