The Handel Society: By The Numbers

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Susan B. Apel

Did you know? The Handel Society of Dartmouth College, founded in 1807, is the oldest student, faculty, staff and community organization in the United States dedicated to the performance of major choral works. Not familiar? These numbers tell the story. 

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Date and time of upcoming concert: Tuesday,  11/14/2017 at 7:00 p.m. in Spaulding Auditorium 

Number of singers: 100

Number of area high schools who, courtesy of the Byrne Foundation,  will be joining in part of this performance  : 3  

       —Lebanon High, Woodstock High, Claremont’s Stevens High

Number of versions of Mozart’s Requiem: at least 2 (and then some) 

        —His widow Constanze pieced together the original.  After many years of study, a newer, more authentic version emerged in the modern work of Robert Levin.

Cost of ticket: $10–$20 (few seats remaining)

Tickets are available through the Hopkins Center Box Office. Photo by Rob Strong. 


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