Handel's MESSIAH Sing-Along Concert

Sat, Dec 02 2017 at 4:00 pm

Handel's MESSIAH - 7th Annual Sing-Along Concert

Bask in George Frideric Handel's inspiring MESSIAH, surrounded by candlelight and the magnificent restoredTiffany stained-glass masterpieces of Calvary United Methodist Church in historic Allegheny West.

Saturday, December 2 at 4 pm. Concert runs about 45 minutes. Doors open at 3:15 pm when volunteers welcome audience members to view the windows and select their seats. A cookie reception in the Victorican Chapel follows the concert.

Calvary's Music Director Brian Burns conducts the Christmas portion of one of the holiday season's most beloved works. The event features four popular regional soloists, a chamber orchestra comprised of some of the area's most accomplished instrumentalists, and the Festival Choir of more than 70 voices. David Bridge, a past conductor and organist, is at the parlor organ and Calvary's restored Farrand & Votey organ.

This Calvary tradition for the the Pittsburgh area is family-friendly. Each child under 12 will receive a kid’s activity pack. The sing-along was founded on a principle of openness and accessibility. Up to 600 attend with the audience invited to sing selected choruses including the famous "Hallelujah Chorus." 


Anna Singer, soprano

Kara Cornell, mezzo soprano

George Milosh, tenor

Matthew Hunt, baritone

Conducted by Brian Burns, Calvary UMC Music Director. 

David Bridge, organist. 

Seven Festival Choir Choruses:  And the Glory of the Lord, O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion, For Unto Us a Child is Born, And He Shall Purify, His Yoke is Easy, Glory to God, Hallelujah


Early Bird Tickets - A 20% discount will be applied to ticket purchases made prior to November 16 (Discount included in price.)

General - $12. Students & Seniors (65+) - $8

Tickets Purchased After November 15 (Remaining tickets are available to purchase at the door.)

General - $15. Students & Seniors (65+) - $10

Free Admission: Children 12 and under. Military service members and veterans


Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233, in historic Allegheny West.
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