"Messyah: a modern re-write of Handel's Messiah by Paul Ayres"
This concert presented the U.S. premiere of British Composer Paul Ayres' amazing re-working of Handel's Messiah, which has been called “fresh, invigorating, thought-provoking and entertaining.” Sanford Dole lead a professional chamber orchestra and chorus in giving the familiar Handelian melodies a fresh feel with new rhythmic settings and harmonic surprises.
Sunday, December 21, 2008
Old St. Mary's Cathedral
660 California Street (at Grant), San Francisco
Proceeds benefited the Sanford Dole Ensemble and George Mark Children's House