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SSO offers $20 tickets to SU students, faculty, staff for annual holiday event ‘Messiah’ Dec. 9
SSO offers $20 tickets to SU students, faculty, staff for annual holiday event ‘Messiah’ Dec. 9 December 05, 2007Jaime Winne Alvarezjlwinne@syr.edu
The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is offering $20 discounted tickets to Syracuse University students, faculty and staff for its annual holiday presentation of Handel’s timeless masterpiece “Messiah.” Tickets are limited. Members of the University community must mention they are with SU and show their SU I.D. when they pick up tickets. To purchase tickets, contact the SSO Box Office at (315) 424-8200.
“Messiah” will be performed Sunday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m. at Most Holy Rosary Church, 111 Roberts Ave., Syracuse. The concert is sponsored by the Cathedral Candle Co. In keeping with tradition, concertgoers are asked to bring to the performance nonperishable food items that will be collected on behalf of the Interreligious Food Consortium, a network of more than 70 pantries and meal programs in Onondaga County.
“Messiah” will be performed by the SSO with special guest the SU Oratorio Society under the direction of SSO music director Daniel Hege. The performance also features local guest artists, including soprano and SU faculty member Janet Brown, tenor and former SU and Le Moyne College faculty member Robert Allen, bass Jimi James and mezzo-soprano Quinn Patrick.
For more information, visit http://www.SyracuseSymphony.org.