Goshen College music faculty celebrate Mozart’s 250th birthday with Jan. 29 recital

Concert: Faculty Recital Series Concert celebrating Mozart’s 250th birthday
Time and date: 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006
Location: Rieth Recital Hall, Goshen College Music Center
Cost: $6 adults, $4 seniors/students. GC students free with ID. Tickets available at the door.

GOSHEN, Ind. – The year 2006 marks the 250th year since the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most celebrated composers in history. Members of the Goshen College Music Department faculty will celebrate the anniversary by performing an all-Mozart chamber music program on Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in Rieth Recital Hall.

The program will include a the solo piano piece “Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 281” performed by Associate Professor of Music Matthew Hill; “Der Holle Rache hocht in meinem Herzen” from “The Magic Flute” performed by Sandra Hill, soprano, and Matthew Hill, piano; “Madamina! Il catalogo e questo” from “Don Giovanni” performed by Assistant Professor of Music Lee Dengler, baritone, and Assistant Professor of Music Christine Larson Seitz, piano; “Batti, Batti” from “Don Giovanni” performed by Assistant Professor of Music Susan Dengler, soprano, and Seitz, piano; “Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A Major, K. 581” performed by Associate Professor of Music John Graulty, clarinet, Assistant Professor of Music Solomia Soroka, violin, senior Molly Buckwalter, violin, Community School of the Arts Strings Program Director Rosalyn Troiano, viola, and David Machavariani, cello.

Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and students. GC students receive free admission with ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

The Goshen College Faculty Recital Series features performances by academic faculty members at Goshen College and other colleges and universities.

Editors: For more information about this release, to arrange an interview or request a photo, contact Goshen College News Bureau Director Jodi H. Beyeler at (574) 535-7572 or jodihb@goshen.edu.


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