Handel's Messiah

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Add to Calendar 2021-12-11 14:00:00 2021-12-11 15:30:00 Handel's Messiah The St. Mary’s College of Maryland chamber singers with orchestra under the direction of Larry Vote, professor of music, will perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Saturday, December 11 at 2 p.m. The concert will be held in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall, 47458 Trinity Church Road. The “Messiah” concert is an annual event offered by the Department of Music. “Messiah” is an oratorio composed by George Frideric Handel in 1741. It is Handel’s most famous work and among the most popular works in Western choral literature. Off-campus visitors must be able to present proof of vaccination upon request by College officials when attending indoor events. If campus visitors are not vaccinated or cannot show proof of vaccination, they must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival to campus. Face coverings must be always worn indoors.  Photo from 2019 concert of “Messiah” featuring Professor Larry Vote directing SMCM chamber singers. St. Mary's Hall Music Department Robert Hayes America/New_York public
St. Mary's Hall
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Auerbach Auditorium
Free
Intended Audience
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Admitted Students
  • Parents of Admitted Students
  • Alumni
  • General public

The St. Mary’s College of Maryland chamber singers with orchestra under the direction of Larry Vote, professor of music, will perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Saturday, December 11 at 2 p.m. The concert will be held in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall, 47458 Trinity Church Road.

The “Messiah” concert is an annual event offered by the Department of Music. “Messiah” is an oratorio composed by George Frideric Handel in 1741. It is Handel’s most famous work and among the most popular works in Western choral literature.

Off-campus visitors must be able to present proof of vaccination upon request by College officials when attending indoor events. If campus visitors are not vaccinated or cannot show proof of vaccination, they must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival to campus. Face coverings must be always worn indoors. 

Photo from 2019 concert of “Messiah” featuring Professor Larry Vote directing SMCM chamber singers.

Registration information

The event is free of charge and open to the public but seating is limited. Registration in advance at www.smcm.edu/messiah.

Event Sponsor(s)
Music Department
Robert Hayes
rchayes1@smcm.edu
12408954498
Event Group
Music
Recital/Concert