Music

Irina Kulikova

Irina Kulikova, classical guitar

Saturday, February 1, 2020
8:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

This event is a production of the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society. With the rare beauty of her tone and and her enchanting presence on stage, Russian guitarist Irina Kulikova catches the hearts of audiences across the globe. She belongs to that class of musicians that tell something pure and special with their instrument in a seemingly effortless flow. Soundboard Magazine (USA) wrote: “Some of the most sheerly beautiful playing I have ever heard.”

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INTERPLAY: A Peabody-UMBC Partnership Concert

Thursday, February 6, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

InterPlay, a joint venture of UMBC and the Peabody Institute, connects UMBC undergraduate music majors with Peabody graduate students for their mutual benefit. Each partnership include an innovative, interactive performance in the Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall.

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David D. Marshall, sopranist

Friday, February 7, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

After a seven year hiatus, noted singer David D. Marshall returns to the concert stage with a program of arias. At this performance, Marshall will for the first time perform in a higher vocal range, having transitioned from a tenor to a sopranist.

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INTERPLAY: A Peabody-UMBC Partnership Concert

Saturday, February 8, 2020
3:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

InterPlay, a joint venture of UMBC and the Peabody Institute, connects UMBC undergraduate music majors with Peabody graduate students for their mutual benefit. Each partnership include an innovative, interactive performance in the Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall.

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Linehan Concert Hall

UMBC Faculty Jazz Concert

Friday, February 21, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Jazz Faculty Ensemble will perform a selection of classic and original jazz compositions.

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Linehan Concert Hall

Maryland All-State Jazz Band

Saturday, February 22, 2020
3:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Maryland All State Jazz Band Concert, hosted by the Maryland Music Educators Association, is a culmination of the hard work of students from all over the state of Maryland. Students are selected from across the state to participate in this concert by audition.

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UMBC Jazz Ensemble featuring Vince Cherico

Friday, February 28, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matthew Belzer and featuring drummer Vince Cherico. Five-time Grammy Award winner Cherico is a renowned latin jazz drummer who has toured the world and performed on numerous recordings.

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Linehan Concert Hall

Thoughts & Prayers

Sunday, March 1, 2020
5:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

UMBC’s Wind Ensemble teams up with The Sounding Board, Baltimore Symphony’s OrchKids students, singer-songwriter Diana Lawrence, Emmy-nominated composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain, and other special guests to present an interactive musical event exploring the issue of gun violence. Music, multimedia, and spoken-word serve as catalysts for an interactive discussion with performers and audience members.  […]

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Finnish Connection

Thursday, March 5, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

In the spirit of armchair travelers everywhere, the Voyager Ensemble, co-directed by Airi Yoshioka and  David Yang, explores a new country of the world every concert by combining standard repertoire along with a contemporary work by a composer from the region. This year’s concert focuses on FINLAND…

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Duo Parnas

Duo Parnas

Saturday, March 7, 2020
3:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

This event is a production of the Shriver Hall Concert Series. Grammy Award-nominated Duo Parnas is the critically acclaimed collaboration of two sisters, violinist Madalyn Parnas Möller and cellist Cicely Parnas. They have performed at the Tanglewood, Banff and Shanghai festivals, among others, and their Baltimore debut features Kodaly’s rhapsodic duo.

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Guitar Orchestras

Guitar Orchestras and Meng Su

Sunday, March 8, 2020
2:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

This event is a production of the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society, featuring various Maryland guitar orchestras and ensembles. Sergio Assad will be a special guest conductor for the Baltimore premiere of his Giornata a Nettuno for guitar orchestra with BCGS Artist-in-Residence Meng Su as soloist.

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Patrick Crossland and Alexander Frangenheim

Patrick Crossland and Alexander Frangenheim

Thursday, March 12, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Musicians Patrick Crossland and Alexander Frangenheim present a program of new music for the rarely heard combination of trombone and bass.

