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RI Philharmonic’s matinee performance of Handel’s Messiah on 12/12

December 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

The RI Philharmonic Orchestra ushers in the holiday season with a beloved masterpiece, Handel’s Messiah, on Sunday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. at The VETS.

This special matinee performance, led by Maestro Bramwell Tovey for the first time, features the superb Providence Singers and Christine Noel, Artistic Director. A stellar assembly of soloists include soprano Mireille Asselin, mezzo-soprano Annie Rosen, tenor John Tessier and bass Dean Elzinga.   

Together with several local performing arts organizations, the RI Philharmonic Orchestra has enacted COVID-19 protocols for this season. All patrons must be fully vaccinated and show proof and ID at the door. Anyone not able to be vaccinated must show a negative COVID-19 PCR Test taken with 72 hours of the performance. Masks must be worn when not actively drinking in the lobby. Masks will be provided free of charge to anyone who does not have one upon entering The VETS.

Livestreaming will be a special benefit for subscribers only this season. Single Ticket Sales, Single Ticket Deals and Subscriber links are below.

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School is open for in-person and online lessons, ensembles and classes. Enrollment details are at the last links below.

Single Ticket Sales: https://tickets.riphil.org or 401-248-7000

Single Ticket Deal: https://tickets.riphil.org/offer

Purchase tickets to any two concerts and save 20%. Purchase tickets to three or more concerts and save 25%!

Season Subscriptions: https://tickets.riphil.org/subscriptions or 401-248-7000

Enrollment Details for the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School:

East Providence location: https://www.riphil.org/music-school
Westerly United Theatre location: https://www.riphilunited.org

2021-2022 Taco Classical Series Season Overview:
Beethoven’s Fifth                                           January 22, 2022 8 p.m.
Scheherazade!                                             February 12, 2022 8 p.m.
Grieg Piano Concerto                                     March 19, 2022 8 p.m.
American Classics                                               April 9, 2022 8 p.m.
Beethoven’s Ninth                                                 May 7, 2022 8 p.m.

2021-2022 Amica Rush Hour Series Season Overview:
Beethoven’s Fifth                                     January 21, 2022 6:30 p.m.
Scheherazade!                                       February 11, 2022 6:30 p.m.
Beethoven’s Ninth                                           May 6, 2022 6:30 p.m.

Special Events:
Handel’s Messiah                                      December 12, 2021 3 p.m.
May Gala Celebration Concert              May 21, 2022 (Time TBD)

Open Rehearsals:
Grieg Piano Concerto                                March 18, 2022 5:30 p.m.
American Classics                                          April 8, 2022 5:30 p.m.


December 12, 2021
3:00 pm
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1 Ave of the Arts
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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