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October 18, 1997

UMBC PRESENTS A CHRISTMAS MADRIGAL EVENT An Elizabethan Concert and Reception

BALTIMORE - Ring in the holiday season with UMBC's Maryland Camerata who will present a night of madrigal fun complete with music, costumes and Elizabethan fare at 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 13 and 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 14 in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is $10 for seniors and UMBC students, $12 general admission and $15 at the door.

The performance will be a Christmas concert presentation of a traditional madrigal dinner featuring Christmas carols, Elizabethan costumes, English madrigals and plenty of holiday fun. The Maryland Camerata, directed by Toby Twining, will perform a variety of carols and English madrigals -- songs with lyrical content and freely imitative style that were popular in the courts of English nobles. Following the concert all are invited to dine on the snacks of medieval lords and ladies at an Elizabethan reception.

The event is sponsored by the University Center and the Department of Music. For ticket information call 410.455.6300, for general information please call 410.455.2942 or visit Arts.

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Posted by dwinds1 at October 18, 1997 12:00 AM