Messiah "Fully Loaded:" Kent Tritle Brings it Home

December 23, 2014 9:59 PM

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With home being Carnegie Hall, Tritle, one of the most prominent conductors of choral music today, presented the annual Oratorio Society of New York's Messiah this past Monday, pulling out all the stops, although he was not employing his well known, virtuosic organ playing.

Handel's monumental work was almost operatic due to the strong cast of upcoming vocalists that were at hand. Weaving the Old and New Testament's timeless scriptures into a coherent version of "The Greatest Story Ever Told," it offered the opportunity for a both lyrical and dramatic vocal spectacle.

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