Posted by Liam O'Kennedy December 5, 2012 09:00 AM
The following was submitted by Tufts University:
The Tufts University Department of Music presents the Tufts Opera Ensemble in “School for Lovers: An Evening of Opera Scenes” in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 8 p.m.
The Tufts Opera Ensemble will perform an evening of favorite opera scenes, fully staged with piano accompaniment, and will feature scenes from classical operas such as The Magic Flute, Patience, Cosi Fan Tutte, and the Marriage of Figaro as well as scenes from “contemporary American Opera” including Street Scene and West Side Story. The Tufts Opera Ensemble is directed by Carol Mastrodomenico and musically directed by Thomas Stumpf.
The Granoff Music Center is located at 20 Talbot Avenue on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit as.tufts.edu/music/musiccenter or call the Granoff Music Center Box Office at 617.627.3679.
About Tufts University
Tufts University, located on three Massachusetts campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville, and Grafton, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions. A growing number of innovative teaching and research initiatives span all Tufts campuses, and collaboration among the faculty and students in the undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs across the university's eight schools is widely encouraged.
The Tufts Department of Music offers a flexible and eclectic academic program leading to a Bachelor or Master of Arts degree in music. Students concentrate in composition, ethnomusicology, musicology, or theory, while having the opportunity to explore all these disciplines, as well as the areas of music cognition, linguistics, sociology, and anthropology of music. Students also have the opportunity to perform in over twenty different department ensembles and chamber music groups, as well as study privately on the instrument of their choice (including voice). The Tufts Department of Music is housed in the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center, home to the Distler Performance Hall, Fisher Performance Room, Varis Lecture Hall, and Lilly Music Library. The Music Center hosts over 180 events and concerts annually, the majority of which are produced and presented by the Department of Music.
Tufts University - Department of Music
Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Ave
Medford, MA 02155
Office: 617-627-2253 • Box Office: 617-627-3679