Department of Music Event Listing

Most Department of Music events are general admission, FREE and open to the public.  Ticketed performances are listed below and available for sale online or via the Music Box Office: (858) 534-3448. 

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Camera Lucida

Monday, October 1st, 2012 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


Event Program (PDF)

BEETHOVEN AND BRAHMS
Monday, October 1, 7:30pm

BEETHOVEN: String Trio in C minor, Op. 9, No. 3
SCHUMANN: Maerchenbilder for Viola and Piano
BRAHMS: Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8

Read more about the Camera Lucida chamber music series at San Diego Symphony's website. (link)

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WED@7 Cage 100 Freeman Etudes

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
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JANOS NEGYESY PERFORMS JOHN CAGE'S FREEMAN ETUDES

In honor of the John Cage Centennial, UCSD Professor of Music, János Négyesy, performs the complete version of Cage's Freeman Etudes.

Négyesy premiered the Freeman Etudes in 1984 and is also known for performances of works by Globokar, Hajdu, Bozay, Feldman, Saariaho, Ligeti, Xenakis, Berio and many others.

http://crca.ucsd.edu/~jnegyesy/

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WED@7 Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
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KARL BERGER AND INGRID SERTSO IN CONCERT

Karl Berger, co-founder (along with Ornette Coleman) of the Creative Music Studio in Woodstock, NY, performs with vocalist Ingrid Sertso, contrabassist Mark Dresser, and an Improvisor's Orchestra of UCSD faculty and graduate students.

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Portfolio 2012 Boesch / Peter / Rosenberger

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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Boesch / Peter / Rosenberger
“PORTFOLIO” 2012
land - material - people

Interpretations, transformations and responses these are procedures at the heart of the project “PORTFOLIO” by the Swiss musicians Christoph Boesch (flute, voice, electronics), Thomas Peter (programming, electronics) and Katharina Rosenberger
(composition, electronics).

“PORTFOLIO” 2012 is dedicated to the concept of “origins” and to photography. As a point of departure serves the portfolio of three prominent Swiss photographers: Robert Frank (1924), Christian Lichtenberg (1953), and Sarah Girard (1978). Three generations of artists, well travelled, observant of culture and rituals, present in their artwork distinct perspectives of belonging and heritage.

Read more about "PORTFOLIO" 2012 and the Artists here.

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Fall Composition Juries

Saturday, October 20th, 2012 10:00 am

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Event Program (PDF)

FALL COMPOSITION JURIES

Five premieres from graduate composers: Xavier Beteta, Ran Duan, Owen Ferro, Hunjoo Jung, and Ori Ben Yosef Talmon.

Performances begin at 10:00 AM and are immediately followed by a discussion panel led by UCSD composition faculty members.

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Alice Teyssier Recital

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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MUSICHE NUOVE

Soprano Alice Teyssier and friends present Salvatore Sciarrino's rarely-heard 'Aspern Suite', excerpts from the composer's opera based on Henry James' Aspern Papers. The evocative piece is preceded by songs from Giulio Caccini's 'Le nuove musiche.'

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Ableton Live Workshop

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


Ableton is proud to be partnering with "The Godfather of Controllerism" Moldover and Abelton Live User Group San Diego for an exclusive workshop at UCSD.  The practical tools and skills Moldover will be demonstrating are designed to ignite your enthusiam, advance your workflow, and maximize your productivity with Abelton Live.  Whether you're new to Live or a seasoned pro, you're sure to benefit from this unique workshop presented by this amazing artist.

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WED@7 Mark Dresser

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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MARK DRESSER IN CONCERT

UC San Diego Department of Music faculty member Mark Dresser presents his latest improvisations and recent compositions.  Included on the program: "Chronicles of an Asthmatic Stripper" an animation by Sarah Jane Lapp with live bass, and imAge/contrabass & imagE contrabass by Roger Reynolds.

http://www.mark-dresser.com

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Dresser

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Grad Forum

Thursday, October 25th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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GRAD FORUM

Jonathan Hepfer performs Lachenmann's timbral masterpiece, Intérieur I, for solo percussionist; Yvette Jackson presents her original radio opera, Prologue to Invisible People, in complete darkness; and Odd and Even, a collaborative music and dance ensemble, closes the show with dynamic interactions of sound and movement.

Grad Forums provide an outlet for Music Department graduate students to present individual and collaborative works on their own terms.

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Hero / Anti-Hero

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 7:30 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: HERO / ANTI-HERO

Steven Schick conducts  La Jolla Symphony and Chorus opens their season on the themes found in Wallace Stegner’s great novel “Angle of Repose” with differing views of heroism. The ultimate “heroic” piece – Beethoven’s Third Symphony – is paired with the young American composer Missy Mazzoli and her turbulent and alluring work.  John Cage, the James Dean of 20th-century composers, lets us experience a true anti-hero. Missy Mazzoli joins LJSC for this concert (pictured).

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SoirŽe for Music Lovers

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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SOIREE FOR MUSIC LOVERS

Soirée for Music Lovers returns!  Under the direction of János Négyesy, the popular Soirée evenings resume featuring classical favorites.

The program will include:

Debussy 150 Birthday celebration with Violin Sonata, Cello Sonata and Harp Trio, and the Brahms Piano Quintet in f minor, Op.34

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Hero / Anti-Hero

Sunday, November 4th, 2012 2:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: HERO / ANTI-HERO

Steven Schick conducts   La Jolla Symphony and Chorus opens their season on the themes found in Wallace Stegner’s great novel “Angle of Repose” with differing views of heroism. The ultimate “heroic” piece – Beethoven’s Third Symphony – is paired with the young American composer Missy Mazzoli and her turbulent and alluring work.  John Cage, the James Dean of 20th-century composers, lets us experience a true anti-hero. Missy Mazzoli joins LJSC for this concert (pictured).

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1st Monday Noon Concert

Monday, November 5th, 2012 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Event Program (PDF)

A special indoor / outdoor performance launches the opening First Monday at Noon concert. Guest guitarists from Tijuana start off the afternoon in the Concert Hall with visiting composer Guillermo Galindo's Lineas Cruzadas. The concert continues outdoors featuring the contr'alto flute, tuba, and drum kit played as virtuosic solo instruments.

GUILLERMO GALINDO: Líneas Cruzadas
Pablo Gómez Cano, Jorge Lopez, Francisco Castañeda and Rosana Ceceña, guitar quartet

MAURICIO KAGEL: Mirum
Jonathan Piper, tuba

LANDER AND WELSH: Mood Music for the Dendrophilic
Bonnie Lander and Meghann Welsh, voice

KRZYSZTOF GOLINSKI: Water Dragon Suite (Excerpt)
Krzysztof Golinski, drums

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Camera Lucida

Monday, November 5th, 2012 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


Event Program (PDF)

POULEC, MARTINU AND REGER
Monday, November 5, 7:30pm

POULENC: Violin Sonata
MARTINU: Musique de Chambre No. 1
REGER: Clarinet Quintet

Read more about the Camera Lucida chamber music series at San Diego Symphony's website. (link)

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Festival Hispanoamericano de Guitarra

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


Event Program (PDF)

Festival Hispanoamericano de Guitarra

Centro Hispanoamericano de Guitarra, A. C.

Sede: Sala de Espectáculos, Vestíbulo de El Cubo y Sala de Usos Múltiples del CECUT.
Fecha: Del 3 al 12 de noviembre de 2011.
Convocan: Centro Hispanoamericano de Guitarra, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, y Centro Cultural Tijuana.

Nace en 1994 como una extensión de las actividades del Centro Hispanoamericano de Guitarra, A. C. Difunde el trabajo de los mejores guitarristas del mundo y fomenta el interés de los diversos públicos por conocerlos. Con la participación de destacados ejecutantes nacionales y extranjeros, ofrece conciertos de música clásica, flamenca, jazz y popular, así como conferencias, talleres y el Diplomado Nacional de Guitarra, con reconocimiento del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA). Incluye el trabajo interdisciplinario con artistas plásticos de la región, quienes presentan sus obras en la exposición denominada

La plástica bajacaliforniana dentro del Festival Hispanoamericano de Guitarra.

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Samuel Dunscombe Recital

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free. Seating is limited. Reservations required.


Event Program (PDF)

(Dis)Embodied Sounds for winds and electronics.

Helmut Lachenmann - Dal Niente, for solo clarinet
Luigi Nono - A Pierre, Dell'Azzurro Silenzio, Inquietum, for contrabass clarinet, contrabass flute, and electronics
Alvin Lucier - Still and Moving Lines, for clarinet and pure-wave oscillator
Samuel Dunscombe - Rainforest I, for clarinet and rainforest

There will be two performances: 7pm and 8:30pm. 

Limit of 16 audience members per performance. 

Booking is advised: please mail to info@samueldunscombe.com

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WED@7 Palimpsest Computer Music

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall


DeanÕs Night at the Prebys

Free Event


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PALIMPSEST

MUSIC FOR INSTRUMENTS AND ELECTRONICS

Rand Steiger curates PALIMPSEST featuring computer music compositions and instrumental collaborations.  Featured composers include: Wojtek Blecharz, John Cage, Milton Babbitt, Pierre Boulez, Luigi Nono, and John Luther Adams.

Through the generosity of Dean Seth Lerer, this event is free to the UCSD Community.

