Pre-Concert talk on Handel's Messiah by Fr. Michael Joncas

graphic for dec. 9 event with Fr. Joncas

Fr. Michael Joncas, composer, Theologian, and Artist-in-Residence, will give insights to Handel's Messiah at a talk preceding the Minnesota Orchestra's Friday, December 9 performance.

Date & Time:

Friday, December 9, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


The evening talk and reception are free and open to the public. Tickets for the concert can be purchased on the Minnesota Orchestra's website here:


University of St. Thomas School of Law
Room 244
Minneapolis campus


Fr. Michael Joncas

Fr. Michael Joncas

“Comfort ye…”  are the first words you hear sung in Messiah and just what we all need to hear at this time of year--especially those preparing for finals, right?

Join the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy for insights into Handel's timeless classic by Artist-in-Residence, Theologian,  and internationally acclaimed liturgical composer Fr. Michael Joncas.  

  • 5:30-6:30 pm - Reception with appetizers and beverages (Board of Governors Room)
  • 6:30 - 7:30 Presentation and Q&A (Room 244)
  • 8 pm - Concert begins (Orchestra Hall)

Seating is limited and registration is required.  Concert tickets can be purchased on the Minnesota Orchestra website here

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.