For eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during the season of Advent, Handel's masterpiece tells the story of much more than the birth of Jesus. Tracing the history of humankind's divine redemption through Christ, Messiah relates much of the biblical story from prophecy to Christ's life, death, resurrection, and glorification in heaven.
- This performance will last for approximately 3 hours with an intermission.
- Seat cushions are permitted.
- No food or drink in Duke Chapel, with the exception of bottled water.
- Please arrive early. Late seating restrictions will be in effect.