Gustavus Presents Eckman and McGuire Student Recital

Posted on April 18th, 2005 by

On Sunday, April 24, the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College presents a violin and voice recital by tenor Anders Eckman and violinist Colin McGuire at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. This recital is free and open to the public.

Anders Eckman, a junior from Maple Plain, Minnesota, majoring in political science, opens the recital accompanied by pianist Sally Johnson. During the recital, he will present works by Caccini, Tosti, Duke, Lalo and Weill. The three works by John Duke are set to poety by e. e. cummings, Elinor Wylie and Esther Matthews.

Colin McGuire, a junior music major from Mankato, accompanied by Coni Liljengren, will present works for violin by Bartok, Szekely, Ponce, Elgar, Kreisler and Rachmaninov. Together with vocalist Anders Eckman, he will present Oh, cease thy singing, Maiden Fair by Sergei Rackmaninov and Senza Catene as recorded by the Righteous Brothers and adapted for this recital by the recitalists Eckman and McGuire.

This recital is free and open to the public. A reception for the musicians will be held in the recital hall lobby following the performance at 7:30 p.m.


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