The College of Arts and Architecture

Music by J.S. Bach, Gluck, and Schumann

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Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 7:30pm
Esber Recital Hall - University Park, PA

Tickets: General $33 in advance/$38 at the door. Students $10 (with valid ID). Reserved seating.

Purchase tickets in advance online, by phone at 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX, or in person at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, and Bryce Jordan Center and save $5 per ticket. The Festival Box Office at Esber Recital Hall opens one hour prior to the concert.

Join the festival orchestra and guest choral ensemble, Orpheus Singers, for an evening of music featuring J.S. Bach's inspirational and uplifting Magnificat. Christopher Kiver serves as guest conductor. A 6:30 p.m. pre-concert conversation with Maestro Gerardo Edelstein and Christopher Kiver will precede the concert. For more information, please access the Penn's Woods Music Festival website.

This event is available on livestream at the Penn's Woods Music Festival.


J.S. BACH - Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243

  • Magnificat anima mea (Coro)
  • Et Exultavit (Aria)
  • Quia respexit (Aria)
  • Omnes generationes (Coro)
  • Quia fecit mihi magna (Aria)
  • Et Misericordia (Duetto)
  • Fecit potentiam (Coro)
  • Deposuit (Aria)
  • Esurientes (Aria)
  • Suscepit Israel (Terzetto)
  • Sicut locutus (Coro)
  • Gloria Patri (Coro)

CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK - Dance of the Blessed Spirits, and Dance of the Furies (from Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq.30)

ROBERT SCHUMANN - Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op. 52

  • Overture. Andante con moto  - Allegro
  • Scherzo. Vivo (Trio l'istesso tempo)
  • Finale. Allegro molto vivace;