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Trionfo per l'Assunzione della Santissima Vergine
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Event Trionfo per l'Assunzione della Santissima Vergine
When Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 8:00pm
Where Jesuit Residence (Wolfington Hall)
Event details
Details Georgetown University Department of Performing Arts
Music Program

Trionfo per l’Assunzione della Santissima Vergine
Composed by Nicolò Ceva
Performed by Georgetown University students and Guest Artists
Premiered Naples, Collegio dei Gesuiti (Jesuit College), 1705

Thursday December 3, 2009: 8 pm

Location: Wolfington Hall (Jesuit Residence)

Ticket Prices: FREE

Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes (with 1 intermission)

This event is the culmination of the music seminar entitled Music Theory and Performance, which is an in-depth study of Baroque musical and artistic culture. The vocalists and continuo player are Georgetown University students who will be accompanied by local professionals.

Special Notes: In Italian with English translations provided. The oratorio performed is by the Neapolitan composer Nicolò Ceva. Ceva was a priest and maestro di cappella at the Conservatory of the Gesù Cristo, one of the four renowned music school of Naples. He was also the maestro di cappella of a Marian confraternity, Congregazione dei Mercanti, which performed often at the Collegio dei Nobili, the principal Jesuit school in the city. This oratorio was written for the Mercanti sodality and performed at the Collegio. The composition was discovered in Naples in 2008.

Parking: Street parking is available or patrons may park (for a fee) in the Leavey Center (entrance on Reservoir Road) or SWQ parking facilities (enter via Canal Road). There is Free on- campus parking on weekends.

The music director of the ensemble is Mark Janello. The vocalists are:

Alexandra Whitfield, soprano
Megan Hickey, soprano
Rebecca Saldivar, alto
Alicia Rubio, alto
Robert Gregory, tenor
Jordan Romanoff, tenor
Stephen Murray, tenor
Colin Nagle, harpsichord
Mark Janello, harpsichord
Risa Browder, violin
Michael De Sapio, violin 2
Martha Weiss, viola
Jodi Beder, cello
Access » This event has been marked as open to the public.
Contact Ron Lignelli, Administrative Director, Department of Performing Arts, Davis Arts Center, Rm 108, Box 571063, Washington, DC 20057-1063 Ph. 202/687-3838; Fax: 202-687-5757
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