*A New Music Society featured event

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Curt Miller Recital

Saturday, November 10th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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TWO FOR ONE

Clarinetist Curt Miller performs music with multiple voices for solo clarinet in works by Josh Levine, Georg Philipp Telemann and Pierre Boulez. The concert will feature Boulez' revolutionary work for clarinet and electronics "Dialogue de l'ombre double" in an updated realization by Miller Puckette with the help of Scott Worthington.

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WED@7 soundSCAPE

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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soundSCAPE

Musicians from soundSCAPE make a rare San Diego appearance to perform the compositions of UC San Diego faculty and graduate composers.

soundSCAPE facilitates the exchange of new music, ideas, and culture between musicians of tomorrow’s generation, providing an international platform for performances of new music. Now in its ninth season, the festival attracts composers and performers from around the world for two weeks of inspiring concerts, lectures, master classes, and workshops. Musicians from soundSCAPE features music and musicians from the festival.

soundSCAPE takes place in Maccagno, Italy annually. For more information, please go to http://soundscapefestival.org

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redfishbluefish

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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redfishbluefish

Under the direction of Steven Schick, the redfishbluefish percussion ensemble presents Lewis Nielson's 2010 composition Tocsin and Le Livre des Claviers, composed by Philippe Manoury.

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Kyle Adam Blair: M.A. Piano Recital

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 3:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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AMERICAN BERSERK: AMERICAN AVANT-GARDE TREATMENTS OF JAZZ IDIOMS AND LEGENDS

John Adams' American Berserk provides an apt title for Kyle Adam Blair's program of solo piano works combining America's indigenous jazz music with the angularity and energy of the avant-garde. The program also includes Stuart Saunders Smith's Pinetop (dedicated to boogie-woogie forerunner Clarence "Pinetop" Smith), George Crumb's Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik (a set of pieces exploring the melody and harmonies of Thelonius Monk's 'Round Midnight) and Elliott Carter's 1945 Piano Sonata, which recalls the scampering agility of jazz pianists such as Art Tatum and Oscar Peterson.

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Christine Tavolacci Recital

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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L'Opera per Flauto

In her second DMA recital, flutist Christine Tavolacci presents selections from both volumes of Salvatore Sciarrino's L'Opera per Flauto.

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Siu Hei Lee Piano Recital

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Self Support Event
Free


SIU HEI LEE RECITAL

A native of Hong Kong, pianist and aspiring musicologist Siu Hei Lee plays Amy Beach, Caesar Franck and Piazzolla in another performance in town. This is the second of his "Musical Meetings," an ongoing series that aims to promote music of different genres, whether Chinese or Western, pop, classical or contemporary. He will be joined by violinist Steven Fong for Piazzolla and a tune by the celebrated Taiwanese musician JJ Lin.

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Claudia Stevens, Piano

Monday, November 26th, 2012 7:00 pm

Mandeville Recital Hall

Judaic Studies


CLAUDIA STEVENS in CONCERT

Presented by UCSD's Judaic Studies program, pianist Claudia Stevens performs in concert at the Mandeville Recital Hall.

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MUS 245 Focus on Performance

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Event Program (PDF)

All graduate students from the Performance Area present works in concert. 

Performances will feature the work of John Cage as well as works selected by the performers.

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UCSD Gospel Choir

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 8:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $5.50
Students w/ID: Free
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UCSD GOSPEL CHOIR

Directed by Ken Anderson, the choir soars toward the heavens with African-American gospel, blues, and traditional songs.

Please note that this performance takes place at Mandeville Auditorium.

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MUS 201B Adv. Improv

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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The students of Anthony Davis present an evening of free jazz improv.

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Singers and Choirs

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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SINGERS and CHOIRS

Under the direction of Phil Larson, Singers and Choirs of from UCSD's 95D and 95K ensembles perform.

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Chamber Ensembles

Friday, November 30th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

Chambers Ensembles under the direction of János Négyesy perform.

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Tania Lanfer Concert

Friday, November 30th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Self Support Event
Free


Gnarwhallaby, a new music ensemble from LA, will present new pieces by four Brazilian composers: Bernardo Barros, Bruno Ruviaro, Fernanda Aoki Navarro, and Tania Lanfer.

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Leah Bowden Recital

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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LEAH BOWDEN RECITAL

In her first D.M.A. Recital, Leah Bowden presents an evening of Free Jazz and Reality Television. Compositions by Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln, Sven-Ake Johannson, Peter Brotzmann and Cecil Taylor; featuring Clint McCallum and Anthony Davis.

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1st Monday Noon Concert

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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The December First Monday concert highlights late twentieth and early twenty-first century American music for solo piano and piano and voice. The program includes an original composition by Integrative Studies's Joshua Charney, Joseph Schwantner's Two Poems of Agueda Pizarro for voice and piano, and George Crumb's Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik for amplified piano.

JOSHUA CHARNEY: For/Fore/Four
Joseph Charney, piano

JOSEPH SCHWANTNER: Two Poems of Agueda Pizarro
Tiffany DuMouchelle, voice; Kyle Adam Blair, piano

GEORGE CRUMB: Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik
Kyle Adam Blair, amplified piano

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Monday Night Jazz, 95JC

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Event Program (PDF)

The 95jc concert will feature a small ensemble performing a variety of exciting compositions, including some written and arranged by student musicians. Our instrumentation includes voice, violin, saxophones, rhythm section and afro-latin percussion.

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Karis Studio Students

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 2:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Event Program (PDF)

Graduate piano performance students of Aleck Karis present an informal concert.

Featuring performances by: Todd Moellenberg, Kyle Blair, Stephen Lewis, and Siu Hei Lee.

*** PLEASE NOTE: This informal concert has a revised start time of 2:30 p.m. ***

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Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


Under the direction of David Medine, the 95E Chamber Orchestra performs in CPMC 122, The Experimental Theater.

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MUS 103 Final Recording (Fall)

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 2:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


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A recital of compositions by the undergraduate composers in Music 103 Composition Seminar. Works for string quartet, percussion, piano and more.

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Camera Lucida

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


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MOZART STRING QUINTETS
Wednesday, December 5, 7:30pm

MOZART: String Quintet in C Major, K. 515
MOZART: String Quintet in G minor, K. 516
MOZART: String Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614

Read more about the Camera Lucida chamber music series at San Diego Symphony's website. (link)

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Wind Ensemble

Thursday, December 6th, 2012 8:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $5.50
Students w/ID: Free
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UCSD WIND ENSEMBLE

Under the direction of Robert Zelickman, the 95L Wind Ensemble performs at Mandeville Auditorium.

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Computer Music Concert

Thursday, December 6th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


UCSD computer music graduate students present original music featuring original experimental works for performers and live electronics.  This concert will include highly diverse material utilizing custom software, home-made electronics, re-purposed technology, computer graphics, and sculptural sound objects, as well as traditional instruments and recorded sound.

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Violins & Violas

Friday, December 7th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


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The students of János Négyesy perform:

Vivaldi-Respighi – Sonata in D Major
Moderato (a fantasia) – Allegro moderato – Largo – Vivace
Eunah Cho –violin, Daniel Kim – piano

Johann Christian Bach – Viola concert in C Minor
Allegro molto ma maestoso - Adagio molto espressivo
Palak Poncholi – viola, Daniel Kim – piano

Johann Sebastian Bach – Partita for violin solo in b minor
Allemande – Double Courante – Double. Presto
Batya McAdam-Somer – violin

Massimo Lauricella – Kairòs for violin solo
Leah Asher – violin

Charles Ives – Sonata No.2 for violin and piano
1. Autumn
Batya McAdam Somer – violin
Todd Moellenberg – piano

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Grad Forum

Friday, December 7th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


Event Program (PDF)

The second and final Grad Forum of the quarter brings together a fantastic collection of sound art, visual art, improvisation, and electroacoustic music. The program includes video art by the Visual Arts Department’s Ava Porter alongside the second installment of Yvette Jackson’s Invisible People (A Radio Opera). Accomplished improvisers, Drew Ceccato and Chris Golinski, join forces in what promises to be an astounding improv duo, and Adam Tinkle and Pablo Gomez present fascinating solo computer and electroacoustic works.

VICTOR GARCIA PICHARDO: Looped Mode
Pablo Gómez Cano, guitar

ADAM TINKLE: Improvisation
Adam Tinkle, computer and saxophone

CECCATO AND GOLINSKI: Improvisation
Drew Ceccato, saxophone; Krzysztof Golinski, drum kit

AVA PORTER: Love Walked In

YVETTE JACKSON: Invisible People (A Radio Opera): Prologue and Act I, Scene 1
 

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ensemble et cetera

Saturday, December 8th, 2012 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Self Support Event
Free


Ensemble et cetera presents new works by Matt Barber, Jon Forshee, and Kurt Isaacson along with a realization of John Cage's Variations I. Ensemble et cetera is Curt Miller, clarinets, Dustin Donahue, percussion, and Scott Worthington, double bass. http://ens-etc.org

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Dark / Bright

Saturday, December 8th, 2012 7:30 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: DARK / BRIGHT

Steven Schick conducts   A brilliant Handel overture and Brahms’ stirring Triumphlied for chorus and orchestra face off against the darker hues and stirring passions of Schoenberg and Dallapiccola. Join LJSC for a concert of dazzling color and shadowy expression.

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Dark / Bright

Sunday, December 9th, 2012 2:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


Event Program (PDF)

LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: DARK / BRIGHT

Steven Schick conducts   A brilliant Handel overture and Brahms’ stirring Triumphlied for chorus and orchestra face off against the darker hues and stirring passions of Schoenberg and Dallapiccola. Join LJSC for a concert of dazzling color and shadowy expression.

