Saturday, December 8, 2018

Event: “Handel's Caribbean Messiah” - continues through Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 8:00pm at the Barbados Museum & Historical Society — St. Michael, Barbados, West Indies

Handel's Caribbean Messiah” Dec 7-9, 2018
Event: “Handel's Caribbean Messiah” on Friday, December 7, 2018 through Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 8:00pm at the Barbados Museum & Historical Society — St. Michael, Barbados, West Indies; Where: Walled Garden Theatre, Barbados Museum & Historical Society, St. Ann’s Garrison, St. Michael, Barbados; Phone: +1 (246) 538-0201; Email: info@barbmuse.org.bb; Websites: Barbados Museum & Historical Society and Barbados Museum & Historical Society-Facebook
Event Description: “The Barbados Museum & Historical Society and the 1688 Orchestra & Collective in association with the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation present 'Handel's Caribbean Messiah.' The event is being held under the patronage of the Governor General of Barbados, Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason, GCMG, DA, QC. Handel's Caribbean Messiah is a musical staging of selections from The Messiah written by George Frederic Handel. Unlike previous versions, Handel's Caribbean Messiah places The Messiah completely within the Caribbean tradition by reinterpreting Handel's compositions using the rhythms, melodic techniques, and structures of Caribbean folk and popular styles such as tuk, reggae, calypso, salsa and merengue. This new setting puts this 300-year-old work in the world of the contemporary Caribbean. Featuring: Dr. Stefan Walcott, Dionne Timothy, Kareem Agard, Jabari Browne, Allison Norville and The Marlon Legall Voice Project ... Doors Open at 7:00pm; Performances begin at 8:00 pm nightly. The red carpet Gala Night will be all inclusive and will be attended by patron Dame Sandra Mason. Guests will also be able to experience the new Mercedes Benz A Class, sponsored by Mercedes Benz. Tickets: Dec 7th (Gala night) Bds $125; Dec 8th, 9th Bds $80; Call the Museum at 538-0201 or e-mail them at info@barbmuse.org.bb for more information. Start time: 8:00pm; Venue: Walled Garden Theatre, The Barbados Museum & Historical Society, The Garrison, St. Michael ...” Read more: Barbados Museum & Historical Society and Barbados Museum & Historical Society-Facebook

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