Lubbock Symphony presents Handel’s “Messiah” | KLBK | KAMC
The Lubbock Chorale, the First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir and soloists join the LSO to perform the holiday tradition.
The following is a press release from the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra:
LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (LSO), Lubbock Choir, and The United Methodist Church Choir Premier Choir (WUSC) present the beloved choral work of George Frederic Handel , “Messiah”. This festive performance, led by Maestro David Cho, kicks off the holiday season and inspires feelings of joy for musicians and members of the public. The concert will take place on December 4, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. in the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences and will feature the following soloists:
- Amy owens
- Quinn Patrick Ankrum
- Eric Rieger
- Gerald Dolter
Galen Wixson, President and CEO, said the âMessiahâ is a tradition dear to LSO and the community of Lubbock.
âOur holiday concerts are a big hit this time of year,â said Wixson. âThe ‘Messiah’ is a beloved holiday tradition for LSO. This concert is the perfect way to celebrate this special time of year and embrace the Christmas spirit.
The Lubbock Chorale is made up of some of the best vocal talent from the Southern Plains. The Lubbock Chorale, originally named The Lubbock Civic Chorale, began in September 1976 and has since become an important part of West Texas musical culture. The FUMC Chancel Choir is an ensemble of approximately 70 members that sings the best sacred music of the American and English Protestant choral traditions. Both ensembles regularly perform choral masterpieces with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets start at $ 33. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (806) 762-1688 or visit LubbockSymphony.org.
(Lubbock Symphony Orchestra press release)