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Essence of Harmony Choral Society presents Handel’s Messiah in Westampton
December 4, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm ESTFree
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Handel’s Messiah in Westampton
The Essence of Harmony Choral Society a relatively new community music organization welcomes in the 2021 year-end holiday season with a presentation of Handel’s Messiah. The oratorio was composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel and will be presented with a 12-piece orchestra at the Burlington County Library Auditorium in Westhampton, NJ. In addition, they will be joined by 4 professional soloists from the Tri-State area: Soprano Silky Carter, Counter-Tenor Andrew Darling, Tenor George Johnson, and Bass Cyrus Fitzgerald. The choir is conducted by Cherisse R. Bonefont.
THE MESSIAH is a musical rite of the holiday season. G. F. Händel composed the Messiah in just three and four weeks in August and September 1741. “He would literally write from morning to night,” noted the Handel Museum House in London. The piece was originally designed for the Easter season, but soon became a Christmas favorite for singers and audiences.
When is the Essence of Harmony Choral Society presentation of Handel’s Messiah?
The single performance is scheduled for Saturday, December 4 at 2:00 pm.
Where is the Westampton presentation of Handel’s Messiah?
- The Messiah will be presented at the Burlington County Library Auditorium in Westhampton
Admission fees for the Essence of Harmony Choral Society presentation of Handel’s Messiah
- Admission is free and open to the public, but seats are limited. Covid protocols are in place and all those attending the concert must wear a mask while in the building.
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