Blue Hill Bach and the Baroque Orchestra of Maine
On Saturday, December 9, 7 p.m. at Blue Hill First Congregational Church, Blue Hill Bach will join forces with Baroque Orchestra of Maine (BOOM) to perform Christmas selections of Handel’s Messiah. Under the direction of conductor George Emlen, a small ensemble of some of the area’s finest Baroque musicians will perform using Handel’s original instrumentation.
The cast of soloists for this year’s Messiah will include sopranos Nacole Palmer and Michele Corbeil, mezzo-soprano Marcia Gronewold Sly, alto Catharine Cloutier, tenors Zachary Fisher and Francis John Vogt, bass John David Adams, violinist Heidi Powell, and trumpet player Jack Burt.
Admission is by advance reservation or at the door: $25 general/$10 students/under 18 free.
For tickets and information, go to bluehillbach.org or phone (207) 613-5454.