Ripon music department co-sponsors ‘Messiah’ singalong Saturday

The Christmas section of G.F. Handel’s “Messiah” will be performed in a singalong event Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 51 W. Division St., Fond du Lac. The event is co-sponsored by the Ripon College Department of Music.

The program will begin at 7 p.m. and include recitatives, arias and duets sung by professional soloists. Music will be provided for the choral portions.

Assistant Professor of Music Paul Thompson will sing the tenor solos, and Assistant Professor of Music Erin Bryan will sing the soprano solos. Alto solos will be sung by Jackie Willis of Milwaukee, and bass solos will be sung by Edmond Brown, a graduate student at Indiana University.

The event will be free with a donation taken to support Broken Bread, which provides meals for the hungry in Fond du Lac.

More information is available by calling 920-921-3363.

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