November 28, 2010 10:15 PM

Classical music review | ‘Messiah’ is a majestic tradition in transition

The holiday season is replete with traditions, and the annual performance of Handel’s monumental oratorio Messiah is one of the region’s richest musical customs. It is, however, a tradition in transition, and Saturday night the Kansas City Symphony, Symphony Chorus and Independence Messiah Choir presented the final Messiah performance at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence.

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