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The Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway Street
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 237-SING [7464]

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THE JAZZ GOSPEL MESSIAH ~ ONE SHOW ONLY

Celebrate innovation as Rackham Choir, in collaboration with the Detroit Opera House, presents a toe-tapping, soul-stirring arrangement of Handel’s Messiah, that never fails to bring audiences to their feet. It’s an exhilarating fusion of gospel, jazz and classical music performed by the Rackham Choir, the Too Hot Orchestra and an all-star cast of soloists. This is a celebration unlike any other.

This is a celebration unlike any other. Featuring some of Detroit’s best jazz musicians, Marion Hayden, Alvin Waddles, and Dave Taylor, renowned vocal soloists Roderick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson, and the Too Hot orchestra, this annual Detroit holiday tradition can’t be missed!

Co-produced by Rackham Choir

Running Time
2 hrs 30 mins including intermission

Pre-performance Talk
6:30 – 7:00 pm. Pre-performance concert talk in the auditorium. Free to ticketed guests.

Creative Team
Conductor and artistic director: Suzanne Mallare Acton
Orchestra: Too Hot Orchestra


Location

The Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway Street
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 237-SING [7464]

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Buy Tickets Online

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THE JAZZ GOSPEL MESSIAH ~ ONE SHOW ONLY Celebrate innovation as Rackham Choir, in collaboration with the Detroit Opera House, presents a toe-tapping, soul-stirring arrangement of Handel’s Messiah, that never fails to bring audiences to their feet. It’s an exhilarating fusion of gospel, jazz and classical music performed by the Rackham Choir, the Too Hot Orchestra and an all-star cast of soloists. This is a celebration unlike any other. This is a celebration unlike any other. Featuring some of Detroit’s best jazz musicians, Marion Hayden, Alvin Waddles, and Dave Taylor, renowned vocal soloists Roderick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson, and the Too Hot orchestra, this annual Detroit holiday tradition can’t be missed! Co-produced by Rackham Choir Running Time 2 hrs 30 mins including intermission Pre-performance Talk 6:30 – 7:00 pm. Pre-performance concert talk in the auditorium. Free to ticketed guests. Creative Team Conductor and artistic director: Suzanne Mallare Acton Orchestra: Too Hot Orchestra