Join award-winning ensemble Sestina for a truly special beginning to the festive season, as we come to the end of a three-day residency in Hillsborough Castle for their ‘Georgian Christmas’.

 You will join the singers of Sestina and the Sestina Baroque Chamber Orchestra for what will be an unforgettable performance of Handel’s Messiah, conducted by the ensemble’s musical director, Mark Chambers, in Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, Belfast, on the 23rd December.

Rehearsals will take place in the morning and afternoon of the 23rd (times and venues to be confirmed).

When booking tickets, please make sure to select the correct ticket for your voice type.  Please note that the booking deadline for singers is Friday 25th November.  We will contact you when your booking is complete.

The price for participants is £20 (£15 student), and includes score hire.

Audience tickets are also available for this event, and are priced at £15 (£12 student).

Click here to purchase tickets.

For all enquiries, please email