October 28, 2015
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World-Renowned Vocal Ensemble, amarcord to Perform at Adelphi University on Sunday, November 8

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Adelphi University is pleased to announce that the world-renowned vocal ensemble amarcord will be performing on Sunday, November 8, at 4:00 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, Adelphi University, Concert Hall (One South Avenue, Garden City, NY).  The group brings to AUPAC their Restless Love program, which includes a rich selection of rarely heard Italian madrigals, German songs from the group’s home in Leipzig (including works by Schumann and Mendelssohn) and a unique collection of folk songs from around the world, including the Philippines (arranged specially for amarcord by Adelphi Associate Professor and Music Department Chair Sidney Boquiren), Ghana, Cuba, Japan, Thailand, Russia and Israel.

Direct from Germany, amarcord is considered one of the finest vocal ensembles in the world. Born of the celebrated tradition of the St. Thomas Boys Choir in Leipzig, these five former members of the choir create a bridge with their repertoire between medieval music traditions and modern compositions. The group captivates with its expressive, clear and precise singing, and also with its engaging performance style.

Known as one of the leading representatives of Leipzig’s music scene in Germany and abroad, amarcord makes regular appearances at festivals, the ensemble has toured the globe including cities like New York, San Francisco, Houston, as well as to Central America, Australia, Japan, Israel, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.  In addition, amarcord has received six Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards (CARA)!

To learn more about the group, visit amarcord

Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is one of Long Island’s premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds.  Tickets are currently on sale and are priced at $30/$25, with discounts available to seniors, students and alumni.  For more information about all events at AUPAC and to purchase tickets, visit  Information is available at The Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at (516) 877-4000 or  Regular box office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1-6 p.m.  The box office is also open two hours before most scheduled performances.

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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