Are you in the holiday spirit? Well, make plans for the Do-It-Yourself Messiah in Chicago at Christmastime 2017, which takes place annually at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph Drive near Michigan) on Monday, December 18 and Tuesday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. (click at bottom for more info). If you have never done this then DO IT THIS YEAR! The Do-It-Yourself Messiah celebrates its 42nd year of a beloved Chicago holiday tradition. 1,500 amateur choristers—you, the public—join an orchestra and world-class conductor/soloists at each performance to sing Handel’s masterpiece under the direction of Maestro Stanley Sperber. Bring your score and come sing! Not suitable for children under 6. Please note that the Harris Theater for Music and Dance Box Office is the only authorized ticket seller for Do-It-Yourself Messiah. Tickets not purchased through the Harris Theater Box Office will not be honored for entrance in to the Theater. All tickets must be purchased through the Harris Theater Box Office.
Celebrating its 42nd year, the Do-It-Yourself Messiah will take place on on Monday, December 18 and Tuesday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. The performances will take place through the generosity of our sponsors: Wintrust Financial Corp., Performance Trust Companies, and an anonymous donor. The music of Handel comes to life in Chicago every Christmas with his magnificent Messiah performed by a chorus of thousands, world-class soloists and a full orchestra of local professional and amateur volunteer musicians. Because of the length and nature of the event, it is not suitable for children under the age of 6. $15 tickets are now available beginning at Noon on Tuesday, November 15 at the Harris Theater box office, by phone at 312-334-7777, or on-line HERE.
$15 tickets will be available beginning at Noon on Thursday, November 14 at the Harris Theater box office, by phone at 312-334-7777, or on-line at www.harristheaterchicago.org.