NDSU Baroque Festival to present Handel’s Messiah
November 1, 2013
The North Dakota State University Challey School of Music is proud to present a special holiday performance of Handel’s Messiah, Sunday, December 8 at 2 PM in Festival Concert Hall.
Coordinated by Dr. Jo Ann Miller, Baroque Festival Music Director, over 200 students in five choirs, and the Baroque Festival Orchestra, will present Handel’s monumental piece, which has become a holiday tradition throughout the world. Premiered in Dublin, Ireland in 1742, the Messiah combines Old and New Testament texts concerning the prophecies of a savior.
The five choirs performing include the NDSU Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers, University Chamber Singers, Cantemus, and the Statesmen of NDSU.Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $5 for students and can be reserved online or by calling the NDSU Performing Arts Box Office at 701.231.7969.