Festival BACH de lausanne
Baroque Academy
concert 3 Monica Huggett
IBO.-c-IBO Irish Baroque Orchestra
Choeur-Resurgam Chœur Resurgam
Anna-Devin-soprano-img Anna Devin
Anne-Marie-Gibbons-mezzo-sop-img Anne-Marie Gibbons
E-Mulhall-tenor-IMG_7678-c2 Eamonn Mulhall
Brendan-Collins.c-Fran-Marshall- Brendan Collins

Concert 3

dimanche 15 novembre, Opéra de Lausanne, 17h


An Extraordinary Evening !


Monica Huggett, violon & direction
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Chœur Resurgam

Solistes (jeunes chanteurs prometteurs) :

  • Anna Devin, soprano
  • Anne-Marie Gibbons, mezzo
  • Eamonn Mulhall, ténor
  • Brendan Collins, bariton


HAENDEL : « Oratorio Le Messie »



Composé un peu à la hâte (un mois à peine), Le Messie est créé à Dublin en 1742. Le public de la première est si nombreux que l’on prie les dames de venir sans robes à paniers, les messieurs sans épée… Les bénéfices furent versés à des œuvres de charité. Mais l’année suivante, à Londres, l’accueil est hostile: le public n’accepte pas d’entendre les textes sacrés au théâtre. Ce n’est qu’à partir de 1750, lorsque l’oratorio est joué au bénéfice du Foundling Hospital, dans la chapelle de cette institution de bienfaisance, qu’il est enfin apprécié dans la capitale. Il sera alors repris chaque année dans ce lieu et joué trente-six fois du vivant de Haendel. À chef-d’œuvre d’exception, interprètes d’exception: l’Irish Baroque Orchestra et le Chœur Resurgam. Et l’immense Monica Huggett à la discographie impressionnante. Gage d’un concert mémorable.




1ère partie
1. Sinfony
2. Comfort ye, comfort ye my people
3. Ev’ry valley shall be exalted
4. And the glory, the glory of the Lord
5. Thus saith the Lord, the Lord of Hosts
Behold, I will send my messenger
6. But who may abide the day of His coming
7. And He shall purify
8. Behold, a virgin shall conceive
9. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
Arise, shine
10. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth
11. The people that walked in darkness
12. For unto us a Child is born
13. Pifa
14. There were shepherds abiding in the fields
15. And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
And the angel said unto them
16. And suddenly there was with the angel
17. Glory to God in the highest
18. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
19. Then shall the eyes of the blind open’d
20. He shall feed his flock like a shepherd
Come unto Him, all ye that labour
21. His yoke is easy, His burthen is light
2e partie                        
22. Behold the Lamb of God
23. He was despised
He gave his back to his smiters
24. Surely He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows
25. And with His stripes we are healed
26. All we like sheep, have gone astray
27. All they that see Him, laugh Him to scorn
28. He trusted in God
29. Thy rebuke hath broken His heart
30. Behold, and see if there be any sorrow
31. He was cut off out of the land of the living
32. But thou didst not leave his soul in hell
33. Lift up your heads
34. Unto which of the angels said he at all time
35. Let all the angels of God worship Him
36. Thou art gone up on high
37. The Lord gave the word
38. How beautiful are the feet of Him
39. Their sound is gone out into all lands
40. Why do the nations so furiously rage together
41. Let us break their bonds asunder
42. He that dwelleth in heaven
43. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron
44. Hallelujah

3e partie
45. I know that my Redeemer liveth
46. Since by man came death
47. Behold, I tell you a mystery
48. The trumpet shall sound and the dead shall be rais’d
49. Then shall be brought to pass
50. O death, where is thy sting
51. But thanks be to God
52. If God be for us, who can be against us
53. Worthy is the Lamb that was slain
54. Amen



Claire Duff
Anita Vedres
Huw Daniel
Iona Davies
Marja Gaynor
Liv Heym
Sophie Barber
Violes de gambe
Kate Fawcett
Mark Braithwaite
Sarah McMahon
Jonathan Byers
Sarah Halpin
Orgue et clavecin
Malcolm Proud
Andreas Helm
Hannah McLaughlin
Sally Holman
Paul Sharp
Michael Harrison
Alex Petcu-Colan


Sarah Busfield
Elizabeth Hilliard
Catherine Redding
Helen Roycroft
Suzanne Savage
Constance Gardiner
Miles Lallemant
Laura Lamph
Ruth O’Herlihy
Christina Whyte
Ernest Dines
Warwick Harte
Ciaran Kelly
Wolodymyr Smishkewych
Jacek Wislocki
Tristan Caldwell
Eoghan Desmond
Jeffrey Ledwidge
Paul McGough
Gerald Rogers

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