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Handel’s iconic masterpiece Messiah comes to St Thomas Church, Chesterfield

A local choir’s project to promote good mental health through the Five Ways to Wellbeing brings Handel’s iconic masterpiece Messiah to St Thomas Church, Chesterfield on Saturday 23rd November at 7.30pm.

After performing Karl Jenkin’s spectacular Symphonic Adiemus at the Winding Wheel in June, Chesterfield Cooperative Choral Society are continuing their Five Ways to Wellbeing project with a seasonal favourite, Handel’s Messiah, featuring the Cooperative Chamber Orchestra and professional soloists. They will finish the year with their Christmas concert in aid of local arts group, Spital Arts.

The choir have been promoting the Five Ways to Wellbeing through music and performance during 2019, showcasing how simple, everyday things can improve mood – such as connecting through a shared interest, learning new skills and being mindful.

Musical Director Adam Green will be leading the choir through these performances. He said: “it’s a great privilege to be conducting these concerts and sharing the Five Ways to Wellbeing with our audience – we hope that we have many more opportunities to come!”

Tickets are available at:

Or, if you’re interested in joining the choir, you can find out more about them by coming along to a rehearsal – every Friday from 19:30-21:30 at Chesterfield Studios. You’ll be warmly welcomed.

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