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Handel’s Messiah and Holiday Pops
December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm$20
South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO) will be showcasing Handel’s Messiah and timeless uplifting Holiday Pops at Barry University’s Shepard & Ruth K. Broad Performing Arts Center, 11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami Shores on December 3 at 4 p.m.
Sebrina María Alfonso, music director, will conduct the performances featuring soloists Katherine Henly (soprano), Lisa Marie Rogali (mezzo-soprano), Chauncey Packer (tenor) and Neil Nelson (bass baritone), and the South Florida Symphony Chorus.
SFSO’s 2023 holiday program will open with a selection of time-honored Holiday Pops festive favorites including selections from The Polar Express, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Bocelli’s The Prayer, plus audience sing-alongs. SFSO will then launch into Part I of Handel’s Messiah. The performance culminates with the iconic “Hallelujah” chorus as sung by the South Florida Symphony Chorus, made-up of seasoned chorale singers and community talent, directed by Dr. Giselle Elgarresta Rios. Rios and Maestra Alfonso collaborated to create the South Florida Symphony Chorus in 2019, which made its debut at the Beethoven 250th celebration in February of 2020.
$20 tickets for the December 3 performance at Barry University’s Shepard & Ruth K. Broad Performing Arts Center (11300 NE 2nd Ave in Miami Shores) and can be ordered online at https://southfloridasymphony.