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Cinegrid

Monday, December 10th, 2012 5:45 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre


In association with CineGrid's 7th Annual International Workshop, a special public performance will be held in honor of Nathan Brock.

Networked Audio Performance in Memory of Nathan Brock: Mark Dresser, UCSD and Michael Dessen, UCI.

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MUS 33A: Undergraduate Composition Juries

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 3:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


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Live performances of new works will be followed immediately by discussion from a panel and students. World premieres by undergraduate beginning composers: Chris Duvall, Caitlin Endler, Andrew Fann, Jun Heo, Ellenhor Jovellanos, Jared Kehe, Tamara Lapinskas, Christopher Lee, Lawrence Lee, and Cole Pendergrass. Entire event is free and open to the public.

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Ben Hackbarth Recital

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Self Support Event
Free


A farewell concert of music for instruments and electronics by graduating composer, Ben Hackbarth. Featured artists include Matt Barbier, Justin DeHart, Samuel Dunscombe, Ryan Nestor, Steve Solook, Rand Steiger, Derek Stein, Nick Terry and Alice Teyssier.

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MMW Steven Schick

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free. Seating is limited and registration is required: Eleanor Roosevelt College
The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series


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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD | TO BE MUSICAL

Eleanor Roosevelt College presents The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series, To Be Musical, at the Conrad Prebys Music Center, in association with the Department of Music.

STEVEN SCHICK, DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF MUSIC
"On the Bridge: The Beginnings of Contemporary Percussion Music"
Post Reception Hosted by UCSD Alumni

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Rand Steiger and ICE at Calit2

Friday, January 11th, 2013 5:00 pm

Calit2 Auditorium

Free


Rand Steiger and the International Contemporary Ensemble at Calit2

Calit2 Composer-in-Residence Rand Steiger will present his work-in-progress on the Coalescence Cycle, a series of new pieces for instruments and electronics he is composing for the International Contemporary Ensemble. He will be joined by MacArthur Fellow Claire Chase, and other members of ICE who will present previews from some of the music including:

Constellation (electronics and improvising ensemble)
Light on Water (flute, piano and electronics)
Concatenation (bassoon and electronics)
Joust (flute, bassoon and electronics)
Twister (clarinet and electronics)

The event is free and will be preceded and followed by receptions with the artists.

More information about the event may be found on ICE's site, here.

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Jonathan Hepfer Recital

Saturday, January 12th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Breve Storia Della Mano

On January 12 at 8pm in Conrad Prebys Music Center's Concert Hall, Jonathan Hepfer will perform three large-scale works for solo percussion by Pierluigi Billone ("Mani.Matta", "Mani.Mono", "Mani.de Leonardis"), with interludes by Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf ("Trema I,II,III").  This will be Jonathan's first D.M.A. recital.

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Eric Derr Recital

Sunday, January 13th, 2013 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN

KONTAKTE - for electronic sounds, piano and percussion
NASENFLÜGELTANZ - for percussionist and synthesizer player

Eric Derr - Percussion
Kyle Blair - Piano and Synthesizer
Scott Worthington - Sound Projection

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Camera Lucida

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


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BEETHOVEN AND MOZART

BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in E-flat, WoO 38
LEKEU: Piano Quartet
MOZART: String Quintet in D major, K. 593

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MMW David Borgo

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free. Seating is limited and registration is required: Eleanor Roosevelt College
The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series

Please note: a limited number of walk up, rush tickets may be available 30 minutes prior to the event.


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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD | TO BE MUSICAL

Eleanor Roosevelt College presents The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series, To Be Musical, at the Conrad Prebys Music Center, in association with the Department of Music.

DAVID BORGO, PROFESSOR OF MUSIC
"Why Music?"

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1st Year Grad Juries Performance

Friday, January 18th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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A Concert of Premieres.  Six world premiere performances of pieces written by 1st year graduate students in composition: Marcelo Flores Lazcano, Kevin Flowers, Caroline Miller, Edward Hamel, Kevin Zhang, and Elisabet Curbelo González.  Performances will feature 1st year graduate students in performance: Leah Asher, Dylan Messina, Sara Perez, Ryan Nestor, Tommy Babin, and Judith Hamann.

All pieces will be juried by distinguished members of the Composition and Performance faculty for discussion on the following day. Jury response and discussion session with faculty, composers and performers is open to the public and will begin Saturday, January 19th at 9:00am in CPMC 231.

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1st Year Grad Juries, Discussion

Saturday, January 19th, 2013 9:00 am

Conrad Prebys Music Center 231

Free. Seating is limited


Jury response and discussion session with faculty, composers and performers in response to the January 18th performance is open to the public and will begin Saturday, January 19th at 9:00am in CPMC 231.

Please note new start time: 9:00 a.m.

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Yvonne Wu Concert

Saturday, January 19th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Self Support Event
Free


Recently graduated almuni Bonnie Whiting Smith, percussion, and Jessica Azsodi, soprano, return to UCSD to premiere Yvonne Wu's Four Poems of Li-Young LeeAdditional solos featuring Whiting Smith and Aszodi to be announced. 

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WED@7 Takae Ohnishi

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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TAKAE OHNISHI, HARPSICHORD

UCSD composer Lei Liang's Some Empty Thoughts of a Person from Edo is featured along with music by J.S.Bach and French Baroque composers, performed by masterful UCSD harpsichordist Takae Ohnishi. Liang's piece "reflects a person gone astray in fancy, absorbed in beauty, perpetuated in sorrow. It alludes to the repertoire of plucked instruments in Japanese and Korean musical traditions, especially the music of koto and kayagum."

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Bonnie Lander Recital

Friday, January 25th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Bonnie Lander's DMA Voice Recital will feature the music of György Kurtág, Anton Webern, and Luciano Berio mixed and cut up with improvisation and theatrical antics to create a personal collage and narrative that challenges traditional forms and audience expectations.  George Crumb's moody, mystical work, Apparitions, also will be  performed alongside the collage in its stark entirety.

Musicians involved include: Kyle Adam Blair, Todd Moellenberg, Meghann Welsh, and Scott Worthington.

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Lytle Scholarship Benefit Concert

Sunday, January 27th, 2013 3:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets may be purchased online at:
http://rels.ucsd.edu
parking is free
all tickets are held at the door
for further information, please contact:
(858) 534-1507 or a8anderson@ucsd.edu


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17th Annual Concert to Benefit the Lytle Scholarships

An all Beethoven program featuring Cecil Lytle, piano.

Piano Sonata #29 in Bâ™­ Major, Opus 106 ("Das Hammerklavier") 1819
     I. Allegro
     II. Scherzo: Assai Vivace
     III. Adagio Sostenuto
     IV. Introduzione: Largo-Fuga: Allegro Risoluto

Piano Sonata #32 in C Minor, Opus 111 (1822)
     I. Maestoso - allegro con brio ed appasionato
     II. Arietta: adagio molto, semplice e cantabile

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Jennifer Bewerse Recital

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Jennifer Bewerse presents a cello recital exploring a spectrum of relationships between music and theater: physical choreography, imagined spaces, and narrative mindsets.  The concert will include works by Mac Low, Bresnick, Saariaho, and Lachenmann.

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MMW Aleck Karis

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free. Seating is limited and registration is required: Eleanor Roosevelt College
The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series

Please note: a limited number of walk up, rush tickets may be available 30 minutes prior to the event.


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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD | TO BE MUSICAL

Eleanor Roosevelt College presents The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series, To Be Musical, at the Conrad Prebys Music Center, in association with the Department of Music.

ALECK KARIS, PROFESSOR OF MUSIC
"Craft and Tools in Late Beethoven"

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Breather Resist

Friday, February 1st, 2013 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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BREATHER:RESIST is an elaborative sound installation work that includes a spatialized score for four female voices, which will be diffused over a surround sound system in a temperature controlled gallery space. The installation invites the listener to experience an environment that plays with the integration of the space and the body through the sensation of temperature, light and sound, which will animate the body to respond to the music in a particular ways.

Featuring sopranos Anne-Marie Dicce Valenzuela, Tiffany Du Mouchelle, Sara Perez, Alice Teyssier.

BREATHER:RESIST exhibition by Bradley Rosen

Installation dates and hours:

Friday, February 1st - 12pm to 5 pm
Saturday, February 2nd - 6pm to 9pm **live performance at 7pm
Sunday, February 3rd - 11 am to 4pm

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1st Monday Noon Concert

Monday, February 4th, 2013 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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February's First Monday at Noon concert showcases a handful of UCSD's graduate percussionists contrasted against a solo flute interlude performed by DMA candidate Alice Teyssier. From drum kit improvisation to a composition for automobile suspension and glass, this concert promises to prove how musical the art of percussion can be.

Krzysztof Golinski
Improvisation, drums

Trevor Baca
Sekka (2007)
Alice Teyssier, flute

Pierluigi Billone
Mani.De Leonardis (2004)
Jonathan Hepfer, automobile suspension and glass

Kjell Nordeson
Improvisation, percussion

 

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Marko Ciciliani Concert

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 5:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


MARKO CICILIANI IN CONCERT

Dr. Marko Cicliani, a guest of the composition department, will perform recent works at the CPMC Experimental Theater.

