MagSoc 2016

MagSoc Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

The St. Margaret’s Society of Queens’ plays Handel

Thursday 30th November 2017

8:00 pm

The St. Margaret’s Society of Queens’ (MagSoc) proudly presents their Michaelmas Term concert, an all-Handel programme conducted by Jack Spencer.

MagSoc Symphony Orchestra open the concert with the stirring overture to Handel’s ‘Occasional Oratorio’ and his engaging Organ Concerto in F major, nicknamed ‘The Cuckoo and the Nightingale’ for its bird-song motifs.

Whilst ‘The Cuckoo and the Nightingale’ is certainly the most popular of his organ concertos, Handel’s most famous choral work is undoubtedly his oratorio: ‘Messiah’. MagSoc Symphony Orchestra will be joined by MagSoc Chorus for a rousing rendition of Part I of this tremendous work, ending with the ‘Hallelujah’ chorus.

Handel Overture to the Occasional Oratorio
Handel Organ Concerto no.13 in F major: 'The Cuckoo and the Nightingale'
Handel Messiah: Part I & the ‘Hallelujah’ Chorus

Ticket & Booking Information
£12 (standard), £10 (concessions), £5 (students), and free for current students at Queens’ College Cambridge

Tickets can be reserved online via the link below but payment will not be taken online. Any tickets reserved in advance must be paid for when collected on the door, and payment is by cash or cheque payable to " St Margaret's Society of Queens' ". Payment cannot be made by credit or debit card.

Tickets can also be purchased on the door without an advance reservation.

Please note that telephone booking is not available for this event

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