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October Music Events at Princeton University

A DISCUSSION WITH SHARA NOVA, SINGER-SONGWRITER
Thu. Oct 4 4:30-6:30PM
FREE, Unticketed
 
COMPOSITION COLLOQUIA SERIES
 
The Composition Colloquium series hosts singer-songwriter Shara Nova for a discussion about her work. 
The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.
 
 
PEKING OPERA:
AN INTRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE
Sat. Oct 6 9:30AM - 2:00PM
FREE, Unticketed
 
An introduction to Peking Opera, including fully-staged excerpts performed by Princeton University students from the Shanghai Peking Opera Summer Immersion Program. Stop by throughout the event!
 
 
JERUSALEM
STRING QUARTET with PINCHAS ZUKERMAN, viola & AMANDA FORSYTH, cello
Thu. Oct 11 8:00PM | Ticketed
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS
 
The acclaimed quartet returns after a six-year hiatus, along with legendary violist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth. Together, these old acquaintances offer rarely heard, richly expressive string sextets.
 
 
SCHUBERT STRING QUINTET IN C MAJOR, D. 956
Wed. Oct 17 6:00PM & 9:00PM | Ticketed
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS
 
A "Performances Up Close" event focusing on the sublime work written weeks before the composer's death. Performed by the Takács Quartet with cellist David Requiro, with concert design by Broadway actor/director Michael Dean Morgan and scenic designer Wesley Cornwell.
 
 
A DISCUSSION WITH ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN, COMPOSER
Thu. Oct 18 4:30-6:30PM
FREE, Unticketed
 
COMPOSITION COLLOQUIA SERIES
 
The Composition Colloquium series hosts composer Angélica Negrón for a discussion. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.
 
 
A MASTER CLASS WITH
WU HAN, PIANO
Thu. Oct 18 4:30-6:30PM
?FREE, Unticketed
 
DONNA WENG FRIEDMAN '80
MASTER CLASS SERIES
 
Renowned pianist Wu Han, Artistic Director of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Music@Menlo, works with talented Princeton University student pianists in a workshop free and open to all.
 
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY GLEE CLUB:FOOTBALL CONCERT
Fri. Oct 19 7:30PM | Ticketed
 
The Harvard Glee Club visits the Princeton University Glee Club in this 105-year-old tradition, taking place during the weekend of the Princeton-Harvard Football game. The program features music from the Russian Orthodox Church, Latin American folk songs, as well as skits, college songs, and more.
 
 
PRINCETON
UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
Sat. Oct 20 7:30PM &
Sun. Oct 21 3:00PM | Ticketed
 
The Princeton University Orchestra opens its 2018-19 season with a celebratory program, including the rarely-heard Concerto for Marimba and Strings by Emmanuel Séjourné, featuring concerto competition winner Henry Peters '20, Bernstein's Fancy Free Ballet Suite, and Berlioz's beloved Symphonie fantastique.
 
 
A TALK BY FRED MAUS
Mon. Oct 22 4:30-6:30PM
FREE, Unticketed
 
MUSICOLOGY COLLOQUIUM
 
A Musicology Colloquium Talk by Department of Music alumnus Fred Maus, now a professor at the University of Virginia who has written on music and narrative, gender and sexuality in relation to discourse about music, popular music, embodiment, music therapy, and other subjects.
 
 
A TALK BY
DAVID B. COPLAN
Tue. Oct 23 4:30PM | FREE, Unticketed
 
GUEST TALK
 
David B. Coplan (Wits University, South Africa) will speak about his evolving attempts to "write culture" in Johannesburg, South Africa, in innovative ways that enhance transcommunication. Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology & African Studies Program.
 
 
L'ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA ORCHESTRA
with conductor IVÁN FISCHER
Tue. Oct 23 7:30PM | FREE, Ticketed
 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
ORCHESTRA PRESENTS
 
Hear the Italian orchestra on their United States tour, conducted by world-renowned maestro Iván Fischer (founder and music director of the Budapest Festival Orchestra; music director of Berlin’s Konzerthaus and Konzerthaus Orchestra).
 
 
SCIENCE FICTA &
NEW PERPLEXITY
Tue. Oct 23 8:00PM | FREE, Unticketed
 
PRINCETON SOUND KITCHEN
 
Princeton University graduate students Molly Herron & Cleek Schery present their new compositions, performed by the Science Ficta viola da gamba virtuosi and New Perplexity collective.
 
 
A DISCUSSION WITH CHRISTOPHER STARK, COMPOSER
Thu. Oct 25 4:30-6:30PM
FREE, Unticketed
 
COMPOSITION COLLOQUIA SERIES
 
The Composition Colloquium series hosts composer Christopher Stark for a discussion. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.
 
BEYOND THE DEPARTMENT
 
 
GIACOMO PUCCINI'S TOSCA
Tue. Oct 2 7:00PM | FREE, Unticketed
 
MENDEL NIGHT AT THE OPERA
 
The Mendel Music Library will stream the 2018 Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini's "Tosca" starring Sonya Yoncheva, Vittorio Grigolo, and Željko Lu?i?, with a pre-show talk by musicology graduate student Matré Grant.
 
 
MUSIC & VERSE:
FROM SAPPHO TO ELYTIS
Sun. Oct 14 4:00PM | FREE, Unticketed
 
SEEGER CENTER FOR HELLENIC STUDIES & ORANGE PAN-HELLENIC ASSOCIATION
 
Featuring Grigoris Maninakis and the Mikorkosmos Ensemble, with participation from Princeton students, faculty, and staff. Donations will be collected at the door for Attica Wildfire Relief.

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