Center Stage

Get a front row seat to local musical performances on Center Stage. This WITF original production brings local live music to you! Enjoy full-length regional concerts, Sundays at 8pm on WITF 89.5 and 93.3

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Luhrs Festival on Center Stage

Written by Cary Burkett, Arts & Culture Desk and WITF Host | May 11, 2014 11:04 AM

Every July, the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University presents a series of three concerts on consecutive Thursday evenings. The Festival Celebration series of concerts feature the Festival Celebration Orchestra with an outstanding soloist and a guest conductor. Information on this year’s festival is available at the Luhrs Center website.

Sunday, May 18 at 8 p.m. on witf's Center Stage



Festival 2012 Celebration Series, Concert III

David Amado, Guest Conductor

Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano, Guest Soloist

Festival Celebration Orchestra & Chorus

Dr. Blaine Shover, Artistic Director


On the Program:

Luigi Cherubini:  Requiem Mass in c minor

Pietro Masgagni:  Intermezzo from L'amico Fritz

Guiseppe Verdi:  "Stride la vampa" from Il Trovatore

Georges Bizet:  Selections from Carmen

Camille Saint-Saens: "Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix" and Danse Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila

George Gershwin: Medley of songs

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