Stories tagged with: Handel's Messiah

December 23, 2013 - 7:15pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

A local orchestra that hosted a classic concert a few weeks ago, donated the proceeds raised at the event to a favorite charitable organization Monday afternoon.

The Zanesville Civic Chorus and Orchestra presented for the 84th time in Zanesville, Handel's "Messiah" on December 15th at Central Trinity United Methodist Church and instead of making a profit, the musical group made a donation to a worthy cause.

"For the past twelve years, we've had the total funding...

December 14, 2013 - 6:57pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

The Zanesville Civic Chorus and Orchestra will present the 84th annual performance of "Messiah" Sunday evening.

Performers met at Central Trinity United Methodist Church on 7th street to rehearse for the big day on Saturday. More than 120 performers including soloists, chorus and orchestra members will entertain the crowd on Sunday night. Director, James McLaughlin says it's a show you do not want to miss.

"First of all it's the most known piece of choral...

December 7, 2012 - 1:06pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

A long standing tradition is taking the stage this weekend.

For over 80 years the Zanesville Civic Chorus has presented Handel's Messiah Oratorio to the public.

The event features a full orchestra along with local singers. The "Messiah" tells the whole story of Christ from Christmas, through Lent and into the Easter Resurrection.

If you can't make the Sunday concert, organizers said you can attend the dress rehearsal Saturday, soloists begin at 2p.m. with the full...

December 15, 2011 - 5:05pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

A check presented to Christ's Table will provide more than 5,000 meals.

The donation of just under $1,500 came from Sunday's performance of Handel's Messiah in Zanesville. Music Director of the Zanesville Civic Chorus Jim McLaughlin presented the check Thursday afternoon. He said since the concert has been completely funded by private, and benefactor donations, for the last ten years collections taken from the performance now benefit local charities.

"It's paying it...

December 11, 2011 - 10:23pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

The sights and sounds of the holiday season continue in Zanesville.

The eighty-second annual presentation of Handel's, "Messiah" played Sunday at the Central Trinity Church on South 7th street, featuring the Zanesville Civic Corus and Orchestra.

Conductor, James McLaughlin said Handel's, "Messiah" tells a story that bridges the gap between other religious holidays.

"It started really at the easter season, in it's first performance in...

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