Choral Society to present ‘Messiah’ at the Avalon on Easter afternoon

Handel’s classic oratorio “Messiah” will be presented by the Messiah Choral Society of Grand Junction on Sunday, April 4, at Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St.

The society was founded in 2004 with the mission of presenting an annual Easter Sunday performance of the “Messiah” as a musical gift to the Grand Valley. Admission is free.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. An informance (a brief introduction to some of the nuances of the classical masterpiece) will be at 1:45 p.m. The performance will be at 2:30 p.m.

James Werner will conduct. The four soloists will be soprano Allyson Connally, alto Miriam Arnol-Martin, tenor Nathan A. Kleine Deters and bass Christopher McKim.

The concert also will feature the Messiah Choral Society Chamber Orchestra with concert master Carlos Elias, harpsichordist Misty Sothers and the 70-member Messiah Choral Society Chorus.

Go to http://www.mcsgj.org for information.

— Compiled by Tammy Gemaehlich


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