Holidayfest: Selections from Handel's Messiah

Featuring five of JMU's vocal ensembles and Symphony Orchestra

Sat, Dec 8 @ 8 pm SOLD OUT

Sun, Dec 9 @ 2 pm SOLD OUT

CONCERT HALL

Holidayfest: Selections from Handel's Messiah

Featuring five of JMU's vocal ensembles and Symphony Orchestra

Sat, Dec 8 @ 8 pm SOLD OUT

Sun, Dec 9 @ 2 pm SOLD OUT

CONCERT HALL


PHOTO BY BOB ADAMEK

Join JMU’s choral area ensembles, soloists and Symphony Orchestra for an inspired Christmas collage of holiday works for choirs and orchestra, featuring selections from Handel’s celebrated masterwork, Messiah. Also featured is a holiday reading by a local Harrisonburg celebrity. Prior to the December 9th matinee (at 12:30 pm), children can enjoy crafts, cookies and cider in the Grand Lobby.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour presents Me...Jane, a musical based on the true story of chimpanzee expert Dr. Jane Goodall



  • Kyle Abraham's company, A.I.M, brings its "lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers" to the Forbes Center for the first time!



  • Jeremy Denk is "a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs" (The New York Times).



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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