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Thursday, March 5, 7:30 PM (free show)Friday, March 6, 7:30 PMSaturday, March 7, 2:00 and 7:30 PMFXK Theater in Reynolds ClubCling to a kingdom of death and theft with The Dean's Men's Richard II, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Colin Bresnahan.  The troupe continues to rally around monarchs and their grand transgressions.  Richard is at the twilight of his reign, and must reckon with the ghosts he's collected.  And murder is often repaid in kind.Tickets: $6 in advance; $8 at the door (Free on Thursday)**In the event of a SOLD OUT performance, all complimentary tickets must be claimed at least 15 minutes prior to curtain.
Richard II
Thursday, March 5, 7:30 PM (free show)
Friday, March 6, 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 7, 2:00 and 7:30 PM
FXK Theater in Reynolds Club

Cling to a kingdom of death and theft with The Dean's Men's
Richard II, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Colin Bresnahan.  The troupe continues to rally around monarchs and their grand transgressions.  Richard is at the twilight of his reign, and must reckon with the ghosts he's collected.  And murder is often repaid in kind.

Tickets: $6 in advance; $8 at the door (Free on Thursday)

**In the event of a SOLD OUT performance, all complimentary tickets must be claimed at least 15 minutes prior to curtain.


3/6/2015 To 3/7/2015
Friday, March 6, 8-10pmChicago Union StationMODA's annual Spring Fashion Show is a celebration of fashion, art, and lifestyle. Drawing more than 1,200 guests each year, the event includes a cocktail reception, a runway show featuring work by student and local designers, and an after-party at one of Chicago's favorite entertainment venues. For its richest and most innovative show to date, MODA is pleased to invite you to experience House of MODA.Please note:(1) University of Chicago students are strongly encouraged to pick up their event wristbands for express entry from the MODA ticket table in the Reynolds Club, between Feb. 23 and March 6.(2) Doors will open at 8:00 PM. Early entrance is not permitted.(3) We are not able to offer coat check at the venue, so please plan accordingly.Since 2003, MODA at the University of Chicago has been a platform dedicated to showcasing fashion on campus and promoting the greater Chicago and nationwide fashion scenes. MODA’s events have consistently attracted important partnerships and contributed to the vibrancy of Chicago fashion retail. For more information on MODA, visit modachicago.com and check us out on Facebook.#HouseofMODATickets: Student Standing General Admission: $12 (Student ID required at the door)General Standing General Admission: $18VIP TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT FOR THIS EVENT.
House of MODA: Spring 2015 Fashion Show
Friday, March 6, 8-10pm
Chicago Union Station

MODA's annual Spring Fashion Show is a celebration of fashion, art, and lifestyle. Drawing more than 1,200 guests each year, t
he event includes a cocktail reception, a runway show featuring work by student and local designers, and an after-party at one of Chicago's favorite entertainment venuesFor its richest and most innovative show to date, MODA is pleased to invite you to experience House of MODA.

Please note:

(1) University of Chicago students are strongly encouraged to pick up their event wristbands for express entry from the MODA ticket table in the Reynolds Club, between Feb. 23 and March 6.

(2) Doors will open at 8:00 PM. Early entrance is not permitted.

(3) We are not able to offer coat check at the venue, so please plan accordingly.

Since 2003, MODA at the University of Chicago has been a platform dedicated to showcasing fashion on campus and promoting the greater Chicago and nationwide fashion scenes.
 MODA’s events have consistently attracted important partnerships and contributed to the vibrancy of Chicago fashion retail. For more information on MODA, visit modachicago.com and check us out on Facebook.

