On a significant date for the Choir - 18 December, 1872 - the first-ever Queensland Choir concert was staged and the Choir would like to celebrate this special anniversary by performing one of their signature events - Brisbane Sings Messiah.
The special classical music concert features Handel's famous masterpiece 'The Messiah' performed by a professional orchestra and soloists in the magnificent Concert Hall of the Brisbane City Hall. The Sinfonia of St Andrew have also been invited to join The Queensland Choir for the performance on Sunday 18th December 2022 at 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm.
'Brisbane Sings Messiah' is one of The Queensland Choir's signature events and has become a Christmas tradition for many audience members.
George Frideric Handel's glorious oratorio will be performed by the Queensland Choir chorus. With its blazing trumpets, thundering tympani and thrilling Hallelujah Chorus, Handel's great choral masterpiece offers a magnificent combination of theatrical effect and spiritual reflection.
The Queensland Choir's 150 voice chorus will be accompanied by guest soloists and the fabulous Sinfonia of St Andrew's orchestra. The soloists are Leanne Kenneally-Warnock (soprano), Hayley Sugars (mezzo-soprano), Sebastian Maclaine (tenor) and Leon Warnock (baritone) and the performance will be conducted by Kevin Power OAM.
The Queensland Choir has been performing since 1872 and is now regarded as one of the premier large choirs in Australia. The choir is made up of 150 volunteer choristers from a wide range of backgrounds. The choir has performed regularly with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the Sinfonia of St Andrew's orchestra and other orchestras and instrumental groups and also collaborates with other choirs in and around Brisbane.
Don't miss the popular 'Brisbane Sings Messiah' concert event this festive season. Reserved tickets are now on sale and are priced from $15 to $60 with concessions available. To make a booking, please visit https://qldchoir.com/concerts/brisbanesingsmessiah2022.
For more information on this exciting live music event in Brisbane, please visit qldchoir.com.