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Saturday, January 31, 7pmSunday, February 1, 2pmLogan Center, Performance HallIt is the height of the Fifth Crusade. War threatens to keep Crusader Knight Jean de Brienne and his beloved, Ramonda, apart. The arrival of an enigmatic foreigner jeopardizes Raymonda's happiness--forever. Set to Alexander Glazunov's brilliant score and adapted from Marius Petipa's legendary choreography, witness the valiant triumph of devotion over deceit in the Holy War.For more information, visit uballet.org or email Executive Director Janey Lee at janeylee@uchicago.edu.Tickets: $10 Adults ($12 at the door) / $5 UC Students and children ($7 at the door)This performance will run approximately 2 hours with one intermission.
UBallet presents: Raymonda
Saturday, January 31, 7pm
Sunday, February 1, 2pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

It is the height of the Fifth Crusade. War threatens to keep Crusader Knight Jean de Brienne and his beloved, Ramonda, apart. The arrival of an enigmatic foreigner jeopardizes Raymonda's happiness--forever. Set to Alexander Glazunov's brilliant score and adapted from Marius Petipa's legendary choreography, witness the valiant triumph of devotion over deceit in the Holy War.

For more information, visit uballet.org or email Executive Director Janey Lee at janeylee@uchicago.edu.

Tickets: $10 Adults ($12 at the door) / $5 UC Students and children ($7 at the door)

This performance will run approximately 2 hours with one intermission.
1/31/2015 To 2/1/2015
Saturday, January 31, 7:30pmInternational House Assembly HallOn January 31st, the University of Chicago will be holding the South Asian A Cappella Showcase at the International House Assembly Hall. Join us as we use music to explore what unites Western and South Asian cultures. The event will feature UIUC's Chai Town A Cappella and Loyola University's RAAG. This event is open to the public. Tickets will be checked at the door, so we ask all university students to bring valid university ID.Tickets: $3-UofC Students / $5-Non-UofC Students / $7 General AdmissionThis performance will run approximately 2 hours with an intermission.
Chicago South Asian A Capella Showcase
Saturday, January 31, 7:30pm
International House Assembly Hall

On January 31st, the University of Chicago will be holding the South Asian A Cappella Showcase at the International House Assembly Hall. Join us as we use music to explore what unites Western and South Asian cultures. The event will feature UIUC's Chai Town A Cappella and Loyola University's RAAG. This event is open to the public. Tickets will be checked at the door, so we ask all university students to bring valid university ID.

Tickets: $3-UofC Students / $5-Non-UofC Students / $7 General Admission

This performance will run approximately 2 hours with an intermission.
1/31/2015 7:30 PM
Thursday, February 5, 7:30pm (FREE SHOW)Friday, February 6, 7:30pmSaturday, February 7, 2pm & 7:30pmFXK Theater3rd Floor-Reynolds ClubLight Touch: The Tragedy of HamLion, Lion Prince of Denmarkfrom Hamlet by William Shakespeareadapted and directed by Chris DeakinI, Iagofrom Othello by William Shakespeareadapted and directed by Andew MaoSelections from Angels in America: Millennium Approachesby Tony Kushnerdirected by Natalie WagnerSelections from Rabbit Holeby David Lindsay-Abairedirected by Eric KirkesWeekend of Workshops offers a stage to directors, devisers and performers hoping to exercise and explore their craft. This Winter, directors choose moments which explore our relationship to wrongdoing. In Light Touch Chris Deakin uses Shakespeare's text and Walt's imagery to attempt a modern vengeance. Eric Kirkes looks for intimacy in the wake of misake in selections from Rabbit Hole. In selections from Angels in America, Natalie Wagner confronts distinct expectations of love. And Andrew Mao's I, Iago imagines Othello's story from a more villainous perspective. Work it out this Winter. Tickets: $6 in advance, $8 at the door (Thursday, 2/5-FREE)
A Weekend of Workshops
Thursday, February 5, 7:30pm (FREE SHOW)
Friday, February 6, 7:30pm
Saturday, February 7, 2pm & 7:30pm
FXK Theater
3rd Floor-Reynolds Club

Light Touch: The Tragedy of HamLion, Lion Prince of Denmark
from Hamlet by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Chris Deakin

I, Iago
from Othello by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Andew Mao

Selections from Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
by Tony Kushner
directed by Natalie Wagner

Selections from Rabbit Hole
by David Lindsay-Abaire
directed by Eric Kirkes

Weekend of Workshops offers a stage to directors, devisers and performers hoping to exercise and explore their craft. This Winter, directors choose moments which explore our relationship to wrongdoing. In Light Touch Chris Deakin uses Shakespeare's text and Walt's imagery to attempt a modern vengeance. Eric Kirkes looks for intimacy in the wake of misake in selections from Rabbit Hole. In selections from Angels in America, Natalie Wagner confronts distinct expectations of love. And Andrew Mao's I, Iago imagines Othello's story from a more villainous perspective. Work it out this Winter. 

Tickets: $6 in advance, $8 at the door (Thursday, 2/5-FREE)
2/5/2015 To 2/7/2015
Friday, February 6, 7pmDance Center at Columbia College1306 S Michigan AveChoreographed, written and directed by David Roussève, Stardust explores the evolving nature of intimacy in our technology-driven, furiously paced world. Redefining the coming of age story for the electronic age, the evening-length piece follows an African American gay urban teenager, who never seen onstage is present only by the emotion-laden tweets and textt message he sends.7pm - Pre-Performance Talk with Director David Roussève8pm - PerformanceCo-Sponsored by the Office of LGBYQ Student Life and OMSA.Tickets: $10 for currently registered UChciago students ONLY. UCID Required; Limit 1 ticket per UCID. 
ARTS PASS: David Rousseve's "Stardust"
Friday, February 6, 7pm
Dance Center at Columbia College
1306 S Michigan Ave

Choreographed, written and directed by David Roussève, Stardust explores the evolving nature of intimacy in our technology-driven, furiously paced world. Redefining the coming of age story for the electronic age, the evening-length piece follows an African American gay urban teenager, who never seen onstage is present only by the emotion-laden tweets and textt message he sends.

7pm - Pre-Performance Talk with Director David Roussève

8pm - Performance


Co-Sponsored by the Office of LGBYQ Student Life and OMSA.

Tickets: $10 for currently registered UChciago students ONLY. UCID Required; Limit 1 ticket per UCID.
 
