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This year, don't miss Chorus Abilene as they perform Handle's Messiah parts 2 & 3 as their Easter performance with a chamber orchestra and very special guests this year. The concert will be held at the Williams Performing Arts Center on the Abilene Christian University campus on Sunday, April 3rd.

The special guests that will be featured in this year's performance are Patricia Vigil-soprano, Lynnette Chambers-mezzo soprano, Travis Lowery-tenor, Daniel Lickteig-bass.

Seating and tickets are limited so get yours in advance. Tickets are only $15 and tickets for seniors, military and students are only $12. All tickets may be purchased online at ChorusAbilene.org.

George Frideric Handel's Messiah was originally meant for Easter only. It began at the Musick Hall in Dublin in April of 1742. Now, of course, Messiah is a Christmas season concert in the United States and Great Britain and is a must around the holidays. It is well known that CD sales and Web downloads skyrocket during this time of year.

Source: SmithsonianMag.com

 

Chorus Abilene is Abilene’s premier vocal choral group, Chorus Abilene promotes choral music through performance and participation by members of all ages. Chorus Abilene was founded in 1990 as "The Classical Chorus of Abilene."

Now, Chorus Abilene has both young and adult chorus vocal groups, and everyone is encouraged to try out for Chorus Abilene. The chorus performs several times a year at many different locations and occasions.

Many performances are either holiday or faith-based like Christmas and Easter

I've always been a fan and have followed the Classical Chorus of Abilene throughout the years as they're known for their many holiday presentations. Many of the presentations are faith-based like Christmas and Easter, while others may be a holiday or an event-based concert like the Fourth of July.

Photo by: Chorus Abilene
Photo by: Chorus Abilene
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