It’s the holiday season, and that means music is happening all over the place. Many of our Seagle singers are performing in gigs (some holiday related, some not) all around the country. There are quite a few Messiahs, but look a little closer and you’ll find an interesting cornucopia of festive holiday treats. Here is a completely random chronological sampling of some of the performances you might want to add to your December calendar!
DEC 9 @ 8:00PM – Messiah // Handel
Cobb Theater, Wharton Center – East Lansing, MI
David Anderson, tenor and Kyle White, baritone will be featured soloists for Michigan State University’s annual performance of Handel’s Messiah. If you can’t make it to Michigan, this performance will also be live-streamed. Tickets and further information can be found here.
DEC 9 @ 8:00PM AND SUNDAY, DEC 10 @ 2:30PM – Christmas Oratorio // Saint-Saens
Belleville Congregational Church – Newburyport, MA
Megan Callahan, mezzo-soprano, Colin Campbell, tenor, and Michael Miller, baritone, are featured soloists with the Newburyport Choral Society for its annual Winter Concert. The central piece of the program is Saint-Saens’ Christmas Oratorio. It looks like Sunday’s performance is already sold out, but you can still get tickets for Saturday night. More information can be found here.
DEC 8, 9, 16 @ 7:30PM & DEC 17 @ 2:30PM – Home for the Holidays
Wayne and Kristine Lueders Florentine Opera Center – Milwaukee, WI
Nate Hill, baritone, appears with his fellow Florentine Opera Studio artists in a program of winter tunes and carols. Tickets and information here.
DEC 11 @ 8:00PM – La Liberazione di Ruggiero // Caccini
Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music – Rochester, NY
Kevin Bryant, tenor, will sing the role of Ruggiero in a concert performance of Francesca Caccini’s La Liberazione di Ruggiero with Eastman’s Collegium Musicum. This rare treat was the first opera ever composed by a woman, and the free concert will be conducted by Paul O’Dette, music director of the Boston Early Music Festival. More information can be found here.