#HouseofMODA

Tickets:

Student Standing General Admission: $12 (Student ID required at the door)
General Standing General Admission: $18

VIP TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT FOR THIS EVENT.
3/6/2015 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:00 PMPerformance Hall, Logan CenterCalled "perhaps the greatest movie ever made and the greatest folly in movie history" by film critic Pauline Kael, D.W. Griffith's 1916 epic film Intolerance (35mm, 210 minutes) intercuts four storylines separated by centuries to portray humanity's persistent intolerance throughout the ages: a present-day story of redemption, the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre of 1572, the Biblical story of Jesus, and the fall of Babylon.For his accompaniment, Bangkok Opera founder and director Somtow Sucharitkul will create a unique soundscape for each of the storylines, a typical fusion of West and Southeast.  Screened from a rarely shown 35mm print of the Museum of Modern Art's 1989 restoration, which attempts to recreate the look of the film at the time of its 1916 premiere.Presented by South Side Projections, the Logan Center, Film Studies Center, and the Committee on Southern Asian Studies.  Additional support from the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival and The MacArthur Funds for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.  The print is courtesy of the Library of Congress.Tickets are free.  Reservations are recommended.  General seating only.  Doors open at 6:30 PM.  Tickets must be picked up at the Box Office by 7:00 PM. 
Intolerance
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:00 PM
Performance Hall, Logan Center

Called "perhaps the greatest movie ever made and the greatest folly in movie history" by film critic Pauline Kael, D.W. Griffith's 1916 epic film Intolerance (35mm, 210 minutes) intercuts four storylines separated by centuries to portray humanity's persistent intolerance throughout the ages: a present-day story of redemption, the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre of 1572, the Biblical story of Jesus, and the fall of Babylon.

For his accompaniment, Bangkok Opera founder and director Somtow Sucharitkul will create a unique soundscape for each of the storylines, a typical fusion of West and Southeast.  Screened from a rarely shown 35mm print of the Museum of Modern Art's 1989 restoration, which attempts to recreate the look of the film at the time of its 1916 premiere.

Presented by South Side Projections, the Logan Center, Film Studies Center, and the Committee on Southern Asian Studies.  Additional support from the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival and The MacArthur Funds for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.  The print is courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Tickets are free.  Reservations are recommended.  General seating only.  Doors open at 6:30 PM.  Tickets must be picked up at the Box Office by 7:00 PM. 
3/7/2015 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 12, 7:30pmFriday, March 13, 7:30pmSaturday, March 14, 2 & 7:30pmLogan Center, Theater EastKneel in the shadow of a virtuoso in Peter Shaffer's Amadeus, directed by Allie Garfinkle. This is disgraced composer Antonio Salieri's last night on earth, and he's decided to confess to the murder of Mozart. Salieri's memory follows his rival through an opulent and ghostly 18th century Vienna, awed and envious of his musical success. Faced with a talent that surpasses his own, Salieri asks us: could we forgive ourselves for being less? Receive this benediction 10th week.TRIGGER WARNING: This show deals with sensitive subject matter such as self-harm and suicide. Appropriate for ages 18 and older.**In the event of a SOLD OUT performance, all complimentary tickets must be claimed at least 15 minutes prior to curtain.Tickets: $6 in advance / $8 at the doorThis performance will run approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes with one 10 minute intermission.
Amadeus
Thursday, March 12, 7:30pm
Friday, March 13, 7:30pm
Saturday, March 14, 2 & 7:30pm
Logan Center, Theater East

Kneel in the shadow of a virtuoso in Peter Shaffer's Amadeus, directed by Allie Garfinkle. This is disgraced composer Antonio Salieri's last night on earth, and he's decided to confess to the murder of Mozart. Salieri's memory follows his rival through an opulent and ghostly 18th century Vienna, awed and envious of his musical success. Faced with a talent that surpasses his own, Salieri asks us: could we forgive ourselves for being less? Receive this benediction 10th week.

TRIGGER WARNING: This show deals with sensitive subject matter such as self-harm and suicide. Appropriate for ages 18 and older.

**In the event of a SOLD OUT performance, all complimentary tickets must be claimed at least 15 minutes prior to curtain.

