Symphony Orchestra Winter Tour
January 11, 2013
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The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University Symphony Orchestra will present a program of opera overtures and dances on Friday, January 11, at Warren Station Center for the Performing Arts. Their stop in Keystone is a part of a four-state tour which includes 59 CSB and SJU students and four faculty members including J. David Arnott, associate professor of music and conductor of the Symphony Orchestra at CSB/SJU.
Among the pieces to be performed include the “Overture to William Tell” by Gioachino Rossini; the overture and three dances from “The Bartered Bride” by Bedrich Smetana; the waltz and polonaise from “Eugene Onegin” by Peter Tchaikovsky; and the overture to “Der Frieschütz” by Carl Maria von Weber.
The College of Saint Benedict, for women, and Saint John’s University, for men, are two nationally recognized Catholic liberal arts colleges located in Central Minnesota. The colleges share one academic program, and students attend classes together on both campuses. With a combined enrollment of more than 3,850, CSB and SJU are among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report magazine.
Time: Doors at 7PM, Concert at 7:30PM
Location: Warren Station Center for the Arts
Costs: Free, Donations Accepted
Sponsors: College of Saint Benedict & Saint John’s University Symphony Orchestra & Keystone Neighbourhood Company
Parking: Free parking will be available at the River Run Lots, located just off Gondola Road.
Directions: From I-70, take Highway 6 East towards Keystone (7 miles). Turn right onto Gondola Road and follow signs to free parking lots.