Thursday, December 11, 2008

Messyah Concert to Benefit GMCH!

Please join us for the U.S. premiere of British Composer Paul Ayres' amazing re-working of Handel's Messiah, which has been called “fresh, invigorating, thought-provoking and entertaining,” performed by the Sanford Dole Ensemble. The Sanford Dole leads a professional chamber orchestra and chorus, giving the familiar Handelian melodies a fresh feel with new rhythmic settings and harmonic surprises.

“Not your grandmother's Messiah”

Sunday, December 21, 4:00 pm
Old St. Mary's Cathedral
660 California Street (at Grant), San Francisco
$25 general, $40 reserved section
*doors open at 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm reception to follow

Proceeds will benefit the Sanford Dole Ensemble and George Mark Children's House. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

The Stanford Dole Ensemble: Exploring the world of contemporary music combining voices and instruments. For more information, please visit

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