Messiah Sing

Messiah Sing

Date: December 4, 2022 4:00 pm

Venue: St. Paul's Cathedral, 2728 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92103


This event is now SOLD OUT. If you would like to join the Wait List, please click the Buy Tickets button, fill out the form, and we will let you know if tickets become available for purchase. 

Join SD Master Chorale members under the direction of Music Director John Russell, as we sing selections of Handel’s Messiah, accompanied by organist SD Master Chorale Associate Music Director Martin Green. This year, the Messiah Sing features soloists from the SD Master Chorale including soprano Carron Martin, mezzo-soprano Kaitlin Barron, tenor Daniel Moyer, and bass Matthew Fallesen.

The event begins at 3:00 PM with a festive Welcome Reception, doors open at 3:30 PM, and the performance begins at 4:00 PM. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own scores or rent one at the venue for $5. Because last year’s event sold out, everyone is encouraged to purchase tickets in advance.

  • Please note: masks are strongly recommended inside St Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral for Messiah Sing attendees.
  • Parking: free parking is available at St. Paul Senior Services located at 328 Maple St., a short 3-minute walk to the Cathedral. Additional street parking is available around St. Paul’s and across 6th Ave. at Balboa Park, accessible via Upas.


Selections from Handel’s Messiah include:

• Sinfonia, Organ, Sinfonia

• Recitative, Tenor, Comfort Ye

• Air, Tenor, Every Valley

• Chorus, Chorus, And the Glory

• Accompagnato, Bass, Thus Saith the Lord

• Air, Bass, But Who May Abide

• Chorus, Chorus, And He Shall Purify

• Recitative, Alto, Behold, a Virgin

• Air, Alto, O Thou That Tellest

• Chorus, Chorus, O Thou That Tellest

• Accompagnato, Bass, For Behold

• Air, Bass, The People That Walked in Darkness

• Chorus, Chorus, For Unto Us

• Pifa, Organ, Pastoral Symphony

• Recitative, Soprano, There Were Shepherds

• Accompagnato, Soprano, And lo!

• Recitative, Soprano, And the Angel Said unto Them

• Accompagnato, Soprano, And Suddenly

• Chorus, Chorus, Glory to God

• Air, Soprano, Rejoice Greatly

• Recitative, Alto, Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind

• Duet, Alto & Soprano, He Shall Feed His Flock

• Chorus, Chorus, His Yoke is Easy

• Chorus, Chorus, Behold the Lamb of God

• Air, Alto, He Was Despised

• Chorus, Chorus, Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs

• Air, Tenor, But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul in Hell

• Chorus, Chorus, Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates

• Recitative, Tenor, Unto Which of the Angels

• Chorus, Chorus, Let All the Angels of God Worship Him

• Air, Soprano, How Beautiful are the Feet

• Chorus, Chorus, Hallelujah


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