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Handel’s Messiah

About This Concert

Before the season rushes ahead, and the to-do list becomes too long to ever get done, set aside an evening for your soul. Handel’s Messiah opens with a tender call, “Comfort ye,” and its ringing Hallelujah Chorus will echo in your spirit throughout the holidays.

Program

HANDEL
Messiah / 140 min

Artists

Fun Facts

  • Handel’s Messiah was originally associated with Easter and premiered in April 1742 in Dublin.
  • The Star Tribune crowns the Minnesota Chorale “…one of the area’s preeminent choirs, [combining] impeccable diction with a real commitment to the music.”
  • The San Francisco Chronicle hailed Sherezade Panthaki as “a phenomenon” and praised the “multifold splendor of her singing."

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403

This concert includes the following enhancements:
$5 Edwards Dessert Kitchen Desserts and $5 Happy Hour Deals | Free Tastings of Local Beer or Spirits

Holiday

Handel’s Messiah

Out at the Hall Concert

Tickets

1573817100

1575770400

1606044300

Sat Dec 7 8pm Buy

Other Performances

Fri Dec 68pmBuy

Handel’s Messiah

Handel’s Messiah

This concert includes the following enhancements:
$5 Edwards Dessert Kitchen Desserts and $5 Happy Hour Deals | Free Tastings of Local Beer or Spirits

Plan your visit

Getting to Orchestra Hall

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Pre-pay Valet Parking (Save $3)


Concert Duration

Approximately 3 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

Pre-Concert Interview

$5 Happhy Hour and Tastings

Central High School Choir

Simpson Housing Services Hats & Mittens Drive


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About This Concert

Before the season rushes ahead, and the to-do list becomes too long to ever get done, set aside an evening for your soul. Handel’s Messiah opens with a tender call, “Comfort ye,” and its ringing Hallelujah Chorus will echo in your spirit throughout the holidays.

Program

HANDEL
Messiah / 140 min

Artists

Fun Facts

  • Handel’s Messiah was originally associated with Easter and premiered in April 1742 in Dublin.
  • The Star Tribune crowns the Minnesota Chorale “…one of the area’s preeminent choirs, [combining] impeccable diction with a real commitment to the music.”
  • The San Francisco Chronicle hailed Sherezade Panthaki as “a phenomenon” and praised the “multifold splendor of her singing."

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

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Pre- and Post-Concert Experiences on Saturday December 7 / SEE ALL UPCOMING EXPERIENCES

$5 Happy Hour and Tasting with MOA Bars

$5 Happy Hour and Tasting with MOA Bars

When: Pre-concert
Where: All lobby bars
Join us for a $5 Happy Hour and tastings from our very own Minnesota Orchestra Bars! Must be 21 years of age.

$5 Edwards Dessert Kitchen Desserts

$5 Edwards Dessert Kitchen Desserts

When: Pre-concert
Where: All lobby bars
The Minnesota Orchestra is happy to partner with Edwards Dessert Kitchen for all of our Out at the Hall and Holiday performances. SWEET VIBES ONLY!

Concert Preview

Concert Preview with Phillip Gainsley

When: 7:00pm-7:25pm
Where: Auditorium
Join Phillip Gainsley for an entertaining interview with conductor Nicholas Kraemer, countertenor Daniel Moody, and bass-baritone Benjamin Bevan, before they perform Handel's iconic Messiah. This concert preview is free; however, a concert ticket is required for entry.

St. Paul Central High School Choir

St. Paul Central High School Choir

When: 7:00pm-7:45pm
Where: Target Atrium
Join Martha Graber and one of St. Paul Central High School's wonderful choirs for a pre-concert performance of holiday music in the Target Atrium.