2011-11-10 / About Town

JCC to feature Handel’s ‘Messiah’ in December

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present “Favorite Choruses from Handel’s Messiah with Festival Orchestra and English Carols” on Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center.

A nine-piece chamber orchestra, consisting of professional musicians on two violins, viola, cello, bass, two oboes, trumpet and tympani, will accompany the chorus on the “Messiah” selections. Accompaniment for the English carols, all selected from the “Oxford Book of Carols,” will be provided by Janet Grant on piano.

There will be one performance only. Tickets are $18 for general admission, $15 for seniors and children. Tickets may be purchased at the door or reserved in advance by calling 423-1574.

For more information, call 423- 1574 or visit the chorus’ website at JamestownRI.com/Chorus.

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