Information for Singers 2019

Both are invited, choirs and individual singers; the singers should have studied the "Messiah" in english language.

Please bring your vocal scores and piano scores resp. of the "Messiah" in english language. Any english edition can be used; the musical instructions are subject to the Barenreiter-edition.

Dress code
Ladies in black with a colourful accessoire (scarf or similar).
Men in black suit with white shirt and coloured tie.

The following choir pieces are sung in the order of the New York performance of the Westminster Choir and the New york Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Bernstein 1956:

  • And The Glory Of The Lord
  • And He Shall Purify
  • O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings To Zion
  • For Unto Us A Child Is Born
  • Glory To God
  • Lift Up Your Heads
  • Let All The Angels Of God Worship Him
  • The Lord Gave the Word
  • How beautiful are the feet / Break forth into joy (ab Takt 105)
  • Their Sound Is Gone Out
  • Hallelujah


  • Behold The Lamb Of God
  • Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs
  • And With His Stripes
  • All We Like Sheep
  • He Trusted In God
  • Since By Man Came Death
  • O Death, Where Is Thy Sting - But Thanks Be To God
  • Worthy Is The Lamb That Was Slain
  • Amen


Musical Walk/Evening Concert in Salzburg, Friday 1st May 2020
The participating choirs present themselves - 10 min. concert program per choir.

Compulsory final piece: G.F. Händel: „Hallelujah“ from „Messiah“.

status as of May 2019 - subject to change