This week, Franco Fagioli begins his conducting tour of Handel’s Messiah with the Royal Opera Orchestra of Versailles, with concerts in Barcelona and France. Mr. Fagioli began his musical career in conducting in Argentina before he made his mark as a renowned countertenor.

He leads the Chœur de Chambre du Palais de la Musique Catalane de Barcelone and a fantastic group of singers, including soprano Marie Lys, contralto Margherita Maria Sala, tenor Pablo Bemsch, and bass Alex Rosen.

Performance dates:

December 15 – Palau de la Música Catalana
December 17 – Royal Chapel, Château de Versailles
December 18 – Royal Chapel, Château de Versailles

Photo credit: Julian Laidig