Handel's Messiah

Sat 12/7/19 4:00pm

The Annual Peterborough Community Messiah Festival will be held Sat December 7th at here at PUUC. This exciting choral festival features the work of composer George Frideric Handel and will be conducted by James Sharrock. New this year is Trumpet soloist Sheldon Ross performing “The Trumpet Shall Sound” with bass Nick Tocci! Colby Baker returns as organist and a professional quartet will accompany the group. Community singers are welcome!  Participating singers come at 1:00 to rehearse with organ and quartet, and perform a 4:00 pm concert in the church sanctuary.
The festival will include seven Christmas chorus pieces and the Overture and Pastoral Symphony played by the instrumental quartet. Vocal soloists Amanda Galster (soprano), Pamela Stevens (alto), Matthew McGinnis (tenor) and Nick Tocci (bass) will captivate the audience with their voices on Handel's lyrical score.  In the spacious Unitarian church, the music will surround the audience!

All church and community members are invited to the FREE 4:00 pm concert in the sanctuary (70 minutes in length--Donations welcomed.) Audience members can follow the concert with the Festival of Lanterns downtown parade and tree lighting at 5:30pm.

Interested in singing? contact Peggy (peggy.brown252@gmail.com /924-4226) to prepare the music and pre-register. All are welcome!