Archive for February, 2012

Sondheim’s Assassins February 17-26 at Gustavus

The Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to bring one of Stephen Sondheim's most controversial musicals, Assassins, to the Anderson Theatre stage February 17 - 26. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, Assassins is the story of 13 of the most notorious characters in American history: 13 individuals who attempted (both with and without success) to murder the President of the United States. Performances are scheduled for February 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 8:00 p.m. and February 19 and 26 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are available online at or by calling the Gustavus Ticket Center at 507-933-7590.

The Excelsior! Trio at Gustavus Friday

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to bring to the campus The Excelsior! Trio for a guest performance on Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. The trio includes Deb Harris, flute & alto flute, Russ Peterson, alto & soprano saxophone and Jay Hershberger, piano. The performance is free and open to the public.

The Echo’s Big Band Sound in Concert Tuesday

Looking for a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone? Join the Friends of Linnaeus Arboretum for dinner, dancing, and live music by The Echo’s from 7-11 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Alumni Hall. The Echo’s are a group of veteran and hobbyist musicians from the St. Peter area. Members of The Echo’s […]

Winterfeldt Organ Recital Sunday in Christ Chapel

The Office of the Chaplains and the Department of Music is pleased to announce a faculty organ recital by Assistant Christ Chapel organist Chad Winterfeldt in Christ Chapel on Sunday, February 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Winterfeldt’s program includes works by de Grigny, Bach, Statham, Demessieux, Hancock, Ferko and Messiaen. The recital is open to […]

Gustavus Symphony South African Home Concert February 12

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Ruth Lin, returns from a 13-day tour, six-concert tour of South Africa to present its South African Home Concert in Christ Chapel on Sunday, February 12 at 1:30 p.m. The Symphony's Home Concert is free and open to the public.

Heilman Recital Cancelled

Due to health reasons, Tenor Roy Heilman has cancelled his Alumni Voice Recital on Saturday, February 11. The recital will be rescheduled in the coming year and the announcement of that date will be made on this site.

Stephan Koplowitz to Choreograph Site-Specific Dances at Gustavus

Stephan Koplowitz, an award-winning director and choreographer internationally known for his work on the concert stage and for creating original site-specific multi-media works, will be in residence at Gustavus Adolphus College periodically during the next three months. With support from a Sesquicentennial mini-grant, Koplowitz has been commissioned to create a series of site-specific dances that […]