Handel's MESSIAH to Return to Bronx Community College This Weekend
BCC's fifth annual performance of Handel's Messiah is set for Sunday, December 10th, 2017, 3:00 p.m. at The Hall of Fame Playhouse, Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York.
This seasonal favorite, famous for its dazzling solos, pyrotechnical instrumental passages and the beloved "Hallelujah chorus," will be conducted by Michael Spierman and feature four soloists, The Bronx Opera Chorus, The Orchestra of the Bronx and friends, citizens and leaders of the Bronx who will recite the biblical passages that inspired the music.
The soloists are soprano Michelle Trovato, alto Caroline Tye, tenor David Guzman and Markel Reed, bass.
This performance is open to the general public. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. BCC students (valid ID is required) and K-12 students are free. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.bcc.cuny.edu/Support-BCC/?p=sp-handels-messiah.
Bronx Community College of the City University of New York offers more than 30 academic programs that prepare students for careers and to continue their education at four-year colleges. Located on a 45-acre tree-lined campus, BCC is home to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans, the country's first hall of fame. The College provides its approximately 11,500 students with quality academic programs, outstanding faculty, and flexible class schedules. BCC is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), with students representing approximately 100 countries. In October 2012, the BCC campus was declared a National Historic Landmark, becoming the country's first community college campus to receive such a designation. For more information about Bronx Community College, visit www.bcc.cuny.edu.
Pictured: Onstage at last year's presentation of Handel's Messiah at Bronx Community College