Opera Westminster to Present "Infamous Infatuations" April 14

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Opera Westminster will present "Infamous Infatuations" Saturday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.  The program is free and open to the public.

Westminster students will perform scenes from The Tales of Hoffmann, The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi fan tutte, La Traviata, La Boheme, and The Barber of Seville.

Westminster faculty assisting in the production are Dr. John Bonomo, associate professor of computer science, in the role of Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte, and Dr. Larry Miller, associate professor of chemistry, in the Soldier's Chorus.

The event is coordinated by stage director Dr. Anne Hagan Bentz, Westminster associate professor of music.  Westminster adjunct music faculty Marie Libal-Smith is pianist and an orchestra of Westminster faculty, students, and guest musicians will provide instrumental support.

Contact Bentz at (724) 946-6045 or email for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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