Spring concerts at Hamilton College Friday, Saturday

Published Apr 26, 2018 at 4:00pm

CLINTON — The Hamilton College Orchestra and Choir will present their spring concerts in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts on Friday and Saturday.

The Hamilton College Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and the Hamilton College Choir and College Hill Singers perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Heather Buchman will conduct the Hamilton College Orchestra in their spring concert. The program includes Max Bruch’s Romance for Viola and Orchestra, with Audrey Nadler, viola and Felix Mendelssohn’s incidental music for Midsummer Night’s Dream with Laura Enslin, soprano; Danan Tsan, mezzo soprano; members of the College Hill Singers and Alexa Zildjian, Timothy Hartell, and Austin Ford as narrators.

Jace Saplan conducts the Hamilton College Choir and College Hill Singers in This Land is Your Land, a musical dialogue on immigration. The program includes Perera’s The Golden Door, a cantata based on the lives of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island in the early 1900s, and Mollicone’s Misa De Los immigrantes, a work highlighting the lives of Mexican immigrants and their search for a better life in America. 

Both concerts are free. For more information, call the box office at 315-859-4331 or visit www.hamilton.edu/performingarts.