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Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin|Handel: Messiah, HWV 56

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56

RIAS Kammerchor, Justin Doyle, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

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Handel’s Messiah has been adored by the English since it premiered. It’s a masterpiece in the British repertoire and has never been eclipsed. It’s been sung in every possible style, in every possible size. “Bigger is better” seems to be the general rule of thumb and the number of musicians and singers has approached the thousands. Attending one of these huge performances, Haydn was inspired to write his own oratorio: Die Schöpfung (The Creation).


Recorded in January 2020 in Berlin’s famous Jesus-Christus Church, where so many legendary performances have been recorded, this new version uses the ‘reasonable’ size of its 1742 Dublin premiere. The fabulous RIAS-Kammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik in Berlin joined forces for the occasion with an amazing English vocal quartet consisting of Julia Doyle (soprano), Tim Mead (countertenor), Thomas Hobbs (tenor) and Roderick Williams (bass).


After their three editions devoted to Handel's Concerti grossi, the Akademie für Alte Musik in Berlin continues to invest in the music of the most English of German composers. Just to give you a taste of what it’s all about, the RIAS-Kammerchor has been led by English choirmaster Justin Doyle since 2016. Here he gives an intimate reading of Messiah, conducting an incredible choir and orchestra that are among the best in the world at performing this music. Berlin was treated to this at the Philharmonie for the 2020 New Year Concert a few days before this recording. © François Hudry/Qobuz

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Handel: Messiah, HWV 56

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Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1 (Georg Friedrich Händel)

1
No. 1, Sinfony
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
00:02:52

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

2
No. 2, Comfort Ye My People
Thomas Hobbs
00:02:47

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

3
No. 3, Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted
Thomas Hobbs
00:03:13

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

4
No. 4, And the Glory of the Lord
Rias Kammerchor
00:02:36

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

5
No. 5, Thus Saith the Lord of Hosts
Roderick Williams
00:01:21

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Roderick Williams, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

6
No. 6, But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming
Tim Mead
00:04:13

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Tim Mead, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

7
No. 7, And He Shall Purify the Sons of Levi
Rias Kammerchor
00:02:22

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

8
No. 8, Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive
Tim Mead
00:00:29

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Tim Mead, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

9
No. 9, O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion
Tim Mead
00:05:15

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Tim Mead, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

10
No. 10, For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth
Roderick Williams
00:01:43

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Roderick Williams, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

11
No. 11, The People That Walked in Darkness Have Seen a Great Light
Roderick Williams
00:03:45

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Roderick Williams, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

12
No. 12, For unto Us a Child Is Born
Rias Kammerchor
00:03:55

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

13
No. 13, Pifa "Pastoral Symphony"
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
00:00:56

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

14
No. 14a, There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Fields
Julia Doyle
00:00:10

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Julia Doyle, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

15
No. 14b, And Lo, the Angel of the Lord
Julia Doyle
00:00:23

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Julia Doyle, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

16
No. 15, And the Angel Said unto Them
Julia Doyle
00:00:31

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Julia Doyle, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

17
No. 16, And Suddenly There Was with the Angel
Julia Doyle
00:00:15

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Julia Doyle, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

18
No. 17, Glory to God in the Highest
Rias Kammerchor
00:01:49

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

19
No. 18, Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion
Julia Doyle
00:04:12

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Julia Doyle, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

20
No. 19, Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind Be Opened
Tim Mead
00:00:25

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Tim Mead, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

21
No. 20, He Shall Feed His Flock like a Shepherd
Julia Doyle
00:04:50

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Tim Mead, Artist, MainArtist - Julia Doyle, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

22
No. 21, His Yoke Is Easy
Rias Kammerchor
00:02:20

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

DISC 2

Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2 (Georg Friedrich Händel)

1
No. 22, Behold the Lamb of God
Rias Kammerchor
00:02:42

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

2
No. 23, He Was Despised and Rejected of Men
Tim Mead
00:10:07

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Tim Mead, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

