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Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil (Vespers)

Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Choir type: College and University Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
The Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts at Marywood University is proud to present two performances of Sergei Rachmaninoff's spectacular All-Night Vigil (Vespers).  Often considered the greatest setting of Eastern Orthodox texts ever composed, Rachmaninoff's gifts for affecting melodies and lush harmonies are brought to bear in this 70-minute a cappella masterpiece.  Here are the details:
 
Marywood University Campus Choir
Rick Hoffenberg, director
Carole Burkhardt, contralto
Carl Ellinwood, Jr., tenor
Larry Hickernell, Jr., tenor
 
Saturday, April 30, 2011, 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 1, 2011, 4:00 PM
Free admission
 
Liberal Arts Center Rotunda
Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA  18509
 
If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact Rick Hoffenberg at rhoffenberg@marywood.edu or (570) 348-6211 x2537.  Thank you.
 
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