Messiah Sing - SOLD OUT

December 3, 2023

This event is SOLD OUT. Join the chorus! Join SD Master Chorale members under the direction of Music Director John Russell, as we sing selections of Handel’s Messiah, accompanied by organist and SD Master Chorale Associate Music Director Martin Green. Last year’s event sold out, so get your tickets early!

Embrace the spirit of the season with the San Diego Master Chorale’s 13th annual ‘Messiah Sing.’ Audience members join SD Master Chorale singers in a communal celebration, singing selections from Handel’s Messiah. Under the direction of Music Director John K. Russell, featured soloists from the Chorale will be accompanied by organist Martin Green, who is both Canon of Music at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral and the Chorale’s Associate Music Director. Together, we’ll create a shared musical experience like no other. Bring your own score or rent one at the venue, and be part of this timeless holiday favorite.

Handel’s Messiah
John K. Russell, conductor
Martin Green, organ
Katina Mitchell, soprano
Evangelina Woo, mezzo-soprano
Timmy Simpson, tenor
Nathan Villamor, bass
SD Master Chorale members

Sunday, December 3 | 4:00 PM

St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral

PARKING: Free parking is available at St. Paul’s Senior Services located at 329 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.  

DOORS OPEN at 3:15pm for seating. This concert is general admission.

SCORES: Bring your own Handel’s Messiah score or pay $5 to rent one before entering the venue. (If you reserved your score online with your ticket, you can pick up your score at the table in the back of the cathedral.)

Selections from Handel’s Messiah include:
1. Sinfonia, Organ, Sinfonia
2. Recitative, Tenor, Comfort Ye
3. Air, Tenor, Every Valley
4. Chorus, Chorus, And the Glory
5. Accompagnato, Bass, Thus Saith the Lord
6. Air, Bass, But Who May Abide
7. Chorus, Chorus, And He Shall Purify
Recitative, Alto, Behold, a Virgin
8. Air, Alto, O Thou That Tellest
Chorus, Chorus, O Thou That Tellest
9. Accompagnato, Bass, For Behold
10. Air, Bass, The People That Walked in Darkness
11. Chorus, Chorus, For Unto Us
12. Pifa, Organ, Pastoral Symphony
Recitative, Soprano, There Were Shepherds
13. Accompagnato, Soprano, And lo!
Recitative, Soprano, And the Angel Said unto Them
14. Accompagnato, Soprano, And Suddenly
15. Chorus, Chorus, Glory to God
16. Air, Soprano, Rejoice Greatly
Recitative, Alto, Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind
17. Duet, Alto & Soprano, He Shall Feed His Flock
18. Chorus, Chorus, His Yoke is Easy

19. Chorus, Chorus, Behold the Lamb of God
20. Air, Alto, He Was Despised
21. Chorus, Chorus, Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs
29. Air, Tenor, But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul in Hell
30. Chorus, Chorus, Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates
Recitative, Tenor, Unto Which of the Angels
31. Chorus, Chorus, Let All the Angels of God Worship Him
Air, Soprano, How Beautiful are the Feet
39. Chorus, Chorus, Hallelujah

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