Peru State College
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News Release
 
11/30/12

Annual Holiday Madrigal Dinner set for Friday, Dec.7 at Peru State and Saturday, Dec. 8 in Nebraska City

 

(Peru, Neb.) Enjoy a journey back in time to the 16th century during an evening of spirited music, intense drama, outrageous humor and delicious food at the annual Peru State College (PSC) Holiday Madrigal Dinner on Friday, Dec. 7 in the PSC Student Center.

The event is open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Royal Procession begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets, on sale now, are $30 per person. Checks and credit cards are accepted. For reservations, contact PSC Director of Choral Studies and Professor of Music Dr. Thomas Ediger at 402-872-2253 or tediger@peru.edu.

The Madrigal Singers will provide 16th century entertainment, including a variety of amusements from juggling to jesting to an after dinner concert which will include traditional madrigals as well as songs from the holiday season. A special feature of the evening will be a performance of scenes from the new opera The Kingdom of Where

The evening will feature a savory dinner of stuffed pork loin and a roast chicken quarter with herb roasted potatoes, vegetable medley, salad, French onion soup and a trio of special desserts.

An additional performance of the Holiday Madrigal Dinner will be held Saturday, Dec. 8 at Camp Catron in Nebraska City. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the Royal Procession begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, on sale now, are $30 per person. Checks and credit cards are accepted. For reservations call 402-873-7900. The event is sponsored by the Apple Corps Men’s Barbershop Chorus.