Choral Society Goes Baroque for the Holidays in Bridgehampton

Two performances on Sunday
Last year's Choral Society of the Hamptons winter concert Durell Godfrey

The Choral Society of the Hamptons will present “Going for Baroque,” its winter concert, in two performances on Sunday at 3 and 5:30 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. Known for its elaborate ornamentation, dynamic drama, and technically exacting articulation, Baroque music continues to shape the Western tradition.

Mark Mangini, the society’s music director, will conduct the program, which will include Henry Purcell’s “O Sing Unto the Lord,” Bach’s “Missa Brevis” in A major, and Handel’s “Utrecht Jubilate” in D major and “Hallelujah” from “Messiah.”

Soloists will include Chelsea Shephard, soprano; Eric Brenner, countertenor; Alex Guerrero, tenor, and Dominic Inferrera, baritone. The South Fork Chamber Ensemble will also perform.

A free holiday reception including carol singing, food, and wine from Channing Daughters Winery will be held at the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Parish Center in Bridgehampton after the 5:30 performance. A silent auction will benefit the choral society.

Tickets for the concert are $30, $35 at the door, $10 and $15 for those 18 and under, and $75 for preferred seating. Tickets can be ordered at or purchased at Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor.

After the concert, the audience participates in singing carolsDurell Godfrey