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Now showing events from February 23, 2019 to March 6, 2019
  • Feb
    23
    Neumann Lecture on Music, Dr. Guthrie Ramsey, "Hide/Melt/Ghost: Writing the Early History of African American Music"
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Dr. Guthrie Ramsey, musicologist, pianist, composer, and the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses how the musical practices of the enslaved were deployed as an important sign of humanity, a melting pot for the diversity of African cultural groups that would become African American people, and as soundtrack... Continue reading
  • Feb
    24
    Contested Frequencies Conference: Sonic Representation in the Digital Age
    All Day
    Part of the Tucker-Boatwright Festival, this conference will focus on issues of aesthetic decolonization, appropriation, borrowing, and influence within the context of contemporary music. The conference is free and open to the public and features scholarly and creative contributions in the form of research presentations, performances, and new commissions.... Continue reading
  • Feb
    24
    Abbey Theatre Ireland, "Two Pints"
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    “Roddy Doyle is one of Ireland’s greatest writers.” – The Guardian... Continue reading
  • Feb
    28
    Shanghai Quartet with David Finckel, cello and Wu Han, piano
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique, and multicultural innovations, Shanghai Quartet, now in its thirtieth season, will be joined by “America’s power couple of chamber music,” (The Wall Street Journal) esteemed classical musicians cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han, recipients of Musical America’s Musicians of the Year... Continue reading
  • Mar
    01
    University Dancers 34th Annual Concert
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Directed by Anne Van Gelder... Continue reading
  • Mar
    02
    St. Patrick's Day Celebration featuring Eileen Ivers
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Called “the future of the Celtic Fiddle” by The Washington Post and “the Jimi Hendrix of the violin” by The New York Times, Eileen Ivers, continues to push the fiddling tradition boundaries from a folk music staple to a fiercely fresh, powerfully beautiful, intensely driving, world stage experience. The GRAMMYⓇ Award winner and Emmy-nominated... Continue reading
  • Mar
    02
    University Dancers 34th Annual Concert
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Directed by Anne Van Gelder... Continue reading
  • Mar
    03
    University Dancers 34th Annual Concert
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Directed by Anne Van Gelder... Continue reading
  • Mar
    03
    UR Schola Cantorum and Women's Chorale
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Jeffrey Riehl and David Pedersen, conductors Schola Cantorum will present a preview of its concert tour program for Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia. Women’s Chorale will perform accompanied and a cappella works from several centuries of the choral repertoire. Free
  • Mar
    06
    Mayumana, "Currents"
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    “An infectious beat and physical pyrotechnics to match.” – The New York Times... Continue reading