Tickets: $6 in advance / $8 at the door

This performance will run approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes with one 10 minute intermission.
3/12/2015 To 3/14/2015
Friday, March 13, 7:30pmRockefeller ChapelTickets: $4 with UCID ($5 with UCID at the door) $10 withoutThis performance will run approximately 2 hours with no intermission.
Chicago Men's A Cappella Winter Concert, Featuring Golosa
Friday, March 13, 7:30pm
Rockefeller Chapel

Tickets: $4 with UCID ($5 with UCID at the door) $10 without

This performance will run approximately 2 hours with no intermission.
3/13/2015 7:30 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
Saturday, March 21, 2pmLogan Center, Performance HallAs part of the city-wide August Wilson Celebration, the Logan Center hosts a concert reading of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" performed by Pegasus Theater Chicago.The Roaring Twenties have made "Mother of the Blues" Ma Rainey a star, attracting the young and ambitious trumpeter Levee to her band. But a routine recording session in Chicago turns ugly when Levee's ambitions collide with the larger-than-life personalities of Ma, her entourage and the white producers looking to make money off their talents. Wilson's searing drama features music that defines a decade and looks at the messy intersction of art and industry.Chicago's Goodman Theatre, the first theater to produce all 10 plays in August Wilson's "20th Century Cycle" honors the late playwright's influence on American culture with The August Wilson Celebration. Featuring a revival of Wilson's masterpiece Two Trains Running and staged readings of his nine other plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson's work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. This citywide Celebration is presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and organizations. Learn more at GoodmanTheatre.org/AugustWilson.Tickets are free.  Reservations are recommended.  General seating only.  Doors open at 1:00 PM.  Tickets must be picked up at the Box Office by 2:00 PM.
August Wilson Celebration: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom concert reading
Saturday, March 21, 2pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

As part of the city-wide August Wilson Celebration, the Logan Center hosts a concert reading of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" performed by Pegasus Theater Chicago.

The Roaring Twenties have made "Mother of the Blues" Ma Rainey a star, attracting the young and ambitious trumpeter Levee to her band. But a routine recording session in Chicago turns ugly when Levee's ambitions collide with the larger-than-life personalities of Ma, her entourage and the white producers looking to make money off their talents. Wilson's searing drama features music that defines a decade and looks at the messy intersction of art and industry.

Chicago's Goodman Theatre, the first theater to produce all 10 plays in August Wilson's "20th Century Cycle" honors the late playwright's influence on American culture with The August Wilson Celebration. Featuring a revival of Wilson's masterpiece Two Trains Running and staged readings of his nine other plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson's work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. This citywide Celebration is presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and organizations. Learn more at GoodmanTheatre.org/AugustWilson.

Tickets are free.  Reservations are recommended.  General seating only.  Doors open at 1:00 PM.  Tickets must be picked up at the Box Office by 2:00 PM.
3/21/2015 2:00 PM
Saturday, March 21, 2-3pmLogan Center, Room 501Following the long-standing Chicago tradition of improvisation in Chicago's Theatre scene, Teaching Lab Collaborations is offering students a chance to study improv and see if they really have what it takes! Using games and exercises in improvisation students will learn how to work as an ensemble, create characters and build the confidence needed to come out of their shells.Recommended for ages 5-10.Maximum Capacity: 25 children.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: Theatre workshop with TAPS

Saturday, March 21, 2-3pm
Logan Center, Room 501

Following the long-standing Chicago tradition of improvisation in Chicago's Theatre scene, Teaching Lab Collaborations is offering students a chance to study improv and see if they really have what it takes! Using games and exercises in improvisation students will learn how to work as an ensemble, create characters and build the confidence needed to come out of their shells.

Recommended for ages 5-10.

Maximum Capacity: 25 children.

Reservations required for participating children only.

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

3/21/2015 2:00 PM
Saturday, March 21, 2-2:45pmLogan Center, Performance PenthouseSilly, musical, playful, and wonderful, Wiggleworms is a hands-on exploration of rock, pop, folk, and fun. Children and parents will sing, dance, learn finger plays, tell story songs, and learn rhythm instruments for little hands.Recommended for ages 2-5.Maximum Capacity: 18 children.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: Wiggleworms with Old Town School of Folk Music
Saturday, March 21, 2-2:45pm
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse

Silly, musical, playful, and wonderful, Wiggleworms is a hands-on exploration of rock, pop, folk, and fun. Children and parents will sing, dance, learn finger plays, tell story songs, and learn rhythm instruments for little hands.

