Music Department Presents Weekend of Performances

Posted: December 3, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Department of Music is hosting several musical events this weekend. On Friday, Dec. 3, and Saturday, Dec. 4, the George Mason University Opera Theatre performs scenes from operas and operettas in Harris Theater at 8 p.m. These performances are under the direction of George Mason’s opera director and soprano Laura Mann.

On Sunday, Dec. 5, the George Mason University Symphony Orchestra and University Choruses present “Music for the Holidays” in the Concert Hall at 8 p.m. Magnificat by John Rutter will be performed, in addition to arrangements of carols and songs from many holiday traditions. The orchestra is under the direction of Anthony Maiello; Stanley Engebretson directs the choruses. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for students and seniors, and can be ordered from ProTix at 218-6500. For more information, contact the Department of Music at x31380.

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