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Caption   'Messiah' (1985)
Programme   Messiah  
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Personalities/Groups   Our Lady's Choral Society
Description   A a scene from the RTÉ Television production of 'Messiah' in 1985. Members of the chorus are dressed in biblical costume and the set is designed as a desert landscape. The production was first broadcast from RTÉ Studio 1 on 22 December 1985.

This staging of Handel's oratorio was one of a number of productions to celebrate European Music Year and to mark the 300th anniversary of Handel's birth. The production won the Prague D'or Award 1986 in its category for 'best television interpretation of a concert work'.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Rowe, John  
Date of photograph   01/Nov/1985 - 30/Nov/1985
(01/Nov/1985 - 30/Nov/1985)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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