One of the more remarkable recordings of 2009 was of Handel's "Messiah" with Harry Christophers and The Sixteen.
This week’s edition features two recordings by the English choir The Sixteen under the direction of Harry Christophers. First, we’ll look at their new release of Handel’s Messiah followed by their 1993 recording of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.
Bernard Gordillo was born in Managua, Nicaragua, and raised in New Orleans. He holds degrees from Centenary College of Louisiana, the Early Music Institute at Indiana University, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London). Bernard also writes and hosts the Harmonia Early Music Podcast.
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