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|Caption||Brian McGrath and Peter Kerr in 'Messiah' (1985)|
Irish actor Brian McGrath as Jesus and Irish tenor Peter Kerr, in a scene from the RTÉ Television production 'Messiah' in 1985. The set is designed as a desert landscape. The production was first broadcast from RTÉ's 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|
|Date of photograph||
01/Nov/1985 - 30/Nov/1985
(01/Nov/1985 - 30/Nov/1985)