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Gordon in the News: last updated 10/19/2006


Scenes from Operas

MEDIA CONTACT: Cyndi McMahon
Office of College Communications
978.867.4236

WENHAM, MA-Voice students from the Gordon College Department of Music will perform Scenes from Operas on Friday, March 17 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 18 at 7 p.m. in the Phillips Recital Hall. This eclectic two-evening event is directed by Ron Luchsinger with music direction provided by Michael Monroe. Admission is $11 for adults and $8 for seniors and children under 12.

Performances will include excerpts from: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and The Abduction from the Seraglio; Handel's Agrippina; Verdi's Falstaff; Puccini's Gianni Schicchi; Smetana's The Bartered Bride; Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream; and Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress.

Tickets can be purchased on-line by visiting the Gordon College web site at www.gordon.edu or by calling the Gordon College ticket line at 978.867.3400.

The Phillips Recital Hall is one of the most beautiful indoor spaces on campus. A model of optimal acoustic performance and architectural creativity, the Recital Hall continues to astound audiences and performers alike. The hall seats close to 200 people and features a retractable sound curtain for acoustic adjustment, an upper-level mezzanine, audio and video recording equipment, performance lighting, and a Walcher tracker-action organ installed in a second-story loft.

For information on this event call the Gordon College Ticket Line at 978.867.3400.

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Gordon College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences on Boston's North Shore. The college offers majors in 36 fields and has graduate programs in education and music education. Leading the way in Christian college merit, Gordon is nationally ranked for its excellence in academics and its role in character building. These achievements recognize Gordon as one of the nation's top Christian colleges.

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