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Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

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Internationally acclaimed soloists Danielle De Niese, Nicky Spence, Idunnu Münch and Cody Quattlebaum star in a visionary new classical concert experience.

With world-class musicians and innovative and imaginative lighting design, visual effects, choreography and staging, the event promises to immerse audiences in a powerful and theatrical new setting for Handel’s much-loved musical telling of the story of Christ. With its universal human themes of birth, hope, joy, suffering, sacrifice and redemption this musical biopic has captivated audiences for centuries. Come and be the first to experience this brand-new adaptation.

Classical Everywhere’s vision is to bring together the world’s greatest classical musicians and works of music with outstanding venues and creative and imaginative staging. Starting their programme with Handel’s Messiah, with its insurmountable ‘Hallelujah Chorus’, was an easy choice.

This unique live experience will bring the music to life in accessible and inclusive ways. Classical Everywhere events will enhance the narrative and emotional power of the music to create an evocative, exhilarating and entertaining classical experience for all.

Handel’s Messiah: The Live Experience will be performed on 6 December 2023 at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London.


Show Information

Age restrictions
No Under 4’s, Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.
Running time
To be confirmed
Performance dates
6 December 2022
Performance days
Evenings: Tuesday

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Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JF
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Handel’s Messiah: The Live Experience to come to Theatre Royal Drury Lane
A new-style classical music experience is coming to the West End this December. Handel’s Messiah: The Live Experience will play one night only on 6 December 2022 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London. Billed as an exciting new approach to performing classical music, the show will make use of dance, lighting and visual effects, and feature internationally renowned solo performers accompanied by the English Chamber Orchestra and London Symphony Chorus conducted by Gregory Batsleer, Artistic Director and founding member of Classical Everywhere. The solo stars will include famed Australian soprano Danielle de Niese; Scottish operatic tenor Nicky Spence, winner of the BBC Musician Magazine Personality of the Year 2022; English National Opera regular Idunnu Münch; and American Bass-Baritone Cody Quattlebaum. Designed specifically to appeal to both lovers of classical music and those who are new to the artform, the event promises to immerse audiences in a powerful and theatrical new setting for Handel’s much-loved musical telling of the story of Christ – with its universal human themes of birth, hope, joy, suffering, sacrifice and redemption. The show is produced by Classical Everywhere, a new venture from Immersive Everywhere, the producers of Peaky Blinders: The Rise, Doctor Who: Time Fracture, The Great Gatsby and The Choir of Man. The creative team includes Director, Neil Connolly (Tomb Raider Live Experience, The Crystal Maze Live Experience, Lamplighters, Heist: live); Co-Concept & Multimedia Creation by international design studio flora&faunavisions GmbH (Genius Immersive Experience, Berlin & Tokyo; Wagner´s Ring Cycle, Australia; Solomun Coachella Tour); Choreography by Tom Jackson Greaves (Whistle Down the Wind, Watermill), Lighting Design by Terry Cook for Woodroffe-Bassett Design (Peaky Blinders: The Rise; Rolling Stones Tour; Elton John Tour and Expo 2020, Dubai); and Sound Design by Andy Graham (The Book Thief, Bolton Octagon). Conductor, and Artistic Director of Classical Everywhere, Gregory Batsleer, said in a press statement: "Classical Everywhere will bring something transformative and original to the classical music world, providing new and engaging ways to experience some of the greatest music ever written. We will actively challenge preconceptions about what a concert should be. We are taking classical music back to the masses and ensuring that everyone who loves music can come and have an extraordinary night out with the best-quality music making. Audiences who might think classical concerts are dull or stuffy will have these ideas changed forever. I am so excited to be working with the exceptional creative teams at Immersive Everywhere. We dare people to be curious and try out something exciting, new and different." Soprano Danielle de Niese said: "I am thrilled to be taking part in this visionary performance of Handel’s Messiah that will break new ground with its imaginative approach. I have always endeavoured to take classical music to new and unusual venues as well as newer and younger audiences. It will be hugely exhilarating to work with Greg and this superlative creative team to give one of our most loved works (which has been performed continuously ever since it was written) a fresh look. Using all of our artistic and theatrical skills it will make a truly powerful and exhilarating experience that will bring added depth to this work. I feel Mr Handel would definitely approve." Louis Hartshorn, Joint CEO of Immersive Everywhere, said: "We are thrilled to bring our theatrical expertise to the great works of classical music. We’re looking forward to breaking boundaries with our vision for Handel’s Messiah, whilst maintaining a focus on world class musical talent. This is a timeless piece of music that deserves to be performed with energy and intensity. When it was written it was thought of as new and ground-breaking - a far cry from the tired conventions of today. We believe classical music should be relevant, dynamic and engaging!" Disney's Frozen The Musical is currently playing at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

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