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MONMOUTH CIVIC CHORUS SINGS MESSIAH PLUS CHRISTMAS POPS

August 15, 2007

FOR RELEASE NOVEMBER 2007

The Monmouth Civic Chorus under the baton of Dr. Mark Shapiro renews a traditional holiday classic with Messiah Plus Christmas Pops on Sunday, December 16, 2007, at 4:00 p.m. at the Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank. Selections from the Christmas portion of Handel’s beloved oratorio will be performed, along with holiday carols. For many music lovers, it won’t be Christmas without it. Tickets are $40 for premium seating ($35 seniors, $30 groups, $10 students), $25 regular ($22 seniors, $20 groups, $5 students) and $15 economy ($5 students). Call (732) 933-9333, or order online at www.monmouthcivicchorus.org.

Under its award-winning Artistic Director, Dr. Mark Shapiro, the Chorus has been acclaimed as “close to perfect” (Asbury Park Press), “sonorously impressive” (The Star-Ledger) and “a vital musical presence on the New Jersey classical music scene” (Classical New Jersey).

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