UNC School of the Arts: Spring Performance Calendar

UNC School of the Arts

 

FEBRUARY

FLETCHER OPERA INSTITUE: LA RONDINE

2/1/13 (Fri) and 2/5 (Tues) 7:30pm at Stevens Center

2/3/13 (Sun) 2pm at Stevens Center

405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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Commedia lyrica in tre atti (Lyric comedy in three acts) / Sung in Italian with English Supertitles /Music by Giacomo Puccini / Libretto by Giuseppe Adami, based on a libretto by Alfred Maria Willner and Heinz Reichert / James Allbritten, musical director / Steven LaCosse, stage director /

Angela Vanstory Ward, musical preparation.

 

“I saw you and dreamed of love.” Magda confesses this to Ruggero, remembering the first day they met. However, at that time she was “kept” by the wealthy Parisian, Rambaldo. Come experience the charm of the score that could have been Puccini’s only operetta, and discover how it ends for Magda and Ruggero.

 

 

BERLIN PHILHARMONIC WIND QUINTET

(Sat) 2/2/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

SPECIAL EVENT PRICING: $25 Adults / $20 Students & Seniors

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Founded in 1988 during the era of Herbert von Karajan, Philharmonisches Bläserquintett Berlin (The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet) has been heralded as the best ensemble of its kind in the world and continues to astonish audiences worldwide with their range of expression, tonal spectrum and conceptual unity. Performing great standards of the repertoire and new masterpieces by Franz Danzi, Kalevi Aho, Darius Milhaud and Carl Nielsen.

 

 

UNCSA WIND ENSEMBLE

(Fri) 2/8/13 7:30pm at Stevens Center

405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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Faculty artist Taimur Sullivan joins the UNCSA Wind Ensemble in a concerto for saxophone and wind ensemble. James Barnes’ profoundly moving Symphony No. 3, a very personal response to the mysteries of death and life, completes the program. Dr. Michael Dodds conducts.

 

 

SARAH JOHNSON, VIOLIN

(Sat) 2/9/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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Artist-faculty member Sarah Johnson, violin, presents a recital of works for violin and piano from the past and present. Favorites from the Baroque era to the 20th century explore the spectrum of the violin and piano.

 

 

ROBIN DRISCOLL AND DMITRI SHTEINBERG IN RECITAL

(Tues) 2/12/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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An evening of some of the oboe’s most expressive and playful works in collaboration with pianist Dmitri Shteinberg and others.

 

 

INTO THE WOODS

MUSIC AND LYRICS BY STEPHEN SONDHEIM, BOOK BY JAMES LAPINE

2/14/13-2/16/13 (Thurs-Sat) 8pm

2/20/13-2/23/13 (Wed-Sat) 8pm

2/17/13 and 2/23/13 (Sun & Sat) 2pm

Gerald Freeman Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

SPECIAL EVENT PRICING: $20 adults, $18 students and seniors

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Directed by Jack Cummings / Studio 4

The hit Broadway musical that weaves Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Little Red Riding Hood’s tales around an innocent baker and his wife’s attempt to break a terrible curse. A story about parents, children and partners trying to protect each other from the scary unknowns that lurk in the dark.

SPECIAL EVENT PRICING: $20 Adults / $18 Students and Seniors

 

 

UNCSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: ORCHESTRAL PREMIERES

(Sun) 2/17/13 2pm at Crawford Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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The UNCSA Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of James Allbritten, plays music by UNCSA Composition students. FREE

 

 

FIRE PINK TRIO. . . .HOT! HOT! HOT!

(Tues) 2/19/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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Harpist Jacquelyn Bartlett, flutist Debra Reuter-Pivetta and violist Sheila Browne will

present an evening of exhilarating and luscious music featuring Beethoven’s famous Serenade transcribed by Ami Maayani, Sofia Gubaidulina’s Garten von Freuden und Traurigkeiten and Camille Saint-Saëns’ Fantasie for Violin and Harp with UNCSA faculty violinist Kevin Lawrence.

