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IPO presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’ on Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra will present Handel’s “Messiah” with four guest vocal soloists and the Elmhurst Choral Union.  The orchestra, under the director of maestro Stilian Kirov, will perform at 3 p.m. at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Drive in Palos Heights. Handel composed the “Messiah” in just 24 days in 1741. The piece, a favorite of audiences today, “is monumental with its inspirational beauty and artistic integrity,” Kirov said. “Apart from being brilliantly composed, the biblical subject adds an exciting meaning to the extraordinary musical content . . .

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