Canberra Symphony Orchestra. George Frideric Handel. Messiah, HWV 56. Tickets. Adult $54–101. Concession $48–89. Under 30 $30. Student rush $15. Llewellyn Hall family packages available – call CSO Direct on 02 6262 6772 (weekdays 10am – 3pm). That was George Frideric Handel . It was this same George Frideric Handel , impetuous and impulsive by nature, who while listening to the great Italian violinist Archangelo Corelli slay one of Handel 's compositions , grabbed the violin from the greatest virtuoso in Europe and demonstrated the proper way to play the piece.