Archive for October, 2006

Gustavus Theatre Anniversary Season Opens Thursday with Stephenson’s An Experiment With An Air Pump

An Experiment With An Air Pump, Shelagh Stevenson's play written as the world prepared to enter the 21st century, opens the 75th anniversary season of theatre at Gustavus, November 9 - 12, in Anderson Theatre. Directed by Rob Gardner, An Experiment With An Air Pump confronts essential, moral questions in the development of understanding of the human race in situations which, although similar, are separated by 200 years.

Gustavus Department of Music Presents Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce the fall concert of the Gustavus Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras, Sunday, November 5. The two ensembles, under the direction of Warren Friesen, will present this concert in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Gustavus Brings Tonic Sol-fa’s Sound to Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall

One of the Midwest's most sought-after a capella vocal groups, Tonic Sol-fa, appears in concert at Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in St. Peter on Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. This performance is part of the Gustavus Artist Series. Tickets are available by calling the Gustavus Ticket Center at 507-933-7590. Tickets not reserved before Saturday will be on sale in the recital hall lobby one hour prior to showtime.

Classical String and Piano Trio to Present Recital at Gustavus

The trio of Nina Tso-Ning Fan, violin, David Carter, 'cello and Esther Wang, piano, will present a recital of the music of Beethoven, Faure and Tchaikovsky in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus, Sunday, October 29, beginning at 1:30 p.m. This performance is free and open to the public.

Winterfeldt to Present Organ Recital at Christ Chapel

Chad Winterfeldt, assistant organist at Christ Chapel on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus will present a faculty recital Saturday, October 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. This performance in Christ Chapel is free, open to the public and includes works by Buxtehude, Mendelssohn, Decker, Bolcom and Franck.

Music of Japan Comes To Gustavus

The Music of Japan: The Past into The Future, a concert of traditional and modern music from Japan, will be presented by vocalist Mika Kimula, bamboo flutist David Wheeler and pianist Yumiko Oshima-Ryan in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on Friday, October 13, beginning at 7:30 p.m. This performance is part of a guest artist residency by Kimula and Wheeler and is sponsored by the Gustavus Artist Series, the Diversity Center, the Dean of the Faculty and the Office of International Education.