SING-ALONG MESSIAH at Roy Thomson Hall

Directed by Mr. Handel

SING-ALONG MESSIAH at Roy Thomson Hall

Sat Dec 21 at 2pm Roy Thomson Hall Map BUY NOW

Margot Rood, soprano
Lucile Richardot, mezzo-soprano

Thomas Hobbs, tenor
Peter Harvey, baritone
Tafelmusik Chamber Choir

A thrilling, massive sing-along of Handel’s beloved choral masterpiece.

Does the holiday season give you an uncontrollable desire to burst into song? Join Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, four soloists, and a choir of thousands led by Mr. Handel himself for a thrilling, massive sing-along of Handel’s most beloved choral masterpiece: Messiah.

Messiah transcends boundaries with its message of charity, peace, goodwill, and sacrifice. It also contains some of the most uplifting, touching, and magnificent music ever composed—ideal for a truly inspiring sing-along! Pick up your score, warm up your vocal chords, don your holiday finest, and join us in our new surroundings at Roy Thomson Hall for one of the best-loved traditions of Toronto’s holiday season.

Families and children are welcome. Children under 2 attend for free. Save 15% when purchasing 6 or more regular price tickets.

This event is general admission. Seating is assigned by voice part – soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. There will also be a general mixed section for groups that want to sing together.

What's interesting about this concert?
 
  • From first-timers to Sing-Along experts, everyone is welcome (including kids!). 
  • Our annual Sing-Along turns 34 this year, and is Toronto's biggest audience participation Christmas concert. 
  • The concert is led by George Frideric Handel himself, in full baroque costume and powdered wig - he will encourage you to "raise the roof" during the choruses! 
  • This will be Sing-Along's second year in Roy Thomson Hall, while Massey Hall goes through its revitalization. 

Program

  • Selections of Handel Messiah*

Download the list of selections Download the libretto

* Recorded by Tafelmusik

 Concert run time: approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including a 20-minute intermission.

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Photo: Jeff Higgins