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May 2018

NOON CONCERT: Flute Students of Greer Ellison

May 30 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Flute students from Greer Ellison’s studio are featured in this noontime concert. (Program TBA.) 

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Spring Chamber Music Showcase

May 30 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ensembles from the Stanford Chamber Music program perform.

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University Singers

May 30 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Robert Huw Morgan directs the University Singers’ performance of two major works by Handel: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne and the “Utrecht” Te Deum. Featured soloists include Tonia D’Amelio, soprano; Heidi Waterman, alto; Corey Head, tenor; and Jeffrey Fields, bass.

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Tender Buttons: Helen Newby and Daniel King

May 31 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tender Buttons is cellist Helen Newby and percussionist Dan King, along with various devices / electronics.  Program Thomas Meadowcroft: Plain Moving Landfill  Julie Herndon: (new work)  Peter Swendsen: (new work)  Celeste Oram: (new work)  Malin Bang: arching  Sam Pluta: Switches

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June 2018

PERFORMANCE | VITAL SIGNS: “Sweat Paintings”

June 1 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Cassils Studio, Stanford University Theater and Performance Studies, and the Stanford University Art & Art History Department are pleased to present SWEAT PAINTINGS as a part of the Vital Signs Performance Series and Social Sculpture Course. Following the performance, there will be a conversation between TAPS Chair Branislav Jakovljevic and Cassils on, “Curating Performance: Vital Signs at Stanford” SWEAT PAINTINGS, a live performance and collaboration between Cassils, martial arts consultant Melissa Wyman and Stanford students Ash Ngu, Free Tripp, Meg McNulty, Tori…

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NOON CONCERT: Piano Studio of George Barth and Kumaran Arul

June 1 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Piano students of George Barth and Kumaran Arul will be featured in this noontime recital. (Program TBA.) 

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Stanford Jazz Combos

June 1 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Jim Nadel presents this Jazz Combo showcase, featuring jazz standards, blues, and original material by a range of small ensembles.

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Stanford Philharmonia

June 1 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Paul Phillips conducts the Philharmonia’s Spring program: – J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major   Robin Sharp, violin soloist – J.S. Bach, orch. Webern: Ricercar a 6 from “Musical Offering” – Igor Stravinsky: Concerto in E-flat, “Dumbarton Oaks” – Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 93 in D Major

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A.CHAL

June 1 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Raised between Queens, New York and Chelsea, Massachusetts, Peruvian-born A.CHAL—born Alejandro Salazar—has straddled borders his whole life. His music marries hip-hop and R&B, but also makes room for ingenuity, genre-bending sounds (á la The Weeknd) and indigenous rhythms. After years of running the independent circuit, A.CHAL has recently signed with Epic Records. His latest hit, “Love N Hennessy” remix, featuring 2 Chainz and Nicky Jam, has amassed over 15.4 million combined streams while regularly averaging an impressive 1.4 million monthly listeners on Spotify. 

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Hannah Choi, cello, with Lori Lack, piano: Sophomore Recital

June 2 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Hannah Choi, cello, performs in recital with Lori Lack, piano. | Reception to follow. Program Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango Saint-Saëns: “Mon cœur s’ouvre à ta voix” from Samson and Delilah Ginastera: Pampeana No. 2  Brahms: Sonata No. 2 in F Major  Massenet: “Méditation” from Thaïs

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An Open-Air Celebration of Baltic Culture

June 2 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a special event of the 2018 AABS Conference at Stanford University: The 100th Anniversary of Baltic Independence: An Open-Air Celebration of Baltic Culture This open-air evening program will feature musical and dance performances by several Baltic and American groups. The Seattle-based Mägi Ensemble, a women’s chamber choir that performs and records compositions from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, will perform a program of both intricate Baltic choral compositions along with traditional folk songs and modern arrangements. Compositions by Ester Mägi,…

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Chano Domínguez: Flamenco Sketches

June 2 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Flamenco music, deeply passionate and tinged with improvisation, has long captivated jazz musicians, and pianist/composer Chano Domínguez is no exception. The program will be drawn from Chano’s Grammy–nominated album Flamenco Sketches—an Iberian-inflected tribute to Miles Davis—and will also include flamenco dancing and a new work written for his Piano Iberico ensemble.

