SAVE THE DATE: Dr. James M. McPherson to speak in Baltimore
What: The Maryland Historical Society presents Pulitzer-prize winning author and historian Dr. James M. McPherson, the George Henry Davis '86 Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton. He will speak on "The Civil War on Land and by Sea: Abraham Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief."
When: Nov. 14, beginning at 4 p.m. with a tour by Dr. McPherson of the Maryland Historical Society's Civil War Gallery. The lecture and book signing will follow at 6 p.m. There is also a dinner, limited to 30 people, at 8 p.m.
Cost and registration: The lecture and book signing is $25 per person. If you want to attend the pre-talk tour and the dinner, too, it is $125 per person. Buy tickets at here or call 410-685-3750, ext. 377.
Where: 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore
More info: mdhs.org/events.
SAVE THE DATE: Princeton Chapel Choir to sing in historic Baltimore church
What: The Princeton Chapel Choir directed by Penna Rose will present a concert on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1316 Park Avenue, in the Bolton Hill section of Baltimore, MD. University organist Eric Plutz will accompany the choir on the church’s renowned 1930 Skinner Organ. A free reception will follow the concert.
The program will include works by American choral composers Stephen Paulus and Alice Parker, spirituals arranged by Michael Tippett, and “Blagoslovi, dushe moya, Gospoda” ('Bless the Lord, O my Soul') by Russian composer Pavel Chesnokov.
The Tiffany Concert Series, sponsor of this event, is named for the 1870 church’s unparalleled collection of 11 original Tiffany stained glass windows, which include two of the largest windows Tiffany ever made.
The Princeton Chapel Choir -- a paid performance group made up of Princeton undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty – has an international reputation, and recently sang at the Basilica of St. Mark in Venice, the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua, as well as in Ravenna, Italy. Other European tours have taken the choir to Prague, Vienna and Budapest, and also to Spain. In 2005, they presented a concert at Carnegie Hall.
Tickets are $15 (students $5) and are available online at the church's website and at the door. Parking will be available. The church is wheelchair accessible.
For more information, please call 410-523-1542 or email email@example.com.
EVENT: Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Maryland present a concert and wine reception with violinist Francesca Anderegg (2005 Harvard Graduate)
When: Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: AN DIE MUSIK, 409 North Charles Street (Second Floor), Baltimore, Maryland 21201
More about the performers: Francesca Anderegg is a world-renowned violinist and 2005 Harvard graduate; she is touring with her collaborative pianist, Brent Funderburk. During their tour in D.C., they will be performing their "Canciones Populares" program, with classical works exploring the irresistible energy of popular styles and songs and including works of Ravel, Mozart, de Falla, Bartók, and Reinaldo Moya.
Cost: $22 General Admission (for Non-Student Adults), $10 Per Student (Your registration for the event on the An die Musik website must take place by September 3.)
RSVP: To register and purchase tickets, go to An die Musik.
SAVE THE DATE: Formal installation of Christopher L. Eisgruber as the 20th President of Princeton University
When: Sunday, Sept., 22, at 1 p.m. on the front lawn of Nassau Hall.
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