March 23, 2024
Handel’s Messiah is a masterpiece of classical music that has stood the test of time, and is beloved by music lovers the world over. Handel’s exquisite choral and orchestral writing, and a foundational Biblical text find expression in the grandeur and emotional depth of this titanic work. For a fitting Lenten remembrance, come see and hear John William Trotter’s semi-staged Messiah that will be fresh and renewing. The performance will feature soprano Olivia Doig Skaff and tenor James Ley, among others. The acclaimed Wheaton College Concert Choir, a core ensemble for previous major choral works, will enfold the new Armerding Concert Hall with this powerful rendition of this iconic work. The Concert Choir will be joined by distinguished guest soloists, soprano Olivia Doig Skaff, mezzo-soprano Angela Born, tenor James Ley, baritone Will Hughes and string orchestra.