Entries tagged with ‘Bjorling’

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Mankato Violinist Mark Wamma to Present Junior Recital at Gustavus

Mankato area violinist Mark Wamma will present his junior recital on Sunday, March 2, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in Gustavus Adolphus College's Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. Accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt, Mr. Wamma will present works by Barber and Beethoven. The recital is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Presents Vecchione/Erdahl Duo in Bjorling Recital Hall

The Vecchione/Erdahl Duo, Carrie Vecchione, oboe/English horn, and Rolf Erdahl, double bass, brings their unique blend of timbres and tunes to a faculty recital at Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus, Sunday, March 2, 2008, at 7:30 pm. The recital is free and open to the public.

Baumgartners to Present Piano Duet at Gustavus

Paul and Helen Baumgartner, faculty emeriti of the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College, will present a piano four-hand recital in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, Friday, February 29. The Baumgartner recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Presents All Bach Piano Recital Saturday

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College will present a tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach on Saturday, February 23 in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. The All-Bach performance will feature members of the Department of Music, Yumiko Oshima-Ryan, Esther Wang and David Fienen. Saturday's performance begins at 4:30 p.m. in the recital hall and is free and open to the public.

Johnson’s 40-Year Tradition Continues

Michael Johnson, the singer, song-writer, storyteller, and guitarist who has performed to sold-out audiences at Gustavus Adolphus College annually for nearly forty years, returns to Björling Recital Hall once again. The holiday season tradition continues on Friday, December 14 at 8:00 p.m. and is one of only two performances Michael will present in Minnesota this season.

Gustavus Jazz in Concert Saturday

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band and the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Steve Wright, will present their fall concert, Saturday, November 17, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. This is the first performance by the jazz lab band on the campus following the release of their newest cd, Taking Off, earlier this fall. This performance is free and open to the public.

Gustavus to Present Faculty Voice Recital

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College will present a recital performed by members of the department's voice faculty on Sunday, November 11. Seven members of the department, including Michael Jorgensen, Patricia Snapp, Timothy O'Brien, Christina Smith, Nick Wayne, Rebecca McConnaughey and Erin Damburger, will join with pianists Yumko Oshima-Ryan, Esther Wang and Bonnie Jorgensen in this performance. Sunday's recital begins at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall.

Rare Ethnic Indonesian Gamelan Music and Dance Comes to Gustavus

The Department of Music at Gustavus offers a rare opportunity to hear, see and enjoy the ethnic Indonesian art of gamelan music and dance on Saturday, November 3. The performance by the Sumunar Gamelan and Dance Ensemble begins at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. This performance is sponsored by the Ethel and Edgar Johnson Endowment for the Arts and is free to the public.

Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra to Perform at Gustavus

The Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, led by artistic director and founder Pavel Prantl, will appear in concert at Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Tuesday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m. This Gustavus Artist Series performance is part of the ensemble's 30th anniversary concert tour and includes two virtuoso performances by oboist Jana Brozkova and violinist Barbora Kolarova. Tickets for the performance may be purchased by calling 507-933-7590 or at the door.

Historical Instruments Residency Presented by Trevor Stephenson at Gustavus

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.