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September 2020

“Orchestra Online” with guest speakers the St. Lawrence String Quartet

September 29 4:30 pm - 5:50 pm

This week, the St. Lawrence String Quartet will be the featured guest speakers for Professor Paul Phillips’s Fall 2020 class on orchestral music, “Orchestra Online,” viewable on Zoom. | RSVP required for non-Stanford attendees. The St. Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford’s ensemble-in-residence, teaches students privately and directs the Chamber Music program at the Department of Music, as well as engaging in collaborations across campus and in the community. Stanford faculty Geoff Nuttall (violin), Owen Dalby (violin), Lesley Robertson (viola), and Christopher Costanza…

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Stanford 2020 Contemplation By Design Summit

September 30 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free events start today, and are offered Sept. 30– Oct. 6, 2020, to further individual and community health and well-being, and creative excellence to serve the greater good in these unprecedented times.  Contemplation By Design is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, campus-wide program cultivating resilience, well-being, wisdom, compassion, and sustainable, ethical, purposeful service. Summit participants will have the opportunity to cultivate perspective, meaningful purpose, and contemplative practices that refresh and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2020 Summit…

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Organ Recital

September 30 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, University Organist, will perform works by Bach, Buxtehude, Boyvin and Vierne on the Fisk-Nanney and Murray Harris organs. The recital will conclude with a performance of Franz Liszt’s monumental Fantasia and Fuge on ‘Ad Nos’. Click on the link below to access the recital.

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October 2020

Iberian and Latin American Cultures Welcome Event

October 2 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Mark your calendars for a special bilingual welcome event: To kick off the new academic year, the Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures will feature short interventions by no other than an Herralde and a Biblioteca Breve award winner: Tinker Professor Juan Villoro (México) and U. Complutense Professor Raquel Taranilla (Madrid). To round up this feast, we will have music from Antonio Carbonell’s piano masterclass at U. de los Andes (Bogotá). We extend this invitation to everyone at Stanford!…

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“Black Music Revealed” with guest speaker Dr. Rosephanye Dunn-Powell

October 2 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“Black Music Revealed: Black composers, performers, and themes from the 18th century to the present,” a Fall 2020 seminar presented by Professor Paul Phillips, welcomes guest lecturer Dr. Rosephanye Dunn-Powell, professor, Auburn University. Her talk, viewable on Zoom (RSVP required for non-Stanford attendees), will primarily focus on African-American spirituals, of which she is one of the world’s leading experts. Dr. Dunn-Powell has been hailed as one of America’s premier women composers of choral music. She has an impressive catalogue of works…

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First Friday: For Stanford Students

October 2 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy a night out at the Cantor on the First Friday of the month during the academic year, with evenings full of art-making, music, and special performances. This program is organized by the Cantor Arts Center and made possible through the generous support of the Joan and John Jay Corley Fund for Performance, the Kenneth D. Brenner family Fund for Student Outreach, and the Bobbie and Mike Wilsey Fund for Education. Admission Info FREE

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Community Hour with Salamishah Tillet

October 3 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Salamishah Tillet, Henry Rutgers Professor of African American and African Studies and Creative Writing, Rutgers University, Newark, and Co-Founder of A Long Walk Home, will be our special guest on the Community Hour on Saturday at 1pm PST.  We will discuss Black feminism, art and activism, and surviving sexual violence. This Community Hour will be on Elizabeth Gilbert’s Instagram Live:  @elizabeth_gilbert_writer.Elizabeth Gilbert is the best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love; The Signature of All Things; and City of Girls. For more information…

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Daniel Pearl Harmony for Humanity Concert

October 4 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This annual concert honors the life and memory of Stanford alumnus Daniel Pearl, the violin-playing Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered in 2002. This year’s concert, as part of Contemplation by Design, will feature music affirming the hope and harmony that characterized Daniel’s approach to bringing peoples and cultures of the world closer to one another. The program includes a selection of prerecorded works by:  Patricia Alessandrini Giancarlo Aquilanti Utku Asuroglu Johann Sebastian Bach Constantin Basica Jonathan Berger Chris Chafe Davor Branimir…

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“Orchestra Online” with guest speaker Tracy Silverman

October 6 4:30 pm - 5:50 pm

This week, violinist and composer Tracy Silverman will be the guest speaker for Professor Paul Phillips’s Fall 2020 class on orchestral music, “Orchestra Online,” viewable on Zoom. | RSVP required for non-Stanford attendees.  Redefining the role of the violin in contemporary music, Tracy Silverman has contributed significantly to the repertoire and development of the 6-string electric violin and what he calls “post-classical violin playing.” Formerly first violinist with the innovative Turtle Island String Quartet, Silverman was named one of 100 distinguished alumni…

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Frank Waln and Raye Zaragoza

October 8 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Frank Waln and Raye Zaragoza’s latest projects here and here. Lakota hip-hop artist Frank Waln and singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza join forces in a concert that celebrates the identity and survival of Indigenous peoples.

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Takacs Quartet with Jeremy Denk

October 11 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Takács Quartet and Jeremy Denk’s latest projects here and here. Two artists known for the probing intelligence of their playing team up for Schumann’s great Piano Quintet.The Takács will also play quartet repertoire spanning two centuries, with the second of Mozart’s “Haydn” Quartets and a modern masterpiece by French composer Henri Dutilleux.

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Community Engaged Research – What it is, What it isn’t, and Is it for you?

