Concert Series and Events
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Winter Choral Concert: Handel's MESSIAH
Date: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
Time: 7:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Concert Hall
Sponsored by: Music
Contact: Lawrence Burnett, x4351
7:00 p.m. - MESSIAH Insights. Richard Crouter and Stephen Kelly, speakers. 8:00 p.m. - MESSIAH Highlights. Carleton Choir with a professional Baroque Orchestra. Lawrence E. Burnett, conductor. The Carleton Choir, featuring student soloists, is joined by professional Baroque instrumentalists in a performance of highlights from George Frederic Handel’s earliest version of Messiah. Richard Crouter, John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, and Stephen Kelly, Dye Family Professor of Music, Emeritus, are featured in a pre-concert talk about the libretto, Handel’s score, Baroque instruments and performance practices.