Messiah Performances a Great Success

The Fredericton Chamber Orchestra accompanied recent performances of Handel's Messiah performed by the Fredericton Choral Society, the Sussex Choral Society, the Bethany Singers, soloists Sarah Hallyburton - soprano, Andrew Pickett - counter tenor, Owen McCausland - tenor, David Mitchell - bass. The orchestra and choirs, under the direction of Björn Runefors, performed for a capacity audience at the Saunders-Irving Chapel in Sussex on December 10, 2011, and at Sunset Church in Fredericton, on December 11, 2011. Over 1200 people came to hear the two performances.

Aldo Bongiorno was on hand with his camera and fine photography skills for the dress rehearsal and both performances. Click below to see slide shows: