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Meeting to explore Russia study abroad learning experience

Monday February 10, 2014Lisa Eikenburg

An informational meeting that explores SUNY Fredonia’s Study Abroad to Russia summer course will be offered to interested students on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at W231 Thompson Hall. Jack Croxton, director of the Office of Student Creative Activity and Research, and Anton Agafonov of Modern Languages and Literatures, will conduct a presentation highlighted by a slide show.

WNY Chamber Orchestra to premiere new work Feb. 9

Tuesday February 4, 2014Lisa Eikenburg

The Western New York Chamber Orchestra will present the third program in its classics series, “Song of the Earth,” featuring a world premier arrangement of Mahler’s beloved work, “Das Lied Von Der Erde, on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. in Rosch Recital Hall at SUNY Fredonia. Guest vocal soloists will include Canadian mezzo soprano Lynne McMurtry and American Heldentenor Marc Deaton. The new truly “chamber” arrangement of the Mahler is the second arrangement of the work created by WNYCO Music Director and Conductor Glen Cortese.

Hillman Opera presents new take on 'Cinderella' this weekend

Saturday November 9, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

The Hillman Opera will present two performances of Gioachino Rossini’s famous work “La Cenerentola” (Cinderella) in November at SUNY Fredonia. It will be a staged concert version of the classic opera, sung in the original Italian with English supertitles projected above the stage. Performances will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16 in King Concert Hall.