WS Symphony "Messiah Concert

Handel's Messiah

December 17 & 18, 2013

Celebrate the Season with a Winston-Salem Symphony tradition! Handel’s oratorio is widely regarded as music’s most affecting message of faith. Conducted by Maestro Robert Moody, Handel’s Messiah is a truly spiritual experience perfect for the holiday season.

Sponsored By
Handel’s Messiah Presenting Sponsor
Kilpatrick Townsend logo
Guest Artist Sponsors\
John & Lisa Hammon
Lis & Rich Marcotullio
Marge & Jerry Silber
Concert Sponsor for Wednesday, Dec. 18
Carolinas Vineyards and Hops
Foundational Support
Arts Council of Winston-Salem Forsyth County logo   North Carolina Arts Council logo

Robert Moody with the Winston-Salem skyline
Robert Moody, music director
Winston-Salem Symphony & Chorale
Kathryn Mueller, soprano
David Trudgen, counter-tenor
Daniel Stein, tenor
Troy Cook, baritone

Tickets: $10 – $45

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 | 7:30

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 | 7:30

Centenary United Methodist Church


Related Events

Music Lovers’ Luncheon

Friday, January 11, 2013
WSS music director Robert Moody and principal bassoonist Saxton Rose discuss this week’s program.

The Piedmont Club
200 W. Second Street
BB&T Financial Center, 19th Floor
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Reservations Required. Please call the Piedmont Club at (336) 724-7077.
More Information


On YouTube

Saxton Rose performs the first movement of the Mozart concerto with the Puerto Rico Symphony. Click on the play button in the image above to view the video.

Listen & Learn

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Igor Stravinsky:
Symphony in C
Movement 3 {0:30}

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
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Symphony No. 39
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Saxton Rose

Saxton Rose

Saxton Rose’s virtuosic interpretations of traditional repertoire, and his dedication to new music have afforded him a prolific and varied career as soloist, orchestral and chamber musician.



Program Notes

As was the case with many artists, Igor Stravinsky felt compelled to leave Europe at the onset of World War II. This move was all the more difficult for Stravinsky as he was dealing still with the deaths of his family members. Stravinsky’s daughter {…}


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