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Behzod Abduraimov

Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Saturday, March 28, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

This event is a production of the Candlelight Concert Society. Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov returns to the CCS series with a program of Chopin preludes, Debussy’s Children’s Corner, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

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Lindsey Strand-Polyak

Confraternity and Convent: 17th Century Music of Agony and Ecstasy

Friday, April 3, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Collegium Musicum, together with guest artist Lindsey Strand-Polyak and Paula Maust, will present music from the extremities of religious devotion during the counter-reformation in Western Europe, centered around the meditative and rhapsodic sonatas of The Sorrowful Mysteries, composed by Heinrich Biber (1604–1704). Each sonata in the set is an evocation and meditation on […]

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Inscape Chamber Orchestra

Inscape Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, April 5, 2020
3:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Inscape Chamber Orchestra’s performance will feature the world premiere of Mother of Exiles by UMBC professor Linda Dusman, works by Missy Mazzoli, Kaija Saariaho, Asha Srinivasan, and Julia Adolphe, as well as performances by UMBC’s Lisa Cella and Jaqueline Pollauf.

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HYPERCUBE

HYPERCUBE

Thursday, April 9, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Music Box

A quartet of saxophone, guitar, piano and percussion, HYPERCUBE embraces the boundaries of chamber music, at home in both electric and acoustic worlds. This group of gritty NYC musicians was formed with the goal of performing high quality, cutting-edge, challenging repertoire that is often underperformed.

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Lisa Cella

Lisa Cella, flute

Thursday, April 16, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Flutist Lisa Cella presents a program of new music, featuring Emergent by George Lewis (for flute and electronics), Tau by Richard Pressley (with trombonist Patrick Crossland), and other works.

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Balance Campaign

Balance Campaign

Friday, April 17, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Balance Campaign, a Washington D.C.-based contemporary ensemble, presents a program of new works.

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Bergamot Quartet

Bergamot Quartet

Saturday, April 18, 2020
5:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Founded in Baltimore in 2016, the Bergamot Quartet is dedicated to interpreting the music of living composers and cultivating the voice of the string quartet as a living and blooming entity.

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Linehan Concert Hall

Maryland Winds

Sunday, April 19, 2020
3:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Tango, samba, mambo, olé! Let the passion and energy of this music capture your heart and move your soul! Maryland Winds performs works by Turina, Ginastera, and Márquez, featuring trumpet soloist Christian Hinkle.

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UMBC Collegium Musicum

Thursday, April 23, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Collegium Musicum, directed by Lindsay Johnson, is dedicated to the exploration and performance of vocal and instrumental music from the European Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods, sampling musical repertoires created between 800 and 1750.

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UMBC Gamelan

UMBC Gamelan

Friday, April 24, 2020
6:00 p.m.

Music Box

UMBC’s Gamelan Ensemble, directed by Gina Beck, performs traditional Javanese music on the Department of Music’s Javanese gamelan.

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UMBC New Music Ensemble

UMBC New Music Ensemble

Thursday, April 30, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC New Music Ensemble, which explores and performs Western chamber music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

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Jubilee Singers

Jubilee Singers

Saturday, May 2, 2020
5:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the Jubilee Singers under the direction of Janice Jackson. The performance will be followed immediately by the UMBC Gospel Choir at 8 p.m.

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UMBC Jazz

UMBC Jazz in Concert

Sunday, May 3, 2020
3:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents UMBC Jazz in Concert under the direction of Matthew Belzer, featuring all of the UMBC jazz groups, large and small, and spotlighting student compositions.

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UMBC Symphony

UMBC Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, May 3, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Symphony Orchestra performs under the direction of conductor Jason Love.

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UMBC Wind Ensemble

UMBC Wind Ensemble

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
8:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Wind Ensemble under the direction of Brian Kaufman.

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UMBC Percussion Ensemble

UMBC Percussion Ensemble

Thursday, May 7, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Music Box

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Tom Goldstein.

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Opera Workshop

UMBC Opera Workshop

Friday, May 8, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Opera Workshop under the direction of Sammy Huh.

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UMBC Camerata

Camerata Chamber Choir

Saturday, May 9, 2020
8:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the Camerata Chamber Choir under the direction of Stephen Caracciolo.

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UMBC Chamber Music

Department of Music Honors Showcase

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music Honors Showcase is a culmination of students’ work in the areas of solo performance, chamber ensemble performance, and composition.

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