Messiah Festival of the Arts
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Location: Messiah Festival of Music & Art
Address: 421 N 1st St, Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS 67456
Phone: 785-227-3380 ext. 8237
Time: 1:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Price: Bach's "Passion" - $17Handel's "Messiah" - $17
Soloists for Messiah 2020 Announced & Tickets on Sale! Continuing its tradition of hosting high-caliber operatic performers, the Bethany Oratorio Society is pleased to announce tickets are now on sale for its Messiah Festival of the Arts, 2020: Celebrating Women in the Arts. The Bethany Oratorio Society will perform its historic and rich performances of J.S. Bach’s “ Passion According to St. Matthew” on Good Friday, April 10, and G. F. Handel’s “Messiah” on Easter Sunday, April 12. The Bethany Oratorio Society has been performing Handel’s “Messiah” since 1882, and Bach’s “Passion According to St Matthew” since 1929. During Holy Week each year in Lindsborg, the more than 300-member community chorus and orchestra are joined by five professional operatic guest soloists. Guest soloists for this year’s concerts include: James Reese, tenor, Elisa Sutherland, mezzo-soprano, Anna Christofaro, soprano and Brian Mextorf bass. Brad Vogel will be the guest conductor for the Bach performance. Stephen Klaassen will also have some solos for the Bach performance. See the full festival schedule and purchase tickets at www.messiahfestival.org or by calling the Festival office at (785) 227-3380, ext. 8219, or for purchase in Presser Hall on Bethany College campus, office located in Presser Hall, room 116B. Ticket sales will be Monday-Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in January and February and 8:00-9:30am + 4:30-6:30pm in March and April (including Good Friday and Saturday, April 11).