'Messiah' Watch 2015: Where To Catch Performances Around The State

Dec 21, 2015

With the holiday season come performances of Handel's Messiah

Know of a Messiah performance or sing-along not listed here?  Tell us about it! 

Vermont Philharmonic and Chorus
Lisa Jablow will conduct with Mary Bonhag, soprano; Ana Maria Ugarte, contralto; Brian Landry, tenor; Tim Wilfong, baritone.

Friday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethany Church, Montpelier

Sunday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m.
Barre Opera House, Barre

Friends of Music at Guilford 45th Community Messiah Sing
Terry Larsen conducts Margery McCrum, soprano; Justina Golden, mezzo-soprano; James Anderson, tenor; Cailin Marcel Manson, baritone; William McKim, organ.

Saturday, Dec. 5 at 1 p.m.
Centre Congregational Church, Brattleboro

Rutland Area Chorus and Orchestra
Jennifer Carpenter will conduct with Allison Devery, soprano; Amy Frostman, alto; Cameron Steinmetz, tenor; Zebulun McLellan, bass.

Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3:30 and 7 p.m.
Grace Church, Rutland

Charlotte Congregational Church 5th annual Messiah Sing-Along
Anne Decker conducts soprano Sarah Cullins; mezzo Linda Radtke, tenor Wayne Hobbs; bass Erik Kroncke and an instrumental ensemble.

Sunday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m.
Charlotte Congregational Church

Burlington Choral Society Messiah Sing-Along
Richard Riley conducts an open reading of "Part 1: The Christmas portion."

Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.
St. Paul’s Cathedral, Burlington

Bellows Falls Community Messiah Sing-Along
Candace Montesi conducts with organist Bill McKim

Sunday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m.
United Church of Bellows Falls

Woodstock's 32nd annual Messiah Sing
Pentangle Arts presents and Louis Burkot directs

Sunday Dec. 13 at 4 p.m.
Our Lady of the Snows Church
Woodstock, VT

Middlebury College Community Chorus Messiah Sing
Jeff Rehbach conducts

Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m.
Middlebury Congregational Church

Upper Valley Music Center Messiah Sing with Orchestra
Jane Woods conducts

Sunday, Dec. 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Lebanon United Methodist Church
Lebanon, NH

Burlington Chamber Orchestra and Messiah Festival Chorus
David Neiweem will conduct with Sarah Cullins, soprano; Erin Grainger, mezzo-soprano; Bruce Barger, tenor; Benjamin Dickerson, baritone.

Sunday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.
Elley-Long Music Center, Colchester

Stowe 24th Annual Messiah Community Sing-In
Jane Bouffard Lambert conducts orchestra and soloists

Monday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m.
Stowe Community Church
(802) 253-7257

St. James Episcopal Church 12th annual Messiah Sing-Along
Scott Smedinghoff directs soprano Robyn Madison; alto Katie Beck; tenor Paul Lambert; bass Mark Madison and a chamber orchestra.

Sunday, Dec. 27 at 3 p.m.
St. James Episcopal Church
Arlington, VT
(802) 375-9952

Randolph New Year's Day Messiah Sing
Dick Drysdale directs

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 at 2 p.m.
Bethany Church
Randolph, VT

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