Recommended for ages 2-5.

Maximum Capacity: 18 children.

Reservations required for participating children only.


Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
3/21/2015 2:00 PM
Saturday, March 21, 3-4pmLogan Center, Performance PenthouseCelebrate your family history through improvisation and word play with Red Clay Dance's signature Afro-Contemporary dance style.Recommended for ages 7+.Maximum Capacity: 25 children.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: Dance Your History with Red Clay Dance Company
Saturday, March 21, 3-4pm
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse

Celebrate your family history through improvisation and word play with Red Clay Dance's signature Afro-Contemporary dance style.

Recommended for ages 7+.

Maximum Capacity: 25 children.

Reservations required for participating children only.


Ticket reservations will be released if not redeemed 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
3/21/2015 3:00 PM
Wednesday, March 25, 7pmLogan Center, Performance HallKazuo Ishiguro, the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, returns with The Buried Giant, his first novel in a decade. Widely regarded as one of the best living prose stylists, Ishiguro will read from his new book and engage in a discussion with Chicago-based novelist and essayist Aleksander Hemon. Vu Tran, who teaches creative writing at UChicago, will introduce.Tickets: Purchase of the single ticket option ($30) allows entry for one plus one copy of The Buried Giant ($25.95 retail). Purchase of the pair of tickets option ($30) allows entry for two plus one copy of The Buried Giant. Purchase of a ticket for entrance only (no book) is $10. Kazuo Ishiguro's The Buried Giant will be released on March 3, 2015. Those who have already purchased tickets that include a book will be able to pick up the book at our Woodlawn location at that time. If you purchase tickets after March 3, please allow one day for us to process your order before coming in to pick up your book. Those who wish to wait until the event to pick up their books can do so at our book table outside of the Performance Hall. All of Kazuo Ishiguro's backlist titles will be discounted at both of our stores through March. Please see the Co-op website for details: semcoop.com/ishiguro.
Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation with Aleksandar Hemon
Wednesday, March 25, 7pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Kazuo Ishiguro, the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, returns with The Buried Giant, his first novel in a decade. Widely regarded as one of the best living prose stylists, Ishiguro will read from his new book and engage in a discussion with Chicago-based novelist and essayist Aleksander Hemon. Vu Tran, who teaches creative writing at UChicago, will introduce.

Tickets: Purchase of the single ticket option ($30) allows entry for one plus one copy of The Buried Giant ($25.95 retail). Purchase of the pair of tickets option ($30) allows entry for two plus one copy of The Buried Giant. Purchase of a ticket for entrance only (no book) is $10. 

Kazuo Ishiguro's The Buried Giant will be released on March 3, 2015. Those who have already purchased tickets that include a book will be able to pick up the book at our Woodlawn location at that time. If you purchase tickets after March 3, please allow one day for us to process your order before coming in to pick up your book. Those who wish to wait until the event to pick up their books can do so at our book table outside of the Performance Hall. All of Kazuo Ishiguro's backlist titles will be discounted at both of our stores through March. Please see the Co-op website for detailssemcoop.com/ishiguro.
3/25/2015 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 28, 5:00pmLogan Center, Performance HallPost-Show Reception at 6:30pmLogan Center, PenthouseSpecial GuestsNorthern Illinois University Steel BandLiam Teague, Co-director, NIU Steel BandCliff Alexis, Co-director, NIU Steel BandDave Gerhart, Guest Steelpan PerformerConcert | 5:00-6:30 PMThis steel band and percussion concert will feature original arrangements of diverse steel band music, including the world premiere of an original composition for solo steel pan and percussion ensemble by Baljinder Sekhon.Post-concert Reception | 6:30-8:30 PMJoin us at the post-concert reception for more music, appetizers and cocktails! VIP tickets include special seating in a reserved section for the concert, as well as admission to the reception.Tickets:$20 General Admission Concert Ticket$50 VIP Section Concert Ticket (Rows G-K) & Post-concert Reception
CYSO Steel Orchestras Extravaganza - Benefit Concert
Saturday, March 28, 5:00pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall
Post-Show Reception at 6:30pm
Logan Center, Penthouse

