Handel's Messiah to be Featured by SWOSU Community Chorus


Messiah by G.F. Handel will be presented by the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Community Chorus this Monday, November 20, in Weatherford.

The concert will be held at the First Baptist Church in Weatherford at 8:15 p.m. Admission is free.

The SWOSU Community Chorus is comprised of SWOSU faculty and students as well as community members from around western Oklahoma. The performance will be accompanied by an orchestra that includes SWOSU music faculty, students and community members. The chorus and orchestra will be conducted by Jonathan Stewart.

Featured soloists will be members of the SWOSU voice faculty, including Joyce Adams Curtis, soprano, and Charles Klingman, tenor, as well as former SWOSU students Megan Matthews, alto, and Jason Goeringer, bass.

Stewart said selections for this performance will include the “Christmas” section (Part I) of the Messiah as well as solos and choruses from Parts II and III.

Additional information is available by contacting Stewart at 580.774.3208 or  jonathan.stewart@swosu.edu.