Handel's Messiah

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Saint Thomas Church

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys with Concert Royal under the direction of John Scott.

Prime ($95) and Preferred ($75) seats are assigned seating in the center, front sides and first rows of the balcony. Standard ($45) and student/senior tickets ($35) are open seating (first come first served) at the back, sides and rear & side balcony. Doors open at 6:30pm. You may purchase tickets at the door for cash or check made out to Saint Thomas Church.

No work of sacred choral music has won the hearts of audiences and performers like Handel’s Messiah. Since its 1742 premiere, Messiah has been a centerpiece of Christmas and Easter celebrations around the world. At Saint Thomas, it is a much-loved Christmas tradition. The New Yorker notes that "The Saint Thomas Choir offers a Messiah of impeccable musicality and taste."

In her review, New York Times music critic Vivien Schweitzer writes:"The annual Saint Thomas version (of Messiah) is a king among the innumerable performances in New York, admired for the pure sound of the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and the spirited playing of Concert Royal, a period-instrument ensemble."

We invite you to join us this joyous holiday season for a performance of Messiah in the glorious setting of Saint Thomas Church.

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys with Concert Royal
Anna Fredericka Popova, soprano
Ryland Angel, countertenor
Nicholas Phan, tenor
David John Pike, bass
John Scott, conductor

Claudette Mayer
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