Archive for 2010

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Anderson Theatre Presents Pains of Youth

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present the intriguingly seductive and aggressive Pains of Youth as part of its 2010 Theatre Gallery. Pains of Youth, written by Ferdinand Bruckner and adapted by Martin Crimp, is a Theatre Honors project directed, designed, acted, and produced entirely by nine Senior Theatre students. Performances will take place in Anderson Theatre November 19 and 20 at 8:00 p.m. and November 21 at 3:00 p.m.

Gustavus’ Pains of Youth Hits the Small Screen

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College brings Ferdinand Bruckner’s intriguingly seductive and aggressive Pains of Youth as part of its 2010 Theatre Gallery. The performers have created this sampling of the weekend’s performance for you to view. Pains of Youth, written by Ferdinand Bruckner and adapted by Martin Crimp, is a […]

Anderson Theatre Stages August Strindberg’s The Stronger in Swedish and English

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre & Dance presents Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s naturalistic drama in one scene, The Stronger. The play is produced as a part of this year’s Theatre Gallery, two plays performed and directed entirely by students. The Stronger, directed and translated by junior theatre and Scandinavian studies major Ethan Bjelland, […]

Gustavus Philharmonic Concert Sunday

Under the direction of first-year conductor Justin Knoepfel, the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra will present its fall concert Sunday, November 21 at 1:30 p.m.This performance by the 16-member ensemble will take place in Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

Woodwind Chamber Concert at Gustavus Sunday

Under the leadership of Ann Pesavento, Sarah Erickson Lume and John Engebretson, four woodwind ensembles of the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College will present their fall recital Sunday, November 21. This event includes performances by the TLTD Quartet, the Kalmar Quintet, the MECC Quartet and the Quintrivium Winds. The concert begins at 3:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall and is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Jazz Returns to Bjorling Saturday

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band and the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble, directed by Steve Wright, present their combined fall concert Saturday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday's performance by the two jazz ensembles will be presented in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Senior Recitalists Perform Saturday

Three Gustavus musicians are scheduled to present their senior recitals on Saturday, November 20 in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Saxophonist Logan Burnside will open the afternoon with a recital beginning at 1:30 p.m. accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt. At 3:30 p.m., soprano Sarah Lundquist with pianist Beth Winterfeldt and tenor Dominic Xiong, accompanied by pianist Julie Sweet, present a joint voice recital. Both events are open to the public.

Wind Orchestras’ Fall Concert Friday at Gustavus

The Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestras' fall concert in Christ Chapel on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College will be presented Friday, November 19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Douglas Nimmo conducts this performance which is free and open to the public.

Lecture by Acclaimed Green Architect Sarah Nettleton Tuesday

With funding from the Department of Art/Art History and the Johnson Endowment for the Arts, acclaimed "green" architect Sarah Nettleton will present a lecture in Wallenberg Auditorium, Tuesday, November 16 at 4:30 p.m. on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. As part of this day-long residency, one of Nettleton's creations, The Spear House on the Ottawa Road, will be open to the public to tour from 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. that same day. Buses will leave the Three Flags Circle every 30 minutes to take students and staff to the house for the tours.The house tour and the lecture are free and open to the public.

Rob Gardner Returns In A Walk In The Woods

Long-time Anderson Theatre director Rob Gardner returns to Gustavus in an Iowa Theatre Artists Company production of A Walk In The Woods on Friday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. This one-night-only performance includes Gardner as Soviet negotiator Andrev Botvinnik alongside movie and television actor Patrick Thomas O'Brien as the American agent John Honeyman. A Walk in the Woods general admission tickets are $10.00 and will be available at the door. Gustavus students and staff will be admitted at no charge with the funding from the Johnson Endowment.