Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Updated May 23, 2019 Westminster College of the Arts May 2019 Events

*****Rider Musical Theater
Will Rogers Follies

Tony-award winning best musical
Family, fame, and fate in Will's rise to stardom from obscurity
Rags-to-Riches story of the stage, screen, and radio star
Ziegfeld Follies-style extravaganza

Preview Performance: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7:30PM
Performances: Thursday, May 2 through Sunday, May 5, 2019

The Theater in the Bart Luedeke Center
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey  08648

Admission: $25 adults and $20 seniors and non-Rider students

Box Office: 609-896-7775
Online: https://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=1256821&presenter=RIDER&venue=&event=&tck=true
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*****Westminster Choir
Path of Miracles

Musical portrayal of the Camino de Santiago, spiritual pathway across northern Spain, one of the most taxing pilgrimage routes in Roman Catholic tradition. 

Selections from Codex Calixtinus, Migras de Santiago, and Roman Catholic liturgy.

Musical styles range from Tawainese Bunun to the pilgrim's hymn Dum Pater Familias.

Sung in Greek, Latin, Spanish, Basque, French, English, and German.
 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00PM

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
801 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey

Admission: $20 adults and $15 students and seniors
Box Office: 609-921-2663
Online: https://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=1257137&presenter=WCCRU&venue=&event=&tck=true
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*****Westminster Concert Bell Choir
Come What May

Program includes works by Vivaldi, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Grieg.

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 7:30PM

Bristol Chapel
Westminster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, New Jersey  08540

Admission: $20 adults, $15 students and seniors

Box Office:  609-921-2663
Online: https://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=1256840&presenter=WCCRU&venue=&event=
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*****Westminster Chinese Music Ensemble
Springtime Dreams

Performs folk and modern music from different regions of China and the Chinese diaspora celebrating the coming of spring.

Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 3:00PM

Hillman Performance Hall
Westminster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, New Jersey  08540

Admission is Free 
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*****Kaleidoscope Chamber Series
Recent Compositions

The Westminster Conservatory's Emsemble for New Music performs new and recent compositions by faculty members.

Eric Houghton: Three Songs Without Words for piano
Chase Morrison: The Rumblin' for trumpet, horn and piano
Craig Levesque: Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Christopher McWilliams: Modal Sonatina for Piano
Christopher McWilliams: Suite for English Horn, Viola and Piano
Cecelia Reilly: Summer's Wane for flute and piano
Cecelia Reilly: Guardian Angel for voice and piano 


Kimberly Bryan, flute
Melissa Bohl, oboe and English horn
Ed Hirschman, trumpet
Craig Levesque, horn
Eva Kastner-Puschl, voice
Ikumi Hiraiwa, piano
Eric Houghton, piano
Christopher McWilliams, piano
Cecelia Reilly, piano
Marjorie Selden, viola


Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 3:00PM

Gill Memorial Chapel
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey  08648

Admission is Free!

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*****Westminster Kantorei
Requiescam
Songs from the Renaissance and other works inspired by 17th-Century English poetry

TALLIS: In manus tuas
PARRY: There Is an Old Belief
SHEPPARD: Libera Nos, Salva Nos
SHEPPARD: In pace
BENNETT: A Good-Night
KIRCHNER: Unclouded Day


Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 4:00PM

Bristol Chapel
Westminster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, New Jersey  08540

Admission: $20 adults, $15 students and seniors
Box Office: 609-921-2663
Online: https://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=1256856&presenter=WCCRU&venue=&event=
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*****Westminster Jubilee Singers
Don't You Grieve for Me, Alleluia

Highlighting four works by African American composers:

Evelyn La Rue Pittman's arrangement of Any How
Undine Smith Moore's Scenes from the Life of a Martyr
B.E. Boykin's arrangement of Go Down Moses
Rosephanye Powell's The Cry of Jeremiah

Westminster Jubilee Singers
Silky Carter '12, soprano
Patrice P. Eaton, mezzo-soprano
Kenneth D. Ellerbee '12, tenor
Daniel Rich, baritone
Rosephanye Powell, '87, narrator
Vinroy D. Brown, Jr., conductor


Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 7:30PM
Bristol Chapel 
Westminster Choir College
Princeton, New Jersey

Admission: $20 adults, $15 students and seniors 

Box Office: 609-921-2663
Online: https://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?presenter=WCCRU&tck=true
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*****Westminster Undergraduate Opera
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, The Marriage of Figaro
an abbreviated version with narration
accompanied by piano and sung in Italian with English supertitles

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:00PM
Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 3:00PM

Robert L. Annis Playhouse
Westminster Choir College
Princeton, New jersey

Admission is Free
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*****Westminster Conservatory at Nassau
Volanti Flute Quartet

Flutists: Jill Crawford, Ellen Deerberg, Katherine McClure, Barbara Williams

Works by Ewazen, Schocker, Bozza

Arrangements for flute quarter of Faure's Pavane and Stravinsky's Pastorale

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:15PM

Niles Chapel
Nassau Presbyterian Church
61 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey  08540

Admission is Free
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*****Westminster Community Chorus
Westminister Community Orchestra
Remember Her Name

Works for chorus and orchestra in multiple combinations
Music of reflection, inspiration, renewal
World premiere of Remember Her By Name by Louis A. Josephson commemorating the life of Samantha Josephson
Brahms: Regina coeli

Mozart: Ave verum corpus

EĊĦenvalds: “Who can Sail without the Wind?”

Brant Adams: Musica!

Mendelssohn: “Verlieh uns Frieden” and “Be Not Afraid” from Elijah

Franck: Panis angelicus

Ravel: “The Fairy Garden” from Mother Goose Suite

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 (finale)

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 8:00PM

Princeton Meadow Church and Event Center
545 Meadow Road
Princeton, New Jersey  08540

Admission: $15 adults, $10 students and seniors 
Box Office: 609-921-2663
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****Westminster Conservatory Faculty Recital
Out of the Ordinary!

Kenneth Ellison, clarinet 
Timothy Urban, voice and Hurdy-Gurdy
Carole Comune, piano
Ikumi Hiraiwa, piano
Chika Mimura, violin 

Performing music by Mozart, Bolcom, Milhaud, and Francaix

Mozart - Sonata for Violin and Piano, k.453
Bolcom: Glad Rag from Three Classic Rags
Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag from Three Ghost Rags
Bolcom: The Serpent's Kiss from The Garden of Eden
Francaix: Movements from Cinq danses exotiques
Milhaud: Suite for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 7:30PM

Bristol Chapel
Westminster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, New Jersey  08540

Admission is Free
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*****Westminster Choir at Spoleto Festival USA
Path of Miracles

Conducted by Joe Miller
Directed by John La Bouchardiere

Westminster Choir takes listeners on a pilgrimage through Joby Talbot's ethereal a cappella work

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 7:30PM
Friday, May 31, 2019 at 8:00PM

Approximately 1 Hour in length

Charleston Gaillard Center
95 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC    

Admission is $36-$75 

Link for more info and tickets: https://spoletousa.org/events/path-of-miracles/