3
No. 24, Surely He Has Borne Our Griefs and Carried Our Sorrows
Rias Kammerchor
00:01:39

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

4
No. 25, And with His Stripes We Are Healed
Rias Kammerchor
00:01:45

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

5
No. 26, All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray
Rias Kammerchor
00:03:31

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

6
No. 27, All They That See Him Laugh Him to Scorn
Thomas Hobbs
00:00:40

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

7
No. 28, He Trusted in God That He Would Deliver Him
Rias Kammerchor
00:02:23

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

8
No. 29, Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart
Thomas Hobbs
00:01:31

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

9
No. 30, Behold and See If There Be Any Sorrow
Thomas Hobbs
00:01:23

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

10
No. 31, He Was Cut Off
Thomas Hobbs
00:00:14

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

11
No. 32, But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul in Hell
Thomas Hobbs
00:02:08

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

12
No. 33, Lift up Your Heads, O Ye Gates
Rias Kammerchor
00:03:06

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

13
No. 34, Unto Which of the Angels
Thomas Hobbs
00:00:17

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

14
No. 35, Let All the Angels of God Worship Him
Rias Kammerchor
00:01:28

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

15
No. 36, Thou Art Gone Up on High
Tim Mead
00:03:02

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Tim Mead, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

16
No. 37, The Lord Gave the Word
Rias Kammerchor
00:01:06

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

17
No. 38, How Beautiful Are the Feet
Julia Doyle
00:02:10

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Julia Doyle, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

18
No. 39, Their Sound Is Gone Out into All Lands
Rias Kammerchor
00:01:22

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

19
No. 40, Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage Together
Roderick Williams
00:02:40

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Roderick Williams, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

20
No. 41, Let Us Break Their Bonds Asunder
Rias Kammerchor
00:01:50

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

21
No. 42, He That Dwelleth in Heaven
Thomas Hobbs
00:00:12

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

22
No. 43, Thou Shalt Break Them with a Rod of Iron
Thomas Hobbs
00:01:53

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Thomas Hobbs, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

23
No. 44, Hallelujah
Rias Kammerchor
00:03:36

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 3 (Georg Friedrich Händel)

24
No. 45, I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
Julia Doyle
00:06:01

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Julia Doyle, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

25
No. 46, Since by Man Came Death
Rias Kammerchor
00:02:13

George Frideric Handel, Composer - RIAS Kammerchor, Choir, MainArtist - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

26
No. 47, Behold, I Tell You a Mystery
Roderick Williams
00:00:31

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Roderick Williams, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

27
No. 48, The Trumpet Shall Sound
Roderick Williams
00:08:23

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Roderick Williams, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

28
No. 49, Then Shall Be Brought to Pass
Tim Mead
00:00:17

George Frideric Handel, Composer - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Orchestra, MainArtist - Tim Mead, Artist, MainArtist - Justin Doyle, Conductor, MainArtist

(C) 2020 PENTATONE (P) 2020 PENTATONE

Album Description

Handel’s Messiah has been adored by the English since it premiered. It’s a masterpiece in the British repertoire and has never been eclipsed. It’s been sung in every possible style, in every possible size. “Bigger is better” seems to be the general rule of thumb and the number of musicians and singers has approached the thousands. Attending one of these huge performances, Haydn was inspired to write his own oratorio: Die Schöpfung (The Creation).


Recorded in January 2020 in Berlin’s famous Jesus-Christus Church, where so many legendary performances have been recorded, this new version uses the ‘reasonable’ size of its 1742 Dublin premiere. The fabulous RIAS-Kammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik in Berlin joined forces for the occasion with an amazing English vocal quartet consisting of Julia Doyle (soprano), Tim Mead (countertenor), Thomas Hobbs (tenor) and Roderick Williams (bass).


After their three editions devoted to Handel's Concerti grossi, the Akademie für Alte Musik in Berlin continues to invest in the music of the most English of German composers. Just to give you a taste of what it’s all about, the RIAS-Kammerchor has been led by English choirmaster Justin Doyle since 2016. Here he gives an intimate reading of Messiah, conducting an incredible choir and orchestra that are among the best in the world at performing this music. Berlin was treated to this at the Philharmonie for the 2020 New Year Concert a few days before this recording. © François Hudry/Qobuz

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