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Music at Princeton: Jan 2018



MUS 213: Course Recital
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 at 3:00pm
Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall
Students in MUS213: Projects in Instrumental Performance (Chamber Music) present an end-of-semester concert of chamber works by Alfred Uhl, Dmitri Shostakovich, Anton Arensky, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Paul Hindemith, Antonín Dvoák, and more. 

FREE and open to all. No tickets required.
MUS 219: Course Recital
Friday & Saturday, Jan. 12-13, 2018 at 7:30pm
Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall
Students in MUS219: Performing Opera present a free, fully-staged production of Monteverdi's masterpiece "L'Orfeo" -- a work that is considered to be the " root of all opera." The production, directed by award-winning director Thomas Guthrie, conducted by Director of Choral Activities Gabriel Crouch, with lighting by Tony-nominated designer Jane Cox, projection design by Princeton Arts Fellow David Bengali, and production design by Ruth Paton, presents a novel retelling of the Orpheus legend through the use of masks and puppets.
In conjunction with the performances, the Program in Italian Studies will present an afternoon symposium on the opera on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 1:00-6:00PM, including a round table featuring the production team, presentations on the opera and its context by the graduate students in Professor Wendy Heller's graduate seminar Music 515: Origins of Opera.   The symposium will be followed by a reception.  
FREE and open to the public; advanced reservations are sold out for both performances. 
An obstructed view line will form at the door at 6:30PM prior to each performance.

Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at 7:00pm
Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall
The Princeton Undergraduate Composers Collective is a student-run group dedicated to music composition. This event will feature original compositions by members of the collective.
FREE and open to all. No tickets required.
MUS 310: Course Recital
Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at 8:00pm
Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall
A recital of new music by Princeton University student composers from Music 310: Advanced Composition Workshop, taught by Prof. Dan Trueman.
Works by:
Hansini Bhasker '19, Kristin Hauge '18, Matt Helm '20, Charlotte Jeppsen '18, Alex Laurenzi '20, Jason Polychronakos '18, Shruthi Rajasekar '18, Matt Wang '19, Philip Zhakevich (lecturer) and Edward Zhang '19.
FREE and open to all. No tickets required. 
Student Senior Recital
Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at 3:00pm
Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall
Violinist Tabitha Oh '18 presents her senior recital.
FREE and open to all. No tickets required.
MUS 270: Course Recital
Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at 7:30pm
Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall
Students in the course MUS 270: Medieval and Renaissance Music from Original Notation perform a short recital of selections from the medieval vocal repertory. 
FREE and open to all. No tickets required.
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at 4:30pm
Room 10, McCosh Hall
A discussion about Russia, Putin, Trump, and journalism
Julia Ioffe '05 writes on national security, foreign policy, and politics for The Atlantic, having previously written for PoliticoThe New Yorker, and The New Republic. Her article "What Putin Really Wants" is the cover story of this month's issue of The Atlantic. Her 2016 profile of Melanie Trump for GQ attracted national attention after Ioffe was targeted by white supremacist trolls. She appears frequently on CNN, MSNBC, and PBS.
FREE and open to the public. No tickets required.

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