Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Wow, Handel's Messiah ROCKS!

...and it's going to rock out at the Fabulous Fox Theatre! I was just over on YouTube listening to a few clips and it's great. I was amazed at how they've taken this well-known classical oratorio and turned it into a fun concert that any age or music-type lover can enjoy. I think hearing Handel performed in a rock version is going to give some people who yawn at classical music a better appreciation. They definitely won't be yawning at this show!

Here's a sampling from a performance from a while back --- these might not be the same performers that they'll have at "our" Fox show, but it'll be just as good if not better!

Classic Music Meets Classic Rock: Handel’s Messiah Rocks @ Fox Theatre One Night Only: Sunday, Nov 21

“We are delighted to bring a glorious night of music to the Fabulous Fox Theatre with Handel’s Messiah Rocks on Sunday, November 21 at 7 pm,” states Christopher B. Manos, Producer of Theater of the Stars. “This groundbreaking musical event blends classical music with classic rock and breathes new life into George Fredrick Handel’s most performed oratorio. It is sure to be an unforgettable evening! Tickets are on sale NOW at Ticketmaster outlets, the Fox Theatre Box Office, by calling 800-982-2787, or online at www.ticketmaster.com.  And there are special group rates available through Fox Theatre... More

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