Messiah Sing-Along

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Locations

Sunday, December 12 4:00PM: Market Square Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg
with special guest conductor Robert Pound

20 S 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

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Parking is available at Market Square Garage, adjacent to the church on the corner of Second and Chestnut Streets. There is an entrance to the church from the second floor deck.

Friday, December 17 7:30PM: Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, York

50 N George Street, York, PA 17401

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Directions and parking information available from the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center website.

Program

The Messiah (parts 1 and 2) - G.F.Handel (1685-1759)

Overture Orchestra
Recit.: "Comfort Ye My People"
Aria: "Every Valley Shall Be Exalted"
Christopher Waite, tenor; Orchestra
Chorus: "And the Glory of the Lord" HCS; Orchestra
Recit.: "Thus Saith the Lord"
Aria: "But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?"
Michael Anderson, bass; Orchestra
Chorus: "And He Shall Purify" HCS; Orchestra
Recit.: "Behold! A Virgin Shall Conceive"
Aria & Chorus: "O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion"
Gwendolyn Bowers, alto; HCS; Orchestra
Recit.: "For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth"
Aria: "The People That Walked in Darkness"
Michael Anderson, bass; Orchestra
Chorus: "For Unto Us a Child is Born" HCS; Orchestra
Pastoral Symphony Orchestra
Recit.: "There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Field"
Recit.: "And Lo! The Angel of the Lord Came Upon Them"
Recit.: "And the Angel Said Unto Them"
Recit.: "And Suddenly There Was With the Angel"
Teresa Anstatt, soprano; Orchestra
Chorus: "Glory to God" HCS; Orchestra
Aria: "Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion" Theresa Anstatt, soprano; Orchestra
Recit.: "Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind Be Opened"
Aria: "He Shall Feed His Flock Like a Shepherd"
Aria: "Come Unto Him, All Ye That Labour"
Gwendolyn Bowers, alto; Teresa Anstatt, soprano; Orchestra
Chorus: "His Yoke Is Easy, and His Burthen is Light" HCS; Orchestra
Recit.: "Behold, I Tell You a Mystery"
Aria: "The Trumpet Shall Sound"
Michael Anderson, bass; Orchestra
Chorus: "Hallelujah!" All

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