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Madeleine fest to feature art, music, literature

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Music, art and literature will all be present at the 1997 Madeleine Festival, now in its 10th year. Here is a schedule of events. All gatherings, with the exception of the Award Dinner May 11, begin at 8 p.m., are free to the public and take place in the Cathedral of the Madeleine.

April 6 - "Harmonious Consort." The Abramyan String Quartet will perform selections by Samuel Barber, Franz Schubert and feature world premiere by Morris Rosenzweig.April 13 - "En Divina Luz," a visual presentation by Craig Varjabedian and Floyd Trujillo. The photos will be on display until the end of the month.

April 20 - "What Is Beauty." A symposium moderated by Diana Jergenson, program specialist at KUED, will feature discussions by Travis Anderson from the Brigham Young University department of philosophy, Nicholas White from the University of Utah department of philosophy and Utah author Terry Tempest Williams.

April 27 - "Music Quite Sublime." The Western Arts Quartet will join pianist Marjorie Janove in selections by Faure and Dvorak.

May 4 - "Cantate Domino." The Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, with director Gregory Glenn, and the Cathedral Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Terence Kern, will perform selections from Mozart, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Monteverdi and Orlando de Lassus.

May 11 - The Madeleine Award Dinner at the New Yorker Club at 6 p.m. will honor poet, author and humanist Emma Lou Thayne. Advance tickets for $40 can be reserved through the cathedral office at 328-8941.

May 18 - "Sacred Dialogues." The University of Utah A Cappella Choir, conducted by Edgar J. Thomson, will conclude the festival with "Lamentations of Jeremiah" by Alberto Ginastera and Vespers from Rachmaninoff. The program will be narrated by JoAnn Ottley and Bernell W. Hales.