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7:30 PM.....Staunton Music Festival presents The Bach Project
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 125 North Augusta St., Staunton, VA. 7:30 PM. "Bach as Teacher" Join Carsten Schmidt and music historian Jason Stell for a lecture-recital on Bach's role as a teacher. Tickets at StauntonMusicFestival.org, or at the door. For more information, call 540.569.0267.
March 09, 2014 (Sunday)
3:30 PM.....The Virginia Consort performs Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor
3:30 PM, featuring Mozart's "Great" C Minor Mass. General Admission: $35; students, $15. For more information, go to www.virginiaconsort.org.
4 PM......Staunton Music Festival presents the Bach Project
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 125 North Augusta St., Staunton, VA. 4 PM. A complete performance of JS Bach's 30 Inventions and Sinfonias, plus selected Preludes & Fughettas performed by harpsichordist Carsten Schmidt. Tickets at StauntonMusicFestival.org, or at the door. For more information, call 540.569.0267.
2 PM.......Charlottesville Municipal Band Concert
The Charlottesville Municipal Band will present an Ensemble Concert on Sunday, March 9th at 2:00 pm at the Municipal Arts Center. The program will feature the band?s popular Flute Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet, and German Band. Admission is free. The Municipal Arts Center is located at 1119 5th Street SW, next to the Willoughby Shopping Center. For more information, please call 434 295-9850 or visit the band?s website at cvilleband.org.
This event is part of the 2013-14 Wintergreen Performing Arts Concert Series.....
Atlantic Chamber Ensemble will take you through a journey of folk music within the classical chamber genre. At the root of all music lies folk music, but only sometimes is it clearly obvious! Come take a musical journey through Eastern and Western Europe, the Americas, and our own backyard of Virginia. Find the folk music within classical chamber music. Music for strings, woodwinds and mandolin.
The program will include AntonÃÂÃÂn Dvorak's ÂAmerican Quartet, Pastorale by Igor Stravinsky and Virginia native Jeff Midkiff'Âs Mandolin Concerto......
TICKETS & INFO: (434) 325-8292 and http://www.wintergreenperformingarts.org/atlantic-chamber-ensemble/
3 PM.....Washington Balalaika Society Orchestra concert
In this program (a newly-commissioned concert-length piece by composerJohn Gibson), the piano performance of Oni Buchanan joins and reflects the spoken text of the poem Uncanny Valley as performed by its author, poet Jon Woodward. âUncanny Valleyâ is a long serial poem in 16 sections, meant to be read out loud, with numerous optional repeats throughout the text. â¨â¨Piano works to be performed on UNCANNY VALLEY program include:â¨â¨ John Gibson, concert-length commission for piano, reader, and electronic samplesâ¨, Jon Woodward, "Uncanny Valley" poem text......TICKETS & INFO: UVA McIntire Dept of Music 434.924.3052 http://music.virginia.edu/events, UVA Arts Box Office at Culbreth Theatre, (434) 924-3376 http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/boxoffice/index.html
Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music
PROGRAM: Brett Dean: Sextet: Old Kings in Exile (2010)---
Bryce Dessner: Murder Ballades (2013)---
David Little: and the sky was still there (2010)---
Steve Mackey: Suite: Slide (2012)---
Richard Reed Parry: Duet for Heart and Breath (2012)
******FOLLOWING THE CONCERT, the UR music department will erupt into a gleeful, glorious din, as musicians from across the Richmond area participate in John Cage’s joyous, uninhibited Musicircus
March 22, 2014 (Saturday)
8 PM.....Cville & University Symphony: March Masterworks Concert
Conducted by Music Director Kate Tamarkin, this concert includes Johannes Brahms Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn, Op.56a; Launy Grondahl Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra, Nathan Dishman, Trombone; Antonio Garcia London Town FantasyâWorld Premiere, Nathan Dishman, Trombone; Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 104 in D major, âLondonâ
TICKETS & INFO: UVA McIntire Dept of Music 434.924.3052 http://music.virginia.edu/events; UVA Arts Box Office at Culbreth Theatre, (434) 924-3376 http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/boxoffice/index.html
5 PM.....Film Screening and Discussion: Der zerbrochene Klang/The Broken Sound with Alan Bern (Berlin) and Joel Rubin (UVA)
At NEWCOMB HALL COMMONWEALTH ROOM....FREE Screening of film on Alan Bern's musical project, The Other Europeans, which brings together experts in the Jewish klezmer and Romani (gypsy) musical traditions to explore musical intersections.....INFO ON KLEZMER RESIDENCY OF ALAN BERN http://music.virginia.edu/node/2398
McIntire Department of Music Chair Richard Will leads "Know the Score," an insightful and entertaining pre-concert lecture series......