Special Guests

Northern Illinois University Steel Band
Liam Teague, Co-director, NIU Steel Band
Cliff Alexis, Co-director, NIU Steel Band
Dave Gerhart, Guest Steelpan Performer

Concert | 5:00-6:30 PM

This steel band and percussion concert will feature original arrangements of diverse steel band music, including the world premiere of an original composition for solo steel pan and percussion ensemble by Baljinder Sekhon.

Post-concert Reception | 6:30-8:30 PM

Join us at the post-concert reception for more music, appetizers and cocktails! VIP tickets include special seating in a reserved section for the concert, as well as admission to the reception.

Tickets:

$20 General Admission Concert Ticket
$50 VIP Section Concert Ticket (Rows G-K) & Post-concert Reception

3/28/2015 5:00 PM
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.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
4/10/2015 7:30 PM
Friday, April 10, 7:30 PMPerformance Hall, Logan CenterPerformance ensemble Every House Has a Door presents a work inspired by Three Matadors, a microplay embedded in a book-length poem by American poet Jay Wright.  The piece has two acts: the first features solos by the four participating artists, and the second brings the four together to stage Wright's play, a bilingual English and Spanish text whose choreography alternates between mathematical permutations and movements based on bullfighting.  Appropriate for ages 13+.$15 general; $5 non-UChicago students with ID; free with UCID. All tickets are general admission. 
Three Matadors
Friday, April 10, 7:30 PM
Performance Hall, Logan Center

Performance ensemble Every House Has a Door presents a work inspired by Three Matadors, a microplay embedded in a book-length poem by American poet Jay Wright.  The piece has two acts: the first features solos by the four participating artists, and the second brings the four together to stage Wright's play, a bilingual English and Spanish text whose choreography alternates between mathematical permutations and movements based on bullfighting.  Appropriate for ages 13+.

$15 general; $5 non-UChicago students with ID; free with UCID.
All tickets are general admission. 
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.

Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
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.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
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.

Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
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.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
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.2:15 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.

2:15 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.

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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.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
4/17/2015 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 18, 2015Time: 12-5pmTheme: Embracing the ClassicsPerforming 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

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
AACM's 50 Anniversary PerformanceSunday, April 26, 7:00pmMandel Hall-1131 E 57th StThis spectacular event celebrating the AACM's 50th anniversary year boasts a multi-generational gathering of 50 members from across the globe that has never before been assembled. This creative music reunion orchestra comes together over both classic compositions from some of the best known names of the AACM and new and original material created specifically for this occasion. Presented in conjunction with the DuSable Museum exhibition Free at First: The Audacious Journey of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, on view through September 6.Tickets: $100 VIP / $35 General / $15 Seniors (65 and above) / $15 Students with valid IDThis performance will run approximately 2 hours with no intermission.Presented by AACM, the DuSable Museum, and the Logan Center.
Together: A Power Stronger Than Itself
AACM's 50 Anniversary Performance
Sunday, April 26, 7:00pm
Mandel Hall-1131 E 57th St

This spectacular event celebrating the AACM's 50th anniversary year boasts a multi-generational gathering of 50 members from across the globe that has never before been assembled. This creative music reunion orchestra comes together over both classic compositions from some of the best known names of the AACM and new and original material created specifically for this occasion. Presented in conjunction with the DuSable Museum exhibition Free at First: The Audacious Journey of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, on view through September 6.

Tickets: $100 VIP / $35 General / $15 Seniors (65 and above) / $15 Students with valid ID

This performance will run approximately 2 hours with no intermission.

Presented by AACM, the DuSable Museum, and the Logan Center.

