2000-12-07 / Other News

Brooklyn Music Conservatory Will Perform Classic "Messiah" Sunday

Brooklyn Music Conservatory Will Perform Classic "Messiah" Sunday

Brooklyn Music Conservatory Will Perform Classic "Messiah" Sunday

The Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music presents a Holiday Choral Concert this Sunday, at 3 p.m. in Levenson Recital Hall on the Brooklyn College campus.

Next Thursday, December 14th, at 7 p.m., in the college’s Gershwin Theater, the Conservatory will lead a sing-along of Handel’s "Messiah."

Admission to both events is by donation, and tickets may be purchased in advance from the BCBC box office at (718) 951-4500 or on the day of the performances at the Gershwin Theater box office.

On Sunday, Jerald Hughes will conduct the Brooklyn College Chorus, assisted by Mariana Aslan, and Bruce MacIntyre will lead the Conservatory Chamber Chorus in a concert featuring Antonio Vivaldi’s "Magnificat" in G minor (RV 610), accompanied by members of the Conservatory Orchestra, under the direction of Richard Barrett. Soloists will be Olga Bojovic and Mariana Aslan, sopranos; Nirlaine Charles, mezzo soprano; Sung Chun Park, tenor; and Ray Petty, baritone. The concert will also feature a diverse selection of international choral music for the holiday season from Germany, Latvia, Hungary, Brazil, Africa, Israel, and England, from such composers as Johannes Brahms, John Rutter, Zoltan Kodaly, and others.

Next Thursday, the Brooklyn College community will celebrate the end of the semester with a sing-along performance of Handel’s "Messiah." Soloists for the evening will be from the Brooklyn College Opera Theater and Brooklyn College Choruses, the Conservatory Orchestra will accompany, and the audience will act as the chorus. Refreshments will be served in a reception following the performance. Scores will be available to borrow for the evening

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