Thursday, December 4, 2008
A "holiday host of hallelujahs"
"The longest-running hit in the history of Christmas will take the stage in Omaha this weekend.
Handel's "Messiah," the 1741 choral masterwork about the life of Christ, will get its first Omaha Symphony performance under the direction of Thomas Wilkins."
So begins John Pitcher's article on Messiah in Thursday's Omaha World-Herald. Read more. He features mezzo-soprano Lorraine DiSimone. Find out why this concert will be "something of a reunion" for DiSimone and Maestro Wilkins.