Pre-Concert Lectures are free and begin 45 minutes prior to each performance. For more information please call the McIntire Department of Music at 434.924.3052.
McIntire Department of Music Chair Richard Will leads "Know the Score," an insightful and entertaining pre-concert lecture series...... Pre-Concert Lectures are free and begin 45 minutes prior to each performance. For more information please call the McIntire Department of Music at 434.924.3052.
3:30 PM.....Cville & University Symphony: March Masterworks Concert
Conducted by Music Director Kate Tamarkin, this concert includes Johannes Brahms Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn, Op.56a; Launy Grondahl Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra, Nathan Dishman, Trombone; Antonio Garcia London Town FantasyÃ¢ÂÂWorld Premiere, Nathan Dishman, Trombone; Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 104 in D major, Ã¢ÂÂLondonÃ¢ÂÂ TICKETS & INFO: UVA McIntire Dept of Music 434.924.3052 http://music.virginia.edu/events; UVA Arts Box Office at Culbreth Theatre, (434) 924-3376 http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/boxoffice/index.html
Debussy Sonata for Cello and Piano----
Schubert... Fantasia in C Major, D. 934---- (transcribed by the artists)
Auerbach... Selections from 24 Preludes (after Shostakovich 24 Preludes, Op. 34)----
Rachmaninov... Sonata in g minor, Op. 19************* TICKETS & INFO: www.tecs.org and 434-244-9505 or the UVA Arts Box Office at www.artsboxoffice.virginia.edu or 434-924-3376.
NEWCOMB HALL KALEIDOSCOPE ROOM
The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music presents a colloquium by Tae Hong Park.... TAE HONG PARK is an Associate Professor of Music Technology and Composition at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. ..... INFORMATION: call 434.924.3052. http://music.virginia.edu/node/2385.....Co-presented by the Page Barbour Fund's "Transduction" Project, and the Graduate Colloquium Series, McIntire Department of Music.
March 26, 2014 (Wednesday)
12 PM.....Jewish Studies and Center for German Studies Joint Colloquium with Alan Bern
UVA NAU HALL 342, South Lawn Commons, 1550 Jefferson Park Ave, Charlottesville
.....Jewish Studies and Center for German Studies joint colloquium:
The Weimar Klezmer Republic: Creating a Center for Yiddish Culture in Germany, with Dr. Alan Bern (Berlin), director of Other Music Academy, Yiddish Summer Weimar, and The Other Europeans.....
a conversation with
Alan Bern, Director, Yiddish Summer Weimar;
Joel Rubin, McIntire Department of Music;
Asher Biemann, Director, Center for German Studies; Department of Religious Studies;
Jeffrey Grossman, Chair, Department of German Languages & Literatures
INFORMATION: contact Joel Rubin - email@example.com or Kristin Hilgartner - firstname.lastname@example.org
March 27, 2014 (Thursday)
8 PM.....UVA Klezmer Ensemble with Alan Bern of Brave Old World & The Other Europeans
The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music presents the Spring 2014 performance by the University of Virginia Klezmer Ensemble under the direction of Director of Performance, clarinetist and ethnomusicologist Joel Rubin...... The Klezmer Ensemble is pleased to welcome SPECIAL GUEST ACCORDIONIST, PIANIST & COMPOSER, ALAN BERN, FROM BERLIN, Germany. Bern is the founding director of Yiddish Summer Weimar and the non-profit, other music e.V. He is the leader of The Other Europeans, a musical collaboration between renowned klezmer and Romani musicians, and musical director of Brave Old World, the pioneering klezmer revival group he and Rubin started in 1989. TICKETS & INFO: General admission. Free for UVA students.
University of Virginia Arts Box Office
Three Notch'd Road presents Capriccio! Instrumental Gems from 17th-Century Italy.....
*Pre-concert lectures begin at 6:30 each evening and are free to all ticket-holders. Students FREE at the door.
