Past Events 2014-15


Sing Along with Handel’s Messiah

The Borough of Manhattan Community College presents the Thirtieth Annual Open Sing of

Messiah
by George Frideric Handel

Sunday, December 10, 2017

downtown-symphony

Douglas Anderson, conductor
with the
BMCC Downtown Symphony

and featuring
Doris Holz, soprano
Melissa Gerstein, mezzo-soprano
Ethan Fran, tenor
Virdell Williams, baritone

Admission is free.

For more information call (212) 220-1464 or visit our website: www.downtownsymphony.org.
Bring your own score or borrow one of ours.

About Handel’s Messiah
Messiah is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer. It was first performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742 and received its London premiere nearly a year later. After an initially modest public reception, the oratorio gained in popularity, eventually becoming one of the best-known and most frequently performed choral works in Western music.