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The People’s Messiah

October 28, 2017, 7.00 PM-8.00 PM


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Jesus, the Messiah

Choose your own adventure by joining the Conservatorium of Music at Avondale College of Higher Education for its traditional end-of-academic-year performance of George Frideric Handel’s oratorio Messiah.

Adventure 1
Sing-it-yourself boot camp. Rehearse with Avondale Singers (Music Hall, September 11 and 18) and Avondale Singers and Avondale Chamber Orchestra (Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church, October 9, 16 and 23) from 7 pm.

Adventure 2
Sing it on the day. Bring your own score and come with voice parts prepared for an open rehearsal on October 28 from 3 pm. Sing selected chorus numbers on stage with the singers and the orchestra.

Adventure 3
Sing with the audience. Bring your own score and sing some or all chorus numbers with other members of the audience.

Chorus repertoire

1. And the glory of the Lord

2. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion

3. For unto us a child is born

4. Glory to God in the highest

5. Behold the Lamb of God

6. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows

7. Lift up your heads, O ye gates

8. Hallelujah

9. Worthy is the Lamb


Black formal concert dress. Men: Black suit, white shirt, black bowtie. Women: Long black dress or long black dress skirt/trousers with black dress top.


Free but Avondale Conservatorium collects a freewill offering to support academic prizes and the Avondale Conservatorium Scholarship.


October 28, 2017
7.00 PM-8.00 PM
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Avondale Conservatorium
(02) 4980 2208


Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
582 Freemans Dr
Cooranbong, NSW 2265 Australia
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