Music

Ruckus

Thursday, October 24, 2019
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Ruckus new music ensemble opens UMBC’s annual new music festival — Livewire 10: Rewind / Fast Forward — with a program of music featuring works by Tristan Murail, Rune Glerup, Mischa Salkind-Pearl, Olivier Messiaen, Katharina Rosenberger, and Ben Johnston.

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Livewire Student Composers and Performers

Friday, October 25, 2019
12:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The next generation of emerging talent is showcased in this concert, featuring premieres and works in progress by UMBC student composers, performed by their colleagues.

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Third Practice

Friday, October 25, 2019
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The vocal ensemble Third Practice presents the North American premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino’s rarely performed 12 Madrigali — 17th-century haiku by the poet Basho that are turned inside out and upside down in the ‘“unreliable mirror” of Sciarrino’s otherworldly music.

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Dream Prayer Observatory

Saturday, October 26, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Livewire 10 new music festival presents Dream Prayer Observatory, an installation by Dan Bailey, photographer; Alan Wonneberger, surround audio; Linda Dusman, composer; and Airi Yoshioka, violin (recorded).

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Papers and Lecture-Recitals

Saturday, October 26, 2019
1:00 p.m.

Music Box

Curated by Dr. Patricia Burt (Assistant Professor of Music, University of Delaware),  Livewire 10 presents scholars and performers presenting papers and lecture recitals reflecting on influences in works by contemporary composers. Influences 1: Nature and Spectralism 1 p.m. Choosing a Location for Music for Wilderness Lake Sarah Teetsel, University of Buffalo 1:30 p.m. Inspiration and Transformation — […]

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Pendulum Clocks

Saturday, October 26, 2019
5:00 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Soprano Susan Botti and clarinetist Gleb Kanasevich present the premiere of Rahilia Hasanova’s chamber opera for two performers, Pendulum Clocks (2014).

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Inscape Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, October 27, 2019
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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Umbilicus

Umbilicus: Balderdash

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
7:30 p.m.

Music Box

The percussion quartet Umbilicus — featuring three UMBC alumni — will perform works by Will Redman, Tom Goldstein, Jennifer Walshe and others.

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Harry Appelman Trio

Thursday, November 7, 2019
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Harry Appelman trio brings a lyrical and swinging style to interpretations of material from composers ranging from Jerome Kern to Thelonious Monk, as well as original compositions.

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UMBC Percussion Ensemble

UMBC and Salisbury University Percussion Ensembles

Friday, November 8, 2019
3:00 p.m.

Music Box

The UMBC and Salisbury University Percussion Ensembles join forces for an afternoon of new music.

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Bonnie Jones, Sound Artist 

Monday, November 11, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Room 216, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts presents sound artist Bonnie Jones, who describes her work as telling the stories that objects would tell if they could.

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Musica Spira

Musica Spira: The Ugly Virtuosa

Thursday, November 14, 2019
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Musica Spira, featuring Grace Srinivasan, soprano, and Paula Maust, harpsichord, with guest artist Stephanie Zimmerman, baroque violin, present The Ugly Virtuosa — Reviews of the Women Behind the Music.

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UMBC Camerata

Camerata Chamber Choir

Saturday, November 23, 2019
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 Symphony

UMBC Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, November 24, 2019
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

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

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UMBC Wind Ensemble

UMBC Wind Ensemble

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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 Chamber Music

UMBC Chamber Players  

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7:30 p.m.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Chamber Players under the direction of Airi Yoshioka.

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UMBC Percussion Ensemble

UMBC Percussion Ensemble

Thursday, December 5, 2019
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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UMBC Gamelan

UMBC Gamelan

Friday, December 6, 2019
5:00 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 Collegium Musicum

Friday, December 6, 2019
8:00 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 New Music Ensemble

UMBC New Music Ensemble

Saturday, December 7, 2019
2:00 p.m.

Music Box

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, December 7, 2019
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, December 8, 2019
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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Opera Workshop

UMBC Opera Workshop

Sunday, December 8, 2019
7:00 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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Department of Music Honors Showcase

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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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