North Shore singers still do ‘Messiah’ themselves

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Hallelujah! The “Do-It-Yourself Messiah” comes again, this year to the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago’s Millennium Park.

“Members of our choir have gone for 25 years,” said Patricia Radosavljevic of Wilmette, who has been choir director at Carter-Westminster Presbyterian Church in Skokie for 29 years. “We went to Orchestra Hall, when it was presented by Al Booth and Margaret Hillis.” (Hillis was founder and first director of the Chicago Symphony Chorus.)

This year seven members of the 15-voice choir, plus the director, will drive down to the Harris and take their places according to voice categories — soprano, alto, tenor, bass.

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North Shore singers still do ‘Messiah’ themselves