Assumption College HumanArts, the Archeological Institute of America, and the Assumption College Women’s Studies program present a lecture by Stephanie Lynn Budin. The lecture “War, Love, Victory: From Inanna/Ishtar to Venus Victoria” will begin with a reception in the foyer of the Tsotsis Family Academic Center at 6:30 p.m.
The Assumption Chorale will be joined by Anna Maria College's choral groups to present an Intercollegiate Choral Festival. The combined groups will present music by Randall Thompson and John Rutter. The remainder of the concert will also feature the select ensembles from each college. Houndsound - Assumption's student-led a cappella ensemble - will also perform on the program along with Anna Maria's a cappella group. The hour-long program is free and open to the public.
This spring, Assumption College will present a concert-staged performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The performance, which will feature the College’s Chorale and student actors performing lead roles, will be presented in the new 400-seat Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall of the Tsotsis Family Academic Center on April 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m., and April 22 at 2 p.m.
The Bach Consort of Worcester returns with a concert devoted entirely to the music of J. S. Bach. The concert will feature the celebrated Fifth Brandenburg Concerto with soloists Michelle Graveline, Harpsichord; Tracy Kraus, flute; and Peter Sulski, violin.
The Assumption String Camerata sponsored by the Department of Art, Music & Theatre, will present music of Mendelssohn, Corelli, Holberg, and Pink Floyd at 7:30pm on Thursday, November 16th in the Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall in Tsotsis Family Academic Center. The ensemble is now in its eleventh year of presenting the great string ensemble repertoire. This event is free and open to the public.
How did fashionable hotels provide musical entertainment for their salon guests in a pre-radio, mid-19th century world? Enter the European Salon Orchestra (ESO). Often comprised of the soloists from the respective sections of a local full-sized orchestra, these pocket symphonies featured a violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, flute, clarinet, trumpet and percussion, as well as a vocalist.
The Assumption College HumanArts series is pleased to announce an evening of poetry and prose with John Hodgen and his daughter, the novelist Christie Hodgen.
Assumption College HumanArts series presents The Bach Consort of Worcester. Michelle Graveline, Artistic Director and harpsichordist, returns for a concert featuring the concerti grossi of Arcangelo Corelli and George Frederic Handel. Also featured will be the Viola Concerto in D Major by Carl Philipp Stamitz featuring violist Peter Sulski, who is also string leader for the Consort.
One of the most enduring and profound legacies of the Protestant Reformation was its redefinition of the relationship between heaven and earth and the natural and supernatural. This lecture by Carlos Eire, Ph.D., T.L.