Handel's Messiah


  • Jeffrey Strauss, baritone

    JEFFREY STRAUSS, baritone

    an “authoritative artist” (CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER) whose performances have been praised as “captivating” (CHICAGO TRIBUNE) and “serenely beautiful” (NEW YORK TIMES), has appeared with period-instrument ensembles including The Consort of Musicke with Emma Kirkby, the Taverner Consort under Andrew Parrott, Tafelmusik, Apollo’s Fire, the Handel & Haydn Society (Boston), the Newberry Consort (Chicago), Seattle Baroque, ... Read more

  • Karim Sulayman, tenor


    is consistently praised for his “lyrical, expressive and appealing tenor” (WASHINGTON POST) and has been hailed as a “true revelation” (OPÉRA MAGAZINE, France). A versatile and sophisticated artist with repertoire spanning from the Renaissance to contemporary music, he completed three seasons at the renowned Marlboro Music Festival. He has performed at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy ... Read more

  • AMANDA CRIDER, mezzo-soprano

    Praised for her “focused golden toned voice,” American mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider is quickly gaining recognition for her extraordinary musicality and assured dramatic presence. Engagements for the 2015-2016 season include her debut with Florentine Opera as Prince Orlovsky in Die Fledermaus, Alma in the world premiere opera Persona with Beth Morrison Projects, her return to Eugene ... Read more

  • MEREDITH HALL, soprano

    delights audiences internationally with her “lustrous sound and fluent legato” (San Francisco Chronicle). Highlights of her recent seasons include Josabeth in Handel’s Athalia with the Göttingen Handel Festival, Dorinda in Handel’s Orlando for VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert (Toronto), Benjamin Britten’s Les Illuminations with the Talisker Players (Toronto), Rameau’s Pygmalion with the Boston Baroque, Handel’s Silete Venti ... Read more