Date: November 17, 2012
Venue: United Congregational Church of Holyoke
Corner of Appleton & Maple Street
300 Appleton Street, Holyoke, MA
Tickets: $125.00 (Includes Gala*), $45.00 General Admission, $25.00 Student I.D.
A film by Sergei Eisenstein
Original score by Sergei Prokofiev
Performed live on the Skinner Organ by Peter Krasinski with Gigi Mitchell-Velasco, mezzo-soprano Chorus sung by the Holyoke High School Choir
Under the direction of Mark Todd.
About the Film: One of the greatest action movies ever made. Alexander Nevsky tells the gripping story of the invasion of Russia by medieval Teutonic Knights. Prince Alexander Nevsky rallies his people into a ragtag army and defeats the invaders. This true story is based on an actual battle on a lake near Novgorod.
Gala Event* (includes)Premium Seating and a pre-performance Champagne Reception with Hors d'oeuvres at the Great Banking Hall of the Hadley Falls Trust Company building, 56 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA 01040. From 5:00 - 6:30pm.
The Gala Performance on November 17, 2012, at 7:00 pm will kick off The Wurlitzer Organ Fund.
Special School Performance on November 15, 2012, at 12:15 pm (open to the public at general admission prices.)
Tea and pastries to be provided by Crepes Tea House of West Springfield.
Bar and Hors d'oeuvre by Brennan's Place.