4/26/2015 7:00 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.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
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 FOR THIS EVENT ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT.
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 FOR THIS EVENT ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT.
5/2/2015 10:00 AM
Saturday, May 2, 7:30pmRockefeller Memorial Chapel5850 S Woodlawn AveWhile Bach’s inspiring B Minor Mass is sometimes performed by 200 singers or in excerpted form, this new Rockefeller performance features the 26-voice Chapel Choir—with professional semichorus The Decani and the Chapel’s choral scholars—offering the entire masterpiece. Acclaimed countertenor Reginald Mobley joins soloists Kaitlin Foley, Lindsey Adams, Matthew Dean, and Andrew Schultze, conducted by James Kallembach, and Chicago’s finest early instrumentalists form the 24-person orchestra, under concertmaster Jeri-Lou Zike.Bach himself reached across traditions to set the traditional words of the Mass, and we present this work in period style in today’s urban environment: a mass for peace, in the words of its famous Agnus Dei, presented in not one but two powerful and yet intimate resonant spaces: our own Rockefeller Chapel, and Lincoln Park’s grand and acoustically vibrant St. Josaphat.Tickets $20 online or at the door, free to all students with university ID.
Bach B Minor Mass
Saturday, May 2, 7:30pm
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
5850 S Woodlawn Ave

While Bach’s inspiring B Minor Mass is sometimes performed by 200 singers or in excerpted form, this new Rockefeller performance features the 26-voice Chapel Choir—with professional semichorus The Decani and the Chapel’s choral scholars—offering the entire masterpiece. Acclaimed countertenor Reginald Mobley joins soloists Kaitlin Foley, Lindsey Adams, Matthew Dean, and Andrew Schultze, conducted by James Kallembach, and Chicago’s finest early instrumentalists form the 24-person orchestra, under concertmaster Jeri-Lou Zike.

Bach himself reached across traditions to set the traditional words of the Mass, and we present this work in period style in today’s urban environment: a mass for peace, in the words of its famous Agnus Dei, presented in not one but two powerful and yet intimate resonant spaces: our own Rockefeller Chapel, and Lincoln Park’s grand and acoustically vibrant St. Josaphat.

Tickets $20 online or at the door, free to all students with university ID.
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
Saturday, May 9, 3pmMandel HallHailed as "a company well worth watching" by the New York Times, the Brooklyn Arts Song Society (BASS) presents the talents of Michael Brofman, artistic director and pianist, with rising star singers Nils Neubert, Laura Strickling, and Elisabeth Marshall in a concert of songs celebrating their 2015 CD release. Performing a lush and romantic assortment of song cycles written specifically for the group, the concert will feature work by distringuished and emerging composers Lowell Liebermann, Glen Roven, Michael Djupstrom, Herschel Garfien, James Matheson, and James Kallembach.Tickets: $15 General / $10 Senior & Non-Uof C Student / FREE for Uof C Students with ID$20 Combo tickets available if you purchase a ticket to BASS's Sunday Song Styles concert on Sunday, May 10, 7:30pm in the Logan Center Performance Penthouse. (Discount automatically applied at checkout.)
Brooklyn Art Song Society Presents, "Newly Composed Repertoire"
Saturday, May 9, 3pm
Mandel Hall

Hailed as "a company well worth watching" by the New York Times, the Brooklyn Arts Song Society (BASS) presents the talents of Michael Brofman, artistic director and pianist, with rising star singers Nils Neubert, Laura Strickling, and Elisabeth Marshall in a concert of songs celebrating their 2015 CD release. Performing a lush and romantic assortment of song cycles written specifically for the group, the concert will feature work by distringuished and emerging composers Lowell Liebermann, Glen Roven, Michael Djupstrom, Herschel Garfien, James Matheson, and James Kallembach.

Tickets: $15 General / $10 Senior & Non-Uof C Student / FREE for Uof C Students with ID

$20 Combo tickets available if you purchase a ticket to BASS's Sunday Song Styles concert on Sunday, May 10, 7:30pm in the Logan Center Performance Penthouse. (Discount automatically applied at checkout.)

5/9/2015 3:00 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