Archive for September, 2007
John Mason, Anchor, KSTP-TV, will narrate the 2007 Nobel Conference Concert, Tuesday, October 2, beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The concert, matching the energy theme of the annual Nobel Conference, will feature a 1956 industrial cartoon titled "Energetically Yours" and funded by Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. Mason will narrate the film with music provided by the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and conductor Warren Friesen. The Gustavus Choir and two quartets will also participate.
Gustavus Adolphus College professor of music Yumiko Oshima-Ryan will present a piano recital in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, Sunday, September 23. This solo recital by Oshima-Ryan begins at 3:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Chad Winterfeldt, Director of Music at First Lutheran Church, St. Peter and Associate Organist at Christ Chapel, will present a faculty organ recital in Christ Chapel on Saturday, September 22. The performance is free and open to the public and begins at 3:30 p.m.
Trevor Stephenson, historical keyboard scholar, will present a residency and recital Friday, September 14 on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Using his replica 17th-century Flemish harpsichord and replica late 18th-century fortepiano, Stephenson will perform music by Scarlatti, Handel, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, and Schubert. The 7:30 p.m. recital in Jussi Björling Recital Hall is free and open to the public.
Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce the 2007 Gustavus Artist Series season which opens September 28 with South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra follows on October 16 and Michael Johnson's annual Christmas concert concludes the season on December 14.