Composed in a mere twenty-four days, Handel’s Messiah continues to be the composer’s most popular work and may well be the most performed classical work of all time. The Spire Chamber Ensemble and Baroque Orchestra performs this masterpiece under candlelight with period instruments like you have never heard before…inspiring, dazzling, joyous!
Awaken your soul with this extraordinary season opener grounded in creativity, integrity, and devotion to world–class choral performances. This enchanted musical journey reinvents the traditional concert experience with an eloquent collage of musical genres curated by Artistic Director Ben A. Spalding.
Sunday, June 2, 2019, 3pm
Featuring Jazz Vocalist Patricia Thompson, long-time member and soloist of the Spire Chamber Ensemble
Patricia Thompson sings a collection of timeless songs arranged in a classic vocal jazz style. You will hear standards made famous by Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday as well as beloved favorites from American hymnody’s rich tradition.
Ponder Anew What the Almighty Can Do
Saturday, April 6, 5:30pm
Featuring the Trinity Choir and Festival Brass
Conducted by Ben A. Spalding
Organist Tom Trenney