"And His Burthen is Light"? Handel's Messiah and its Cultural Baggage

  • Moores School of Music, University of Houston

This symposium takes place at the
Moores School of Music, Room 160
University of Houston
on Friday, April 1 from 2:30-4:30 pm.

Featured speakers include Michael Marissen, author of Tainted Glory in Handel’s Messiah: The Unsettling History of the World’s Most Beloved Choral Work (Yale University Press, 2014); and John Butt, Matthew Dirst and Jeffrey Sposato of the Moores School musicology faculty.