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ORCHESTRA 2001: Stravinsky's Soldier and Other Tales
Start Date: 4/2/2016Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 4/2/2016End Time: 10:00 PM

Event Description:
Swarthmore's contemporary ensemble-in-residence Orchestra 2001 teams up with students and faculty from Swarthmore's Departments of Theater and Music & Dance to present a fully staged version of Stravinsky's 1918 masterpiece L'histoire du soldat.  Directed by Eileen Hou '16, the production features a corps of dancers and actors from Swarthmore's performing arts departments and Orchestra 2001 conducted by Lecturer in Music Andrew Hauze '04. The program also features the world premieres of works for the L'histoire septet by Swarthmore alum Jeremy Rapaport-Stein '14 and current students Nathan Scalise and Zachary Tanner.  The program opens with a curtain-raiser called The Soldier Dances, a new potpourri of popular dances from the 1910's by the African-American composer James Reese Europe, arranged especially for this concert.
Location Information:
*Swarthmore College  (View Map)
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

*Swarthmore College - Lang Music Building

*Swarthmore College - Lang Music Building
Room: Lang Concert Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Jenny Honig
Phone: 6109576159
Email: jhonig1@swarthmore.edu
L'Histoire du Soldat
Event Sponsors
Departments of Theater and Music and Dance
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The Public
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This event is free and open to the public.

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