Handel’s Messiah performed for the 80th year in Victoria

The Victoria Symphony and the Victoria Choral Society are to perform Messiah.

The Victoria Symphony and the Victoria Choral Society are performing the classic Handel’s Messiah this month. This is the 80th anniversary of the two groups’ performance of Handel’s Messiah in 1934.

Over 100 voices will fill the Farquhar Auditorium at the University of Victoria, singing the musical composition written in 1741 by George Frideric Handel.

Performances take place on Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 21 at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $35 and are available at the UVic box office at 250-721-8480 or online at tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/online.