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Kevin Sun, piano

June 2 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kevin Lee Sun (B.A.S., ’15) presents a solo recital of dance suites by Bach and Schoenberg, as well as three late works by Schubert. Having earned his M.M. from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he served as Piano Department Assistant, he is now back at Stanford as a first-year medical student. Program Schubert: Three Piano Pieces, D. 946 Schoenberg: Suite for Piano, Op. 25 Bach: Partita No. 4 in D Major, BWV 828

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Stanford Wind Symphony: Spring Concert

June 2 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Giancarlo Aquilanti directs the Stanford Wind Symphony’s program in Bing Concert Hall. Program Gioacchino Rossini: Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri Matteo Camponero: Valzer Blu (world premiere)Francesco Raspolo: Pape Satan Aleppe (world premiere)Giancarlo Aquilanti: Double Concerto for trumpet and tuba (world premiere)featuring Alessandro Fossi, tuba, and Marco Pierobon, trumpetLeonard Bernstein: Overture to Candide James Barnes: Symphonic Overture (Guest Conductor: Diego Hernandez)David Maslanka: Give us this day

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John Schott, electric guitar, and Matthew Wright, digital sound

June 2 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

John Schott and Matt Wright have been musically collaborating for 18 years. both as a duo and also with the late David Wessel as That Situated Trio, who performed in the U.S. and Europe. Matt and John have carried on with recent duo performances in the Bay Area and New York. Together they develop a number of musical programs and interfaces for Matt that provide certain limits and affordances for their improvisatory explorations. These include pre-recorded samples of John playing,…

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Stanford Chamber Chorale: In One Accord

June 2 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Stanford Chamber Chorale joins forces with University Organist, Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, in an evening celebrating choral music from the Anglican cathedral tradition. The program features George Dyson’s exuberant “Evening Canticles in D”; William Henry Harris’s radiant double-choir anthem “Faire is the heaven”; contemporary works by Ben Parry and Owain Park; and beloved British folk song arrangements by Holst, Grainger, Moeran, and others.

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Stanford Collaborative Orchestra Spring Concert

June 3 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Stanford Collaborative Orchestra presents its spring concert! Our eclectic program includes crowd favorites such as Carnival of the Animals and a surreal absurdist ballet: Le Boeuf sur le Toit. Enjoy an afternoon of beautiful music with your favorite chamber musicians! SCOr is Stanford’s only conductorless student-run chamber orchestra — find out more about us at scor.stanford.edu.

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Kathryne Jennings Voice Studio: Spring Recital

June 3 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Kathryne Jennings’s Voice Studio presents its Spring recital. Featured students include Stephanie Fischer, Tim Isaacs, Eve La Puma, Brenna McCulloch, Lorin Phillips, Kathlynn Simotas, Lark Wang, and Edric Zeng.

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Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble: Spring Concert

June 3 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The acclaimed Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble is excited to present its final performance of the academic year! In addition to our usual mix of traditional salsa, Latin jazz, Cuban timba and son, we’ve got a few new wrinkles this time around — Puerto Rican plena, a John Coltrane classic, and old school R&B and funk — all with a Latin tinge! The concert includes songs composed or performed by greats such as Los Van Van, Tito Rodriguez, Conjunto Libre, Stevie…

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The Composer-Performer: New Works Written and Performed by Stanford Composers

June 5 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The students of Music 323 (Doctoral Seminar in Composition) perform their own compositions (Program TBA).

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NOON CONCERT: Chin-Hamzah-Chang Trio

June 6 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

The Chin-Hamzah-Chang Trio will perform Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49, in this noontime recital.

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Early Music Singers: A Concert of Favorite Pieces of Josquin Des Prez

June 6 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

William Mahrt directs the Early Music Singers’ Spring program highlighting the works of Josquin.

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Stanford Flute Ensemble

June 6 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Karen Van Dyke directs the Flute Ensemble’s program of works by Bizet, McMichael, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Kuhlau.

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Stanford Baroque Soloists and Convivium: “Fairest Isle” – Purcell’s King Arthur

June 7 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The chamber choir Convivium joins forces with the Stanford Baroque Soloists, under the direction of Anthony Martin, to present excerpts from Henry Purcell’s sparkling masque, King Arthur. Famed for his exquisite melodies and masterful sensitivity to the English language, Purcell was widely considered the greatest English composer of the Restoration period. King Arthur contains some of his most memorable music, including the chilling chromaticism of the “Frost Scene” and the dance air “Fairest Isle.”

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Piano Studio of Thomas Schultz

June 8 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Piano students of Thomas Schultz will be featured in this noontime recital. (Program TBA.) 

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