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February 2014
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It Might As Well Be Spring,,,

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Fletcher Opera: The Tales of Hoffmann

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Fletcher Opera: The Tales of Hoffmann

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    UNCSA Wind Ensemble

 

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"To Be Perfectly Franck"

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Women of Note!PPD TO MARCH 18

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Henry V

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Henry V

Winter Dance Concert

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Henry V

Winter Dance Concert

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Henry V

Winter Dance Concert

nu Plays New

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Henry V

Winter Dance Concert

Festival of NC Dance Performance

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Espina-Browne-Shteinberg Trio

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The Winter's Tale

Student Chamber Music Festival Concert

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The Winter's Tale

UNCSA Jazz Ensemble

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The Winter's Tale

 

 

 

UNCSA Performances - February 2014

 

1 (Sat)  IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING…

7:30 pm Watson Hall

Awake from your winter hibernation as double bassist Paul Sharpe and

pianist Allison Gagnon breathe new life into a masterpiece written for an

extinct instrument -- Schubert’s lively and virtuosic Arpeggione Sonata.

Cellist Brooks Whitehouse joins Sharpe in the duo, Low and Lower, with a

selection of fresh new compositions and arrangements.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

2 & 4 (also Jan 31) FLETCHER OPERA INSTITUTE:

LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN (THE TALES OF HOFFMANN)

(Sun) 2 pm / (Tues) 7:30 pm Stevens Center

Music by Jacques Offenbach

Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michael Carré

Based on the tales of E.T.A Hoffmann

Sung in French with English supertitles

James Allbritten, music director

Steven LaCosse, stage director

Angela Vanstory Ward, vocal preparation

The A.J. Fletcher Institute presents the many romantic adventures of

Hoffmann, a poet searching for love -- only to find that it lies just beyond

his reach. At every turn his actions are thwarted by a devilish character

who turns up in Vienna, Munich and Venice. Offenbach’s glorious score is

one of the most expressive in all of 19th century French opera.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

7 (Fri)  UNCSA WIND ENSEMBLE

7:30 pm Stevens Center

The UNCSA Wind Ensemble spans generations with riveting music ranging

from Richard Strauss’ Festmusik der Stadt Wien, through Gustav Holst’s

The Planets, to current-day works by John Mackey and Jonathan Newman.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

8 (Sat) “TO BE PERFECTLY FRANCK…”

7:30 pm Watson Hall

The 20th century brilliance of George Gershwin, Charles Ives and Shulamit

Ran will set the stage for this 19th century classic by César Franck.

Violinist Janet Orenstein and pianist Allison Gagnon team up once again for

this exciting program.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

15 (Sat) WOMEN OF NOTE! PPD TO MARCH 18

7:30 pm Watson Hall

The Fire Pink Trio celebrates women in the arts. Harpist Jacquelyn Bartlett,

violist Sheila Browne and flutist Debra Reuter-Pivetta present an exciting

program focused on women to celebrate the goddesses in our lives. Music

by Hilary Tann, Mel Bonis, Adrienne Albert and others.

18 (Tues)  TROMBONE AREA RECITAL

7:30 pm Watson Hall

The trombone studio at UNCSA presents an enjoyable evening of trombone

solo, quartet and trombone choir music under the direction of John Ilika.

FREE

19-23 HENRY V

(Wed-Sat) 7:30 pm / (Sat and Sun) 2 pm Freedman Theatre

Directed by Guest Artist Stephen Brown-Fried/Studios 3 and 4

Shakespeare's classic tale of heroism and national identity jumps to life as you've never seen it before, as we rediscover history within the walls of The Gerald Freedman Theatre.  An exciting, adventurous tale of leadership with a new twist.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

20-23 WINTER DANCE CONCERT

(Thurs-Sat) 7:30 pm / (Sun) 2 pm Stevens Center

A vivid and complex program featuring the world premiere of a new work

conceived in an exciting collaboration between 100 students with resident

guest artists from Random Dance Company, the internationally-renowned

brainchild of Artistic Director Wayne McGregor. The program will also

feature Concerto by Lucinda Childs, Raymonda by Petipa, and a new work

by alumnus Juel Lane.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

22 (Sat)  nu PLAYS NEW

7:30 pm Watson Hall

The new (nu) music ensemble, under the direction of Saxton Rose, performs

music by UNCSA composers Derek Arnold, Clayton Davidson, Andrew

DeGroot, Kenneth Florence, Dayton Hare, Brent Lawrence, Jake Logsdon,

Laura Reynolds, Nicholas Rich, Cheyne Runnells, Ethan Swofford, Alex

Umfleet, and Dak Van Vranken.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

23 (Sun) FESTIVAL OF NORTH CAROLINA DANCE PERFORMANCE

6:30 pm Stevens Center

Student groups from all over North Carolina perform.

FREE

25 (Tues) ESPINA-BROWNE-SHTEINBERG TRIO

7:30 pm Watson Hall

After a successful debut at the Treetops Chamber Music Society in 2013,

the Espina-Browne-Shteinberg Trio debuts at UNCSA with trios for clarinet,

viola and piano by Mozart, Schumann and Kurtág, works by UNCSA

composers Kenneth Frazelle and Lawrence Dillon, and a clarinet world

premiere by a UNCSA composition student.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

Feb 26-March 2 THE WINTER’S TALE

(Wed–Sat) 7:30 pm / (Sat & Sun) 2 pm Catawba Theatre

Directed by Guest Artist Gus Kaikkonen/Studios 3 and 4

Shakespeare’s darkly comedic investigation into the cost of jealousy spans

16 years and the European continent, featuring a magical statue and a

man-eating bear.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

FEB 26 (Wed), March 2 & 5  STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERTS

2 pm Watson Hall

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

27 (Thurs)  UNCSA JAZZ ENSEMBLE

7:30 pm Freedman Theatre

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.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

 

Other Performances in February 2014 at UNCSA Venues

 

8 (Saturday)

Winston-Salem Symphony

Stevens Center

7:30pm

$63-$26

 

9 (Sunday)

Winston-Salem Symphony

Stevens Center

3:00pm

$63-$16

11 (Tuesday)

Winston-Salem Symphony

Stevens Center

7:30pm

$63-$16