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Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

February 2019

#BernsteinAt100: Children and Art

February 15, 2019

Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

Arguably America's most iconic musical theater composer, Stephen Sondheim's early career successes include his work as a lyricist for Leonard Benstein's "West Side Story" and "Candide". Colby College Chorale and the Colby-Kennebec Choral Society will present solo and ensemble numbers from Sondheim's catalogue, including "Sweeney Todd", "Sunday in the Park with George", and "Anyone Can…

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March 2019

Journey to Italy: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

March 9, 2019

Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

It’s often said that Verdi was to opera what Beethoven was to the symphony—in its third program of the season, the orchestra has both: Verdi’s popular Overture to La Forza del destino, a selection of opera scenes from his La traviata, and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony.

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Potpourri: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

March 16, 2019

Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

A showcase of music that is fun to play. Works include the spectacular Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold and the completion of our Lord of the Rings cycle with a performance of Johan de Meij’s “Gandalf” and “Elvenwood” movements. J.S. Bach’s “Komm’, Süßer Tod,” Tania León’s “Alegre,” “Foundry” by John Mackey, and John Philip…

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April 2019

Wordplay: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

April 6, 2019

Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

A panoply of puns! A manifestation of musical merriment! A fanfare of frivolous tomfoolery! Colby College Collegium will present Orazio Vecchi’s 1604 madrigal cycle Le veglie di Siena (Night Games of Siena), a work filled with witticisms, wordplay, and wholesome, wholehearted wizardry of all genres. Collegium will be joined by a quintet of early music…

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