Soloists announced for ‘Messiah’ performance Sunday

Soloists selected to perform in this year’s performance of George F. Handel’s Christmas oratorio, “Messiah,” have been announced.

The Christmas oratorio will be presented by the Heritage Singers, Voices of Note, Minot Chamber Chorale, Minot State University students and other community singers on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on the MSU campus. The free concert will benefit MSU students’ scholarships.

Soloists, according to Emerson Eads, director of “Messiah,” are:

Karen Langemo, soprano, is a graduate of Minot State University and studied under DeVera Bowles.

Kaitlyn Pigeon and Christina Larsen, sopranos, are both currently students at MSU also studying with DeVera Bowles.

Raquel Winnica, alto, is from Pittsburgh and will be singing with the Western Plains Opera and Minot Symphony Orchestra’s production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors.”

Cole Girodat, tenor, is from Bismarck.

Philip Zawisza, baritone, is from Minneapolis and has sung many times in Minot. He will also be singing in the production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors.”


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