Superb reviews of Handel’s Messiah!

Superb reviews of Handel’s Messiah!

From Vanguard Seattle

“Pacific MusicWorks embodies the best of the best in Baroque performance practice, and their rendition of the Messiah can turn even skeptics into Handelian converts, if only for an evening. Hallelujah!”
Claire Biringer


From City Arts Online
“Under the dynamic conducting of Stubbs, the whole became a memorable performance, one not easily forgotten.”
Philippa Kiraly
Pacific MusicWorks and UW Chamber Singers perform Handel’s Messiah conducted by GRAMMY winner Stephen Stubbs



An American Tune

The debut of this troupe and this concept in March was a particular audience favorite, leading us to thoughts of future revivals for touring and recording.


Please see the American Tune page for further details.



Stephen Stubbs nominated for another GRAMMY® award!

Stephen Stubbs has been nominated for a fifth GRAMMY® award this year for conductor in the Boston Early Music Festival’s recording of Steffani’s Niobe Regina di Tebe. We wish him the best of luck on February 15th!

Last year Stephen and Maxine went to LA in February and returned with a Grammy win for Best Opera Recording For the Boston Early Music Festival’s recording of Charpentier La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers and La Couronne de Fleurs.

Congratulations to Stephen’s fellow nominees: Paul O’Dette, Aaron Sheehan, and Renate Wolter-Seevers.