Northwestern University

Sun 5:00 PM

Alice Millar Birthday Concert: An Italian Festival

Alice Millar Chapel Choir

When: Sunday, February 11, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

Where: Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free (offering will be accepted)

Contact: Concert Management Office   847.467.4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts

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Stephen Alltop, conductor; Alice Millar Chapel Choir; Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra

Lively and moving works from sunny Italy make up this year’s birthday tribute to chapel namesake Alice Millar. Giacomo Puccini was only 17 years old when he composed his Missa di Gloria, but the work is full of memorable melodies and stirring vocal writing, the hallmarks of his mature style. Rounding out the program are two selections from Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana: the sumptuous Intermezzo sinfonico and exultant Regina Coeli.

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