Handel's Messiah

Singing Along With Handel

This week in First Light’s look at stories from around the state, the holiday season is a time when many people find their singing voice. Whether it’s caroling with friends and family, singing during a religious service, or in some cases adding their voice to a classical standard. Handel’s oratorio “The Messiah” shows up on concerts regularly this time of year; and some performances call for the audience to join in. Illinois Public Radio’s Guy Stephens has the story

Fox Valley Orchestra Chorus Director Lisa Fredenburgh leads a practice in preparation for the organization’s annual ‘Sing-a-long Messiah’ (photo courtesy of Guy Stephens)

Fox Valley Orchestra Chorus Director Lisa Fredenburgh leads a practice in preparation for the organization’s annual ‘Sing-a-long Messiah’ (photo courtesy of Guy Stephens)