Experience the arts at Cabrini College! From performances by renowned musicians and the Cabrini Chorus to art exhibitions and student theatre productions, Cabrini prides itself in being an integral part of the arts in the local community.
Friends, neighbors, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and families are welcome to attend many complimentary arts events that Cabrini offers each year.
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013
Cabrini College Chorus Christmas Concert
Cabrini’s student chorus, under the direction of Adeline Bethany, Ph.D., will perform a number of holiday-season selections.
For more information about this performance, call 610-902-8380.
Leah MacDonald, “Kiki's Dress,” 16 x 20 inches, Silver Photograph
Feb. 10 – March 31, 2014 Performance and Opening Reception: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014
In My Body: Narratives, Anxieties, and Celebrations
Co-sponsored by the Departments of English and Fine Arts with gracious support from the KatherineAlexandra Foundation
Photographer Leah MacDonald utilizes black and white photography, unique encaustic painting techniques, and avant‑garde paper layering to celebrate the female form, interrogate our anxieties about our bodies, and reveal the rich narratives our bodies express.
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 Mostly Opera
Resident artists from the Academy of Vocal Arts present Mostly Opera.
The Academy of Vocal Arts trains young artists as international opera soloists through rigorous instruction and coaching, and by presentations of resident artists from around the world in concerts, oratorios, public programs, and fully staged professional opera productions.
For more information about the Academy of Vocal Arts, please visit www.avaopera.org.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Pianist Young-Ah Tak
Praised for her “winning combination of passion, imagination, and integrity” (New York Concert Review) and her “thrilling blend of fury and finesse” (San Antonio Express-News), pianist Young‑Ah Tak enjoys a remarkable career that has taken her throughout the United States, Canada, Austria, Germany, Italy, Korea, and Japan.
Young‑Ah Tak made her New York debut at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Alice Tully Hall with the Juilliard Orchestra.
Subsequently, she presented at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and at major concert halls and international music festivals in her native Korea.
She received training at three distinguished institutions—The Juilliard School, New England Conservatory and The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University—and is currently Artist-in-Residence at Southeastern University in Florida.
For more information, visit www.youngahtak.com.
Sponsored by the Fine Arts Department
April 14 – August 18, 2014 Senior Art Exhibition
Cabrini’s graduating seniors in the Graphic Design and Fine Arts Department will present their work in the Grace and Joseph Gorevin Fine Arts Gallery on the second floor of the Holy Spirit Library.
For more information, please call 610-902-8381.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Cabrini College Chorus Spring Concert
Cabrini’s student chorus, under the direction of Adeline Bethany, Ph.D., will perform a number of selections.
Sunday, September 22, 2013 OperaOggiNY
OperaOggiNY presents a semi-staged production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Suor Angelica” with piano.
The opera begins as a snapshot of daily life in a 17th Century Italian convent, portraying a lively and diverse group of women united in worship by different life paths.
OperaOggiNY is based in New York and produces high quality productions with the finest young singers in unique venues in diverse neighborhoods.
For more information, visit www.operaogginy.info.
Thomas Vance, “Plan: N.M.,” acrylic, ink, sawdust on canvas, 70 x 70 in.
Thomas Vance, “Plan: Overview,” acrylic, ink, sawdust on canvas, 70 x 70 in.
“Framing Nightingales” Works by Thomas Vance
Thomas Vance (b. 1972) is a visual artist living and working in Philadelphia. He received a BFA from Cleveland Institute of Art in 1997 and a MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, in 2002.
His sculpture, paintings, and drawings reference the relationships binding nature with architecture, particularly influenced by his travels in Japan. He teaches courses in drawing at Tyler school of Art, Temple University, and Philadelphia University.
Cabrini College will welcome artist Thomas Vance to campus for a reception and artist talk about his exhibition, on view Sept. 23 through Oct. 24, 2013.
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013
Grace and Joseph Gorevin Fine Arts GalleryHoly Spirit Library, Second Floor
It’s a Wonderful Life – A Radio Play in Grace Hall at Cabrini College
In this show, adapted by Joe Landry, both the audience and players are in a New York radio studio just before Christmas 1948.
The event is a live radio broadcast of the classic “It’s a Wonderful Life.” A troupe of actors plays multiple roles as they bring 50 characters to life.
The experience includes the complete broadcast process: preparation, warm-up, the play, commercials, and the final sign‑off.
A Friday, Nov. 15, 8 p.m. performance has been added for the sold‑out production.
Tickets There is no cost for tickets, but with just 100 seats available for each performance, tickets must be reserved by calling Thomas Stretton Jr., Ed.D., at 610-902-8328.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Violist Sheila Browne and Pianist Barbara Browne
Cabrini Colleges welcomes sisters Sheila and Barbara Browne to a viola and piano recital.
Violist Sheila Browne has performed in many of the world’s major halls as soloist, chamber musician, and as an orchestral principal. She has soloed with the Juilliard Orchestra, Kiev Philharmonic, New World Symphony, in Carnegie Hall with the New York Women’s Ensemble, South African International Viola Congress Festival Orchestra, and the Viva Vivaldi!, Reina Sofia, and German-French chamber orchestras, among others.
Sheila is a graduate of the Juilliard School, MusikHochschule Freiburg, and Rice University. She is an artist-professor at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and serves on the executive board of the American Viola Society. She is the first viola professor ever to teach in Iraqi Kurdistan at the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq.
Sheila will be joined by her sister, pianist Barbara Browne, in works showcasing the versatility and virtuosity of the viola: Rebecca Clarke’s Sonata, Schumann’s Märchenbilder, and Hindemith’s 1939 Sonata. Barbara teaches piano in Cabrini’s Fine Arts Department.
For more information about violist Sheila Browne, please visit www.sheilabrowneviola.com.