Adelphi University Presents the Adelphi Chorus, Jazz, Cabaret and the Adelphi Opera

Adelphi University’s Departments of Music and Theatre are pleased to offer performances in the intimate Black Box Theatre and the 500-seat state-of-the-art Concert Hall; part of the Performing Arts Center (AU PAC), 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY.
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April 15, 2010 - PRLog -- The Adelphi Chorus
Make A Joyful Noise
Sunday, May 2, 2010, at 3:00 p.m.
Concert Hall

Voices rise in a choral celebration of spring as the Adelphi Chorus presents a delightful selection of classical and modern pieces. Under the direction of Michael Hume with Adrienne Borbely at the piano, the afternoon will include Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Bernstein’s Chesterfield Psalms, Brahms’ Four Quartets, Op. 92, and folk songs of the world.

The Adelphi Jazz Ensemble
Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
Concert Hall

The Adelphi Jazz Ensemble offers a spring evening of hot jazz arrangements by Charles Mingus, Charlie Haden, Fred Hersch, Steve Swallow, Dave Holland, and McCoy Tyner. Dave Lobenstein leads this remarkable student ensemble. As the founder of The Dave Lobenstein Quartet, and The Dave Lobenstein Trio, Dave has performed at the JVC Jazz Festival, at the Manhattan Vocal Project, on Regis and Kathie Lee, and with Danny Holmes, and the Mike Fahn Quartet. The Dave Lobenstein Trio’s critically lauded CD, “Triple Play,” was released in 2003.

Cabaret Theatre
Digging Deep, Hanging On
Friday, May 7, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 8, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Black Box Theatre

An original cabaret creation is an Adelphi Theatre Department annual tradition. Digging Deep, Hanging On is a cabaret by acting majors Jessica Gray ’10 and Christopher Reynolds ’10. Through sketches, songs and monologues, Gray and Reynolds lead a student ensemble in a sometimes touching, sometimes funny, and always entertaining exploration of family and identity.

Adelphi Opera Workshop
Springtime Madness: A Sprinkling of Gilbert and Sullivan with a Spritz of Mozart
Saturday, May 8, 2010, at 8:00 p.m.
Concert Hall

Under the direction of Anneliese von Goerken, and Midori Howell, The Adelphi Opera Workshop offers a frothy evening of operetta. Mozart’s The Impresario is a one-act singspiel, performed in its entirety, about silly squabbling sopranos. It was written around the time of Mozart’s better known The Marriage of Figaro. Excerpts from two light opera works, The Mikado and Iolanthe, by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan will round out the evening.

Individual tickets for these events are on sale now at $15 regular admission, $10 for seniors and alumni, and $7 for students. For a full calendar of AU PAC season events, please visit or call the AU PAC Box Office at (516) 877-4000.

About Adelphi University: Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,500 students from 41 states and 63 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island.
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