"All of Yesterday's Parties" 10'
for electric guitar, voice and electronics

"8'66" (or everything that is irrelevant)" (by Marko Ciciliani and Yannis Kyriakides) 10'
for projections

"Pop Wall Alphabet – S" 9'
for soundtracks

"muzArt" 25'
for the Wendy Carlos Revival Orchestra, live electronics, lighting and video

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MMW Steven Cassedy

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free. Seating is limited and registration is required: Eleanor Roosevelt College
The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series

Please note: a limited number of walk up, rush tickets may be available 30 minutes prior to the event.


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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD | TO BE MUSICAL

Eleanor Roosevelt College presents The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series, To Be Musical, at the Conrad Prebys Music Center, in association with the Department of Music.

STEVEN CASSEDY, PROFESSOR OF LITERATURE
"How the West Rejected 'Nice' Music a Century Ago:
Abandoning the Tonal System and Emancipating Dissonance"

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redfishbluefish

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 8:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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redfishbluefish

The redfishbluefish percussion ensemble presents Gérard Grisey's Le Noir de l'Etoile for six percussionists.

Directed by Steven Schick, UC San Diego's crack percussion ensemble gives a rare performance of Gerard Grisey's cosmic Le Noir de L'Etoile (The Night of the Star), with six performers amid the audience.

Inspired by the discovery in 1967 of pulsars -- pulsing radio waves from massive stars that disintegrated eons ago -- Grisey composed the piece in 1989-1990 for his son Raphael.

Red Fish Blue Fish has played the Bang on a Can Festival in New York City, the Agora Festival in Paris, the Centro des Bellas Artes in Mexico City, and has often been featured in the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella series.

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Inside / Outside

Saturday, February 9th, 2013 7:30 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: INSIDE / OUTSIDE

Steven Schick conducts   Luciano Berio’s delightful folk songs, sung by Young Artist winner Jessica Aszodi, lead us to muse on music outside the concert hall. In his moving Fantasia Ralph Vaughan Williams shows us just how intimate music can feel. Carl Nielsen takes us to the opposite extreme in his Espansiva symphony.

Special Guest: Jessica Aszodi, soprano

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Inside / Outside

Sunday, February 10th, 2013 2:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: INSIDE / OUTSIDE

Steven Schick conducts   Luciano Berio’s delightful folk songs, sung by Young Artist winner Jessica Aszodi, lead us to muse on music outside the concert hall. In his moving Fantasia Ralph Vaughan Williams shows us just how intimate music can feel. Carl Nielsen takes us to the opposite extreme in his Espansiva symphony.

Special Guest: Jessica Aszodi, soprano

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Yuki Numata Resnick in Concert

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 6:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free
Self Supported Event, Sponsor: Brian Griffeath-Loeb


"From Bach to Berio"

New York-based virtuoso Yuki Numata Resnick presents a concert of both traditional and contemporary classical music for violin. Featured on the program is a piece written for her by UCSD graduate composer Brian Griffeath-Loeb.

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Grad Forum

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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Graduate students in the Department of Music present an evening of curious pieces exploring sound, text, and visual worlds. Includes instrumental  works by Walter Zimmermann, Yannis Xenakis, Leah Asher, and a transcription of Morton Feldman, text works by Frederic Rzewski and Nicolee Kuester, and a work for ink and water by Leah Asher. Featuring Bonnie Lander, Sara Perez, and Sam Goodman, voice; Nicolee Kuester, horn and voice; Leah Asher, violin and voice; Todd Moellenberg, keyboard; Dustin Donahue, percussion; Jennifer Bewerse and Eric Moore, cello; Batya MacAdam-Somer, violin; and David Medine, viola.

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WED@7 JACK Quartet

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Associates: Free with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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JACK Quartet

The JACK Quartet electrifies audiences worldwide with "explosive virtuosity" (Boston Globe) and "viscerally exciting performances" (New York Times).  David Patrick Stearns (Philadelphia Inquirer) proclaimed their performance as being "among the most stimulating new-music concerts of my experience."    Comprising violinists Christopher Otto and Ari Streisfeld, violist John Pickford Richards, and cellist Kevin McFarland, JACK is focused on the commissioning and performance of new works.

The evening's WEDS@7 performance will include compositions by Lei Liang and Roger Reynolds.

By invitation of the Dean of Arts and Humanities, JACK Quartet is presented as a "Dean's Night" and FREE to the UCSD Community.

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SoirŽe for Music Lovers

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Under the direction of violinist János Négyesy, the popular Soirée for Music Lovers returns as a special Valentine's Day performance.

Maestro Négyesy and special guests will perform works by Bach, Fauré, DvoÅ™ák, and Mozart.

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Hunjoo Jung and Jon Forshee Recital

Friday, February 15th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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Graduate students in composition, Hunjoo Jung and Jon Forshee present pieces, in performance.

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MMW Susan Narucki

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free. Seating is limited and registration is required: Eleanor Roosevelt College
The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series

Please note: a limited number of walk up, rush tickets may be available 30 minutes prior to the event.


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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD | TO BE MUSICAL

Eleanor Roosevelt College presents The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series, To Be Musical, at the Conrad Prebys Music Center, in association with the Department of Music.

SUSAN NARUCKI, PROFESSOR OF MUSIC
"Utterance, Ritual, Expression: Why Singing Makes Us Human"
Post Reception Hosted by Chancellor's Associates

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Piano Students

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Undergraduate piano students of Bess Wang and Brendan Nguyen, perform.

Program

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MUS 133 Projects in New Music

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Under the direction of János Négyesy, the students of Music 133 present Projects in New Music.

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Monday Night Jazz, Adv Improv

Monday, February 25th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


The Monday Night Jazz series continues with the presentation of Advanced Improvisation.

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Aleck Karis

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Aleck Karis Recital  -  Webern/Wolpe/Feldman

Form (1959), Form IV (1972)       Stefan Wolpe
Piano (1977)                                Morton Feldman
Variations, Opus 27 (1936)          Anton Webern
Palais de Mari (1987)                  Morton Feldman

Professor of Music, Aleck Karis, presents an informal noon-time concert.

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MMW Diana Deutsch

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free. Seating is limited and registration is required: Eleanor Roosevelt College
The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series

Please note: a limited number of walk up, rush tickets may be available 30 minutes prior to the event.


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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD | TO BE MUSICAL

Eleanor Roosevelt College presents The Making of the Modern World Lecture Series, To Be Musical, at the Conrad Prebys Music Center, in association with the Department of Music.

DIANA DEUTSCH, PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
"Musical Illusions, Perfect Pitch, and Other Curiosities"

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Ashley Walters Recital

Friday, March 1st, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Cellist Ashley Walters presents her final recital at UC San Diego:

Sweet Bay Magnolia with Berry Clusters by Wadada Leo Smith *premiere
another anxiety by Nicholas Deyoe *premiere
Another Secular Calvinist Creed by Andrew McIntosh

and special guest Andrew McIntosh on viola.

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Scott Worthington Recital

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Double bassist Scott Worthington will perform a recital of chamber and solo music by Niccolò Castiglioni, Bent Lorentzen, Gioachino Rossini, Daniel Tacke, MieczysÅ‚aw Weinberg, and Charles Wuorinen with Leah Asher, violin, Rachel Beetz, flutes, Jennifer Bewerse, cello, Tiffany DuMouchelle, voice, and Curt Miller, clarinets.

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1st Monday Noon Concert

Monday, March 4th, 2013 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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The March First Monday concert includes a fantastic mix of composed and improvised pieces for acoustic and electric instruments.

Program:

Kevin Flowers
Fear of Patterns
Judith Hamman - solo cello

Improvisation
Nicolee Kuester, Leah Asher, Sam Dunscombe, Greg Surges

Edward Hamel
The Color Underneath
Edward Hamel - guitar, electronics and two amplifiers

Improvisation
Krzysztof  Golinski - drums

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Camera Lucida

Monday, March 4th, 2013 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


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BRAHMS PIANO QUARTETS

BRAHMS: Piano Quartet in g minor, opus 25
BRAHMS: Piano Quartet in A major, opus 26
Jeff Thayer, violin; Che-Yen Chen, viola
Charles Curtis, cello; Reiko Uchida, piano

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Violins & Violas

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Under the direction of János Négyesy, violin and viola students present their Winter concert.

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Lear on the 2nd Floor (WED@7)

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Lear on the 2nd Floor

Composed by Anthony Davis with a libretto by Allan Havis, Lear on the 2nd Floor is a contemporary take on Shakespeare’s King Lear. It tells the story of Nora Lear, a prominent neuroscience researcher beset with early onset Alzheimer’s. As Nora loses her bearings and her autonomy, she is increasingly at the mercy of her three quarreling daughters. Nora’s dead husband Mortimer is Shakespeare’s fool in this version and is her constant companion as she walks through a world where the past and present blend and reality bends. Davis’s arrangement and instrumentation reflect diverse influences ranging from classical opera to jazz to reggae.
 
Lear on the 2nd Floor is the fourth chamber opera production of kallisti. The cast includes Tiffany Du Mouchelle, Bonnie Lander, Sara Perez, Alice Teyssier, Philip Larson and Susan Narucki in the title role.   Steven Schick serves as music director and conductor of UCSD's contemporary music ensemble Palimpsest.  The creative team includes Mark DeChiazza, director, Victoria Petrovich, set designer, Mary Ellen Stebbins, lighting designer, and Halei Parker, costume designer.

