Archive for February, 2010

All-Bach Recital Sunday at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music presents an All-Bach faculty flute and harpsichord recital Sunday, February 28 at 3:30 in Björling Recital Hall. The performance by Emily Sapa, flute and harpsichordist Asako Hirabayashi is free and open to the public.

Pavia Winds in Concert at Gustavus

The Pavia Winds, one of the Midwest's most exciting young chamber ensembles, will present a guest artists' concert at Gustavus Adolphus College on Sunday, February 21 at 3:30 p.m. This performance is sponsored by the Department of Music and is presented free of charge in Bjorling Recital Hall.

Richard Weber Clarinet Recital Saturday at Gustavus

Gustavus Department of Music faculty member Richard Weber, clarinet, will present a faculty recital Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall. Weber is joined by pianist Esther Wang, 'cellist Sharon Mautner-Rodgers and narrator Michael Jorgensen. Dr. Weber's recital is free and open to the public.

Cuarteto Latinoamericano to Perform at Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College proudly presents the award-winning ensemble from Mexico City, Cuarteto Lationamericano, on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. The musical group is known worldwide as the leading proponent of Latin American music for the string quartet. It consists of three brothers, violinists Saúl and Arón and cellist Alvaro Bitrán, and violist Javier Montiel.

Social Justice with a Twist: Urinetown to be Performed at Gustavus Adolphus College

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College presents a witty performance of Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis’ musical Urinetown. Directed by Amy Seham, performances will be held in Anderson Theatre on February 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 8 p.m., with matinee performances on February 21 and 28 at 2 p.m.

Gustavus Wind Orchestra European Home Concert Saturday

Following its 16-day concert tour in Central Europe, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and conductor Douglas Nimmo return to Christ Chapel for one final performance of the tour literature on Saturday, February 13 at 2:00 p.m. The wind orchestra's home concert is free and open to the public.