Weekend Fine Arts Events

Posted on February 18th, 2011 by

Pianists Ruth Lin and Karina Kontorovitch with Tenor Kurt R. Hansen

Here are Fine Arts events happening on campus this weekend, Feb. 19-20.

Guest Vocalist and Pianist
The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music welcomes guest vocalist Kurt R. Hansen and guest pianist Karina Kontorovitch to join with Assistant Professor of Music and pianist Ruth Lin on Saturday, Feb. 19 and present the music of Franz Schubert in a Schubertiade in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. The evening performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Violin and Flute Recitals
The Department of Music will also present two faculty recitals this weekend.  On Saturday, Feb. 19 beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall, Justin Knoepfuel, instructor of violin and viola and conductor of the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra, will present a violin/viola faculty recital.  Justin will be accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt.

On Sunday, Feb. 20, beginning at 3:30 p.m., Adjunct Professor of Music Barbara Leibundguth will present a faculty recital as well, on the flute, Dedicated to French School. Barbara will be accompanied by pianist Sonja Thompson. Both events are free and open to the public.

Hillstrom Collection Open for Viewing

Robert Lang's Flying Walking Stick

As well as the events presented from the music department this weekend, The Hillstrom Museum of Art will present Many-Fold Manifolds: Engineered Origami by Robert J. Lang and Look! Works from the Hillstrom Collection. The collection is on view from Feb. 14 through April 21. Many-Fold Manifolds features over fifty of Robert J. Lang’s origami masterworks. Lang, who holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from the California Institute of Technology, has been an avid artist of origami, the art of paper folding, for over 40 years.

For more information on any of these events, visit: https://gustavus.edu/finearts/


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