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 will take place on Saturday, December 13 at 4:00 pm.

This year our performance will be a ticketed event. Preferred Seating (first 8 rows in the Meetinghouse on both sides) will be $40 and General Seating will be $20 (row 9 and behind). Tickets will be sold following worship during Coffee Hour on Sunday, November 30 and December 7. Tickets can also be purchased in the Church Office Monday-Friday between 9:00 and and 4:00 pm.

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.

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

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