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Saint Xavier University Symphony Orchestra concert May 6

Orchestra scheduled to perform at Beverly Arts Center

Chicago (April 19, 2007) – Saint Xavier University’s Symphony Orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago.

Under the direction of Saint Xavier adjunct professor Eric Garcia, the orchestra will perform Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5 and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67. The program will also feature soprano Kojelyte Johnson performing W.A. Mozart’s Una donna a quindici anni from Cosi fan tutte, and soprano Kathryn Mantoan performing Gaetano Donizetti’s O luce di quest’anima from Linda Di Chamonix.

Admission to the concert is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and visiting students. Admission is free for all Saint Xavier students, faculty and staff with a valid University ID. For more information, please contact the Saint Xavier University music department at (773) 298-3421.

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Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,700 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

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