Tickets for the 11th annual "Messiah" Sing-In will be offered to the public starting Nov. 14.

Sponsored by the Deseret News and Utah Symphony Chorus, the popular musical event will be presented in Symphony Hall at 8 p.m. Nov. 27. Each year the sing-in attracts thousands of participants in the audience who join the chorus and featured soloists in Handel's oratorio.The free tickets, offered on a first-come basis with a limit of four, will be available at the Deseret News, 30 E. First South; the Symphony Hall ticket office, 123 W. South Temple, and Beesley Music Co., 1760 S. 11th East.

Featured with the Utah Chamber Orchestra, the "Messiah" Sing-In is usually the first of many performances of this Christmas narrative to be presented throughout the area. The Deseret News will publish a complete schedule of the performances on Nov. 27.

Written by George Frederick Handel in 1742, the "Messiah" has been performed in many languages throughout the world.