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  • Gustavo Romero
Hailed as a "pianist of genius" by the Washington Post, Gustavo Romero (Professor of Piano at the University of North Texas) will present a program of works by Federico Mompou, Enrique Granados, Domenico Scarlatti, and Emma Lou Diemer as part of UCSB's Spanish Piano Festival on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall on the UCSB campus. The program celebrates the 150th birth date of Granados, and the 90th birthday of Emma Lou Diemer, Professor Emerita of Composition at UCSB. Mr. Romero will also present a masterclass on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. featuring performances by UCSB piano students. Admission to both events is free.
  1. November 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • Gustavo Romero. Courtesy photo.
Hailed as a "pianist of genius" by the Washington Post, Gustavo Romero (Professor of Piano at the University of North Texas) will present a masterclass on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall featuring performances by UCSB piano students. Admission is free.
  1. November 28, 2017 -
    10:00am to 12:00pm
  • World Music Series Fall 2017
Directed by Victor Bell, the choir will perform traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the UCSB Music Bowl as part of the World Music Series. Admission is free. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.
 
  1. November 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Johannes Brahms (1882)
Nicole Grimes, Assistant Professor of Musicology at UC Irvine, will present a talk entitled "A Disembodied Head for Mythic Justice: Brahms, Tantalus, and Gesang der Parzen," on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in Music Room 1145. This talk is presented by the Music History and Theory Forum. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
  1. November 29, 2017 -
    3:30pm to 4:45pm
  • Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM). Photo by Eric Isaacs.
Directed by Jeremy Haladyna, the UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM) will present its annual fall concert on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. The program, entitled "Paris, Passports, and Passages", will feature works by Albert Roussel, Sydney Hodkinson, Mario Lavista, Henri Dutilleux, Ned Rorem, Federico Mompou, and Joan Guijoan. UCSB graduate and undergraduate students will perform, along with Director Jeremy Haladyna.
  1. November 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
  • Alexander Boyd (courtesy photo)
British pianist Alexander Boyd will present a recital as part of UCSB's Spanish Piano Festival on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will include works by Enrique Granados, Isaac Albeniz, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Frédéric Chopin. Admission is free.
  1. November 29, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • Wind Ensemble. Photo by Eric Isaacs.
The UCSB Wind Ensemble with Paul Bambach, Director, will present its Annual Fall Concert, entitled "Bits and Pieces" on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The University Wind Ensemble will perform Roger Cichy’s “edgy" Galilean Moons, Eric Whitacre’s “beautifully sonorous” October, and Gustav Holst’s “classic” First Suite in Eb for Military Band, transcribed for modern band by Colin Mathews. The concert will also feature graduate assistant, Cynthia Vong conducting Robert Sheldon’s Flight of the Piasa, based on the legendary flying bird-monster of the Alton, Illinois Illini tribe. Rounding out the concert will be Blaze by Steve Rouse and Carnival Overture by Antonin  Dvořák, arranged by Mark Walker, revised and edited by Charles Yeago. Please join us for an evening of exciting wind ensemble music!
 
  1. November 30, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • Isabel Bayrakdarian. Photo by Dario Acosta.
Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will present its annual fall concert on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in UCSB’s Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The program will feature special guest Isabel Bayrakdarian, Grammy Award-winning soprano and UCSB Assistant Professor, who will sing songs of the Lebanese superstar Fairouz (b.1935) and also an Armenian song. UCSB graduate student Jared Holton will lead the Ensemble in a suite of three art songs from Libya. Nick Ragheb will lead a performance of a song by the Egyptian superstar, Umm Kulthum (d.1975), featuring Sarah Salam, solo vocalist. Sam Khattar will present a song by the Syrian superstar singer, Farid al-Atrash (d.1974), and Andrea Fishman will perform a Sephardic song from Greece. As always, the Ensemble's Dance Company will perform a wonderful variety of dances, from Armenian, Egyptian, Greek, and Persian cultures, with choreographies by Cris! Basimah, Tom Bozigian, Shahrzad Khorsandi, and Alexandra King. 
  1. December 2, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • Zachary Olea
Undergraduate violinist/composer Zachary Olea will present a BA recital on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 5 p.m. in Music Room 1145. The program will feature works by Astor Piazzola and Eugène Ysaÿe, a flute and string quintet arrangement (by Mr. Olea) of Joe Hisaishi film score music from the Studio Ghibli films by Miyazaki (Howl’s Moving CastleSpirited AwayPrincess Mononoke, and more), and a set of short pieces for violin and cello based on experiences at Buddhist temples in Japan and Korea and Shinto Shrines in Japan. The program will also feature Sylvie Tran (flute), C.J. Patton (violin), Katrina Agate (cello), and graduate violinist Sara Bashore (viola). Admission is free.
  1. December 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
  • Chamber Orchestra. Photo by Tony Mastres.
Under the direction of Vlad Vizireanu, the University Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players will present their annual fall concert on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. The program will include Ludwig van Beethoven's Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43; Zoltán Kodaly's Dances of Galanta; Felix Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, Op. 26; and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Capriccio Italien, Op. 45. Directed by Robert Koenig, winners of the quarterly UCSB Chamber Music Competition will perform as the UCSB Chamber Players and open the first half of the concert.
  1. December 4, 2017 - 7:30pm

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