Seniors Patrick Kvachkoff and A.J. Akinribade make their final performances on the Wabash stage when the Theater Department presents the hilarious comedy The Beaux' Stratagem, which opens Wednesday night and runs through Saturday.
Ben Finley ’15, David Gunderman ’15, and Patrick Rezek ’15 earned Fulbright Scholarships as English Teaching Assistants (ETA), marking the second consecutive year in which Wabash has had three Fulbright recipients.
The award honors the write-up of the research study, “Spheres of Argument in Undergraduate Biology Classroom Climate Change Deliberations,” a collaboration with co-authors and Wabash students Adam Burtner ’17, and Terry Majors ’15.
The Sleeping Beauty Suite may be of particular interest to children in the audience, since they will recognize the sweeping waltz quoted in the classic Disney animated film of the same name. The Holberg Suite remains one of the most performed works of Grieg, whose other popular works include the Peer Gynt Suites (performed by WCCO in past concerts), and the Piano Concerto. Written “in olden style,” the Holberg Suite evokes the nostalgia of bygone times and displays the string instruments to brilliant effect. Jean Sibelius, widely acknowledged as the dean of modern Scandinavian composers, is perhaps best known for the Finnish national anthem, Finlandia. His Symphony #2 masterfully evokes the harsh grandeur of the Finnish landscape, and is deeply rooted in ancient Finnish lore from Finland's national epic saga, The Kalevala.
Under the direction of Alfred Abel, the concert is free and open to the public. Families are welcome, and may find this concert a comfortable environment in which to introduce young children to classical music. Free and open to the public
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