Holidayfest: Selections from Handel's Messiah

Featuring five of JMU's vocal ensembles and Symphony Orchestra

Sat, Dec 8 @ 8 pm

Sun, Dec 9 @ 2 pm

CONCERT HALL

Holidayfest: Selections from Handel's Messiah

Featuring five of JMU's vocal ensembles and Symphony Orchestra

Sat, Dec 8 @ 8 pm

Sun, Dec 9 @ 2 pm

CONCERT HALL


PHOTO BY BOB ADAMEK

Join JMU’s choral area ensembles, soloists and Symphony Orchestra for an inspired Christmas collage of holiday works for choirs and orchestra, featuring selections from Handel’s celebrated masterwork, Messiah. Also featured is a holiday reading by a local Harrisonburg celebrity. Prior to the December 9th matinee (at 12:30 pm), children can enjoy crafts, cookies and cider in the Grand Lobby.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Belgium-based vocal group Vox Luminis will perform J.S. Bach's motets in a "heart-meltingly beautiful performance."



  • The Grammy and Emmy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir will sing, dance and drum to deliver a tour-de-force performance!



  • Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour presents Me...Jane, a musical based on the true story of chimpanzee expert Dr. Jane Goodall



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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