Jane Glover - Conductor

Susanna Phillips - Soprano

Phyllis Pancella - Mezzo-soprano

John McVeigh - Tenor

Stephen Powell - Baritone

The Philadelphia Singers Chorale - Chorus

Sunday, December 18, 2011

7:30 pm Verizon Hall

This Baroque classic has become as integral to the American holiday season as Dickens's A Christmas Carol or the film It's a Wonderful Life. First performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1958, Messiah has been an annual Orchestra tradition since 1961.

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