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*** SOLD OUT *** /// Student Rush Unavailable

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Lear on the 2nd Floor

Friday, March 8th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Lear on the 2nd Floor

Composed by Anthony Davis with a libretto by Allan Havis, Lear on the 2nd Floor is a contemporary take on Shakespeare’s King Lear. It tells the story of Nora Lear, a prominent neuroscience researcher beset with early onset Alzheimer’s. As Nora loses her bearings and her autonomy, she is increasingly at the mercy of her three quarreling daughters. Nora’s dead husband Mortimer is Shakespeare’s fool in this version and is her constant companion as she walks through a world where the past and present blend and reality bends. Davis’s arrangement and instrumentation reflect diverse influences ranging from classical opera to jazz to reggae.
 
Lear on the 2nd Floor is the fourth chamber opera production of kallisti. The cast includes Tiffany Du Mouchelle, Bonnie Lander, Sara Perez, Alice Teyssier, Philip Larson and Susan Narucki in the title role.   Steven Schick serves as music director and conductor of UCSD's contemporary music ensemble Palimpsest.  The creative team includes Mark DeChiazza, director, Victoria Petrovich, set designer, Mary Ellen Stebbins, lighting designer, and Halei Parker, costume designer.

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*** SOLD OUT *** /// Student Rush Unavailable

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Lear on the 2nd Floor

Saturday, March 9th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Lear on the 2nd Floor

Composed by Anthony Davis with a libretto by Allan Havis, Lear on the 2nd Floor is a contemporary take on Shakespeare’s King Lear. It tells the story of Nora Lear, a prominent neuroscience researcher beset with early onset Alzheimer’s. As Nora loses her bearings and her autonomy, she is increasingly at the mercy of her three quarreling daughters. Nora’s dead husband Mortimer is Shakespeare’s fool in this version and is her constant companion as she walks through a world where the past and present blend and reality bends. Davis’s arrangement and instrumentation reflect diverse influences ranging from classical opera to jazz to reggae.
 
Lear on the 2nd Floor is the fourth chamber opera production of kallisti. The cast includes Tiffany Du Mouchelle, Bonnie Lander, Sara Perez, Alice Teyssier, Philip Larson and Susan Narucki in the title role.   Steven Schick serves as music director and conductor of UCSD's contemporary music ensemble Palimpsest.  The creative team includes Mark DeChiazza, director, Victoria Petrovich, set designer, Mary Ellen Stebbins, lighting designer, and Halei Parker, costume designer.

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*** SOLD OUT *** /// LIMITED Student Rush may be available.  Line starts at 6:30 p.m.

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Monday Night Jazz, 95JC

Monday, March 11th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


Under the direction of David Medine, the Chamber Orchestra presents their Winter concert.

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UCSD Gospel Choir

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 8:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $5.50
Students w/ID: Free
Music Department Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Under the direction of Ken Anderson, the UCSD Gospel Choir, performs in Mandeville Auditorium.

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Ensemble Adapter

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free
Self Supported Event, Sponsor: Berglind Tomasdottir


Ensemble Adapter is a quintet for New Music consisting of Kristjana Helgadóttir (flute), Ingólfur Vilhjálmsson (clarinet), Gunnhildur Einarsdóttir (harp), Marc Tritschler (piano) and Matthias Engler (percussion). The five instrumentalists from Iceland and Germany are based in Berlin.  In international concerts and in the studio Adapter plays music by composers of the meantime and the recent past. In cooperations the ensemble acts as a producing or co-producing unit, testing chances and limits of transmedial approaches in different kinds of settings. In workshops the group transfers knowledge of how to write, study and perform contemporary music to composers, instrumentalist and creatives worldwide.  Adapter stays in touch with the latest developments in the differing scenes of contemporary creation, maintaining a progressive, authentic and powerful style.     
 

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Roger Reynolds Passage 9 (WED@7)

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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PASSAGE 9

PASSAGE 9 is UC San Diego composer Roger Reynolds' multimedia work combining live performance, video, spoken word, and sound spatialization. Reynolds himself will read texts, joined by computer musician Paul Hembree, percussionist Steven Schick, and flutist Rachel Beetz. "Several years ago, I began a series of presentations that offers an intriguing way of sharing observations, images, sounds, and their unpredictable resonances," Reynolds states. "PASSAGE is not a lecture 'about something,' from which an audience member carries away a particular (and uniform) message. It is rather expected that each imdividual will make his or her own connections between the elements. The intent is associative and inferential, not illustrative or explanatory. My texts, read live and also pre-recorded, are spatialized in real time by an elaborate computer algorithm carefully tuned to allow a textural choreography where lines of thought intersect and challenge one another in novel ways."

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Wind Ensemble

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 8:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $5.50
Students w/ID: Free
Music Department Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Under the direction of Robert Zelickman, the Wind Ensemble presents their Winter concert in Mandeville Auditoirium.

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Computer Music Concert

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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UCSD computer music graduate students present original music in this year's three-concert computer music series, featuring original experimental works for performers and live electronics.  The concerts contain highly diverse material utilizing custom software, home-made electronics, re-purposed technology, computer graphics, and sculptural sound objects, as well as traditional instruments and recorded sound.

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Chamber Ensembles

Friday, March 15th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Under the direction of János Négyesy, Chamber Ensembles perform the works of J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Beethoven, Bruch, Cui, Delibes, Fauré, Franck, Ravel and Reicha.

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Batya MacAdam-Somer Recital

Saturday, March 16th, 2013 3:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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Batya MacAdam-Somer (violin/voice) performs works by Nicholas Deyoe, J.S. Bach, Kaija Saariaho, and Charles Ives. Featuring David Medine (live sound engineering) and Todd Moellenberg (piano).

Reception follows in courtyard.

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Repeat / Move On

Saturday, March 16th, 2013 7:30 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: REPEAT / MOVE ON

Steven Schick conducts   A fascinating collage of opposites: Philip Glass, the American master of repeating phrases, paired with Aaron Copland’s flowing essay on eternal growth and renewal frame the rhythmic vitality of Bay Area composer Paul Dresher’s concerto for invented instruments. We also premiere this year’s Thomas Nee Commission by Yvonne Wu.

Special Guest: Paul Dresher, invented instruments

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Repeat / Move On

Sunday, March 17th, 2013 2:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: REPEAT / MOVE ON

Steven Schick conducts   A fascinating collage of opposites: Philip Glass, the American master of repeating phrases, paired with Aaron Copland’s flowing essay on eternal growth and renewal frame the rhythmic vitality of Bay Area composer Paul Dresher’s concerto for invented instruments. We also premiere this year’s Thomas Nee Commission by Yvonne Wu.

Special Guest: Paul Dresher, invented instruments

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Karis Studio Students

Monday, March 18th, 2013 2:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free



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MUS 33 Final Recording (Winter)

Monday, March 18th, 2013 2:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free



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Camera Lucida

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


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BEETHOVEN AND FAURÉ 

BEETHOVEN: Variations for Piano Trio on "Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu"
MOZART: String Quintet in C minor, K. 406 (arrangement of wind serenade)
FAURÉ: Piano Quartet in C minor

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Leah Asher Recital

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free
Self Supported Event


Works by Massimo Lauricella, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Eugène Ysaÿe, Lewis Nielson, Edward Hamel, and Giacinto Scelsi.

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Rachel Beetz Recital

Friday, April 5th, 2013 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free
Self Supported Event


Flutist Rachel Beetz will play works by Telemann, Karg-Elert, Hurel, and Prokofiev with pianist Kyle Adam Blair.

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Virtual Tour - A Reduced Carbon Footprint Concert Series

Friday, April 5th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
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Telematic performance, explores the musical, technical, and social dimensions of live performance between multiple locations through high speed Internet. The Virtual Tour will be a series of 3 concerts, each involving 4 UC Professors in San Diego, CA, performing together with renowned improvisers in different geographical locations each night: Amherst, MA (April 5); Zurich, Switzerland (April 6); and Stony Brook, NY (April 7).

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Virtual Tour - A Reduced Carbon Footprint Concert Series

Saturday, April 6th, 2013 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Event Program (PDF)

Telematic performance, explores the musical, technical, and social dimensions of live performance between multiple locations through high speed Internet. The Virtual Tour will be a series of 3 concerts, each involving 4 UC Professors in San Diego, CA, performing together with renowned improvisers in different geographical locations each night: Amherst, MA (April 5); Zurich, Switzerland (April 6); and Stony Brook, NY (April 7).

More information here.
 
***PLEASE NOTE: Saturday, April 6th is TRITON DAY!  There will be a high level of traffic and activity on campus.  Parking is free on weekends, but we encourage all to arrive early! ***
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Virtual Tour - A Reduced Carbon Footprint Concert Series

Sunday, April 7th, 2013 4:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Event Program (PDF)

Telematic performance, explores the musical, technical, and social dimensions of live performance between multiple locations through high speed Internet. The Virtual Tour will be a series of 3 concerts, each involving 4 UC Professors in San Diego, CA, performing together with renowned improvisers in different geographical locations each night: Amherst, MA (April 5); Zurich, Switzerland (April 6); and Stony Brook, NY (April 7).

More information here.
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2nd Monday Noon Concert

Monday, April 8th, 2013 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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This First Monday (2nd Monday) at noon concert features Aurora Borealis, a soprano/percussion duo consisting of Tiffany Du Mouchelle and Stephen Solook.  The duo has performed throughout the world from NYC to Papua New Guinea.  Their unique repertoire explores the nature of utterance and human communication through the world's two oldest instruments, voice and percussion.  Their repertoire mixes western classical music traditions with folk and world music influences, while also integrating electronic and contemporary explorations of sound.  This program features works by Milton Babbitt, John Cage, Tania León, Stuart Saunders Smith, John Zorn, and the World Premiere of a new work by UCSD doctoral student Paul Hembree.  