2/6/2015 7:00 PM
Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:30 pmMandel Hall, 1131 E 57th StChicago DebutThese two artists, who enjoy big concert hall careers and collaborate in recital as well, make their Chicago recital debut with a charming program including the magnificent Franck Sonata, written as a wedding gift for the “King of the Violin,” Belgian violinist Eugene Ysaÿe.                                                  “[they] are ideal partners, wrestling with the musical dialogue with poise, imagination and freshness.” – The Guardian6:30 PM lecture: Robert Kendrick Program:  Dvořák: Romantische Stücke, Op. 75Enescu: Impressions d’Enfance, Op. 28Tchaikovsky: Mélodies Franck: Sonata in A Major All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.TICKETS FOR THIS PERFORMANCE ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov
Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:30 pm
Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th St

Chicago Debut

These two artists, who enjoy big concert hall careers and collaborate in recital as well, make their Chicago recital debut with a charming program including the magnificent Franck Sonata, written as a wedding gift for the “King of the Violin,” Belgian violinist Eugene Ysaÿe.

                                                 

“[they] are ideal partners, wrestling with the musical dialogue with poise, imagination and freshness.” – The Guardian

6:30 PM lecture: Robert Kendrick

 

Program:

 

Dvořák: Romantische Stücke, Op. 75

Enescu: Impressions d’Enfance, Op. 28

Tchaikovsky: Mélodies

Franck: Sonata in A Major

 

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.

TICKETS FOR THIS PERFORMANCE ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE.

2/6/2015 7:30 PM
Fridays, January 30-February 27, 8:30pmUniversity Church5655 S University AveOff-Off Campus Presents: The New Adventures of Old YellerOff-Off Campus is the second oldest student improvisational theater troupe in the country, their first Generation forming in 1986.  Now in its 28th Generation, Off-Off continues to serve up unique and weekly shows which feature sketch comedy, improvisation, and various Pre- and Afterglow performances from groups around campus.  Alumni include playwrights David Auburn and Greg Kotis, as well as innumerable writers, performers, and upstanding civilians.  See them here first. For comprehensive Off-Off Campus news and information see our website.Some adult language and scenarios, not advised for young children.Tickets: $5TICKETS FOR JANUARY 30 ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE ONLINE BUT CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR BEGINNING ONE HOUR BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE.
Off-Off Campus
Fridays, January 30-February 27, 8:30pm
University Church
5655 S University Ave

Off-Off Campus Presents: The New Adventures of Old Yeller

Off-Off Campus is the second oldest student improvisational theater troupe in the country, their first Generation forming in 1986.  Now in its 28th Generation, Off-Off continues to serve up unique and weekly shows which feature sketch comedy, improvisation, and various Pre- and Afterglow performances from groups around campus.  Alumni include playwrights David Auburn and Greg Kotis, as well as innumerable writers, performers, and upstanding civilians.  See them here first.
 
For comprehensive Off-Off Campus news and information see our website.

Some adult language and scenarios, not advised for young children.

Tickets: $5

TICKETS FOR JANUARY 30 ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE ONLINE BUT CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR BEGINNING ONE HOUR BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE.
2/6/2015 To 2/27/2015
Saturday, February 7, 2:00-3:00pmLogan Center, Room 701Roses are red, violets are blue, this workshop is packed with heart filled fun for you! Since its inception, theatre has been filled with iconic romance - from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to "High School Musical's" Troy and Gabriella. In this workshop Teaching Lab Collaborations explores the true meaning of Valentine's Day; so bring your BFFs and have a blast with us while we play theatre games, write poetry and make a craft that you can bestow on your favorite Valentine!Appropriate for ages 8-12.Reservations required for participating children only. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
FAMILY WORKSHOP: Dramatize Your Desire: A Valentine's Day Workshop
Saturday, February 7, 2:00-3:00pm
Logan Center, Room 701

Roses are red, violets are blue, this workshop is packed with heart filled fun for you! Since its inception, theatre has been filled with iconic romance - from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to "High School Musical's" Troy and Gabriella. In this workshop Teaching Lab Collaborations explores the true meaning of Valentine's Day; so bring your BFFs and have a blast with us while we play theatre games, write poetry and make a craft that you can bestow on your favorite Valentine!

Appropriate for ages 8-12.

Reservations required for participating children only.
Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
2/7/2015 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 7, 2-3pmLogan Center, Room 128An introduction to ballet, musical awareness and creative movement. This class will explore rhythms, body placement, motion and expose students to ballet technique and terminology. Students will also be guided and encouraged to express themselves through creating their own movement in response to music and/or verbal cues. Participants should dress in clothes that allow them to move freely.Appropriate for ages 2-5.Reservations required for participating children only. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
FAMILY WORKSHOP: Introduction to Dance and Creative Movement with Hyde Park School of Dance
Saturday, February 7, 2-3pm
Logan Center, Room 128

An introduction to ballet, musical awareness and creative movement. This class will explore rhythms, body placement, motion and expose students to ballet technique and terminology. Students will also be guided and encouraged to express themselves through creating their own movement in response to music and/or verbal cues. Participants should dress in clothes that allow them to move freely.

Appropriate for ages 2-5.

Reservations required for participating children only. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
2/7/2015 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 7, 3:00-4:00pmLogan Center, Room 801The Master Mix Academy Camp DJ workshop is designed to educate students on the traditional and new technological art form of Professional DJ-ing. Students learn the fundamentals of analog and digital sound perception using traditional analog turntables, digital turntables, and DJ MIDI controllers.Appropriate for ages 8-12.Maximum Capacity: 20Reservations required for participating children only. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
FAMILY WORKSHOP: DJ Mastermix "Camp DJ"
Saturday, February 7, 3:00-4:00pm
Logan Center, Room 801

The Master Mix Academy Camp DJ workshop is designed to educate students on the traditional and new technological art form of Professional DJ-ing. Students learn the fundamentals of analog and digital sound perception using traditional analog turntables, digital turntables, and DJ MIDI controllers.

Appropriate for ages 8-12.

Maximum Capacity: 20

Reservations required for participating children only. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop
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2/7/2015 3:00 PM
Saturday, February 7, 3:00-4:00pmLogan Center, Performance PenthouseMini yogis aged 10+ are welcome to join for this yoga and art workshop, geared especially for families (parents, guardians, and older siblings welcome). We'll practice yoga, breathing, and meditation for thirty minutes, then hone in on the idea of contentment and creat an art piece related to contentment. You will be invited to share your families' wellness practices, learn about others' and set a goal for cultivating contentment and wellness together in 2015. If you have your mat, bring it. We'll have some on hand as well.Appropriate for ages 10+.Maximum Capacity: 25Reservations required for participating children only. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
FAMILY WORKSHOP: Family Yoga Flow and Art with Lauren Miller of BlackGirlInOm
Saturday, February 7, 3:00-4:00pm
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse

Mini yogis aged 10+ are welcome to join for this yoga and art workshop, geared especially for families (parents, guardians, and older siblings welcome). We'll practice yoga, breathing, and meditation for thirty minutes, then hone in on the idea of contentment and creat an art piece related to contentment. You will be invited to share your families' wellness practices, learn about others' and set a goal for cultivating contentment and wellness together in 2015. If you have your mat, bring it. We'll have some on hand as well.

