May 2, 2006
Director of Media Relations
AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Women’s Chorus will present a concert of choral music by Gwyneth Walker, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Michael Torke, sung in Chinese, Spanish and Yiddish, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, in Buckley Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The Amherst College Concert Choir will present a program at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, in Buckley. The Sunday program will feature music by Henry Purcell (“When I am Laid” with Julia Fox, soloist, and “With Drooping Wings” from Dido and Aeneas), Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, Rene Clausen and Frank Ticheli (“There Will be Rest”). The program also will offer music of Estonia.
Admission is free and open to the public.