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Pablo Gomez-Cano Recital

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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PABLO GOMEZ: GUITAR UNLIMITED

Pablo Gomez-Cano presents a DMA recital in the CPMC Concert Hall featuring chamber and electronic music.  Guest artists include: Tiffany DuMouchelle, Batya MacAdam-Somer, Ariana Warren, and Ricardo Gallardo, percussion.

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WED@7 Kartik Seshadri

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
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Kartik Seshadri, Sitar Master

Sitar master Kartik Seshadri performs classical Indian ragas in the tradition of his mentor, legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar. Seshadri's CD Sublime Ragas was recently among Songlines magazine's Top 10 "Top of the World" albums. His music has been praised by The Washington Post for its "espressive beauty, rich tonal sensibility, and rhythmic intricacy."

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Songs in Ulterior Time

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free
SpringFest 2013 Event


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SpringFest 2013

A program of new and recent vocal chamber music composed and performed by UCSD graduate students and friends. Texts from Chaucer, Laxness, and sundials.This concert, with reception to follow, inaugurates the Department of Music’s annual Springfest, a showcase for the innovative work of its graduate composers, performers and interdisciplinary artists.

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Pop Suckets

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 9:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free
SpringFest 2013 Event


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SpringFest 2013

Cute and unpredictable animal puppets, portrayed by musicians pushing at the extremes of vocal expression, try (and mostly fail) to stay out of a series of recursively nested Hells. The show will function as a series of episodes for children's television, investigating themes such as: how flowers mimic the shapes of sexually desirable insects to fool the insects into pollinating them through attempted mating; how the development of telecommunications electronics is the result of aliens programming us to extract and collect rare earth metals; the alienation and disempowerment of the information age.

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Ping [!] Pong installation

Friday, April 12th, 2013 4:00 pm

Warren Lecture Hall - Music Graduate Offices

Free
SpringFest 2013 Event


SpringFest 2013

Game triggered sound effects by Andy Muehlhausen. Come play a match and enjoy the ensuing madness!

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Todd Moellenberg Recital

Friday, April 12th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free
SpringFest 2013 Event


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SpringFest 2013

POSING NOTHING

Posing Nothing is a recital featuring pianist, Todd Moellenberg, in collaboration with Matt Savitsky, a visual artist in the UCSD Visual Arts MFA program. According to a script of stage commands, Moellenberg will perform calculated movements between pieces within built stage elements created by Savitsky. The collaboration explores the semantics of symbolic gesture, and the role it serves in communicating the self  and its absence in a musical and theatrical context. The recital includes the music of composers Chris Dench, Jonathan Harvey, George Benjamin, and Harrison Birtwistle.

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SoirŽe for Music Lovers

Saturday, April 13th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
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Soirée for Music Lovers

Under the direction of violinist János Négyesy, the popular Soirée for Music Lovers returns for a Spring engagement!

Featured composers will be: Leclair, Hugo Wolf, Schubert and Schumann.

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SpringFest at Birch Aquarium

Sunday, April 14th, 2013 6:00 pm

Birch Aquarium

SpringFest 2013 Event


SpringFest 2013

An evening of electronic, ambient, and live music in the varied environments of the Birch Aquarium. Wander through sea life galleries and enjoy the atmosphere(s) at your leisure.

Birch Aquarium: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037 (To get to the Birch Aquarium, Take I-5 to La Jolla Village Drive. Go west one mile. Turn left on Expedition Way. )

$10 general admission/$8 Birch members & UCSD students--includes Aquarium admission. Purchase tickets in advance here.

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Lightness and Darkness

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free
SpringFest 2013 Event


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SpringFest 2013

9 settings of Lorine Niedecker and the 9 settings of Celan, by Harrison Birtwistle, paired with a world premiere by graduate composer Ryan Welsh.

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Maiden Voyage

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 9:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free
SpringFest 2013 Event


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SpringFest 2013

Kyle Adam Blair presents an evening of world-premieres featuring music of UCSD graduate students, friends, and his own.

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Language, as a music / six marginal pretexts for composition

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free
SpringFest 2013 Event


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SpringFest 2013

Benjamin Boretz's seminal 1978 text/music work invokes relationships between the written word, the language(s) of music, and the music of language. Composed in six sections, this 90-minute multi-media work features original piano music by Boretz, alongside his spoken text and Irving Berlin's 1925 song "Remember".

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Devotion of Union, Collapse of Pleasure

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 9:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free
SpringFest 2013 Event


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SpringFest 2013

Part cabaret, part sound installation, part religious ceremony, this new concert length piece explores ecstatic experience in the context of contemporary social and political identifications.

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Amos Oz Lecture

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 7:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

Free Event
Reservations recommended
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Amos Oz Lecture - In a special appearance at UC San Diego as the Herman Wouk Chair of Modern Judaic Studies Visiting Lecturer, renowned Israeli author Amos Oz gives a talk titled "Zionist Dreams and Israeli Realities." Oz' books include the new Jews and Words as well as Between Friends (2012) and A Tale of Love and Darkness (2005). His visit is hosted by the Office of the Dean, UC San Diego Division of Arts & Humanities, with the generous support of the Price Family.

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Camera Lucida (The Myriad Trio)

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


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MYRIAD TRIO
A Camera Lucida Special Presentation

Myriad Trio:
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Demarre McGill, flute
Julie Ann Smith, harp
 

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Christian Wolff Symposium

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 6:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


Interdisciplinary Symposium with Guest Artist, Christian Wolff
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
6-8pm, Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall (room 127)
The composer will be joined in public discussion by a panel of five distinguished faculty members:
 
Michael Davidson (Literature)
Charles Curtis (Music)
Roger Reynolds (Music)
Yolande Snaith (Theater & Dance)
Babette Mangolte (Visual Arts)
 
Our symposium begins with a live performance of Wolff’s music, followed by introductions of panel members and their questions. The composer will have a period to respond to these topics, after which, the panel will rejoin him for discussion , after which the floor will be opened to the audience.

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Christian Wolff Concert

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
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Christian Wolff established himself as a major figure of the New York experimental scene in the 1950s, and would become a long-time collaborator of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. A professor of Classics at Dartmouth until his recent retirement, Wolff comes from a very interesting literary family as well—his parents, Helen and Kurt Wolff, published Benjamin and Kafka in Europe, and then co-founded Pantheon Books after emigrating.

The residency to celebrate his work will feature a symposium on Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:00 pm in the CPMC Recital Hall, as well as a concert, curated by UCSD professor: Charles Curtis.

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California Electronic Music Exchange Concert

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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Experimental electronic musicians from across California perform new original works featuring live electronics and custom software.  The UCSD installment of the California Electronic Music Exchange Concerts features students from UCSB, CalArts, UCSD, and Mills.  Performances will include hand built circuitry, live computer graphics, re-purposed electronics, pre-recorded electroacoustic music, and real-time signal processing.

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Sephardic Music Lecture and Recital

Friday, April 26th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free
Self Supported Event
Sponsors: Xavier Beteta and Elisabet Curbelo Gonzalez



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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Old Worlds / New World

Saturday, May 4th, 2013 7:30 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: OLD WORLDS / NEW WORLD

Steven Schick conducts   Can we hear where we come from? Try this idea on as you listen to the vivid images by the eminent Chinese-American composer Chou Wen-chung paired with Edgard Varèse’s tribute to his adopted home in Amériques. Richard Strauss’s second horn concerto, featuring Young Artist winner Nicolee Kuester, represents the backdrop of Europe.

Special Guest: Nicolee Kuester, horn

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Old Worlds / New World

Sunday, May 5th, 2013 2:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: OLD WORLDS / NEW WORLD

Steven Schick conducts   Can we hear where we come from? Try this idea on as you listen to the vivid images by the eminent Chinese-American composer Chou Wen-chung paired with Edgard Varèse’s tribute to his adopted home in Amériques. Richard Strauss’s second horn concerto, featuring Young Artist winner Nicolee Kuester, represents the backdrop of Europe.

Special Guest: Nicolee Kuester, horn

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1st Monday Noon Concert

Monday, May 6th, 2013 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Curated and featuring graduate students from the Department of Music, First Monday Concerts are free events held on selected Mondays in the academic year. The May First Monday Concert includes Chirstian Wolff's For Prepared Piano, Luciano Berio's Sequenza III for solo voice, two premieres composed by UCSD grad students and an improvisation duo.

PROGRAM:
Fear of Patterns by Kevin Flowers
Judith Hamann, cello

Reconnections by Kyle Rowan
Curt Miller, clarinet

Sequenza III for Voice by Luciano Berio
Bonnie Lander, voice

For Prepared Piano by Christian Wolff
Kyle Adam Blair, prepared piano

Improvisation
Kyle Adam Blair, prepared piano
Krzysztof Golinski, drums

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Cuatro Corridos (WED@7)

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
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CUATRO CORRIDOS

Based on true events, Cuatro Corridos tells the story of four women whose lives are scarred by human trafficking  and represents an unprecedented collaboration between internationally acclaimed creative artists.



Led by Grammy Award winning soprano Susan Narucki and noted Mexican author Jorge Volpi, the fully-staged production features original music by composers Hilda Paredes, Arlene Sierra, Lei Liang and Hebert Vázquez. Each composer gives voice to one of the four female characters by presenting one act in the hour-long drama.

