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Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
323-850-2000
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 18 members
Review from Annette Mann
Red Velvet 229 events 200 reviews

I have been attending the Messiah Sing-A-Long for years, not every year, but most. This was my first time at the Disney Hall. If you have attended them at the Dorothy Chandler, you know how wonderful of an experience it is to be in a theater of...continued

reviewed Dec 15 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from LADinLA
Red Velvet 46 events 20 reviews

This was my first time...LOVED the conductor and the orchestra (especially the harpsichord!), really enjoyed the tenor...thought the baritone and alto soloists were fine...but was a bit disappointed in the the soprano and the fact that the...continued

reviewed Dec 15 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from joy guire
58 events 26 reviews

I was a messiah sing along virgin, and also a shower singer, so it did not occur to me to purchase the score, which would have made participation easier....having said that, the experience was wonderful in Disney Hall and I think I will go again...continued

reviewed Dec 15 2008 report as inappropriate
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The Los Angeles Master Chorale presented its first Messiah Sing-Along 28 years ago, helping to pioneer the format.  An unqualified success since the beginning, the Chorale has made the event an annual holiday tradition.  Scores of would-be singers from across the Southland – and those happy to simply observe – converge on Disney Hall to belt out what is no doubt one of the greatest hits of all times.

“It is so much fun to conduct the audience,” says Gershon.  “We get some very talented singers in the hall, but lots of folks come just to enjoy the spirit of the evening and Handel’s beautiful music.  Anything goes!”  Scores are available for sale at the door.

A team of four professional singers from the Chorale performs the solo roles while the rest of the Chorale takes the night off.

For the December 15 Sing-Along, the Chorale members singing the solo roles are Margaurite Mathis-Clark, soprano; Michele Hemmings,alto; James Callon, tenor; and Steve Pence, bass_._

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