 

 

THE CHERRY ORCHARD BY ANTON CHEKHOV

2/21/13 – 2/23/13 (Thurs-Sat) 8pm

2/23/13 and 2/24/13 (Sat & Sun) 2pm at Catawba Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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Directed by Tanya Belov / Studio 3

Chekhov’s classic play of an aristocratic family in danger of losing their beloved estate and the changing world that overwhelms them.

 

 

WINTER DANCE CONCERT

2/21/13 – 2/23/13 (Thurs-Sat) 7:30pm

2/24/13 (Sun) 2pm at Stevens Center

405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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An exciting program featuring George Balanchine’s La Source, Bill T. Jones’ D-Man in the Waters, a world premiere by School of Dance alumna Emery LeCrone and a special presentation from the Forsythe Project – “culminating in performance, former Forsythe dancer Douglas Becker leads a repertory exploration referencing his many years in creative process with William Forsythe.”

 

 

BAROQUE WINDS

(Sat) 2/23/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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The acclaimed UNCSA woodwind faculty explores the varied literature of the 17th and 18th centuries. Featuring Tadeu Coelho, flute; Oskar Espina-Ruiz, clarinet; Robin Driscoll, oboe; Saxton Rose, bassoon; and Taimur Sullivan, saxophone.

 

 

FESTIVAL OF NORTH CAROLINA DANCE PERFORMANCE

(Sun) 2/24/13 6:30pm at Stevens Center

405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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Students groups from all over North Carolina perform.

 

 

COMPOSERS ABROAD

(Tues) 2/26/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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UNCSA Piano faculty-artist Dmitri Shteinberg presents Composers Abroad: when great composers travel to faraway shores – sometimes without so much as leaving their desks. Works by Scarlatti, Scriabin, Debussy, Mozart and Prokofiev.

 

 

UNCSA JAZZ ENSEMBLE

(Thurs) 2/28/13 7:30pm at Gerald Freeman Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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The award-winning UNCSA Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ron Rudkin, will perform a program offering an extensive range of Big Band jazz styles, including traditional swing, Latin, fusion and contemporary. The performance will feature the group’s most talented jazz soloists and highlight different sections of the band.

 

 

MARCH

DEEDS OF DARING DUO

(Sat) 3/16/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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Visiting faculty violinist Janet Orenstein joins pianist Allison Gagnon for three chestnuts of the sonata repertoire: Brahms’ first Sonata, Bloch’s Baal Shem Suite, and Corigliano’s award-winning Sonata, together spanning a century’s worth of romanticism and virtuosity.

 

 

TROMBONE STUDIO RECITAL

(Sun) 3/17/13 2pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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The trombone studio, under direction of John Ilika, will present ensembles and soloists that feature the talents of our trombonists at UNCSA. Trombones play every style, every dynamic to the extreme. FREE

 

 

STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERTS

3/20/13 (Wed) 2pm at Crawford Hall


3/26/13 (Tues) 7:30pm at Watson Hall


3/27/13 (Wed) 2pm at Crawford Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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Student ensembles perform traditional and contemporary chamber music works. The program will feature trios, quartets and quintets and will celebrate the student talent of the UNCSA School of Music. FREE

 

 

UNCSA WIND ENSEMBLE

(Fri) 3/22/13 7:30pm at Crawford Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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The UNCSA Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Michael Dodds, is joined by faculty bassoonist Saxton Rose in Dana Wilson’s Avatar: Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Winds and by faculty organist Timothy Olsen in Carl Nielsen’s majestic Sinfonia Espansiva for symphonic brass and organ.