Three of the most distinguished performers of new music, percussionist Steven Schick, pianist Aleck Karis, and guitarist Pablo Gomez, accompany Narucki in sharing the compelling stories of four women whose lives are scarred by human trafficking. The production team includes artist-activist Karen Guancione, lighting designer Kristin Hayes, costume designer Halei Parker and graphics animators Cameron Bailey and Sam Doshier.

Cuatro Corridos received generous support from UC MEXUS, the MAP Fund for the Performing Arts (Doris Duke Charitable Foundation), Yellow Barn Music Festival, and the Department of Music at UCSD.

Stay up to date and learn more about this project by joining the Facebook page and visiting Cuatro Corridos online.

Jorge Volpi / Librettist
Lei Liang, Arlene Sierra, Hilda Paredes, Hebert Vázquez / Composers
Susan Narucki, Aleck Karis, Steven Schick, Pablo Gomez / Performers
Cameron Bailey, Sam Doshier / Graphics Animators
Kristin Hayes / Lighting Designer
Halei Parker / Custume Designer
Karen Guancione / Production Concept
 

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Cuatro Corridos

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 11:00 am

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


A panel discussion featuring noted Mexican author Jorge Volpi and the four composers from Cuatro Corridos: Hilda Paredes, Arlene Sierra, Lei Liang and Hebert Vázquez. This symposium will focus on the development of the work and its place in their larger artistic concerns.

Reception follows in CPMC Courtyard.

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Cuatro Corridos

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 2:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


In support of the Cuatro Corridos project, this panel discussion features noted Mexican author Jorge Volpi and experts on human trafficking in the San Diego/Tijuana border region including Elizabeth Aguilera, reporter from UT San Diego; Daliah Setareh, Senior Attorney at Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles; and Dr. Jay Silverman, Professor of Medicine and Global Public Health at UCSD.

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red fish blue fish

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
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red fish blue fish

Alaska composer John Luther Adams, a longtime collaborator with percussion ensemble red fish blue fish, is spotlighted in this neatly symmetrical program. Two works by Adams open and close the concert: ...dust into dust..., Songbird Songs; Songbird Songs, ...and dust rising... In between, two compositions by John Cage (Credo and Third Construction) sandwich one by Lou Harrison (Fugue).

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Cuatro Corridos

Friday, May 10th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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CUATRO CORRIDOS

Based on true events, Cuatro Corridos tells the story of four women whose lives are scarred by human trafficking  and represents an unprecedented collaboration between internationally acclaimed creative artists.



Led by Grammy Award winning soprano Susan Narucki and noted Mexican author Jorge Volpi, the fully-staged production features original music by composers Hilda Paredes, Arlene Sierra, Lei Liang and Hebert Vázquez. Each composer gives voice to one of the four female characters by presenting one act in the hour-long drama.

Three of the most distinguished performers of new music, percussionist Steven Schick, pianist Aleck Karis, and guitarist Pablo Gomez, accompany Narucki in sharing the compelling stories of four women whose lives are scarred by human trafficking. The production team includes artist-activist Karen Guancione, lighting designer Kristin Hayes, costume designer Halei Parker and graphics animators Cameron Bailey and Sam Doshier.

Cuatro Corridos received generous support from UC MEXUS, the MAP Fund for the Performing Arts (Doris Duke Charitable Foundation), Yellow Barn Music Festival, and the Department of Music at UCSD.

Stay up to date and learn more about this project by joining the Facebook page and visiting Cuatro Corridos online.

Jorge Volpi / Librettist
Lei Liang, Arlene Sierra, Hilda Paredes, Hebert Vázquez / Composers
Susan Narucki, Aleck Karis, Steven Schick, Pablo Gomez / Performers
Cameron Bailey, Sam Doshier / Graphics Animators
Kristin Hayes / Lighting Designer
Halei Parker / Custume Designer
Karen Guancione / Production Concept
 

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Cuatro Corridos

Saturday, May 11th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Event Program (PDF)

CUATRO CORRIDOS

Based on true events, Cuatro Corridos tells the story of four women whose lives are scarred by human trafficking  and represents an unprecedented collaboration between internationally acclaimed creative artists.



Led by Grammy Award winning soprano Susan Narucki and noted Mexican author Jorge Volpi, the fully-staged production features original music by composers Hilda Paredes, Arlene Sierra, Lei Liang and Hebert Vázquez. Each composer gives voice to one of the four female characters by presenting one act in the hour-long drama.

Three of the most distinguished performers of new music, percussionist Steven Schick, pianist Aleck Karis, and guitarist Pablo Gomez, accompany Narucki in sharing the compelling stories of four women whose lives are scarred by human trafficking. The production team includes artist-activist Karen Guancione, lighting designer Kristin Hayes, costume designer Halei Parker and graphics animators Cameron Bailey and Sam Doshier.

Cuatro Corridos received generous support from UC MEXUS, the MAP Fund for the Performing Arts (Doris Duke Charitable Foundation), Yellow Barn Music Festival, and the Department of Music at UCSD.

Stay up to date and learn more about this project by joining the Facebook page and visiting Cuatro Corridos online.

Jorge Volpi / Librettist
Lei Liang, Arlene Sierra, Hilda Paredes, Hebert Vázquez / Composers
Susan Narucki, Aleck Karis, Steven Schick, Pablo Gomez / Performers
Cameron Bailey, Sam Doshier / Graphics Animators
Kristin Hayes / Lighting Designer
Halei Parker / Custume Designer
Karen Guancione / Production Concept

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Camera Lucida

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


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BEETHOVEN AND BACH

MOZART: Quintet in B-flat Major, K. 174
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
BEETHOVEN: Quartet in A minor, Op. 132

This performance features Takae Ohnishi on harpsichord.

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Berglind Tomasdottir Recital

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


ROCKRIVER MARY: The Caravan Concerts (Berglind Tómasdóttir, 2013)
Length: 35 minutes.

In August of 2011 Berglind Tómasdóttir a.k.a. Rockriver Mary gave concerts inside a caravan in Iceland. In a 35-minute-long documentary we follow Rockriver Mary on her adventures in rural Iceland.  

The screening will be followed with Q&A and a reception in the CPMC North Patio Courtyard. 

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Baroque Ensemble Student Recital

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Under the direction of Takae Ohnishi, Baroque Ensemble Students perform.

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Andrea Kim Honors Recital

Saturday, May 18th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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An evening featuring classical pianist Andrea Kim. Program of the night will include grand compositions by Ludwig van Beethoven, Frederic Chopin, Leos Janacek, and more.

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ensemble et cetera

Saturday, May 18th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Self Support Event
Free


Ensemble et cetera is Curt Miller, clarinets, Dustin Donahue, percussion, and Scott Worthington, double bass. http://ens-etc.org

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Stephen Lewis Recital

Sunday, May 19th, 2013 3:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Monday Night Jazz, Improvised Music for Piano and Bass

Monday, May 20th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Improvised Music for Piano and Bass
Josh Charney, piano & Mark Dresser, bass

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Musicians in Ordinary

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 6:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


The Musicians In Ordinary for the Lutes and Voices, Hallie Fishel soprano and John Edwards, lutes and guitars, take their name from the ensemble which played in the most private quarters of the Stuart monarchs. They are dedicated to the performance of early solo song and vocal chamber music and are often joined by some of North America’s leading performers of early music for their lively and moving concerts.

Musicians in Ordinary are in residence at UC San Diego at the invitation of the Dean of Arts and Humanities, Seth Lerer.

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MUS 32 Celli Percussion Recital

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


The MUS 32 cello students of Ashley Walters and percussion students of Dustin Donahue, perform.

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WED@7 Palimpsest

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall


DeanÕs Night at the Prebys

Free Event


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PALIMPSEST

THE MUSIC OF ELLIOTT CARTER

PALIMPSEST, the department's graduate performance ensemble, celebrates the music of Elliott Carter, who died November 5, 2012, at the age of 103. Curated by Aleck Karis, conducted by special guest Donald Palma, and featuring soprano soloists Alice Teyssier and Tiffany DuMouchelle, the program includes Carter's Double Trio, Triple Duo, Hiyoku, and A Mirror on Which to Dwell, as well as UC San Diego composer Rand Steiger's Elliott's Instruments and the world premiere premiere of Stephen Lewis' Colla Voce. Musicians are Leah Asher (violin), Judith Hamann (violincello), Calvin Price (trumpet), Eric Starr (trombone), Kyle Blair (piano), Leah Bowden (percussion), Batya MacAdam-Somer (violin), Rachel Beetz (flute), Curt Miller (clarinet), Jonathan Hepfer (percussion), Samuel Dunscombe (clarinet), Christine Tavolacci (flute), Jonathan Davis (oboe), Todd Moellenberg (piano), Ryan Nestor (percussion), Jennifer Bewerse (cello), and Scott Worthington (bass).

Through the generosity of Dean Seth Lerer, this event is free to the UCSD Community.

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John Chowning

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
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A concert of electronic works by groundbreaking composer and computer music researcher, John Chowning. Included in the program, Voices (2005) will feature esteemed soprano, Maureen Chowning, for whom the piece was written.

John Chowning, a graduate and longtime professor of music at Stanford University, is famous for his discovery of the FM synthesis algorithm and for his work as founder and director of Stanford's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA).

At 5:30 p.m. the artists will present a FREE lecture/demonstration showing the development of 4-channel spatial illusions—spatialization— and how that led to the discovery of FM synthesis, followed by the 8:00 p.m. Concert.  Guests attending the symposium are welcome to remain for the concert, gratis.

