Chicago Tribune Architecture Critic To Speak at Amherst College

April 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Blair Kamin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic at the Chicago Tribune and a 1979 graduate of Amherst College, will speak about "Activist Criticism and the Inescapable Art" on Wednesday, April 12, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 202 of Fayerweather Hall. His talk is free and the public is invited.

Concert Choir Sets Performance at Amherst College

April 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Concert Choir will present "Matters of the Heart," on Saturday, April 29, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall. The concert is free and the public is invited. The choir, directed by Mallorie Chernin, will perform a program that includes madrigals of Monteverdi, El Arbor del Arvido of Ginastera, The Water is Wide, arranged Yumiko Matsuoka, and Psalm 116: Das ist mir Lieb, by Heinrich Schütz.

Spratlan, Professor of Music at Amherst College, Receives Pulitzer Prize

April 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Lewis Spratlan, Peter R. Pouncey Professor of Music at Amherst College, has received the 2000 Pulitzer Prize in music for his composition, Life is a Dream, Opera in Three Acts: Act Two, Concert Version, which received its world premiere at Amherst in January.

Women’s Chorus Sets Spring Concert at Amherst College

April 10, 2000
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Women’s Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert, "Music of the World," on Friday, April 28, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall. The concert is free and the public is invited.

The chorus, directed by Mallorie Chernin, will perform a program that includes music of di Lasso, Morley, Duruflé, Casals and Poulenc. Nikki Stoia will be the guest pianist. The assistant conductor is Mara Levi ’99.

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