Opera Westminster to Present Amore e Morte – Scenes of Love and Impending Doom April 6

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Opera Westminster will present "Amore e Morte" Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.  The program is free and open to the public.
Westminster students will perform scenes on love and death from The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Un Ballo in Maschera, La Traviata, Orfeo ed Euridice, Carmen, Samson, and La Boheme.

Westminster faculty and staff assisting in the production are: Dr. Larry Miller, associate professor of chemistry, and Dr. Jesse Mann, vice president and dean of academic affairs.

The event is coordinated by stage director Dr. Anne Hagan Bentz, Westminster associate professor of music, and orchestra conductor Mihai Vilcu, Westminster adjunct music faculty.  Westminster adjunct music faculty Marie Libal-Smith, adjunct music faculty, is the pianist. 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 is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 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 41 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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