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Sunday, December 8

Community "Messiah" Performance

Arts/Entertainment

Eastern Utah Chorale and Orchestra, comprised of university and community musicians forces to perform selections from Handel’s Messiah.

Messiah is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the Coverdale Psalter, the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer. It was first performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742 and received its London premiere nearly a year later. After an initially modest public reception, the oratorio gained in popularity, eventually becoming one of the best-known and most frequently performed choral works in Western music.

12/08 at 7:30 pm | More Info



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