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Early Music Ensemble to perform at Moravian College

Early Music Ensemble Bethlehem, Pa., October 150, 2013 —The Early Music Ensemble of Moravian College will present “Scholarship in Performance,” on Sunday, October 27 at 7:00 in Peter Hall. The program will feature medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music related to scholarly projects undertaken by Moravian College students, under the direction of Professor Larry Lipkis.

Among the highlights will be newly transcribed songs by the little known 17th century French composer Julie Pinel, as well as two fully staged choruses and arias from an opera by J. A. Hasse, “La Spartana Generosa” which has not been performed since its premiere in 1748.

Peter Hall is located on Moravian’s Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus in historic downtown Bethlehem, Pa. All seats are $5. For more information, contact the Moravian College Music Department at 610 861-1650. Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Bill Bauman of the Music Department at (610) 861-1650 or email at music@moravian.edu.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America’s sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College’s Web site at www.moravian.edu.