Appropriate for ages 10+.

Maximum Capacity: 25

Reservations required for participating children only. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop
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2/7/2015 3:00 PM
Saturday, February 7, 3:00-4:00pmLogan Center, Room 802Join the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute for this early childhood music program, designed as a nurturing musical community for children to sing, play instruments, improvise, and listen to music. Participants play games, songs, and other fun activities while learning about the violin, piano, guitar and other live instruments. Recommended for ages 2-5.Maximum Capacity: 20 childrenReservations recommended. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
FAMILY WORKSHOP: "Twinkle Stars" with Hyde Park Suzuki

Saturday, February 7, 3:00-4:00pm
Logan Center, Room 802

Join the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute for this early childhood music program, designed as a nurturing musical community for children to sing, play instruments, improvise, and listen to music. Participants play games, songs, and other fun activities while learning about the violin, piano, guitar and other live instruments.

Recommended for ages 2-5.

Maximum Capacity: 20 children

Reservations recommended. Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.

2/7/2015 3:00 PM
Monday, February 9, 7pmMandel Hall, 1131 E 57th StPLEASE NOTE-THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN MOVED TO MANDEL HALL, LOCATED AT 1131 E 57TH ST.Jessica Williams is an actress, writer, and all-around funny lady from Los Angeles, California. After practically "killing it" at every single comedy venue in LA, Jessica decided it was time to conquer New York as a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart".This event is part of the OMSA Heritage Series and International Women's Day and represents a collaboration between the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the Logan Center for the Arts, UChicago Careers in Journalism, Arts and Media, and the Office of International Affairs.Tickets are free, but reservations are strongly suggested.Starting Wednesday, January 28 at 5:00pm, any remaining tickets will be available through Eventbrite.  Please check Eventbrite at that time.
Jessica Williams
Monday, February 9, 7pm
Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th St

PLEASE NOTE-THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN MOVED TO MANDEL HALL, LOCATED AT 1131 E 57TH ST.

Jessica Williams is an actress, writer, and all-around funny lady from Los Angeles, California. After practically "killing it" at every single comedy venue in LA, Jessica decided it was time to conquer New York as a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart".

This event is part of the OMSA Heritage Series and International Women's Day and represents a collaboration between the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the Logan Center for the Arts, UChicago Careers in Journalism, Arts and Media, and the Office of International Affairs.

Tickets are free, but reservations are strongly suggested.

Starting Wednesday, January 28 at 5:00pm, any remaining tickets will be available through Eventbrite.  Please check Eventbrite at that time.
2/9/2015 7:00 PM
Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 pmLogan Center, Performance HallChicago DebutAlthough trained as a classical and jazz musician, Tigran Hamasyan draws on a wide range of influences, including American folk music, rock, beatbox, poetry, and more.  In early 2015, Nonesuch Records will release MOCKROOT, Tigran's label debut.  This show will be in support of the record release tour, featuring Tigran's trio with Sam Minale on bass and Arthur Hnatek on drums.In the past decade, with the release of four critically acclaimed albums and an unceasing touring schedule, Tigran has built up a dedicated international following, as well as accolades from the likes of Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Brad Mehldau.  In the words of the Guardian, Hamasyan "is guided by one of [mentor and fan Herbie Hancock's] most enduring lessons: it's possible to be a multi-stylistic jazz virtuoso and a groove-powered hitmaker simultaneously and hugely enjoy all of it."  The Times of London said of his most recent release, 2013's Shadow Theater, "American folk, electronic loops, heavenly voices and indie rock energy vie with Hamasyan's rippling piano to create a dramatic, deeply melodic music unlike anything else you'll hear this year."Born in Armenia in 1987, Tigran has already won major accolades including a 2011 French Grammy Award, first place in the prestigious Theolonious Monk Piano Competition, and the 2013 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music.  He currently resides in Erevan, Armenia.  He began playing piano at the age of three, and started performing in festivals and competitions when he was 11 years old, winning the Montreux Jazz Festival's piano competition in 2003.  He released his debut album, World Passion, at the age of 18 in 2006.  That same year he won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition.  Subsequent albums include New Era (2008), Red Hall (2009), and A Fable (2011), for which he was awarded a Victoires de la Musique (the equivalent of a Grammy Award in France).6:30 PM pre-concert performance: Jazz Institute of Chicago at Café LoganAll tickets also include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Tigran Trio
Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Chicago Debut

Although trained as a classical and jazz musician, Tigran Hamasyan draws on a wide range of influences, including American folk music, rock, beatbox, poetry, and more.  In early 2015, Nonesuch Records will release MOCKROOT, Tigran's label debut.  This show will be in support of the record release tour, featuring Tigran's trio with Sam Minale on bass and Arthur Hnatek on drums.

In the past decade, with the release of four critically acclaimed albums and an unceasing touring schedule, Tigran has built up a dedicated international following, as well as accolades from the likes of Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Brad Mehldau.  In the words of the Guardian, Hamasyan "is guided by one of [mentor and fan Herbie Hancock's] most enduring lessons: it's possible to be a multi-stylistic jazz virtuoso and a groove-powered hitmaker simultaneously and hugely enjoy all of it."  The Times of London said of his most recent release, 2013's Shadow Theater, "American folk, electronic loops, heavenly voices and indie rock energy vie with Hamasyan's rippling piano to create a dramatic, deeply melodic music unlike anything else you'll hear this year."

Born in Armenia in 1987, Tigran has already won major accolades including a 2011 French Grammy Award, first place in the prestigious Theolonious Monk Piano Competition, and the 2013 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music.  He currently resides in Erevan, Armenia.  He began playing piano at the age of three, and started performing in festivals and competitions when he was 11 years old, winning the Montreux Jazz Festival's piano competition in 2003.  He released his debut album, World Passion, at the age of 18 in 2006.  That same year he won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition.  Subsequent albums include New Era (2008), Red Hall (2009), and A Fable (2011), for which he was awarded a Victoires de la Musique (the equivalent of a Grammy Award in France).

6:30 PM pre-concert performance: Jazz Institute of Chicago at Café Logan

All tickets also include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.

Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
2/13/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 14, 8pmDoors open at 7pmLogan Center, Performance HallTickets: $25 General Admission / $10 Students with ID (rows G-S only-2 tickets per ID)Appropriate for ages 17 and up.
"HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER" Comdey Affair
Saturday, February 14, 8pm
Doors open at 7pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Tickets: $25 General Admission / $10 Students with ID (rows G-S only-2 tickets per ID)

Appropriate for ages 17 and up.
2/14/2015 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 15, 4pmLogan Center Performance PenthouseChicago's finest pairing of musical theatre singers share an afternoon of love lost and found through classic and contemporary hits of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway. UChicago students perform opening mini-set.Tickets: $15 General; FREE for students with IDThis performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
A Musical Theater Valentine with Mark & Anne Burnell
Sunday, February 15, 4pm
Logan Center Performance Penthouse

Chicago's finest pairing of musical theatre singers share an afternoon of love lost and found through classic and contemporary hits of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway. UChicago students perform opening mini-set.

Tickets: $15 General; FREE for students with ID

This performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
2/15/2015 4:00 PM
Friday, February 20, 6:30pmHarris Theater for Music and Dance205 E Randolph StLove surrenders to lust in this scandalous tale of primal appetites, embraced by a lavish, sensual score that mirrors the lovers' turbulent affair. Thérèse, bound by an unhappy marriage, falls deeply in love with an old friend, but romance turns to madness when they commit a crime that will haunt them forever. Join us for a deadly love triangle in what Opera Now calls "a meaningful opera infused with moments of searing reflection and luxurious sensuality."Tickets: $15 for currently registered UChciago students ONLY. UCID Required; Limit 1 ticket per UCID.Transportation and post-show reception and discussion included.
ARTS PASS: Chicago Opera Theater's "Thérèse Raquin"
Friday, February 20, 6:30pm
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E Randolph St

Love surrenders to lust in this scandalous tale of primal appetites, embraced by a lavish, sensual score that mirrors the lovers' turbulent affair. Thérèse, bound by an unhappy marriage, falls deeply in love with an old friend, but romance turns to madness when they commit a crime that will haunt them forever. Join us for a deadly love triangle in what Opera Now calls "a meaningful opera infused with moments of searing reflection and luxurious sensuality."

Tickets: $15 for currently registered UChciago students ONLY. UCID Required; Limit 1 ticket per UCID.

Transportation and post-show reception and discussion included.
2/20/2015 6:30 PM
Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:30 pmLogan Center, Performance HallRecognized byThe New York Times for his “exquisitely sensitive playing” and “stunning agility,” mandolinist Avi Avital is an exciting young musician who is deeply committed to building a fresh legacy for the mandolin. In this exclusive collaboration with pianist David Greilsammer, who plays with “a sense of intense beauty and discovery” (Daily News), they offer a virtuosic program of great variety.6:30 PM talk: Lawrence ZbikowskiProgram:Mozart: Sonata K. 301 in G majorBerg: Piano Sonata, Op. 1Bach: Sonata No. 6 in G major, BWV. 1019Bach: Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV. 1004Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K. 475Pärt: FratresBartók: Romanian Folk DancesINDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 25, 2014.All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Avi Avital and David Greilsammer
Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:30 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Recognized byThe New York Times for his “exquisitely sensitive playing” and “stunning agility,” mandolinist Avi Avital is an exciting young musician who is deeply committed to building a fresh legacy for the mandolin. In this exclusive collaboration with pianist David Greilsammer, who plays with “a sense of intense beauty and discovery” (Daily News), they offer a virtuosic program of great variety.

6:30 PM talk: Lawrence Zbikowski

Program:

Mozart: Sonata K. 301 in G major
Berg: Piano Sonata, Op. 1
Bach: Sonata No. 6 in G major, BWV. 1019
Bach: Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV. 1004
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K. 475
Pärt: Fratres
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 25, 2014.

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.

Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.

2/20/2015 7:30 PM
Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:30 pmMandel Hall, 1131 E 57th StThe Jerusalem Quartet has garnered international acclaim and won over audiences with its rare combination of passion and precision.“An absolute triumph. Their playing has everything you could possibly wish for.” – BBC Music Magazine6:30 PM lecture: Woo-Chan LeeProgram:Mozart: Quartet in G Major, K. 387Bartók: Quartet No. 4Schumann: Quartet No. 3 in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Clickhere to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Jerusalem Quartet
Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:30 pm
Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th St

The Jerusalem Quartet has garnered international acclaim and won over audiences with its rare combination of passion and precision.

“An absolute triumph. Their playing has everything you could possibly wish for.” – BBC Music Magazine

6:30 PM lecture: Woo-Chan Lee

Program:

Mozart: Quartet in G Major, K. 387
Bartók: Quartet No. 4
Schumann: Quartet No. 3 in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


Clickhere to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
2/27/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 28, 7:30pmRockefeller Memorial Chapel5850 S Woodlawn AveSacred Powers of Water features two world premières: Oka Ayasha, with music and words by Chickasaw Nation composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, commissioned for this concert, and Water on the Thirsty Land: Three Songs from the Book of Isaiah by graduate student composer Katherine Pukinskis. These are paired with Aaron Copland’s In the Beginning and Henryk Górecki’s Szeroka Woda (BroadWaters), with commentary by Christopher Neill, Director of the Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory.Supported by a grant from the University of Chicago Arts Council, in association with Canterbury Choral Society (Oklahoma).Tickets: General Admission $20/Free to any student with university ID at the door.
Sacred Powers of Water
Saturday, February 28, 7:30pm
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
5850 S Woodlawn Ave

Sacred Powers of Water features two world premières: Oka Ayasha, with music and words by Chickasaw Nation composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, commissioned for this concert, and Water on the Thirsty Land: Three Songs from the Book of Isaiah by graduate student composer Katherine Pukinskis. These are paired with Aaron Copland’s In the Beginning and Henryk Górecki’s Szeroka Woda (BroadWaters), with commentary by Christopher Neill, Director of the Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory.

Supported by a grant from the University of Chicago Arts Council, in association with Canterbury Choral Society (Oklahoma).

Tickets: General Admission $20/Free to any student with university ID at the door.
2/28/2015 7:30 PM
Sunday, March 1, 2015, 3:00 pmLogan Center, Performance HallUnder Artistic Director Shulamit Ran, Contempo curates the bold visions of today’s most innovative composers.“Contempo concerts are… a winning combination of intriguing music and superb performance.” − The Chicago SunTimes2:00 PM Contempo Commissions: Roundtable ConversationsProgram:Helen Grime: Entwined ChannelsHoward Sandroff: Chants des FemmesGunther Schuller: Cromatic Adventures (world premiere)Earl Kim: Now and ThenSofia Gubaidulina: Pilgrims (world premiere)Artists:eighth blackbirdPacifica QuartetCliff Colnot, conductorLisa Kaplan and Daniel Scholsberg, pianoMary Stolper, fluteBen Sutherland, electronicsMichelle Areyzaga, sopranoAlison Attar, harpCollins Trier, bassAll tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Contempo at 50: Now and Then II
Sunday, March 1, 2015, 3:00 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Under Artistic Director Shulamit Ran, Contempo curates the bold visions of today’s most innovative composers.


