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Hans Sturm & Jackie Allen

calendar icon06 Oct 2017    

Sturm, Allen combine for ‘Bass Meets Voice’ in Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— Dr. Hans Sturm, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Professor of Double Bass, will perform a duo recital “Bass Meets Voice” with his wife, the award-winning jazz vocalist Jackie Allen on Friday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall in the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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University Singers

calendar icon05 Oct 2017    

University Singers to perform ‘Light and Life’ at Newman Center

LINCOLN, Neb.— “Light and Life” will be the title of the University Singers fall performance that will take place in the magnificent new campus Newman Center at the corner of 16th and Q Streets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 12. It is free and open to the public.

 

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Chiara String Quartet

calendar icon04 Oct 2017    

‘Heavenly Voices’ highlight second Chiara series concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., the Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer and Hyeyung Julie Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregory Beaver, cello) continue their performances on 2017-2018 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music in Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). Single tickets $20 for adults; $10 for seniors (62 and over) and $5 for students are available the night of the performance or call the Lied Center Box Office 402-472-4747.

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Jazz Orchestra and Big Band

calendar icon29 Sep 2017    

Kicking off 50 years of Jazz Ensembles at Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Paul Haar, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Big Band, under the direction of Andrew Janak will kick off the 50th year of jazz ensembles at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a concert on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Symphonic Band

calendar icon28 Sep 2017    

‘Folk Influences’ show the way for Symphonic Band performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The upcoming University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphonic Band performance “Folk Influences” on Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. will include Pann’s The Wrangler; Grantham’s Shenandoah; Wood’s Mannin Veen; Milhaud’s Suite Francaise and Reed’s Armenian Dances Part 1.

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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon27 Sep 2017    

Symphony Orchestra’s Season Opener includes Flyover Country

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphony Orchestra’s season opener will feature faculty member Karen Becker on cello on Sunday, October 8 at 3 p.m.  in Kimball Recital Hall. It will include Flyover Country by Tyler White, in honor of Nebraska’s sesquicentennial; Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major by Haydn and Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Sibelius.

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Franz Liszt

calendar icon27 Sep 2017    

Barnes to celebrate Franz Liszt’s birthday with Lisztomania

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Chapter of the American Liszt Society and the Glenn Korff School of Music are sponsoring Lisztomania to celebrate pianist and composer Franz Liszt’s 206th Birthday.

Lisztomania! A Birthday Celebration Franz Liszt as Poet, Pianist and Priest is Sunday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will also be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the day of the concert for the link.

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Crystal Dunning (left) and Krista Benesch rehearse the music for "The Ballad of Baby Doe," which travels to North Platte, thanks to the generosity of the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon25 Sep 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Glenn Korff School of Music Opera ‘The Ballad of Baby Doe’ travels to North Platte

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program will take its touring production of “The Ballad of Baby Doe” to North Platte, Nebraska, in October thanks to the generosity of the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund.

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calendar icon25 Sep 2017    

Flyover New Music Series debuts its first concert October 5

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Flyover New Music Series is the new music series from the composition studio at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music. The series is administered and overseen by composition faculty and students.

The debut Flyover New Music Concert will feature six stunning new works by composers in the Glenn Korff School of Music, including three students new in the fall 2017 term. The performance will take place in Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 5.

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Wind Ensemble

calendar icon20 Sep 2017    

Wind Ensemble to open its season with festive musical array

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Wind Ensemble in the Glenn Korff School of Music opens the season with a festive musical array inspired by William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair, or Pen and Pencil Sketches of English Society on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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