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE OPERA WORKSHOP: AN AFTERNOON AT THE OPERA

(Sun) 3/24/13 2pm at de Mille Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

336-631-1212

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Steven LaCosse, stage director / Mary Ann Bills, musical preparation

Members of the Undergraduate Opera Workshop perform one-act operas. FREE

 

 

T’IS PITY SHE’S A WHORE BY JOHN FORD

March 27-30 (Wed-Sat) 8pm / April 3-6 (Wed-Sat) 8pm /

March 30 (Sat) 2pm / April 6 (Sat) 2pm at Patrons Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

336-631-1212

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Directed by JESSE BREGER / Studio 4

John Ford’s vivid Jacobean masterpiece will be directed by Jesse Breger, Founding Director of New York’s acclaimed Red Bull Theatre. Illicit passion, betrayal, and revenge take center stage in this brilliant play of heightened language.

 

 

UNCSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: BRITTEN AND THE SEA

(Sat) 3/30/13 7:30pm at Stevens Center

405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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As a young composer, Britten attended a concert which included Frank Bridge’s tone poem The Sea. The work “knocked him side-ways” and soon after Bridge became Britten’s teacher. Britten’s orchestral version of the sea follows with the Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from his opera Peter Grimes. Also featured on this concert is the winner of the spring concerto competition. James Allbritten conducts.

 

 

APRIL

UNCSA PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES

(Wed) 4/3/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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John R. Beck conducts the high school, college, and graduate percussion ensembles. FREE

 

 

T’IS PITY SHE’S A WHORE BY JOHN FORD

March 27-30 (Wed-Sat) 8pm

April 3-6 (Wed-Sat) 8pm

March 30 (Sat) 2pm

April 6 (Sat) 2pm at Patrons Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

336-631-1212

www.uncsaevents.com

 

Directed by JESSE BREGER / Studio 4

John Ford’s vivid Jacobean masterpiece will be directed by Jesse Breger, Founding Director of New York’s acclaimed Red Bull Theatre. Illicit passion, betrayal, and revenge take center stage in this brilliant play of heightened language.

 

 

THE DRAGON BY YEVGENY SHVARTS

4/4/13 -4/6/13 (Thurs-Sat) 8pm

4/10/13 -4/13/13 (Wed-Sat) 8pm

4/7/13 and 4/13/13 (Sun & Sat) 2pm at Catawba Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

336-631-1212

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Directed by John Dillon / Studio 3

Written immediately after WWII, this Russian play deliriously combines elements of fairy and folk tale with a political allegory of the modern state. A town sacrifices its women to the dragon who “protects” them, but is the cure worse than the disease?

 

 

FILM SCREENING: A TIME THERE WAS…

(Sat) 4/6/13 2pm at Main Theatre, ACE Exhibition Complex on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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Documentarian Tony Palmer won the Prix Italia for his exploration of the life, career and music of his friend, Benjamin Britten. “…I hoped (and hope) the film would enable others to share something of this strange, haunted man, and his enduring power for us.” – Tony Palmer FREE

 

 

GUITAR CLASS RECITAL

(Sat) 4/6/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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Guitar students of Zane Forshee perform an eclectic mix of music. FREE

 

 

UNCSA CANTATA SINGERS: ALLBRITTEN DOES ALL-BRITTEN

(Sun) 4/7/13 2pm at Crawford Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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Conductor James Allbritten leads the Cantata Singers through some of Britten’s masterworks for chorus. Included will be his festival cantata Rejoice in the Lamb to a text by Christopher Smart, A Shepherd’s Carol with text by his friend

W.H. Auden, and the beautiful Five Flower Songs for a capella chorus. FREE

 

 

GUITAR CLASS RECITAL

(Tues) 4/9/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

336-631-1212

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Guitar students of Joseph Pecoraro perform works by Mexican composer Manuel Ponce. FREE

 

 

UNCSA JAZZ ENSEMBLE

(Thurs) 3/11/13 7:30pm at Gerald Freeman Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

336-631-1212

www.uncsaevents.com

 

The award-winning UNCSA Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ron Rudkin, will perform a program offering an extensive range of Big Band jazz styles, including traditional swing, Latin, fusion and contemporary. The performance will feature the group’s most talented jazz soloists and highlight different sections of the band.

