Handel’s Messiah

Our 2010 Messiah Concert

Since 1966 First Congregational Church has presented Part I of Handel’s Messiah, the Christmas portion, concluding with the Hallelujah chorus.  The First Church Festival Chorus, nearly one hundred singers strong, is accompanied by a twenty-piece chamber orchestra and professional soloists for the performances.

The 2014 performance took place on Saturday, December 13 at 4:00 pm.

Our performance is a ticketed event. Preferred Seating (first 8 rows in the Meetinghouse on both sides) is $40 and General Seating is $20 (row 9 and behind). Tickets can be purchased in the Church Office Monday-Friday between 9:00 and and 4:00 pm. Tickets will be sold following worship during Coffee Hour on Sunday, November 30 and December 7.  If you would like to order tickets, but are out of the area, please call the Church Office during normal business hours, request tickets be reserved for you, then send a check to the church, made payable to FCCOG. Your tickets will be available at the door on the day of the performance.

Join The First Church Festival Chorus: If you have choral skills, you are encouraged to join the chorus for our 48th annual Messiah concert. This year there is only one choir rehearsal on Monday, December 8 from 7:30 – 10:00 pm in the sanctuary. There will also be a dress rehearsal with orchestra on Wednesday, December 10 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm.  There is a refundable score deposit of $20.  There are no auditions; everyone is welcome.  The singers always have a great time.  Just ask one!  Contact Dr. Craig Scott Symons, craigs@fccog.org, for more information.

2014 Final Messiah Soloists No Names Word

Our soloists this year are the First Church Chancel Choir section leaders:
Hanna Golodinskii, soprano
Linnea Conley, mezzo soprano
Drew Seigla, tenor
Thomas Woodman, bass

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