Messiah Sing-Along

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Messiah Sing-Along

 

Location

Sunday, November 29, 2015 3:00PM: Market Square Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg

20 S 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Click here for directions from Google Maps
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.

Tickets

$15 general admission / $12 seniors / $5 students
Tickets available from any HCS member, or at the door
Purchase General Admission Tickets online! / Purchase Senior Admission Tickets online!

Scores will be provided for the audience, or bring your own!

Featured Performers

Colette Boudreaux, soprano
Gwendolyn Bowers, mezzo-soprano
David Steinau, tenor
Jeffrey Gates, baritone

The Orchestra of the HCS

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"
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?"
Baritone; Orchestra
Chorus: "And He Shall Purify" HCS; Orchestra
Recit.: "Behold! A Virgin Shall Conceive"
Aria & Chorus: "O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion"
Mezzo-soprano; HCS; Orchestra
Recit.: "For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth"
Aria: "The People That Walked in Darkness"
Baritone; Orchestra
Chorus: "For Unto Us a Child is Born" HCS; Orchestra

Intermission

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"
Soprano; Orchestra
Chorus: "Glory to God" HCS; Orchestra
Aria: "Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion" 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"
Mezzo-soprano; 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"
Baritone; Piccolo trumpet; Orchestra
Chorus: "Hallelujah!" All