“Contempo concerts are… a winning combination of intriguing music and superb performance.” 
The Chicago Sun
Times

2:00 PM Contempo Commissions: Roundtable Conversations

Program:

Helen Grime: Entwined Channels
Howard Sandroff: Chants des Femmes

Gunther Schuller: Cromatic Adventures (world premiere)
Earl Kim: Now and Then
Sofia Gubaidulina: Pilgrims (world premiere)

Artists:

eighth blackbird
Pacifica Quartet
Cliff Colnot, conductor
Lisa Kaplan and Daniel Scholsberg, piano
Mary Stolper, flute
Ben Sutherland, electronics
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano
Alison Attar, harp
Collins Trier, bass


All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.

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3/1/2015 3:00 PM
Wednesday, March 4, 6:30pmCivic Opera Building20 N Upper Wacker DrOne of the most anticipated operas of Lyric's 60th anniversary season, The Passenger is a recently rediscovered opera that explores the horrors of the Holocaust from the perspective of victim and perpetrator. Suppressed for more than 40 years, Weinberg's gripping opera has emerged anew, portraying a chance encounter between a survivor and her Nazi overseer on an ocean liner bound for Brazil."Music of beauty and enormity...it is a perfect masterpiece...it is a hymn to humanity...to the international solidarity of those who, subjected to the most terrible evil, stood up against fascism." Dimitri ShostakovichTickets: $15 for currently registered UChciago students ONLY. UCID Required; Limit 1 ticket per UCID.Transportation and post-performance reception and discussion with UChicago faculty and Lyric artistic staff included.
ARTS PASS: Lyric Opera's "The Passenger"
Wednesday, March 4, 6:30pm
Civic Opera Building
20 N Upper Wacker Dr

One of the most anticipated operas of Lyric's 60th anniversary season, The Passenger is a recently rediscovered opera that explores the horrors of the Holocaust from the perspective of victim and perpetrator. Suppressed for more than 40 years, Weinberg's gripping opera has emerged anew, portraying a chance encounter between a survivor and her Nazi overseer on an ocean liner bound for Brazil.

"Music of beauty and enormity...it is a perfect masterpiece...it is a hymn to humanity...to the international solidarity of those who, subjected to the most terrible evil, stood up against fascism." Dimitri Shostakovich

Tickets: $15 for currently registered UChciago students
ONLY
. UCID Required; Limit 1 ticket per UCID.

Transportation and post-performance reception and discussion with UChicago faculty and Lyric artistic staff included.
3/4/2015 6:30 PM
March 13-15, 2015Mandel HallHeads will roll! Falsly accused of sorcery by an envious relative, Colonel Fairfax is condemned to death and awaits execution in the Tower of London. Fellow war hero Sergeant Meryll and his daughter, Phoebe, hatch a plot to free Colonel Fairfax from the Tower of London; at the same time, however, wandering street performers Jack Point and Elsie Maynard find themselves in a position to benefit greatly by Fairfax's execution. Revered as the most tragic and complex work of the Gilbert & Sullivan canon, The Yeomen of the Guard features topsy-turvy plot twists, a trio of reluctant marriages, and a haunting score that is regarded by many as Sullivan's finest work.Tickets: $50 Patron / $20 General / $5 Student / $10 Groups of 10 or moreThis performance will run approximately 3 hours with one 15 minute intermission.
The Yeomen of the Guard
March 13-15, 2015
Mandel Hall

Heads will roll! Falsly accused of sorcery by an envious relative, Colonel Fairfax is condemned to death and awaits execution in the Tower of London. Fellow war hero Sergeant Meryll and his daughter, Phoebe, hatch a plot to free Colonel Fairfax from the Tower of London; at the same time, however, wandering street performers Jack Point and Elsie Maynard find themselves in a position to benefit greatly by Fairfax's execution. Revered as the most tragic and complex work of the Gilbert & Sullivan canon, The Yeomen of the Guard features topsy-turvy plot twists, a trio of reluctant marriages, and a haunting score that is regarded by many as Sullivan's finest work.

Tickets: $50 Patron / $20 General / $5 Student / $10 Groups of 10 or more

This performance will run approximately 3 hours with one 15 minute intermission.
3/13/2015 To 3/15/2015
Sunday, March 29, 4pmLogan Center Performance PenthouseComplete musical compositions that groove as hard as they express melodic and poetic lyricism, to "tell passionate stories, promote peace and inspire collective responsibility towards uplifting the human spiritual condition." - Andy Milne"Dapp Theory is a quintet that blends 'contemporary funk, groove and hip-hop into jazz with such seamless, casual precision it's almost freaky." - LA WeeklyTickets: $15 General; FREE for students with IDThis performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
Andy Milne and Dapp Theory
Sunday, March 29, 4pm
Logan Center Performance Penthouse

Complete musical compositions that groove as hard as they express melodic and poetic lyricism, to "tell passionate stories, promote peace and inspire collective responsibility towards uplifting the human spiritual condition." - Andy Milne

"Dapp Theory is a quintet that blends 'contemporary funk, groove and hip-hop into jazz with such seamless, casual precision it's almost freaky." - LA Weekly

Tickets: $15 General; FREE for students with ID

This performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
3/29/2015 4:00 PM
Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 pmMandel Hall, 1131 E 57th StClarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, with his “luscious tone and musicianship” (nky.cincinnati.com) joins violinist Arnaud Sussmann (“[his] tone was a thing of awe-inspiring beauty” –Pioneer Press), the charismatic and captivating pianist Anna Polonsky, and pianist Orion Weiss (“an effortlessly brilliant performer” – The Arizona Republic). Together they present a program of music that shows the passing of an era, from works influenced by the late 19th century Romantics through the pivotal years of World War I. Stravinsky wrote his classic work The Soldier’s Tale in reaction to the Great War.Program:Granados: Selections from Goyescas, Op. 11, for pianoElgar: Violin Sonata in E minor, Op. 82Poulenc: Sonata for Piano Four Hands, FP 8Berg: Four Pieces for clarinet and piano, Op. 5Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale): Suite for violin, clarinet and piano 6:30 PM lecture: Seth BrodskyAll tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Crossroads I / Fiterstein-Sussmann-Weiss-Polonsky
Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 pm
Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th St

Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, with his “luscious tone and musicianship” (nky.cincinnati.com) joins violinist Arnaud Sussmann (“[his] tone was a thing of awe-inspiring beauty” –Pioneer Press), the charismatic and captivating pianist Anna Polonsky, and pianist Orion Weiss (“an effortlessly brilliant performer” – The Arizona Republic). Together they present a program of music that shows the passing of an era, from works influenced by the late 19th century Romantics through the pivotal years of World War I. Stravinsky wrote his classic work The Soldier’s Tale in reaction to the Great War.

