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April 3, 2011

Da Capo Chamber Ensemble - Sunday, April 3, 2011

Since their founding in 1970, the Da Capo Chamber Players have established themselves as one of the foremost new music groups in the United States. The group's mission is to give new works the dedicated attention and exciting performances consistent with the highest musical standards in traditional repertoire. Winners of the Walter W. Naumburg Chamber Music Award in 1973, for 18 years they were one of the highest funded chamber groups by the National Endowment for the Arts. Da Capo is a leader in building a strong heritage of present-day American chamber music: the group is known not only for exceptional artistry but also for the wealth of new compositions written for them.

7:30 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall.
$7 general admission, $3 seniors, free for students, free with a UMBC ID.

April 17, 2011

Vivaldi, Four Seasons and More - Sunday, April 17, 2011

The faculty and students of the Music Department join forces to present a much beloved Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi. The concert features the string faculty, Christian Tremblay, Airi Yoshioka and Maria Lambros, along with harpsichordist Joseph Morin and the UMBC Collegium.

The other works on the program are Zoltan Kodaly's Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, op. 12, and Sergei prokofiev's Duo for Two Violins.

8pm. Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free.

April 21, 2011

Gertrude Stein and Friends - Thursday, April 21, 2011

Join us for a free concert of Gertrude Stein and Friends, featuring Wendy Salkind, voice; Tom Goldstein, percussion; and Linda Dusman, composition.

Wendy Salkind performs readings of three short prose pieces by the American Modernist writer Gertrude Stein. Exploring Stein's writings as musical compositions, Salkind reads Matisse and Picasso unaccompanied, while the rhythmic and witty story, Miss Furr and Miss Skeene is read in dialogue with eleven percussion instruments played by Tom Goldstein, in a score composed by Linda Dusman. Also on the program is Still to JSB by Anneliese Weibel and Dusman's magnificat 4: Ida, Ida.

7:30 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free.

The program will be repeated on Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 at Loyola University's Fine Arts Recital Room.

April 30, 2011

UMBC Camerata - Saturday, April 30, 2011

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

The repertoire for this performance will be selected from the following:
Opera Choruses
“Va, pensiero” from Nabucco – Giuseppe Verdi
solo “Se vuol ballare” - from The Marriage of Figaro – W. A. Mozart
solo “O Image Angel-like and Fair” - from The Magic Flute – W. A. Mozart
“Finales to Acts I & II” from The Magic Flute – W. A. Mozart

Americana
Shenandoah – arr. James Erb
solo Zion’s Walls – arr. Aaron Copland
Bound for the Promised Land – arr. Mack Wilberg
Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair – arr. Stuart Churchill
Polly Wolly Doodle – arr. Gail Kubik

Songs of the Irish
Danny Boy – arr. Joseph Flummerfelt
The Wild Song (as sung by Anúna) – Michael McGlynn
The Rakes of Mallow – arr. T.C. Kelly

Contemporary Composers
First Kyrie (from Mass in Five Parts) – Francis Pott
The Wild Song (as sung by Anúna) – Michael McGlynn
The Lamb – Stephen Caracciolo
Salmo 150 – Ernani Aguiar

8 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free.

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