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Adult Forum - Tom Hall, "A Musical Myth: Why Handel didn't Compose 'The Messiah'"

Tom Hall is the Music Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, and the host of “Maryland Morning” and “Choral Arts Classics” on WYPR Radio. Handel’s Messiah is one of the most well known and frequently performed works in the history of Western classical music. It is also one of the most unique. Conceived and structured unlike any of Handel’s other ground-breaking oratorios, its theological and musical sophistication are unparalleled, and its appeal is unrivaled. Tom Hall unravels some commonly held misunderstandings about this great musical masterpiece.

This event takes place in the Gallery. 

Earlier Event: November 6
All Saints' Day
Later Event: November 19
Journey of a Tune