Broadcast | Handel’s Messiah 2019
Roderick Cox—one of today’s most exciting young American conductors—leads Handel’s classic. His choice of soloists and the fantastic Montclair State University Singers are an inspiration.
RODERICK COX conductor
SARAH SHAFER soprano
J’NAI BRIDGES mezzo-soprano
FREDERICK BALLENTINE tenor
DOUGLAS WILLIAMS bass-baritone
MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY SINGERS | Heather J. Buchanan, conductor
Concert originally performed Dec 20 & 22, 2019. Broadcast live from the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on Dec 22, 2019, on WQXR.
Behind the Scenes
New Jersey Symphony Backstage: Go backstage as the New Jersey Symphony, conductor Roderick Cox and the Montclair State University Singers rehearse for sellout performances of Handel’s Messiah.
Musicians Speak: Douglas Williams
Musicians Speak: J’Nai Bridges
Musicians Speak: Sarah Shafer
Musicians Speak: Roderick Cox