a Bright Note
75th anniversary of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah
December 1-2, 2012
This December will mark the 75th anniversary of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah performances at Ursinus College, which have become a winter season tradition. The piece will be sung by the College Choir and Meistersingers, and conducted by Professor John French, holder of the Heefner Chair of Music, on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.; and at a matinee, Dec. 2 at 2:30 p.m., in Bomberger Auditorium. Tickets are $10.
Please register below. At the end of registering, you will have the option to pay by check or credit card. Checks can be made payable to Ursinus College, and sent to Music Department, Ursinus College, Box 1000, Collegeville, PA 19426-1000. Tickets will be mailed (if time allows) or held at the door.
Last year, Dr. French conducted his 50th performance of the Handel Oratorio at Ursinus. French, who has been at Ursinus for 33 years, said he is “truly amazed at the traditions and history of this place. Wonderful students, great faculty and sense of purpose combine to make Ursinus a remarkable college. What an honor to be a part of this tradition – 75 years of Messiah.
Questions? Contact Cathy Bogusky at 610-409-3712