Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus’

Fringe Festival Features Gustavus Theatre in "A Mother for Choco"

This year's Minnesota Fringe Festival will feature the work of hundreds of Gustavus Theatre & Dance students, alumni and faculty. This year is no exception with a special story focusing on the challenges of adoption in Keiko Kasza's "A Mother for Choco (& other Mother Stories)," a Kid's Fringe piece developed by Amy Seham and Anne Sawyer-Aitch, in collaboration with a cast of student performers.

Concert Season Finale Highlights Gustavus Commencement Weekend

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and the Gustavus Choir combine forces Saturday, May 30, to present the concert season's finale performance at 8:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel. Concerto/Aria Competition winners Azra Halilovic, piano and Tom Oelfke, trombone are among the featured performers as the the symphony and choir drop the final curtain of the fine arts season on the Gustavus campus.

Impresario from Smyrna Moves Into Final Weekend

Following an opening weekend which featured a sold-out opening night, The Impresario from Smyrna, Anderson Theatre's season finale, presents its final two performances May 8 and 9. The Impresario lived up to its billing as a laugh-out-loud comedy set in 18th Century Venice. From the script adapted by Director Henry MacCarthy, to the acting, the costumes, make-up and set, The Impresario from Smyrna is a "prima" extravaganza that delights the audience from the opening insult to the final twist of the knife.

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Welcomes Guest Conductor Timothy Mahr on Saturday

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra, under interim conductor James Patrick Miller, welcomes guest conductor Timothy Mahr to Christ Chapel for its final 2009 performance on Saturday, May 2. The concert includes a premiere performance of This Dark World by junior David Mann, and soloists Hanna Schutte, xylophone and Abbie Johnson, piccolo. The concert begins at 3:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel and is open to the public at no charge.

Gustavus Symphony Presents "East Meets West" Concert Saturday

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music and Conductor Warren Friesen present the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra in concert, "East Meets West," Saturday, May 2, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel. This Honors Day performance includes appearances by guest soloists and Gustavus graduates Anders Eckman, tenor and Colin McGuire, violin. The concert is open to the public at no charge.

Stimulating the Senses: Sensibilities, a Senior Dance Concert, Set for Weekend

Sensibilities, a Senior Dance Concert by Alexandra Ehrich and Emily Bulling, will be performed on Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25th at 7:30 pm in Kresge Dance Studio on the Gustavus campus. Tickets are free of charge and can be obtained in the Theatre/Dance Office in the Schaefer Fine Arts Center or by emailing ebulling@gac.edu or aehrich@gac.edu.

Recitals Set for Weekend at Gustavus

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to announce four student recitals on the performance schedule April 25 and 26. All four performances are in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall and are free and open to the public.

Gustavus Choir of Christ Chapel Returns for Home Concert

The Choir of Christ Chapel of Gustavus Adolphus College returns from on its annual tour in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin to present its Home Tour Concert on Friday, April 24. The choir's performance, under the direction of Patricia Kazarow, begins at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. It is free and open to the public.

MPR to Broadcast Tribute to Bill Holm

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) will broadcast a tribute to renowned poet, essayist, and Gustavus alumnus Bill Holm on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19. Holm passed away on Feb. 25 in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Vocal and Instrumental Combine for Concert Sunday at Gustavus

The Gustavus Chamber Singers and the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble combine efforts Sunday, April 19, for a joint concert in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. The performance begins in Bjorling Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.