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December Music Events at Princeton University

MONTHLY CALENDAR
DECEMBER 2018
 
 
For more information about all of these events and to direct others to our mailing list, please visit music.princeton.edu.
 
 
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL &
DON MICHAEL RANDEL IN CONVERSATION
Sat. Dec 1 8:00PM | Free, Ticketed
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS
 
Gustavo Dudamel's residency at Princeton University Concerts launches with a public conversation about art, education, and social change in Latin America and beyond.
 
 
BETSAYDA MACHADO:
?"THE VOICE OF VENEZUELA"
Sat. Dec 1 9:00PM | Free, Ticketed
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS
 
Following the conversation listed above, everyone is invited for a musical party with the Afro-Venezuelan folk music singer and Grammy-nominated cuatro/mandolin virtuoso Jorge Glem to celebrate the launch of Gustavo Dudamel's residency at Princeton.
 
 
QUARTET 212 WITH MEZZO-SOPRANO EMILY D'ANGELO
Sun. Dec 2 2:00PM | Ticketed
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS
 
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra members David Chan, Rafael Figueroa, Catherine Ro and Dov Scheindlin, join rising opera star Emily D'Angelo in the first concert curated by Gustavo Dudamel as part of his residency. A post-concert discussion between the Maestro and Deborah Borda, President of the New York Philharmonic, to follow.
 
 
JAZZ VOCAL IMPROVISATION ENSEMBLE
Mon. Dec 3 7:30PM | FREE, Unticketed
 
JAZZ AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
 
Jazz at Princeton University's Vocal Improvisation Ensemble (VIE), directed by world-renowned vocalist and composer Jay Clayton, presents its first public performance of the year, "Scatting over the Jazz Standards and Beyond."
 
 
"IMITATIO"
Tue. Dec 4 8:00PM | FREE, Unticketed
 
EARLY MUSIC PRINCETON
 
A concert featuring rare programmatic pieces from the Baroque era, including Johann Sebastian Bach’s only known programmatic piece, theCapriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother. Come and hear how music can represent drums, horns, tears, drunken singers, and even cats and roosters...
 
 
JAZZ SMALL GROUPS I & A
IN CONCERT
Wed. Dec 5 7:30PM | FREE, Unticketed
 
JAZZ AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
 
Jazz Small Groups I and A, directed by award-winning saxophonist and program director Rudresh Mahanthappa, perform the music of Charlie Parker, Nels Cline, Lee Konitz, John Scofield, Rudresh Mahanthappa, and more.
 
 
A DISCUSSION WITH
VICKY CHOW, PIANIST
Thu. Dec 6 4:30-6:30PM |
?FREE, Unticketed
 
COMPOSITION COLLOQUIA SERIES
 
New music pianist Vicky Chow comes to campus for a public discussion. She is the pianist for the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Grand Band, New Music Detroit, X88 and has collaborated with other ensembles including the International Contemporary Ensemble. 
 
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
Thu. Dec 6 & Fri. Dec 7 7:30PM | Ticketed
 
The Princeton University Orchestra continues its 2018-19 season with a world premiere by principal cellist Calvin Van Zytveld, as well as works by Aaron Copland, Manuel de Falla, and Claude Debussy. Ruth Ochs conducts.
 
 
SIXTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE MUSIC OF AFRICA
Sat. Dec 8 1:00-6:00PM |
FREE, Reservations recommended
 
Including a lecture-demonstration by master-musician, dancer and scholar, Dr. Habib Iddrisu of the University of Oregon, a keynote address by Professor Michael Veal of Yale University, and a performance by the Dafra Kura Band led by master-musician Olivier Tarpaga.
 
 
OUT OF THE DEEP:
RUSSIAN CHORAL MUSIC & THE BASSO PROFUNDO
Sun. Dec 9 3:00PM | Ticketed
 
GLEE CLUB PRESENTS
 
The Glee Club is joined by three of the world's greatest low basses ("basso profundo" soloists) - Vladimir Miller, Adrian Peacock, and Glenn Miller - together for the very first time in the United States in a program featuring great Russian music. Gabriel Crouch conducts.
 
 
PROFESSOR ELLEN HARRIS
Mon. Dec 10 4:30-6:00PM
?FREE, Unticketed
 
MUSICOLOGY COLLOQUIA SERIES
 
A Musicology Colloquium Talk by Ellen Harris (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Professor Harris' work focuses on Handel, Baroque opera, and vocal performance practice. She is currently President of the American Musicological Society.
 
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY SINFONIA
Tue. Dec 11 7:30PM | Ticketed
 
In its first Richardson performance of the year, the Princeton University Sinfonia treats the community to a concert featuring three soloists, three conductors, and one world premiere. The program concludes with Sergei Rachmaninoff's beloved Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by newly appointed Rhodes Scholar John Hoffmeyer '18.
 
 
LIVE MUSIC MEDITATION MARTIN FRÖST, CLARINET
HENRIK MÅWE, PIANO
Thu. Dec 13 12:30-1:30PM
FREE, Unticketed
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS
 
Experience world-class music more personally than ever before by meditating to live music performed by legendary Swedish clarinetist Martin Fröst with pianist Henrik Måwe, guided by Associate Dean Matthew Weiner, Princeton University Office Religious Life. No experience necessary.
 
 
MARTIN FRÖST, CLARINET & HENRIK MÅWE, PIANO
Thu. Dec 13 8:00PM | Ticketed
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS
 
Martin Fröst is a performer who truly transcends his instrument and makes music that simply feels alive. For his Princeton University Concerts debut, and one of only two United States recital appearances this season, he is joined by fellow Swede Henrik Måwe for a sumptuous spread of Brahms, Poulenc, and Vivaldi arrangements.

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