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Sound Synthesis and Perception: Composing from the Inside Out (and a bit of history)
8:00 p.m. - Concert

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Shannon Johnson and Sharon Chang Voice Recital

Friday, May 24th, 2013 6:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free
Self Supported Event
Sponsor: Shannon Johnson


Soprano Sharon Chang will perform songs exploring the progression of life and love. Starting with an innocent, quirky outlook on life, then looking at the emotions of lost and unrequited love, and finishing with an acquired mischievous and bold attitude to what life has to offer.

Tenor Shannon Johnson will perform a selection of songs highlighting man-made relationships.  His program begins with an arrangement of the popular folksong How Can I Keep From Singing by Richard Walters, Charles Ives’ setting of the hymn At The River, and Total Eclipse from George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Samson” as a trio of songs addressing humankind’s relationship with God.

Interpersonal relationships are also examined, as Ivor Gurney’s languid Sleep, Margaret Bonds’ soulful setting of the Langston Hughes poem Minstrel Man, and Benjamin Britten’s realization of Henry Purcell’s I attempt from love’s sickness to fly conclude the program.
 

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Tiffany DuMouchelle Recital

Friday, May 24th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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A few words to sing...
Soprano Tiffany Du Mouchelle performs a program celebrating women's voices, life, love, and song. Throughout the ages women's voices have been repressed.  Those who have found the strength to speak against their repression have often faced exile or even death.  Beginning in the Middle Ages we hear the troubadour Rudel's song about courtly love in Saariaho's Lonh, Chaucer's description of the Wife of Bath and her views on marriage from Trimble's Four Fragments from the Canterbury Tales, and the voice of Hildegard of Bingen as she sings her devotion to love and God in Viñao's Hildegard's Dream.  Returning to the present day, the physicality of vocal repression is explored through Berio's Sequenza III:
Give me a few words for a woman
to sing a truth allowing us
to build a house without worrying before night comes.

William Harvey's song cycle Speaking for the Afghan Woman illuminates words of women who's voices have been caged in contemporary society:  poems by Afghan female poets, including Bahar Saeed and Parwin Pajwak who were forced into exile along with Nadia Anjuman and Menna Keshwar Kamal who were both murdered in response to their words being heard.  The program concludes with Only by Feldman, as an elegy to those who suffer in silence.

Tiffany Du Mouchelle will be joined by Rachel Beetz, flute; Kyle Adam Blair, piano;  Todd Moellenberg, harpsichord;  Ariana Warren, clarinet.

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UCSD Gospel Choir

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 8:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $5.50
Students w/ID: Free
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Under the direction of Ken Anderson, the UCSD Gospel Choir, performs in Mandeville Auditorium.

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Indian Music, 95W

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Classical Indian ragas performed by students of sitar master Kartik Seshadri.

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Adam Tinkle Recital

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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Singers and Choirs

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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SINGERS and CHOIRS

Under the direction of Phil Larson, Singers and Choirs of from UCSD's 95C and 95K ensembles perform.

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Xavier Beteta Recital

Friday, May 31st, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Xavier Beteta, piano, in concert with violinist Ercole Salinaro.

The duo will perform works by Beethoven, Pugnini-Kreisler, Paganini, Ponce, and Gardel.

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Integrative Studies Composition Juries

Friday, May 31st, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


Yvette Jackson, Krzysztof Golinski, Joshua Charney, Kjell Nordeson, and Judith Hamann present new in innovative works for presentation as part of the Integratve Studies Composition Juries, in concert at the Experimental Theatre on Friday evening.

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Samara Rice Honors Recital

Saturday, June 1st, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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An evening of original compositions by undergraduate composer Samara Rice. Pieces for toy piano, bowed piano ensemble, string quartet, solo violin, and more performed by talented members of the UCSD music community.

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Bass Students

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 3:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Self Supported Event
Free


Tim McNally and Christopher Duvall, students of Mark Dresser, perform.

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David Castaneda Honors Recital

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


Featuring original compositions and arrangements by percussionist David Castañeda, the performers will include:

UCSD Lecturer Kamau Kenyatta - Piano & Keys
Tim McNalley - Bass
Evan Adams - Tenor Sax
Kirk Portuguez - Drumset & Percussion
David Castañeda - Percussion

"No hay más que decir - vamos a reír, vamos a sudar, vamos a disfrutar, porque estos son los ratos buenos"

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1st Monday Noon Concert

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 12:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Étude, Book 1, No. 4: Fanfares        György Ligeti
Todd Moellenberg, piano

Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano        Ligeti
    I. Andante con tenerezza
    II. Vivacissimo molto ritmico
    III. Alla marcia
    IV. Lamento. Adagio
Leah Asher, violin; Nicolee Kuester, horn; Todd Moellenberg, piano

TBD        Sam Dunscombe

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Monday Night Jazz, 95JC

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Under the direction of Kamau Kenyatta, the popular 95JC returns!  Featuring an ensemble performing a variety of diverse compositions, including pieces written and arranged by student musicians, instrumentation includes voice, violin, saxophones, rhythm section and afro-latin percussion.

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Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Under the direction of David Medine, the UCSD Chamber Orchestra performs in the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall.

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Nicolee Kuester Recital

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Nicolee Kuester performs works for horn and speaker and etc.:

PROGRAM:
Carolyn Chen: Overtures for solo horn
Nicolee Kuester: bird for speaker alone
Bobo/Okok: Digestive with violin, clarinet, horn and electric guitar
György Ligeti: Trio for violin, horn, and piano

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS:
Leah Asher, violin
Todd Moellenberg, piano
Sam Dunscombe, clarinet
Greg Surges, electric guitar

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Wind Ensemble

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 8:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

General: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, FOM, Alumni: $5.50
Students w/ID: Free
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Under the direction of Robert Zelickman, the Wind Ensemble returns to Mandeville Auditorium!

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Computer Music Concert

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


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UCSD computer music graduate students present original music in this year's three-concert computer music series, featuring original experimental works for performers and live electronics.  The concerts contain highly diverse material utilizing custom software, home-made electronics, re-purposed technology, computer graphics, and sculptural sound objects, as well as traditional instruments and recorded sound.

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Piano Recital by the students of Stefani Walens

Friday, June 7th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free



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Undergrad Composition Juries

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 10:00 am

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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World premiere performances by undergraduate composers, immediately followed by feedback from the distinguished members of the UC San Diego composition faculty.

10:00 a.m. - Mason Shaner - Moods of the Disconsolate Heart
11:00 a.m. - Christopher Perry - The Hike 
12:00 p.m. - Newton Chan - Psi(x,t) 
1:15 p.m. - Kyle Fanene - Three Twos
2:15 p.m. - Ryan Morgan - Once, There Was One

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Earth / Peace

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 7:30 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: EARTH / PEACE

David Chase conducts  Three great 20th-century composers contemplate peace – global, personal, spiritual. Britten begins the program with a work inspired by his intense pacifism. Schoenberg paints a picture of mankind evolving from a murky past to a bright future based on “Peace on Earth.” We conclude with one of Vaughan Williams’ greatest choral-orchestral works based on the war poetry of Walt Whitman and excerpts from the Bible.

Special Guests: Mary Jaeb, soprano; Dean Elzinga, bass-baritone

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Earth / Peace

Sunday, June 9th, 2013 2:00 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information go to La Jolla Symphony & Chorus or call 858-534-4637.


LA JOLLA SYMPHONY & CHORUS: EARTH / PEACE

David Chase conducts  Three great 20th-century composers contemplate peace – global, personal, spiritual. Britten begins the program with a work inspired by his intense pacifism. Schoenberg paints a picture of mankind evolving from a murky past to a bright future based on “Peace on Earth.” We conclude with one of Vaughan Williams’ greatest choral-orchestral works based on the war poetry of Walt Whitman and excerpts from the Bible.

Special Guests: Mary Jaeb, soprano; Dean Elzinga, bass-baritone

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Voice Students

Sunday, June 9th, 2013 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


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Camera Lucida (The Myriad Trio)

Monday, June 10th, 2013 7:30 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Tickets handled by San Diego Symphony
Single tickets: $25
UCSD Faculty/Staff: $20
(UCSD students with ID may attend for FREE, but must arrive by 7pm!)


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A BEETHOVEN FINALE

A Camera Lucida Special Presentation
Charles Curtis, cello
Reiko Uchida, piano

The Myriad Trio: Che-Yen Chen, viola; Demarre McGill, flute;
Julie Ann Smith, harp

Camera Lucida program:
BEETHOVEN: Seven Variations on "Bei Maennern welche Liebe fuehlen"
BEETHOVEN: Sonata in A Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 69

Myriad Trio program:
JAN BACH: Eisteddfod
BEETHOVEN/ARR. MAAYANI: Serenade, Op. 25 (Arr. for Flute, Viola and Harp)

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MUS 33 Final Recording (Spring)

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 3:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free



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Karis Studio Students

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 2:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Todd Moellenberg and Andrea Kim perform in the Concert Hall.

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Piano Recital by the students of Bess Wang

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 6:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall

Free


Piano students Bernard, Lily, and Megan will play pieces by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Ravel, and Prokofiev.

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The Best of ICAM

Friday, June 14th, 2013 5:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Theatre

Free


ICAM students present their end-of-year projects for THE BEST OF ICAM.

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Jeff Trevino Recital

Saturday, June 15th, 2013 8:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Free


Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano (1946-48) by John Cage (70 min.)

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