Internationally known musician and current director of Music at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Joseph Ripka, will present a history and an outline of Handel’s “Messiah,” 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the church, 6300 N. Central Ave.

Ripka will be the guest speaker at the SAGES on Central Seniors Group’s monthly luncheon. He will offer some interesting tidbits about the composer, George Frederick Handel, and discuss his masterwork, first performed in 1742.

Lunch is served at noon. Members of the public are invited to dine with the group (a $5 voluntary donation is requested), or just attend Ripka’s presentation at no charge.

For more information, contact the church office at 602-279-5539 during normal business hours.


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