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Marylhurst Brings H.M.S. Pinafore to Campus

Music Department Stages Rollicking Gilbert & Sullivan Musical in June

Marylhurst University's Department of Music will present two performances of H.M.S. Pinafore on campus June 7 and 9. The finale of the Marylhurst Chorale and the Choral Union season, this popular comic opera in two acts features music by the renowned team of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan.

Special guest artist Alistair Donkin of England, one of the world's foremost Gilbert & Sullivan interpreters, will serve as stage director and narrator for the two performances. Justin Smith, Marylhurst's director of choral activities, conducts.

In addition to the June 7 and 9 performances on the Marylhurst campus, the company will stage a free preview performance at the White Eagle Pub, 836 N. Russell St. in Portland, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 2.

Friday, June 7 and Sunday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Marylhurst University in St. Anne's Chapel

$10 general admission; $5 seniors and students

Justin Smith, 503.534.4067,

About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore., on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. Founded in 1893, Oregon's oldest Catholic university serves more than 1,600 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies and prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.

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