Singing for the Holidays

University Chorus Offers Major Works from Handel's Messiah for Holidays, Dec. 2-3
November 22, 2011
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The Sonoma State University Chorus, under the direction of Jenny Bent, performs major choruses and solos from Handel's beloved oratorio, Messiah, with the accompaniment of a 15-piece chamber orchestra at its next concert Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m. in Rohnert Park's Holy Family Church, 1500 East Cotati Avenue.

Featured choruses will include "And the glory of the Lord," "Glory to God," "Behold the Lamb of God," "Surely He has borne our griefs," "Hallelujah," and others. 

University music student-soloists include Christopher Trujillo, Sadie Sonntag, Michael Morales, Esther Rayo, Kathleen Barnes, Talia Trozzo and Jennifer Thuman.

The event is free of charge to all students with ID. Ticket prices are $12 general, $10 SSU faculty, alumni and staff, and $8 seniors. Purchase tickets at the door, call the box office at (707) 664-2353, or buy online at

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