600 singers from the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs join the Sydney Philharmonia Orchestra to perform Handel's jubilant "Hallelujah!" chorus from the Messiah, live at the Sydney Opera House. Performed by Celeste Lazarenko (soprano), Nicholas Tolputt (countertenor), Andrew Goodwin (tenor), Christopher Richardson (bass-baritone), Sydney Philharmonia Choirs and Christmas Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Orchestra, Brett Weymark (conductor).
Some days, the promised land looks very far away,
and the obstacles from here to there seem insurmountable.
But the shortest distance between two points
isn't always a straight line:
Don't be afraid to step aside and rest a moment or two;
you might find that what you seek is closer than you knew.
By Diane Walker
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