Priority Seats for the 133rd Messiah Festival of the Arts concert events in Lindsborg, Kan., are now on sale. Priority Seating runs Jan. 1st through Feb. 15th, and allows patrons to save their favorite seats year after year. Concert offerings this season include “Messiah Mosaic” on Palm Sunday, featuring the renowned Apollo Chamber Brass quintet from Denver, CO; Bach’s “Passion According to St. Matthew” on Good Friday; and the traditional Handel’s “Messiah” on Easter Sunday, performed by the Bethany Oratorio Society and directed by Dr. Mark Lucas. Soloists for Good Friday and Easter Sunday performances are soprano Jennifer Lindshield, mezzo Rebekah Ambrosini, tenor Roy Heilman, bass Will Browning, and Bach baritone Dr. Les Flanagan. Tickets are $17 or $22 and can be ordered by calling the Messiah Festival Office any weekday afternoon, Monday through Friday, at 785-227-3380, ext. 8137. After January 15th, tickets can be ordered online at www.messiahfestival.org .
Every year since 1882, the Bethany Oratorio Society has presented “Messiah” at the college. The Bethany Oratorio Society has performed “Messiah” across the plains, in Carnegie Hall, and on national television.