We are delighted to announce a new addition to the partnership between Manchester Cathedral and Manchester Baroque for the annual Christmas performance of Handel’s Messiah.
This year, in the first of what we hope will be a multi-year partnership, we’ll be working with Greater Manchester Mayor’s charity to support the A Bed Every Night scheme.
All the money we raise from a collection, donations, as well as any profit, will be forwarded to the Mayor’s charity to ensure that everyone who needs a bed at night can get one.
Celebrating the launch of the partnership, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said:
“We know that this winter, the cost-of-living crisis is going to put huge pressure on people’s finances, and those already living on the edge could be pushed over it.
“That’s why we’re so grateful to Manchester Cathedral and Manchester Baroque for dedicating their annual performance of The Messiah towards A Bed Every Night.
“The money raised will be vital in helping to ensure we can offer a place of safety and support to those that need it the most this winter.”
For many people attending the performance of Handel’s Messiah is an essential part of the season’s festivities. The glorious music is comforting and stimulating exemplified of course by the majestic Hallelujah! Chorus.
This year there will be even more important reason for coming along - every audience member will directly contribute to ensuring that everybody in Greater Manchester can enjoy the comfort of a secure and warm bed during the festive period and beyond.
Manchester Cathedral Choir, in partnership with Manchester Baroque, presents Handel’s Messiah on Saturday 10 December 2022 at 7.30pm.
Tickets start from £10 and are available here: https://bit.ly/3BXQ4iJ
For more information on the A Bed Every Night scheme head to their website.