- VocalEssence Chorus & Ensemble Singers
- Big Band
- Philip Brunelle, conductor
- G. Phillip Shoultz III, conductor
Swing in the holiday season with VocalEssence and Nils Lindberg’s A Christmas Cantata for chorus and big band.
Blending jazz-infused style with traditional melodies, Lindberg’s cantata is an “iridescent medley that invigorates, inspires and swings in equal measure” (allaboutjazz.com). World premieres of two contest-winning carols for choir and trumpet will blow you away, and familiar carols for voices and brass will have you singing all the way home.
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The Minnesota Orchestral Association is pleased to provide ticketing services for the VocalEssence 2015-16 Concert Season. The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program. All artists, programs, prices, dates and times subject to change. All sales are final; no refunds. Prices listed include a non-discountable $3.50 facility fee. There are no service charges for in-person transactions at the Orchestra Hall Box Office or the Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Offices. There is a $5 service charge per transaction for all phone and online orders.
- Minnesota Orchestra
- James Feddeck, conductor
- Esther Heideman, soprano
- Carolyn Sproule, mezzo
- Matthew Plenk, tenor
- Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone
- Minnesota Chorale, chorus
“Come unto Him, all ye that labor…and He will give you rest.” These words from Scripture form the hushed center of this treasured classic.
Handel's Messiah offers repose for those bustling to get everything shopped, shipped, and ship-shape by the holiday season's end, so set aside a few hours to let your soul be calmed by this timeless music and message. Onstage will be an outstanding all-American cast of singers and an exciting young American conductor, James Feddeck, already renowned for his Messiah interpretations.
Additional Messiah performance:
Sun Dec 13 2pm »