The West Windsor Historical Society is hosting a fascinating event called “Making the Messiah” on May 20th and 21st, which will focus on Handel’s masterpiece, “Messiah.” This event is perfect for anyone who loves music and wants to learn more about the history and cultural significance of this famous work.
“Making the Messiah” features Andersen’s Nightingale, a WW-based ensemble band of 18 professional musicians, who will explore how composer George Frideric Handel created “Messiah” – one of the most famous musical pieces of all time. Travel back in time to the year 1742 as Handel and his fellow musicians are putting the finishing touches on his new work. Performers will alternate between theatrically acting the part of historical musicians and playing excerpts from the piece as it’s being developed.
This event is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding and appreciation of music history and culture. The West Windsor Historical Society has put together an informative and engaging program that is sure to be both entertaining and enlightening.
So mark your calendar for May 20th and 21st and come out to “Making the Messiah” with the West Windsor Historical Society. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to learn about one of the greatest musical works of all time!
Saturday, May 20th and Sunday, May 21st
4:00 – 7:00 PM
Schenck Farmstead/West Windsor History Museum
50 Southfield Road
Tickets from $35