INFORMATION: 703-587-0483 and tnrbaroque.org
Three Notch'd Road presents Capriccio! Instrumental Gems from 17th-Century Italy..... *Pre-concert lectures begin at 6:30 each evening and are free to all ticket-holders. Students FREE at the door. INFORMATION: 703-587-0483 and tnrbaroque.org
8 PM.....The Virginia Glee Club & Wellesley College Choir sing Vaughan Williams
The Virginia Glee Club is pleased to host the WELLESLEY COLLEGE CHOIR for a performance of Ralph Vaughan Williamsâs exquisite Dona Nobis Pacem with string orchestra and professional soloists. Additional selections by each choir will complete this evening of choral excellence. An Alumni & Friends reception follows the performance. TICKETS & INFO: UVA McIntire Dept of Music http://music.virginia.edu/events, UVA Arts Box Office at Culbreth Theatre, (434) 924-3376 http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/boxoffice/index.html
March 30, 2014 (Sunday)
8 PM.....Screening of The Truman Show FREE!
AT NEWCOMB HALL THEATRE, Central Grounds, UVA....http://music.virginia.edu/node/2374
3:30 PM.....Andrew O'Shanick - Distinguished Major Voice Recital FREE!
The McIntire Department of Music presents a recital by WTJU classical announcer Andrew O'ÂÂShanick, bass-baritone. The concert will be followed by a reception in the lobby....
Andrew is a fourth year Music major and presents this recital as the culmination of his work with his teacher at the University of Virginia, Chris Owens. The program will include works by Schubert, Bellini, Rachmaninoff, and Ibert, as well as traditional American Spirituals, and it will be presented in collaboration with pianist Janna Ernst....PROGRAM details at http://music.virginia.edu/node/2265
5 PM.....UVA Music Arts Board presents Film Screening: Glass, a Documentary of Philip in Twelve Parts - FREE!
AT UVA NEWCOMB HALL THEATER: Part of the Philip Glass 2014 Arts Residency at UVA
Student Performance, followed by a discussion with PHILIP GLASS on creativity and collaboration. Part of the Philip Glass 2014 UVA Residency, presented by the UVA Arts Board. ...http://music.virginia.edu/node/2374
In a rare opportunity to experience Virginia's finest handmade musical instruments, meet with their makers and gain insight into the craftsmanship and artistry of instrument making. Free - no tickets required.
PROGRAM: Beethoven..Quartet Op. 127---
Dvorak..Quartet Op. 96, "American"*****
Edward Dusinberre, violin/
Károly Schranz, violin/
Geraldine Walther, viola/
András Fejér, cello*****
ABOUT THE QUARTET: Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire.
Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music------with Christopher Cano, piano
******JENNIFER JOHNSON CANO, winner of the 2008 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and the 2009 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, is renowned for her lustrous sound and appealing presence on symphonic, operatic, and recital stages. Ms. Cano will be joined by Christopher Cano to perform an intimate recital of mixed repertoire.
April 26, 2014 (Saturday)
1 PM Metropolitan Opera Live in HD at the Paramount Theater
Scriabin..Sonata in F-sharp Major, Op. 53, #5----
Mozart/Sudbin..Lacrimosa from Requiem Mass----
Sudbin..A la Minute (paraphrase on Chopin Waltz in D-flat Major, Op. 64, #1)*********** TICKETS & INFO: www.tecs.org and 434-244-9505 or the UVA Arts Box Office at www.artsboxoffice.virginia.edu or 434-924-3376*********
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Yevgeny Sudbin has been hailed by the Daily Telegraph (UK) as “potentially one of the greatest pianists of the 21st century.” In the midst of a seven-year and fourteen-album collaboration with BIS Records, his recordings have met with overwhelming critical acclaim. The International Record Review stated that Sudbin’s Rachmaninoff recording “confirms him as one of the most important pianistic talents of our time.”
PROGRAM: LISZT Harmonies Poetiques et Religeuses, and Jonathan Kregor will give a lecture.-----ABOUT: In frequent demand worldwide as a recitalist, orchestral soloist, chamber music collaborator and pedagogue, JAMES TOCCO is renowned for his "intensely concentrated playing, precisely gauged and rhythmically fluid" (The Detroit News) interpretations of Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt. "Tocco gave a knockout performance" (The New York Times) in a recital at the Lincoln Center paying tribute to Liszt 100 years after his death.----
JONATHAN KREGOR is the author of Liszt as Transcriber (Cambridge Unviersity Press, 2010), the winner of the inaugural Alan Walker Book Award from the American Liszt Society, and the editor of the Journal of the American Liszt Society.
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