This line from Benjamin Britten’s delightful comedy, Albert Herring, is the perfect summation of the opera’s message: Time passes inexorably -- seize the day while you can! The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Opera will be performing Albert Herring on November 8 and 10 in the Glenn Korff School of Music Kimball Recital Hall.
The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s student run theatre company, Theatrix will open its 2013 – 2014 season with No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, October 24 – 27. Performances on October 24th and 25th begin at 7:30pm, and performances on October 26th and 27th begin at 2:00pm.
Trumpet Artist Darryl White, pianist Cristina Vlad and Mannheim Steamroller guitarist Ron Cooley have collaborated to present an eclectic display of composers and styles at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 3 in Kimball Recital Hall..
“I am very excited to present this collection of music to the public including a David Gates from the 70's!” White said..
Double bassist Hans Sturm and pianist Ann Chang perform a recital of expressive and passionate tango music by the legendary Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 2 at Kimball Recital Hall.
UNL University Theatre, the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s academic year main stage production program, opens its 2013-2014 season with "Silence" by Moira Buffini. Graduate student Dennis Henry directs this production in partial fulfillment for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Stage and Screen.
The Trans-Nebraska Players, a 5-piece chamber ensemble from three different Nebraska collegiate institutions, performs at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 in Kimball Recital Hall. The performers are Franziska Brech, flute, and Noah Rogoff, cello, from UNK; David C. Neely, violin, and Clark Potter, viola, from UNL; and pianist James Margetts from Chadron State University.
Edward Fella, an artist and graphic designer whose work has had an important influence on contemporary typography in the U.S. and Europe, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. in Woods Art Building Rm. 105.
Shoveling and sweeping to expose still-hidden portions of a 1,600-square-foot marble mosaic that dates to Roman times, a UNL archeological team this past summer unearthed a new treasure in southern Turkey.
Lying face down in more than a millennium of soil was a life-size marble head, the remnant of a sculpture of the goddess Aphrodite – still beautiful, though scarred by chips on its nose and face.
The sculpture’s body was missing, likely incinerated in a lime kiln many centuries ago.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Music has been renamed the Glenn Korff School of Music in honor of Glenn Korff, who announced in August a gift of $8 million to the University of Nebraska Foundation to support the School.
The name change was approved by the Board of Regents at their Sept. 20 meeting.