Music City Baroque performs Messiah Sing-In and More!
on Mon., Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at
Christ Church Cathedral
EVENT: Messiah – and more! - Join the chorus and orchestra of Music City Baroque in Nashville’s favorite early music Messiah sing-along, under the direction of Murray Somerville, as part of Christ Church Cathedral’s “Sacred Space for the City” series on Monday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Sammartini’s festive Christmas Concerto will open the concert. Bring your copy of Handel’s Messiah withyou and join in on the choruses, pick up one on-site, or just enjoy the music in “surround sound!” Tickets are available at the door: $15 for adults, and $5 students/seniors; 900 Broadway, Nashville.
DATE and TIME: Monday, December 5, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
PLACE: Christ Church Cathedral, 900 Broadway, Nashville
PROGRAM: “Messiah sing-in– and more”
George Friedric Handel: Arias and sing-along choruses from Messiah
Giovanni Battista Sammartini: Christmas Concerto
A limited number of Messiah scores are available on-site, or you may bring your own.
Chorus and orchestra of Music City Baroque, Murray Somerville, Music Director
Megan Farmer, soprano; Mareike Sattler, alto
Stanley Farmer, tenor; Grant Farmer, bass
Karen Clarke and Laura Ross, violin soloists
TICKETS: Tickets are available at the door: $15 adults ($5 students) and discounted in advance at www.christcathedral.org/sacredspace/ticketsales
Music City Baroque: www.musiccitybaroque.org, 850-264-9293
Christ Church Cathedral Sacred Spaces for the City series: http://www.christcathedral.org/SacredSpace/UpcomingEvents
“…incandescent performances…this top-notch ensemble played the music of Bach and other composers with immediacy, passion and a welcome degree of lyrical warmth.”
--ArtNowNashville.com, Oct. 24, 2011
“Best Early Music Group: Music City Baroque” - Nashville Scene’s Best of Nashville 2011
For more information, call George Riordan at 850-264-9293 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming concerts in the Music City Baroque 2011-12 season:
Chamber Music at Holy Trinity – Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3:00 p.m.: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 615 Sixth Ave. South, Nashville – Enjoy the lovely acoustics and beautiful Gothic architecture of this historic church, built in 1852.
Mass in B Minor by J.S. Bach - Sunday, March 25 at 3:00 p.m.: St. George’s Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Pike, Belle Meade, Nashville – A rare opportunity to hear a live performance on period instruments with chamber choir of one of Bach’s greatest works.
Fiddling Project II: Tracing Tennessee’s Musical Roots at the Loveless Barn – Monday, April 16, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.: Loveless Barn, 8400 Highway 100, Nashville – MCB continues its Fiddling Project with a performance at the Loveless Barn that will trace Tennessee’s musical roots, finding ties between fiddling and early “classical” violin playing.