The annual performance of Handel’s Messiah will be held on Nov. 30 at the National Theatre in Guatemala City and on Dec. 1 at Casa Santo Domingo in La Antigua. Both performances will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Proceeds from this year’s performance will benefit Comité de Becas Mary Sue, which provides scholarships to needy children in the Chichicastenango area.
Performing this year will be J.J. Hobbs, soprano; Carlos Cardona, baritone; Sam Lowry, tenor; and Liz Cass, mezzosoprano.
An addition to this year’s program will be The Trumpet Shall Sound with trumpeter Randy Sonntag of Jupiter, Florida.
Tickets will be available on Nov. 1 and prices will be Q200 for plateau and Q60 for balcony at the National Theatre; Q300 for preferential and Q200 for general at Casa Santo Domingo.
Tickets can be purchased in Guatemala City at Geminis bookstore, Zurich’s Chocolatería, Sophos Bookstore, IGA and the National Theatre; in Antigua tickets can be purchased at Joyería del Ángel and Casa Santo Domingo.