Program:

Granados: Selections from Goyescas,
Op. 11, for piano
Elgar: Violin Sonata in E minor, Op. 82
Poulenc: Sonata for Piano Four Hands, FP 8
Berg: Four Pieces for clarinet and piano, Op. 5
Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale): Suite for violin, clarinet and piano

6:30 PM lecture: Seth Brodsky


All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


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4/10/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1:30pmFulton Recital HallAt this centenary of World War I, the Pacifica Quartet, guest artists Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky, and University of Chicago faculty present a weekend of music and lectures in commemoration of the years that marked a clear turning point for the still-new 20th century.Program: 1:30 pm  Clarke viola and Janáček violin sonatas2:30 pm  Lecture with Steven Rings3:15 pm  ReceptionAll tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Crossroads II / Clarke and Janáček Sonatas
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1:30pm
Fulton Recital Hall

At this centenary of World War I, the Pacifica Quartet, guest artists Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky, and University of Chicago faculty present a weekend of music and lectures in commemoration of the years that marked a clear turning point for the still-new 20th century.

Program:


1:30 pm
  Clarke viola and Janáček violin sonatas
2:30 pm 
Lecture with Steven Rings
3:15 pm 
Reception

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.

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4/11/2015 1:30 PM
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 4:00 pmFulton Recital HallAt this centenary of World War I, the Pacifica Quartet, guest artists and University of Chicago faculty present a weekend of music and lectures in commemoration of the years that marked a clear turning point for the still-new 20th century.2:30 PM lecture: Steven RingsProgram:2:30 pm Lecture with Steven Rings3:15 pm Reception4:00 pm Debussy's Late Sonatas: Violin Sonata, Cello Sonata, and Sonata for flute, viola and harpPerformers:Pacifica Quartet with Anna Polonsky, Orion Weiss, Tim Murno, and Maria Luisa RyanAll tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Crossroads II / Debussy's Late Sonatas
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 4:00 pm
Fulton Recital Hall

At this centenary of World War I, the Pacifica Quartet, guest artists and University of Chicago faculty present a weekend of music and lectures in commemoration of the years that marked a clear turning point for the still-new 20th century.

2:30 PM lecture: Steven Rings

Program:

2:30 pm Lecture with Steven Rings
3:15 pm Reception
4:00 pm Debussy's Late Sonatas: Violin Sonata, Cello Sonata, and Sonata for flute, viola and harp

Performers:

Pacifica Quartet with Anna Polonsky, Orion Weiss, Tim Murno, and Maria Luisa Ryan




All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


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4/11/2015 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 pmLogan Center, Performance Penthouse"Shropshire Lads: World War I Poets & Composers of Great Britain”: A salon evening of poetry and songs from England, presented in partnership with Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago guest baritone John Brancy and Poet and UChicago Professor John Wilkinson.Reception to follow.Program:Shropshire Lads: World War I Poets & Composers of Great BritainCollaborative Arts Institute of Chicago Lieder LoungeINDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 25, 2014.All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Crossroads III / CAIC: Shropshire Lads
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 pm
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse

"Shropshire Lads: World War I Poets & Composers of Great Britain”: A salon evening of poetry and songs from England, presented in partnership with Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago guest baritone John Brancy and Poet and UChicago Professor John Wilkinson.

Reception to follow.

Program:
Shropshire Lads: World War I Poets & Composers of Great Britain
Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago Lieder Lounge

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 25, 2014.

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.

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4/11/2015 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1:00 pmLogan Center, Performance HallAt this centenary of World War I, the Pacifica Quartet, guest artists and University of Chicago faculty present a weekend of music and lectures in commemoration of the years that marked a clear turning point for the still-new 20th century.Program: Lecture-demonstration by Steven Rings, Associate Professor, UChicago: Bartók: String Quartet No. 2INDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 25, 2014.All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Crossroads IV / Lecture-Demonstration
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1:00 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

At this centenary of World War I, the Pacifica Quartet, guest artists and University of Chicago faculty present a weekend of music and lectures in commemoration of the years that marked a clear turning point for the still-new 20th century.

Program:


Lecture-demonstration by Steven Rings, Associate Professor, UChicago: Bartók: String Quartet No. 2

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 25, 2014.

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


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4/12/2015 1:00 PM
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 3:00 pmLogan Center, Performance HallRecognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style and often daring repertory choices over the past two decades, the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. As the University of Chicago’s Don Michael Randel Ensemble-in-Residence, the Pacifica Quartet offers impeccable performances of the finest works written for string quartet. In spring 2015 the Quartet explores music written during the years of the Great War in a centenary retrospective, enhanced by collaborations with guest artists and UChicago scholars.2:00 PM lecture: Lynn Hooker (free admission)Program: Prokoviev: Overture on Hebrew Themes for string quartet, clarinet and piano, Op. 34Bartok: Quartet No. 2Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84Artists:Pacifica Quartet members with pianists Anna Polonsky and Orio Weiss and clarinetist Michael Maccaferri All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Crossroads V / Pacifica Quartet and Friends Commemorate
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 3:00 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style and often daring repertory choices over the past two decades, the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today.
As the University of Chicago’s Don Michael Randel Ensemble-in-Residence, the Pacifica Quartet offers impeccable performances of the finest works written for string quartet. In spring 2015 the Quartet explores music written during the years of the Great War in a centenary retrospective, enhanced by collaborations with guest artists and UChicago scholars.

2:00 PM lecture: Lynn Hooker (free admission)

Program:


Prokoviev: Overture on Hebrew Themes
for string quartet, clarinet and piano, Op. 34
Bartok: Quartet No. 2
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84

Artists:

Pacifica Quartet members with pianists Anna Polonsky and Orio Weiss and clarinetist Michael Maccaferri 

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.

Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
4/12/2015 3:00 PM
Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 pmRockefeller ChapelThe professional vocal ensemble Blue Heron, under the direction of Scott Metcalfe and which is hailed by The New Yorker for the “expressive intensity” of its interpretations, presents a program from Tudor England, including a characterful, quirky and entirely anonymous Mass from the Peterhouse Partbooks (c.1540).  In addition to the Mass, which was perhaps dedicated to Canterbury's local hero, St. Augustine, Blue Heron also offers Marian antiphons by Robert Hunt and Hugh Aston."stands with the best work being done in England.” – Millennium of Music6:30 PM pre-concert lecture with Anne RobertsonAll tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Blue Heron
Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 pm
Rockefeller Chapel

The professional vocal ensemble Blue Heron, under the direction of Scott Metcalfe and which is hailed by The New Yorker for the “expressive intensity” of its interpretations, presents a program from Tudor England, including a characterful, quirky and entirely anonymous Mass from the Peterhouse Partbooks (c.1540).  In addition to the Mass, which was perhaps dedicated to Canterbury's local hero, St. Augustine, Blue Heron also offers Marian antiphons by Robert Hunt and Hugh Aston.


"stands with the best work being done in England.” – Millennium of Music

6:30 PM pre-concert lecture with Anne Robertson


All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


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4/17/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 18, 2015Time: 12-5pmTheme: Embracing the ClassicsMuntu Dance Theatre performance: 12pmPerforming Artist: Lee England Jr. 2pm in the Performance HallA classically-trained violinist, Lee England Jr. describes his music as a "musical gumbo" of R&B, gospel, jazz, hip-hop, and symphonic soul. Often referred to as the "soul violinist," Lee's contemporary success is largely due to his ability to engage intergenerational audiences with his captivating stage presence and unique adaptations of top-40 melodies on an instrument generally reserved for the classical.Plus Instrument share workshops and more!Tickets: $5 single tickets, $20 families of 5+Check-In at the UChicago Arts Box Office to receive your Festival Wrist Band which grants entry to all performances and workshops.
April Family Saturday Festival
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time: 12-5pm
Theme: Embracing the Classics

Muntu Dance Theatre performance: 12pm

Performing Artist: Lee England Jr.
2pm in the Performance Hall

A classically-trained violinist, Lee England Jr. describes his music as a "musical gumbo" of R&B, gospel, jazz, hip-hop, and symphonic soul. Often referred to as the "soul violinist," Lee's contemporary success is largely due to his ability to engage intergenerational audiences with his captivating stage presence and unique adaptations of top-40 melodies on an instrument generally reserved for the classical.

Plus Instrument share workshops and more!

Tickets: $5 single tickets, $20 families of 5+

Check-In at the UChicago Arts Box Office to receive your Festival Wrist Band which grants entry to all performances and workshops.
4/18/2015 12:00 PM
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3:00 pmLogan Center, Performance HallFrom the Crescent City come the sweet sounds of classic and original compositions in this concert led by trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis, member of "the first family of jazz" and an NEA Jazz Master.  The music is relaxed, thoughtful and provocative, honoring the Southern traditions that birthed America's original music.2:00 PM pre-concert performance: Jazz Institute of Chicago at Café LoganProgram:The Last Southern Gentleman Tour  featuring Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis.All tickets also include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3:00 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

From the Crescent City come the sweet sounds of classic and original compositions in this concert led by trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis, member of "the first family of jazz" and an NEA Jazz Master. 
The music is relaxed, thoughtful and provocative, honoring the Southern traditions that birthed America's original music.

2:00 PM pre-concert performance: Jazz Institute of Chicago at Café Logan

Program:

The Last Southern Gentleman Tour  featuring Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis.


All tickets also include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


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4/19/2015 3:00 PM
Sunday, April 19, 4pmLogan Center Performance PenthouseStars of tomorrow perform best-loved arias and scenes by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Copland, Bernstein and more. UChicago students perform opening mini-set.Tickets: $15 General; FREE for students with ID.This performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
OPERA Arias & Duets with Kim Jones & Dan Richardson
Sunday, April 19, 4pm
Logan Center Performance Penthouse

Stars of tomorrow perform best-loved arias and scenes by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Copland, Bernstein and more. UChicago students perform opening mini-set.

Tickets: $15 General; FREE for students with ID.

This performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
4/19/2015 4:00 PM
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7:30 pmLogan Center, Performance HallUnder Artistic Director Shulamit Ran, Contempo curates the bold visions of today’s most innovative composers."Contempo concerts are… a winning combination of intriguing music and superb performance.” − The Chicago Sun TimesArtists:eighth blackbirdPacifica QuartetJulia Bentley, mezzo-sopranoCliff Colnot, conductorProgram:Francisco Trigueros: NealikaMichael LaCroix: Twelve Faces of the EmeraldDavid Gordon: Speaking in TonguesEric Brinkmann: SublimationYuan-Chen Li: Wandering Viewpoint All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Contempo: UChicago Resident Ensembles Showcase
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7:30 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Under Artistic Director Shulamit Ran, Contempo curates the bold visions of today’s most innovative composers.

"Contempo concerts are… a winning combination of intriguing music and superb performance.”
 The Chicago Sun Times

Artists:

eighth blackbird
Pacifica Quartet
Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano
Cliff Colnot, conductor

Program:

Francisco Trigueros:
Nealika
Michael LaCroix:
Twelve Faces of the Emerald
David Gordon:
Speaking in Tongues
Eric Brinkmann: Sublimation
Yuan-Chen Li: Wandering Viewpoint 


All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.

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4/23/2015 7:30 PM
Friday, May 1, 2015, 7:30 pmLogan Center, Performance HallMedievalist and musician Benjamin Bagby and his six-string harp bewitch audiences in this “double tour de force of scholarly excavation and artistic dynamism “(San Francisco Chronicle), commissioned by the Utrecht Early Music Festival and Lincoln Center."Bagby mesmerized his Berkeley crowd, which included its share of medieval buffs and scholars…But while it was happening they might as well have been children sitting around a campfire, listening to ghost stories… — the theater was stone silent." – San Jose Mercury News6:30 PM lecture: Christina von NolckenProgram: Beowulf.All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Benjamin Bagby: Beowulf
Friday, May 1, 2015, 7:30 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Medievalist and musician Benjamin Bagby and his six-string harp bewitch audiences in this “double tour de force of scholarly excavation and artistic dynamism “(San Francisco Chronicle), commissioned by the Utrecht Early Music Festival and Lincoln Center.

"Bagby mesmerized his Berkeley crowd, which included its share of medieval buffs and scholars…But while it was happening they might as well have been children sitting around a campfire, listening to ghost stories… — the theater was stone silent." – San Jose Mercury News

6:30 PM lecture: Christina von Nolcken

Program:
Beowulf.

