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Selections from Handel’s Messiah to Draw Music Enthusiasts to 2nd Annual Sing-Along
Lexington, KY – December 11, 2017 – A nearly four-hundred-year-old Christmas tradition will be celebrated again in Central Kentucky, as the Lexington and Lexington North Stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints host their second annual sing-along event, featuring the beloved music of Handel’s Messiah.
All are invited to join in song on Saturday, December 16th, at 7:00 pm, at the Lexington North Stake Center located at 2459 Sir Barton Way. The sing-along will feature a group of professional and volunteer musicians from around Kentucky and the region.
Rob Langdorf will again conduct the musical evening. Langdorf is the director of the Lexmark Singers, where he works full-time as a quality systems engineer. He sings tenor with The Lexington Singers, and has previously served as band director at the University of Detroit.
Guest soloists will include Marie-France Duclos (Soprano), Sherri Phelps (Alto), Zach Morris (Tenor), and Daniel Koehn (Bass). Principal orchestra members will include Sarah Payne and Mary Elizabeth Henton (Violin), Sarah Aldiab (Viola), Nathan Jasinski (Cello), Zachary Klobnak (Harpsichord and Organ), Tanner Hutchins (Trumpet), and Ben Hjorth (Timpani). These accomplished musicians have performed throughout the Central Kentucky region as well as the world, and lend their talent to the community as music directors, private instructors, and award-winning performers. (For individual biographies, visit LexingtonMessiah.org)
The choir and orchestra are comprised of singers and musicians from around the community, joined by students from the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Advanced Choir and Advanced Orchestra.
The sing-along is open to all who would like to celebrate the birth of our Savior through song. Guests are invited to bring or borrow music, or simply sing or hum along as they recognize the evening’s selections.
Admission is free.