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The Bronx, NY—The Lehman College and Community Chorus presents its annual, free Winter Concert on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 2:30 PM in the Lehman Concert Hall at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts.
Directed by Lehman Professor Diana Mittler-Battipaglia and accompanied by the Lehman Symphony Orchestra, the program features Handel’s Messiah Part 1 and the Finale of Part 3 as well as shorter works by Mendelssohn, Victoria, Burleigh, Handel and seasonal selections.
In addition, the program will feature the Concerto for Piccolo and String Orchestra by Vivaldi, Johann Strauss’ Radetsky March, and a sing-along for the audience.
Founded in 1986, the Lehman College and Community Chorus includes over 75 students, alumni, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding communities representing a diversity of ethnicities, age levels, and professions. In the past 37 years, the chorus has presented 73 major concerts accompanied by the Bronx Symphony and the Lehman Symphony Orchestra, which consists of faculty members, students, professional and amateur musicians.
Lehman College is located at Goulden Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard West and is accessible by bus as well as the 4 and D subway lines. Attended parking is available for a charge of $5.00.
Complimentary tickets are available at the Performing Arts Center Box Office. Photo ID is required for entrance onto the Lehman campus.
For more information on this event, call the Music Department at 718-960-8247, or visit lehman.edu/music.
About the Lehman College Department of Music
Presenting more than 40 concerts and performances a year, the Department of Music at Lehman College puts education into practice, offering an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students access to participate in and appreciate a diverse, world-class line-up of musicianship.
About Lehman College
Lehman College of The City University of New York ranks among the top five institutions in the nation for fostering social mobility. A four-year Hispanic-Serving Institution in the Bronx, it offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions. The College’s community-driven mission and notable academic programs attract a diverse, international enrollment of more than 12,000 students who take courses on a 37-acre, tree-lined campus and online. Thousands more community members benefit yearly from a variety of cultural, educational, health, and economic outreach programs and services that Lehman offers.