Marywood University’s Concert Choir to perform in historic rotunda Dec. 9, 10

The rotunda, an iconic campus landmark at Marywood University, was completed in 1937 and is the third largest in the state of Pennsylvania. - Submitted photo

SCRANTON — Marywood University’s Concert Choir will perform free concerts in the visually and acoustically stunning rotunda at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. The choir, which holds a concert in the rotunda once every few years, will perform in a 360-degree circle on the second floor of the rotunda, with the audience seated below. For its concert, the choir will perform Josef Rheinberger’s Cantus Missae for double chorus a cappella, along with unaccompanied motets, a vocal musical composition, by Victoria, Gabrieli, Howells, Charles Wood, Daniel Elder and Frank La Rocca.

The rotunda at Marywood University is an iconic campus landmark that is part of the Liberal Arts Center. It features historic murals by Roman artist Gonippo Raggi and the Hall of Presidents. The rotunda was completed in 1937 and is the third largest in the state of Pennsylvania.

For more information, visit marywood.edu/mtd or call 570-348-6268.

The rotunda, an iconic campus landmark at Marywood University, was completed in 1937 and is the third largest in the state of Pennsylvania.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-Rotunda.jpgThe rotunda, an iconic campus landmark at Marywood University, was completed in 1937 and is the third largest in the state of Pennsylvania. Submitted photo