Gwen Gould to Conduct Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Gwen Gould

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Gwen Gould will conduct Handel’s “Messiah” for Classics on Hudson at Christ Church Episcopal (431 Union St.) on Saturday December 17 at 4pm. Gould will conduct a string quartet and a quartet of vocal soloists from the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program. Audience members are encouraged to sing along to this holiday classic. Scores will be provided.


String Ensemble

Gergo Toth, violin

Leonardo Pineda, violin

Shai Lev, viola

Roman Lewcun, cello

Gili Melamed Lev, piano


Mary Elizabeth O’Neill

Vocal Soloists from the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program

Rachel Doehring, soprano

Mary-Elizabeth O’Neill, mezzo-soprano

Eric Finbarr Carey, tenor

Mark Chan, bass


For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Classics on Hudson or call (518) 822-1438.



Celebrating its third season, and led by newly-appointed Artistic Director Eugenia Zukerman, Classics on Hudson seeks to enrich the cultural life of the greater Hudson community by presenting concerts that span the classics to the contemporary, performed by internationally celebrated artists. Classics on Hudson serve to promote understanding and enjoyment of music through educational and concert experiences for audiences of all ages.



The Hudson Opera House is a cultural beacon in the Hudson Valley, offering a dynamic year-round schedule of music, theater, dance, literature, workshops for youth and adults, as well as family programs and large-scale community events such as Winter Walk. Located in an historic landmark that houses New York State’s oldest surviving theater, the Opera House is currently undergoing a complete transformation, starting with the restoration of its magnificent performance hall. Opening with an inaugural season in spring 2017, the new Hudson Opera House will reflect Hudson’s rich history in a modern facility that welcomes residents and visitors from throughout our local community, across the nation, and around the globe.

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