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Conference focuses on 'Opera and Society,' March 26-27

A conference on "Opera and Society" is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 26-27, on campus. Most events will take place in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

Musicologists and historians from Europe and America will present 18 papers and commentaries. There also will be a Friday evening concert at Trinity Church on Mercer Street of selections from operas that are included in the papers. It will feature performances by the Westminster College Chapel Choir and noted artists such as Sharon Sweet and Jeffrey Gall.

Admission is free, but seating is limited, and only those who register in advance will be able to attend the conference and/or concert. Full details and electronic registration are available on the Web. Registration will close at the end of the day on Tuesday, March 23. Those not registered will be admitted to the concert on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sponsored by the Journal of Interdisciplinary History and a number of departments and programs at Princeton, the event is being coordinated by Theodore Rabb, professor of history.

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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