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Sunday, January 11, 2015, 3:00 pmMandel Hall, 1131 E 57th StInternationally acclaimed Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter has long been considered one of the finest singers of her generation. Here she is joined by the superb and mesmerizing pianist Angela Hewitt, who has established herself at the highest level of artistry.2:00 PM talk: Berthold Hoeckner and Angela HewittProgram:An afternoon of German and French songs, with works by Beethoven, Schubert, Fauré and Debussy.All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Anne Sofie von Otter and Angela Hewitt
Sunday, January 11, 2015, 3:00 pm
Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th St

Internationally acclaimed Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter has long been considered one of the finest singers of her generation. Here she is joined by the superb and mesmerizing pianist Angela Hewitt, who has established herself at the highest level of artistry.

2:00 PM talk: Berthold Hoeckner and Angela Hewitt

Program:

An afternoon of German and French songs, with works by Beethoven, Schubert, Fauré
and Debussy.

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1/11/2015 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 24, 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 Times6:30 PM Conempo Commissions: Roundtable ConversationsArtists:eighth blackbirdPacifica QuartetDavid Fulmer, conductorStephen Burns, trumpetAndrew Nogal, oboe, english hornKarl Rzasa, bassoonJulia Filson, hornMinghuan Xu, violinDavid Scholl, bassAnthony Cheung, pianoAlison Attar, harpSharon Harms, sopranoProgram:Lee Hyla: Wave (wolrd premiere, in memoriam: 1952-2014)Shulamit Ran: Perfect StormRalph Shapey: Concertante No. 1 for trumpet and 10 playersHuck Hodge: piano quintetJohn Eaton: The End of It (world premiere)All 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 I
Saturday, January 24, 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

6:30 PM Conempo Commissions: Roundtable Conversations

Artists:

eighth blackbird
Pacifica Quartet
David Fulmer, conductor
Stephen Burns, trumpet
Andrew Nogal, oboe, english horn
Karl Rzasa, bassoon
Julia Filson, horn
Minghuan Xu, violin
David Scholl, bass
Anthony Cheung, piano
Alison Attar, harp
Sharon Harms, soprano

Program:

Lee Hyla: Wave (wolrd premiere, in memoriam: 1952-2014)
Shulamit Ran:
Perfect Storm
Ralph Shapey:
Concertante No. 1 for trumpet and 10 players
Huck Hodge: piano quintet
John Eaton: The End of It
(world premiere)

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

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1/24/2015 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 25, 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: Steven RingsProgram:Puccini: CrisantemiCarter: Quartet No. 1Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1, “Razumovsky”All tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Pacifica Quartet
Sunday, January 25, 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: Steven Rings

Program:

Puccini: Crisantemi

Carter: Quartet No. 1
Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1, “Razumovsky”

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1/25/2015 3:00 PM
Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:30 pmLogan Center, Performance HallBridging the ancient to the present with exotic songs, compelling dances and virtuosic improvisations, ALBA evokes the haunting melodies and dynamic rhythms of the Iberian Peninsula, as well as music from its Middle Eastern and European neighbors, in a time when Christian, Jewish and Muslim cultures flourished together."They performed a program that was built of… deftly interwoven instrumental lines, and full of distinct cultural influences…[and] drew the audience into what proved to be a fascinating performance." – Milwaukee Journal SentinelProgram:Earthly Love, Divine LoveAll tickets include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Alba Consort
Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:30 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Bridging the ancient to the present with exotic songs, compelling dances and virtuosic improvisations, ALBA evokes the haunting melodies and dynamic rhythms of the Iberian Peninsula, as well as music from its Middle Eastern and European neighbors, in a time when Christian, Jewish and Muslim cultures flourished together.

"They performed a program that was built of… deftly interwoven instrumental lines, and full of distinct cultural influences…[and] drew the audience into what proved to be a fascinating performance." – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Program:

Earthly Love, Divine Love

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1/30/2015 7:30 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.
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

 

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2/6/2015 7:30 PM
Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 pmLogan Center, Performance HallChicago DebutThe young Armenian-American Tigran is one of the hottest young pianists in jazz who mixes it up in his unique blend of jazz, selling out arenas and earning praise from the likes of Chick Corea, Brad Meldau and Herbie Hancock; the latter declared, "Now, Tigran, you are my teacher!""Tigran stands out for his burning intensity" - The Telegraph6:30 PM pre-concert performance: Jazz Institute of Chicago at Café LoganINDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 25, 2014.All tickets also include an additional $1 handling fee per ticket.Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
Tigran Hamasyan Trio
Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

Chicago Debut

The young Armenian-American Tigran is one of the hottest young pianists in jazz who mixes it up in his unique blend of jazz, selling out arenas and earning praise from the likes of Chick Corea, Brad Meldau and Herbie Hancock; the latter declared, "Now, Tigran, you are my teacher!"

"Tigran stands out for his burning intensity" - The Telegraph

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

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 25, 2014.

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

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2/13/2015 7:30 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.

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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

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2/27/2015 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
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

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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




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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.

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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, hailed by The New Yorker for the “expressive intensity” of its interpretations, presents a program from Tudor England, including the colorful and ornate Veni sancte spiritus mass by Richard Pygott and music by Nicholas Ludford."stands with the best work being done in England.” – Millennium of Music6:30 PM lecture: Anne RobertsonProgram:This program from Tudor England includes music from the Peterhouse Partbooks, Veni sancte spiritus mass by Richard Pygott and music by Nicholas Ludford..All 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, hailed by The New Yorker for the “expressive intensity” of its interpretations, presents a program from Tudor England, including the colorful and ornate Veni sancte spiritus
mass by Richard Pygott and music by Nicholas Ludford.

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

6:30 PM lecture: Anne Robertson

Program:

This program from Tudor England includes music from the Peterhouse Partbooks, Veni sancte spiritus mass by Richard Pygott and music by Nicholas Ludford.

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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
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.


Click here to visit the University of Chicago Presents website.
4/19/2015 3:00 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
**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
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
Box Office Number: 773.702.ARTS