A Holiday Tradition is Handel’s Messiah
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – NOVEMBER 20, 2012- A beloved holiday tradition, George Frederic Handel’s "Messiah," returns to The Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.
Handel’s Messiah continues the Signature Series and is a holiday gift to the community, supported by The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, the Brownsville Independent School District and Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts.
A full orchestra joins 120 singers from BISD and the university across the Rio Grande Valley to perform and sing Handel’s classic masterpiece, one of the most popular works in western choral literature.
“The Messiah has been a Christmas tradition in Brownsville for many years,” said BSPA President George Ramirez. “We intend to maintain this yearly tradition every Christmas season in Brownsville from now on. We want to make this truly a family event, affordable to all.”
Admission for the performance is $12 and may be purchased online at utb.edu/artscenteror by calling 956-UTB-TKTS, 882-8587.