Handel by candle

PUBLISHED: 15:04 06 December 2006 | UPDATED: 10:18 24 May 2010

Handel's Messiah by Candlelight at the Theatre Royal, Bath.

Handel's Messiah by Candlelight at the Theatre Royal, Bath.

A FESTIVE treat is in store for music lovers as the 18th Century Concert Orchestra recreates Handel's Messiah by Candlelight at the Theatre Royal, Bath

A FESTIVE treat is in store for music lovers as the 18th Century Concert Orchestra recreates Handel's Messiah by Candlelight at the Theatre Royal, Bath.Remaining a firm favourite among generations of concert-goers since it was written in 1741 and first performed in Dublin in 1742, the Century Concert Orchestra concert promises authentic instruments and full period costume in a re-enactment of how that first performance looked and sounded.The performances, at 3.30pm and 7.30pm, will take place on Sunday.Tickets, priced £22-24 are available from the box office on 01225 448844.

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