Category Music

UMBC Jazz Ensemble

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UMBC Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, October 21, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Ensemble under the direction of Matthew Belzer. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 9: Electrifying

Livewire 9: Electrifying
Friday, October 26 – Sunday, October 28
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

UMBC’s ninth annual new music festival — Livewire 9: Electrifying — celebrates the music of composer and Anna Rubin and her contemporaries, including Pierre Boulez, Nathan Lincoln de Cusatis, Linda Dusman, Hannah Lash, Elainie Lillios, Steve Reich, Gregory Spears, and Dan Visconti. Featured on the series of four concerts are award-winning performers and many UMBC faculty and alumni, including the Inscape Chamber Orchestra; Hui-Chuan Chen, piano; Rachel Choe, flute; Patrick Crossland, trombone; Noah Getz, saxophone; Tom Goldstein, percussion; Gita Ladd, cello; Jacqueline Pollauf, harp; Airi Yoshioka, violin; Jonathan Zwi, guitar; and the Umbilicus percussion ensemble (featuring Paul Neidhardt, Michelle Purdy, Will Redman). UMBC visual arts faculty Stephen Bradley, Vin Grabill and Timothy Nohe, and IMDA MFA student Jason Charney will also present works during Livewire 9: Electrifying. (Click heading for full description.)

Timeless String Quartets

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Timeless String Quartets
Thursday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents Timeless String Quartets, a recital of works composed in Vienna between 1825 and 1905 by Beethoven, Webern, and Wolf, performed by Christian Tremblay (violin), Nicholas Currie (violin), Lisa Steltenpohl (viola), and Gita Ladd (cello). (Click heading for full description.)

Harlem Quartet

Harlem Quartet presented by the Shriver Hall Concert Series

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Harlem Quartet presented by the Shriver Hall Concert Series
Saturday, November 3, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Shriver Hall Concert Series presents the Harlem Quartet. Artists-in-residence at London’s Royal Academy of Music, the Grammy-winning quartet engages audiences with its “panache” (The New York Times) and its fresh, elegant performances. The ensemble performs masterworks by Beethoven and Schubert, plus Gabriela Lena Frank’s musical travelogue of Peru. (Click heading for full description.)

Winterreise

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Winterreise
Sunday, November 11, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
 

Tenor Andrew Sauvageau and pianist Hui-Chuan Chen and perform Franz Schubert’s Winterreise (D. 911), the darkest of the composers three seminal art song cycles. Setting 24 poems of Wilhelm Müller to music, Schubert transports listeners on a moving, but mournful “winter journey” — that of a lonely traveller wishing to rid himself of the despair of lost love — composed almost entirely using minor keys. (Click heading for full description.)

Student Composers Workshop

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Student Composers Workshop
Sunday, November 18, 3 p.m.
Music Box

The Department of Music presents a Student Composers Workshop, featuring premieres of new compositions. (Click heading for full description.)

UMBC Symphony Orchestra

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UMBC Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, November 18, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Symphony Orchestra performs under the direction of E. Michael Richards. (Click heading for full description.)