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University Chapel presents Nevsky film and cantata, April 17

The 1938 film "Alexander Nevsky" will be shown and the cantata of the same name will be performed beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 17, in the University Chapel.

"Alexander Nevsky" was the first sound film directed by Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein, who collaborated with composer Sergei Prokofiev on the score. Prokofiev turned the score into a cantata for concert use.

The cantata, which will follow the film, will feature the Princeton University Chapel Choir , directed by Penna Rose, and the Princeton High School Choirs, directed by Charles Sundquist. More than 200 singers and 45 instrumentalists will perform.

Tickets, available at the door, are $15 for the general public and free for students.

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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