Festival Choir of Madison

Celebrating the power of music for over 45 years!

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Festival Choir of Madison is an auditioned mixed-voice choir of 50 experienced singers who come from all walks of life to make music together. We pride ourselves on our exquisitely crafted performances. Each is a musical journey binding audience and musicians together in a memorable experience.

This season is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and The National Endowment for the Arts.

Festival Choir is grateful for support from…

American Family Insurance

First United Methodist Church

The Pleasant Rowland Foundation

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Handel's Messiah with WCO

  • Blackhawk Church 9620 Brader Way Middleton WI (map)

Händel's masterpiece returns for its eighth year at Blackhawk Church on Madison's West side. We welcome the return of last year's outstanding vocal quartet Sarah Lawrence (soprano), Jamie Van Eyck, (mezzo-soprano), Calland Metts (tenor) and Peter Van de Graaff (bass), along with the combined WCO Chorus and Festival Choir of Madison under directors Scott Foss and Sergei Pavlov. Andrew Sewell conducts the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, choir and soloists in this seminal holiday tradition of Händel's "Messiah".

For more information, please visit the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.