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Dean Olson to Appear with Vermeer Quartet in Haydn's Seven Last Words

The University of Chicago's Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

CHICAGO, IL (March 30, 2007) – On Wednesday, April 4, North Park University's Dean of Enrollment Mark Olson C'70 S'75 will narrate a portion of Franz Joseph Haydn's The Seven Last Words of Christ performed by the Vermeer String Quartet.

Other narrators will include the following:

Mr. Scott Turow, best-selling author
Dr. Martin E. Marty, University of Chicago Divinity School
Dr. Jean Beth Elshtain, University of Chicago Divinity School
Dr. Eboo Patel, Interfaith Youth Core
Rabbi Michael Zedek, Emanuel Congregation
Rev. Dr. Alison Boden, dean, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Pastor T.L. Barrett, Life Center Church of God in Christ
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (recorded), Dexter Avenue Baptist Church

The performance will take place at 8 p.m. at the University of Chicago's Rockefeller Memorial Chapel (5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue) and will be broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 FM. A pre-concert lecture, given by members of the Vermeer Quartet, will begin at 7 p.m.

General admission tickets are $10 and those age 17 and under will be admitted free of charge. There is a 30 percent discount for groups of ten or more. For advance sales and reservations, call (773) 702-7059.