Roy Wiseman is once again conducting our Messiah.
Dress: Men: tuxedos; Women: formal long black.
Rehearsal Schedule for Friday, December 22nd: 3:30 to 6:30
3:30 - Rehearsal with strings and harpsichord
3:45 - TBD, tenor: "Comfort ye" & "Every valley"
4:00 - Rebecca Ringle Kamerai, mezzo: "Then shall the eyes," "But who may abide," "Behold a virgin" & "O thou that tellest"
4:20 - Rebecca Ringle Kamerai and Lielle Berman: "He shall feed his flock"
4:30 - Lielle Berman, soprano: "There were shepherds," "And the angel said," "And suddenly there was," and "Rejoice greatly"
4:45 - Break
5:00 - TBD, bass/baritone: "Thus saith the Lord," "For behold," & "The people that walked"
5:30 - Rehearsal with oboes and choir
6:30 - Break with dinner in the kitchen
7:10 - Trumpet carols
7:30 - Performance
Oboes: come at 5:30 to rehearse with the chorus and then rehearse the Overture.
Trumpets: come at 7:00 to play Christmas carols in the choir loft, and then play the performance.
Timpanist: comes to play the performance. (You're welcome to come at 6:20 to play the Halleluia chorus with us.)
Violins: Cyrus Stevens, Mary Ellen Briga, Claudia Tondi, Diane Orsin, Lisa Kugelman
Viola: Ellen Higham
Cello: Becky Patterson
Bass: Joe Russo
Harpsichord: Christa Rakich
Oboes: Olav van Hezewijk & Marta Boratgis
Trumpets: Andrew Caruk & Steve Lyons
Timpani: Alexander Casimiro