 

 

LA DISPUTE BY PIERRE DE MARIVAUX

4/11/13 – 4/13/13 (Thurs-Sat) 8pm

4/13/13 (Sat) 2pm at Patrons Theatre
Workshop presentation, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $6

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Directed by Drama Dean Carl Forsman / Studio 4

In this Enlightenment comedy, four innocents are placed together in a virtual Garden of Eden to discover which gender is the more unfaithful. A giddily philosophical investigation of youthful indiscretion. ALL SEATS: $6

 

 

FLETCHER OPERA INSTITUTE: OWEN WINGRAVE

4/17/13 (Wed) 7:30pm

4/19/13 (Fri) 7:30pm

4/21/13 (Sun) 2pm at de Mille Theatre

Opera in Two Acts / Sung in English / Music by Benjamin Britten / Libretto by Myfanwy Piper after a short story by Henry James / James Allbritten, musical director / Steven LaCosse, stage director / Angela Vanstory Ward, musical preparation

 

Join the Fletcher Institute as it celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the composer’s birth with Owen Wingrave. A committed pacifist born into a renowned military family, Owen Wingrave is met with a torrent of disapproval over his beliefs. Desperate to keep the love of his would-be bride, he is determined to prove his inner strength – even if it leads to a mysterious end.

 

 

SPRING DANCE CONCERT

4/20/13 (Sat) 7:30pm

4/20/13 and 4/21/13 (Sat & Sun) 2pm at Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill, NC

Shen Wei’s Rite of Spring, Nijinsky’s Jeux and Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and a world

premiere ballet by School of Dance Dean Susan Jaffe, set to Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances.

Chancellor John Mauceri conducts the UNCSA Orchestra.

SPECIAL EVENT PRICING: Tickets $31-$55. Please visit www.carolinaperformingarts.org or contact the CPA Box Office at 919-843-3333 for tickets and information.

 

 

PIANO AREA RECITAL

(Tues) 4/23/13 7:30pm at Watson Hall, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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UNCSA piano students perform masterpieces from the solo and chamber repertoire. Works by Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Debussy and more. FREE

 

 

UNCSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Symphonic Dances

(Sat) 4/27/13 7:30pm at Stevens Center

405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors

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In his final UNCSA performance, Chancellor John Mauceri leads the UNCSA Symphony Orchestra in a concert that celebrates the enduring legacy of the Ballets Russes, with Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, and Jeux – his final masterpiece which premiered one hundred years ago in Paris. The program includes Borodin’s colorful Polovtsian Dances, the second suite from Ravel’s sensuous Daphnis and Chloe as well as the world concert premiere of music alumnus Leo Hurley’s impressionistic score to the 2012 UNCSA dance film MOLLY UNDER THE MOON, conducted by Michael Dwinell.

 

 

DANCE PREPARATORY PROGRAM WORKSHOP

(Sun) 4/28/13 1pm at Gerald Freeman Theatre, Performance Place on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: $6

336-631-1212

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Third- through eighth-grade students in our after-school program are showcased.

ALL SEATS: $6

 

 

MAY

THIRD-YEAR STUDENT FILM SCREENINGS

(Thurs) 5/2/13 7pm at Main Theatre, ACE Exhibition Complex on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

336-631-1212

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Short films by up-and-coming students in the School of Filmmaking are shown. FREE

 

 

FOURTH-YEAR STUDENT FILM SCREENINGS

(Fri) 5/3/13 4pm and 8pm at Main Theatre, ACE Exhibition Complex on the UNCSA Campus

1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

336-631-1212

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Short films by up-and-coming students in the School of Filmmaking are shown. FREE

 

 

COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL 2013 HONORS RECITAL

(Sun) 5/19/13 3pm at Stevens Center

405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Tickets: FREE

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UNCSA’s Community Music School, which offers private music lessons in downtown Winston-Salem for all ages, presents performances by outstanding students chosen for this recital by way of audition. Enjoy singing, piano, and other instrumental performances in the celebration of music. FREE

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