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  • Sunday, February 3, 2013

    • Sensitive Colorist: A Festival of Karol Szymanowski Works Time: 3:30p - 5:00p Location: Horning Theater Details:

      Guest Artists to Perform Works of Polish Composer Karol Szymanowski

      Mount St. Mary’s University will present  the music of Karol Szymanowski--considered the greatest figure in Polish music in the first half of the 20th century-- in a recital titled, “Sensitive colorist: A Festival of Karol Szymanowski Works.” The performance will take place on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. in the Horning Theater of the Delaplaine Fine Arts Center, located on the campus of Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  The event is free and open to the public.

      Dickinson College faculty violinist Blanka Bednarz and Haverford College faculty in piano Matthew Bengtson will present selected works of Szymanowski’s for solo piano as well as violin and piano. The artists will interlace playing and dialogue, revealing to the audience a world of romanticism, impressionism, unique sensitivity and vitality, lush color and emotional richness in the music. As champions of Szymanowski’s music, the artists are delighted to bring his gorgeous sound world to audiences at Mt. Saint Mary’s and Emmitsburg.

      In summer 2011 Bednarz performed Szymanowski’s works in the Beijing Concert Hall, under the auspices of Szymanowski Festival, an event of cultural program of the Polish Presidency of EU and the Polish  Ministry of Culture in China. She can be heard on Capstone Records, Acte Prealable and Musica Omnia. Matthew Bengtson, a Pennsylvania-On-Tour Artist on has been heard in solo recitals at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, and has appeared with violinist Joshua Bell on NPR’s “Performance Today” and XM Satellite Radio’s “Classical Confidential.” His recordings can be heard on the Roméo, Arabesque, Navona, Griffin Renaissance and Albany record labels.

       
       
    • BODYPUMP Time: 4:00p - 5:00p Location: Knott ARCC-Group Exercise Studio Details:

      60 minute workout challenges all your muscle groups by using best weight room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls. Great music and awesome instructors!

       
       
    • Piyo Time: 5:00p - 6:00p Location: Knott ARCC-Group Exercise Studio Details:

      A method of physical and mental conditioning by blending basic Pilates exercises and Yoga poses.  This class stresses core muscle strength, as well as overall muscular lengthening and strengthening, through a series of exercises performed standing, seated, or lying on the floor.  Work to achieve a balanced body.

       
       
    • Superbowl Time: 6:00p - 11:00p Location: Purcell Details:

      Watch the Superbowl with food and prizes provided by AMP!

       
       
 
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