Dougitoons Productions and By Faith Music Group have announced a groundbreaking event set to take place this October in London, UK; a Celebration Concert to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of ‘Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration.’
Originally released in 1992 via Warner Warner Alliance, ‘Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration’ is a gospel album by various artists.
Executive-produced by Norman Miller Gail Hamilton and Mervyn Warren, the album was a re-interpretation of the 1741 oratorio ‘Messiah’ by George Frideric Handel - and has been widely praised for its use of multiple genres of Black Music, including spirituals, blues, ragtime, big band, jazz fusion, R&B and Hip-Hop.
The historic release featured a range of A-list talent, consisting of Andrae Crouch, Commissioned, Chaka Khan, Quincy Jones, Richard Smallwood, Sounds of Blackness, Thomas Whitfield, as well as Mervyn Warren himself and Take 6.
The Anniversary Concert taking place this October promises to be an explosive night of live, vibrant Gospel Music from the ‘92 release - and will feature a stellar line-up of UK and US talent including legendary acts Kim Burrell, ‘A Soulful Messiah’ alumni Mervyn Warren and Take 6, along with Tony Momrelle and Paul Lee (Royal Wedding Lead Vocalist) and more.
Speaking on the upcoming event, promoters Shaun Douglas and Darron Wint said: “We are looking forward to an unforgettable night of celebration to commemorate this historic occasion. The impact this album has made and continues to make throughout modern day culture is undeniable - and we, along with many others, are highly anticipating what is guaranteed to be an electrifying, soulful night”.
The 25th Anniversary Concert of ‘Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration’ will take place Saturday 27th October from 7pm at the Gaumont Statement Theatre, 197-199 Kilburn High Rd, London NW6 7HY are available now via www.theyoungsoulfulmessiah.com
Date: Saturday 27th October 2018
Location: Gaumont State Theatre,
197-199 Kilburn High Road, London