Close Icon

Our ticketing system is currently undergoing some maintenance and online booking may not be available between midnight and 8am (at the very latest) this morning. You can continue to browse our site as normal however.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Close this Window

Download this event for iCal

Tenebrae & English Chamber Orchestra

Handel's Messiah

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Handel
Messiah

Performers

  • Tenebrae
  • English Chamber Orchestra
Grace Davidson
soprano
Sarah Connolly
mezzo-soprano
James Gilchrist
tenor
Matthew Brook
bass
Nigel Short
conductor

Handel’s Messiah remains an ever-popular work that covers a vast range of emotions, from great tenderness and delicacy, to unbridled joy, to immense majesty and power. Join Tenebrae, the English Chamber Orchestra and a stunning line-up of soloists for the perfect start to your Christmas season.

Purchase premium tickets to enjoy an interval reception with festive refreshments.

(We regret to announce that the bass Christoper Purves is unwell and has had to withdraw from this performance. We wish him a speedy recovery, and are very grateful to Matthew Brook for stepping in to replace him.)

Part of Christmas at Cadogan 2016

Barts Choir

Charpentier’s delightful Messe de minuit pour Noël, based on traditional French carols, contrasts with Vaughan Williams’ quintessentially English Fantasia on Christmas Carols, plus works by...

The Rat Pack at Christmas

Back by popular demand, The Definitive Rat Pack brings you an evening of festive classics and all-time favourites including White Christmas, Baby It’s Cold Outside, I’ve Got You Under My Skin,...

The Children's Trust Christmas Concert

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of The Children’s Trust’s Christmas Concert. Join us for an evening of festive celebration and sensational music. Hosted by journalist and BBC news presenter...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Join the Orchestra and the City of London Choir for a classical Christmas celebration including extracts from Handel’s Messiah, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio along...

Love Christmas

Join Age UK at their annual celebrity carol concert, Love Christmas, for an unforgettable evening of traditional carols, wonderful musical performances and festive readings from much loved...

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Masaaki Suzuki, renowned Bach specialist and winner of the 2012 Bach Prize, conducts Bach's Christmas Oratorio over two concerts with soloists Anna Dennis, Robin Blaze, Jeremy Budd and Ashley Riches.

Choir of St John's College, Cambridge

The world-renowned Choir presents music for Christmas including Poston’s spellbinding 'Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree', John Gardner’s exuberant setting of 'Tomorrow shall be my dancing day' and...

Children & the Arts

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Children & the Arts host a wonderful evening of music and performance, including Dame Penelope Wilton and lyric soprano Danielle de Niese, with more special guests...

The Bach Choir

Join The Bach Choir for a festive evening of Christmas music, with special guests London City Brass and organist Philip Scriven. The concert will also feature the winning entry in The Times Carol...

The Snowman & We're Going on a Bear Hunt

A screening of the classic animation The Snowman, with Howard Blake’s instantly recognisable score played live, preceded by an interactive retelling of the traditional children’s rhyme, with...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

With special guest vocalists, this fun, festive concert is back for two delightful performances of sparkling festive songs and music including arrangements of Michael Bublé, Mariah Carey and Wham!

Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band

Renowned folk singer Maddy Prior joins the Carnival Band for their unique celebratory show mixing renaissance, modern and ethnic instruments with a refreshing cavalier attitude and plenty of humour...

The Sixteen

A varied and diverse Christmas programme, including well-loved traditional carols and early music, including Palestrina and Lassus, and lesser-known modern pieces such as James Bassi’s 'Quem...

Father Christmas & Paddington Bear’s First Concert

A Christmas treat for all the family! Raymond Brigg's animated film Father Christmas is brought to the big screen, followed by Paddington Bear's First Concert, the enchanting tale of Paddington's...

Ralph McTell

Ralph McTell is celebrating 50 years as a professional musician and this quintessential English singer-songwriter-guitarist is delighted to perform his Christmas concert at Cadogan Hall. Ralph’s...

London Concertante

London Concertante is the UKs leading chamber orchestra, currently celebrating its 25th anniversary season. The ensemble celebrates Christmas with a host of wonderful Viennese music, including...

London's New Year's Day Parade 1

The Capital’s great turn of year musical tradition, London’s New Year’s Day Parade & Festival, makes a welcome return to Cadogan Hall this December with an eclectic selection of performances...

London's New Year's Day Parade 2

The Capital’s great turn of year musical tradition, London’s New Year’s Day Parade & Festival, makes a welcome return to Cadogan Hall this December with an eclectic selection of performances...

Rainer Hersch Orkestra

An unforgettable evening of laughter and fab music as Rainer Hersch (BBC Radio 4 & Classic FM) takes to the stage with his very own orchestra of madcap virtuosos to welcome the New Year. Nothing is...

Ticket Information *

£55 – or 2 for £100 – with access to an exclusive interval reception
£35, £20, £10

* All orders are subject to a transaction fee, except if made in person. See Booking Information for details, payment methods and delivery options.

View Seating Plan Further Ticket Info