October 12 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop series is designed with Stanford graduate students in mind who are interested in learning more about and developing their skills around community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary fields. Community-based research differs from “traditional” research in that it aims to cultivate non-hierarchical relationships between “researchers” and “communities.” Within this research approach, community members are also researchers and work side by side with university researchers in the design, conceptualization, and actualization of a…

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STUCK@HOME, Stanford Medicine Virtual Concert

October 15 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

STUCK@HOME Stanford Medicine Virtual Concert We believe in the power of music to heal and unite, particularly during uncertain times.    Stuck@Home Concert October 15, 2020  5:30PM – 6:30PM (PDT) This event is free and open to the public.  Please register in advance here: https://stanford.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fY69HZDmRYeAxHbmJxTLGw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Derek Gripper and Yacouba Sissoko

October 22 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Derek Gripper and Yacouba Sissoko’s latest projects here and here. This spellbinding performance by South African guitarist Derek Gripper and kora player Yacouba Sissoko will transport audiences to the musical worlds of Mali, Senegal, and South Africa.

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – William Prince

October 23 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about William Prince’s latest projects here. A singer-songwriter of magnitude, William Prince has earned critical accolades for his synthesis of country and gospel music with acoustic guitar and messages about the human condition.

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* -Fandango at the Wall: Arturo O’Farrill&the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra&Villalobos Brothers

October 23 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Arturo O’Farrill, the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, and the Villalobos Brothers’ latest projects here, here, and here. In a project inspired by a fandango festival held annually at the mesh fence bordering Tijuana, Mexico, O’Farrill brings 30 musicians from the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra to the Bing. Proud of being an American, O’Farrill said in a 2019 NPR interview that the concert is equal to “elegant activism.” By celebrating the reconciliatory bridge…

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Ancestral Recall

October 24 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah’s latest projects here. Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is an Edison Award–winning and Grammy-nominated jazz trumpeter and composer from New Orleans. Described by the New York Times as a musician “breaking new ground,” Adjuah is a skillful player who blends the sounds of modern hip-hop with ancient, diasporic rhythms. His bold new album, Ancestral Recall, combines music styles and folklore from the African and Caribbean…

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“Black Music Revealed” with guest speaker Naomi André

October 26 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“Black Music Revealed: Black composers, performers, and themes from the 18th century to the present,” a Fall 2020 seminar presented by Professor Paul Phillips, welcomes guest lecturer Naomi André (professor, University of Michigan) this week, viewable on Zoom. | RSVP required for non-Stanford attendees. Naomi André is Professor in Women’s Studies, the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, and the Residential College Arts and Ideas in the Humanities program at the University of Michigan. She received her B.A. in music from…

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November 2020

CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Garrick Ohlsson and Kirill Gerstein Dual Pianos

November 1 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Garrick Ohlsson and Kirill Gerstein’s latest projects here and here. In this rare duo recital by two of today’s finest pianists, Bay Area favorite Garrick Ohlsson and Russian American master Kirill Gerstein team up to perform a program of Rachmaninoff, Ravel, and Busoni, including one of Busoni’s imaginative two-keyboard arrangements of music by Mozart.

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First Friday: For Stanford Students

November 6 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy a night out at the Cantor on the First Friday of the month during the academic year, with evenings full of art-making, music, and special performances. This program is organized by the Cantor Arts Center and made possible through the generous support of the Joan and John Jay Corley Fund for Performance, the Kenneth D. Brenner family Fund for Student Outreach, and the Bobbie and Mike Wilsey Fund for Education. Admission Info FREE

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Somos Amigos: Songs on Common Ground w Sonia De Los Santos & The Okee Dokee Brothers

November 8 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Sonia De Los Santos and The Okee Dokee Brothers’s latest projects here and here. Friendship is at the heart of this joyful collaboration between Mexican songstress Sonia De Los Santos and the Americana folk duo The Okee Dokee Brothers. This bilingual program includes old and new songs that span the musical traditions of North America. With an adventurous spirit and a common vision of peace and understanding, Somos Amigos encourages young and old to…

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Huun-Huur-Tu

November 12 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Huun Huur Tu’s latest projects here. Huun-Huur-Tu’s profound throat singing technique arises from its origins in Tuva, a Russian republic on the border of Mongolia. Performing on a variety of native Tuvan and Western instruments, the charismatic ensemble offers a micro-history lesson during each performance, shedding light on the little-known cultures and traditions of the Tuvan people.

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Jaz Sawyer featuring Tiffany Austin: Freedom Now Suite

November 13 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Jaz Sawyer and Tiffany Austin’s latest projects here and here. Bay Area–bred educator and percussionist Jaz Sawyer and vocalist Tiffany Austin explore Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln’s Freedom Now Suite. With lyrics by Oscar Brown Jr., Roach’s 1960 record was inspired by the growing Civil Rights movement of the 50s and 60s and the struggle for African Americans to achieve equality. 

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Jaz Sawyer featuring Tiffany Austin: The Jazz Connection to Africa • Family Matinee

November 14 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Jaz Sawyer and Tiffany Austin’s latest projects here and here. In a family matinee of performance and interaction, Bay-Area bred educator and percussionist Jaz Sawyer and vocalist Tiffany Austin explore the power and history of jazz music and how the African diaspora helped develop jazz into a worldwide phenomenon.  

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CANCELED – *CANCELED* – Jaz Sawyer featuring Tiffany Austin: The Message Forward – World Premiere

November 14 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We regret to inform you that this performance is canceled. Learn more about Jaz Sawyer and Tiffany Austin’s latest projects here and here. Bay Area–bred educator and percussionist Jaz Sawyer and vocalist Tiffany Austin premiere Sawyer’s new work The Message Forward, which reflects the social climate and challenges of today while underpinning the strength of community and power of education.

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