G.F. Handel’s Messiah & More!


What is Christmas without the singing of Handel’s Messiah? Kona Choral Society & Orchestra, under the direction of Artistic Director Susan McCreary Duprey, presents its annual performance of Part I of Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 16, at 4:00 PM, at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa. We welcome a 100-voice chorus, four talented local soloists, and a 21-person orchestra. The first part of the program includes songs from the Krao Tribe of Brazil, a Native American text attributed to Chief Seattle, and works by Dan Forrest, Eric Whitacre, and Amy Grant. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for students, and $50 for reserved seating. Tickets are available through our website by clicking the “Buy Tickets” button below or at Kona Stories Book Store. For more information, contact us at KonaChoralSociety@gmail.com.


Who: Kona Choral Society & Orchestra; Susan McCreary Duprey, Artistic Director

What: Handel’s Messiah & More!

When: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 4:00pm

Where: Kaleiopapa Convention Center, Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay

Tickets: $25 general, $10 students, $50 reserved seating and can be purchased online (“Buy Tickets” button below) or at Kona Stories.

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CONTACT: Susan Leonard konachoralsociety@gmail.com

WHO WE ARE – The Kona Choral Society is that rare blend of accomplished musicians and enthusiastic novices who make choral treasures come to life! Led by our accomplished and inspirational director, Susan McCreary Duprey, we produce memorable performances of such masterworks as Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” from his 9th Symphony, Ramírez’s Misa Criolla, Brahms’ Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, and Mozart’s Requiem. We also perform music from different genres; including African, Asian, Latin American, Polynesian, American Folk, Black Gospel, Spirituals, as well as traditional Hawaiian choral music. Started in 1990, we are now over 100 singers strong.