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


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5/1/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 2Doors Open: 9amEvent: 10am-5pmLogan Center, Performance Hall"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." TEDxUChicago 2015: The Incredible Unknown will showcase speakers who dared to venture beyond the ordinary to reveal findings and discover solutions to unanswered questions. Join us.TEDxUChicago is a local, independently organized TEDx event. Visit our website at http://www.tedxuchicago.com or email us at info@tedxuchicago.com with any questions.Tickets: UChicago students & faculty: $10 / Chicago-area students & faculty: $20 / General Admission: $30TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE 2/9 AT 12:00AM ONLINE AND 2/10 AT 12:00PM IN PERSON OR OVER THE PHONE.
TEDxUChicago 2015: The Incredible Unknown
Saturday, May 2
Doors Open: 9am
Event: 10am-5pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." TEDxUChicago 2015: The Incredible Unknown will showcase speakers who dared to venture beyond the ordinary to reveal findings and discover solutions to unanswered questions. Join us.

TEDxUChicago is a local, independently organized TEDx event. Visit our website at http://www.tedxuchicago.com or email us at info@tedxuchicago.com with any questions.

Tickets: UChicago students & faculty: $10 / Chicago-area students & faculty: $20 / General Admission: $30

TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE 2/9 AT 12:00AM ONLINE AND 2/10 AT 12:00PM IN PERSON OR OVER THE PHONE.

5/2/2015 10:00 AM
Saturday, May 2, 7:30pmRockefeller Memorial Chapel5850 S Woodlawn AveSung by the Rockefeller Chapel Choir, featuring acclaimed countertenor Reginald Mobley, with soloists Kaitlin Foley, Lindsey Adams, Matthew Dean, and Andrew Schultze, conducted by James Kallembach.Tickets: General Admission $20/Free to any student with university ID at the door.
Bach B Minor Mass
Saturday, May 2, 7:30pm
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
5850 S Woodlawn Ave

Sung by the Rockefeller Chapel Choir, featuring acclaimed countertenor Reginald Mobley, with soloists Kaitlin Foley, Lindsey Adams, Matthew Dean, and Andrew Schultze, conducted by James Kallembach.

Tickets: General Admission $20/Free to any student with university ID at the door.
5/2/2015 7:30 PM
**Date change - Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 pm (not Friday, May 8)**Logan Center Performance HallEnjoy music by some of today’s finest young composers, performed by Contempo’s resident ensembles, eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet.  Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition.Works by Pierce Gradone, Timothy Page, and Jae-Goo LeeFree admission / No reservations requiredRESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. SEATING WILL BE GENERAL ADMISSION.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Contempo: Tomorrow's Music Today I
**Date change - Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 pm (not Friday, May 8)**
Logan Center Performance Hall

Enjoy music by some of today’s finest young composers, performed by Contempo’s resident ensembles, eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet.  Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition.

Works by Pierce Gradone, Timothy Page, and Jae-Goo Lee

Free admission / No reservations required


RESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. SEATING WILL BE GENERAL ADMISSION.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
5/6/2015 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 10, 7:30pmLogan Center Performance PenthouseA favorite with New York City audiences, artistic director Michael Brofman and singers Nils Neubert, Laura Strickling, and Elisabeth Marshall perform and discuss favorite songs from the traditional repertoire including Schubert adn Schumann."ambitious...a company well worth watching." - New York TimesTickets: $15 General; FREE for students with ID.This performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
BASS: Brooklyn Art Song Society
Sunday, May 10, 7:30pm
Logan Center Performance Penthouse

A favorite with New York City audiences, artistic director Michael Brofman and singers Nils Neubert, Laura Strickling, and Elisabeth Marshall perform and discuss favorite songs from the traditional repertoire including Schubert adn Schumann.

"ambitious...a company well worth watching." - New York Times

Tickets: $15 General; FREE for students with ID.

This performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
5/10/2015 7:30 PM
May 15, 2015 at 7:30 pmRoosevelt University, Ganz HallEnjoy music by some of today’s finest young composers, performed by Contempo’s resident ensembles, eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet.  Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition.Works by Kate Pukinsis, Philip Taylor, and Iddo AharonyFree admission / No reservations requiredRESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS PERFORMANCE. SEATING WILL BE GENERAL ADMISSION.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Contempo: Tomorrow's Music Today II
May 15, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Roosevelt University, Ganz Hall

Enjoy music by some of today’s finest young composers, performed by Contempo’s resident ensembles, eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet.  Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition.

Works by Kate Pukinsis, Philip Taylor, and Iddo Aharony

Free admission / No reservations required

RESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS PERFORMANCE. SEATING WILL BE GENERAL ADMISSION.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
5/15/2015 7:30 PM
Friday, May 29, 2015, 7:30 pmLogan Center, Performance HallIn almost every category that matters – improvisation, composition, group concept, repertoire, technique and experimentation – pianist Jason Moran and his group The Bandwagon – with bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits – have challenged the status quo, and earned their reputation as “the future of jazz.”Pre-concert performance: Jazz Institute of Chicago at Café LoganListening Session: Jason Moran, Thursday, May 28, 7:30 pm, Performance Penthouse, Free.All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Jason Moran and The Bandwagon
Friday, May 29, 2015, 7:30 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

In almost every category that matters – improvisation, composition, group concept, repertoire, technique and experimentation – pianist Jason Moran and his group The Bandwagon – with bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits – have challenged the status quo, and earned their reputation as “the future of jazz.”

Pre-concert performance: Jazz Institute of Chicago at Café Logan

Listening Session: Jason Moran, Thursday, May 28, 7:30 pm, Performance Penthouse, Free.

All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
5/29/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 22, 2015Time: 12-5pmTheme: United We DrumFunkadesi performance: 12pmPerforming Artist: United We Drum 2pm in the Performance HallUnited We Drum is a fun-filled day of drumming that brings together drummers from various cultures around the world. The event marks the culmination of Muntu Dance Theatre's United We Drum' summer percussion program at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.Plus Art workshops for all ages!Tickets: $5 single tickets, $20 families of 5+Check-In at the UChicago Arts Box Office to receive your Festival Wrist Band which grants entry to all performances and workshops.
August Family Saturday Festival
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time: 12-5pm
Theme: United We Drum

Funkadesi performance: 12pm

Performing Artist: United We Drum 
2pm in the Performance Hall

United We Drum is a fun-filled day of drumming that brings together drummers from various cultures around the world. The event marks the culmination of Muntu Dance Theatre's United We Drum' summer percussion program at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.

Plus Art workshops for all ages!

Tickets: $5 single tickets, $20 families of 5+

Check-In at the UChicago Arts Box Office to receive your Festival Wrist Band which grants entry to all performances and workshops.
8/22/2015 12:00 PM
Box Office Number: 773.702.ARTS