Music

Meadows Wind Ensemble: An Eclectic Mix

When: 
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:30pm

An Eclectic Mix represents the perfect musical mismatch, a plaid-on-plaid combination of styles and composers! The program will feature String Theory Manouche, a gypsy jazz ensemble led by local banjo and guitar virtuoso Kim Platko, a longtime friend of the MWE. The ensemble also welcomes Tony Award-winning music director and conductor Kimberly Grigsby (’91), who will return to Meadows to conduct a medley of Broadway tunes.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Paweł Wnuk and Friends: Chamber Music Concert

When: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

An afternoon of chamber music featuring compositions ranging from the new works of Tim Jansa and Mathieu Lussier to the standards of André Jolivet and Astor Piazzolla, performed by Meadows music faculty members Liudmila Georgievskaya, piano; Naoko Nakamura, harp; and Paweł Wnuk, bassoon; with guest flutist Corinna Nash-Wnuk. Special cross-media collaboration with Meadows student dancers Alison Machabee and Sara Magalio is sure to make this a not-to-be missed event.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1951

Lucille Chung, Andrés Díaz and the Cézanne Quartet

When: 
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 7:30pm

Award-winning pianist and Johnson-Prothro Artist-in-Residence Lucille Chung performs two masterpieces with the acclaimed Cézanne Quartet, the Meadows School’s Peak Ensemble-in-Residence. The brilliant Mozart Concerto K. 414, usually performed with a large orchestra and winds, will be played in a rare “a quattro” intimate setting. Chung will also be joined by cello professor and international performing artist Andrés Díaz in a selection of short pieces for cello and piano.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Cézanne Quartet with Andrés Díaz and Ann Marie Brink

When: 
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 4:30pm

Join the Cézanne Quartet and faculty artists Andrés Díaz, cello, and Ann Marie Brink, Dallas Symphony violist, as they present an afternoon of collaborative works for strings and cello.  In Kevin Puts’ ethereal Arcana for solo cello and string quintet, the solo cello soars in virtuosic concerto-like playing.  Ending the program is an audience favorite, Tchaikovsky’s well-loved Souvenir de Florence for string sextet.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787 or visit www.cezannequartet.com

POINT Ensemble

When: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:30pm

The POINT ensemble, directed by Kim Corbet, is the Meadows improvisational and creative project class, experimenting in an electro-acoustic environment and working from the subconscious realm – aka free improvisation.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Peter Sykes: Guest Organ Recital

When: 
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 7:30pm

Peter Sykes, professor of organ at Boston University, will present a recital on the Fisk organ, Op. 101 with works by Bach, Reger and others.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Jazz Orchestra Fall Brown Bag Concert

When: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:45pm

Bring your lunch and relax in the Bob Hope Lobby for a lively midday concert by the Meadows Jazz Orchestra. The MJO explores the range of large ensemble jazz from traditions of the famed big bands to contemporary compositions. The ensemble features SMU students involved in an array of degree programs and majors across the Meadows School of the Arts and the SMU campus.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Meadows First Performances Recital Series - CANCELED

When: 
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:00pm

Meadows First Performances Recital Series have been canceled for Spring 2017 semester calendar

Bring your lunch and hear Meadows musicians perform solo works and chamber music in a relaxed, informal setting.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

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