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Allegheny Chamber Singers Perform Opera Scenes

Start: April 29, 2017 7:00 pm
End: April 29, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Ford Chapel

The Allegheny Chamber Singers will perform their annual Opera Scenes program on Saturday, April 29, at 7 p.m., in Ford Memorial Chapel. The ensemble includes 10 Allegheny students, and is co-directed by Vicki Jamison and Carol Niblock.

 

The concert will begin and end with the ensemble performing as an entire group, singing “Hier die Buden, dort die Schenke” from “Martha” by Friedrich von Flotow, and “The Best of All Possible Worlds” from “Candide” by ​Leonard Bernstein.

The rest of the pieces are duets or trios: “Cinque … dieci” and “Crudel perque finora” from “Le Nozze di Figaro” by ​Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; “We are Warriors Three” from “Princess Ida” by Arthur Sullivan; “Per queste tue manine” from “Don Giovanni” by Mozart; “Schelm, halt fest​” from “Der Freischütz” ​by Carl Maria von Weber; and “Alle prove venga avanti” from “Il Turco in Italia” by Gioachino Rossini.

Guest director Jessica Sakal is this year’s stage director, and Ward Jamison will accompany the singers.

The performance is free and open to the public, and balcony seating is available.