PRESENT — New and Contemporary Music for Treble Voices

Mar. 24, 2018 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Abbey Chapel

"Present" is a concert of new and contemporary music for treble voices presented by the Mount Holyoke College Glee Club and Chamber Singers featuring a number of world premieres, plus a post-concert Q&A with featured composers.  Directed by Stephanie Council.  Free and open to the public.

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Ìrìn Àjò — Odyssey of a Dream, An African Opera

Apr. 12, 2018 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Apr. 13, 2018 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Chapin Auditorium

The third in a series of African operas directed by Five College Professor Bode Omojola and produced by the Department of Music, "Ìrìn Àjò — Odyssey of a Dream," tells a timely story of emigration, adaptation, and survival. Performed by Mount Holyoke College and Five College students enrolled in MUSIC-228 (African Opera in Performance and Practice), the cast includes acclaimed soloists, choreography by Amir Hall, and music direction by Ng Tian Hui conducting the Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra.

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