Music

Meadows World Music Ensemble

When: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Meadows World Music Ensemble, under the direction of Jamal Mohamed, explores music from cultures and continents around the globe. The group combines traditional instruments from Africa, Asia and Latin America with standard western orchestral instruments to create unique interpretations of traditional folk melodies as well as original compositions. Hot drumming and imaginative improvisation are hallmarks of the group’s concerts, which have featured such guest artists as Glen Velez, Poovalur Sriji and K. Sridhar, among others.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Wind Ensemble: Firecracker!

When: 
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:30pm

The MWE will conclude its 2017-18 concert season with fireworks in the form of Michael Daugherty’s Firecracker! for oboe and chamber orchestra, featuring Meadows oboist Abigail Hawthorne; the original setting of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring; and (assuming Firecracker! doesn’t frighten away the birds!) Olivier Messiaen’s Oiseaux exotiques, featuring Meadows faculty pianist Liudmila Georgievskaya.

Price: 

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

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Organ Studio Spring Concert

When: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:30pm

The SMU Organ Studio will present its spring recital of diverse works by such composers as Bach and Messiaen.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Horn Studio Concert

When: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 7:30pm

The concert will showcase a potpourri of horn ensemble music performed by SMU horn students and guest artists.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Percussion Ensemble

When: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Meadows Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Jon D. Lee, presents its spring concert of new and classic works for percussion that run the gamut from light and fun to dark and intense.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Liudmila Georgievskaya Chamber Music Recital

When: 
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 7:30pm

Pianist and SMU Meadows faculty member Liudmila Georgievskaya will be joined by fellow faculty members and other acclaimed musicians, including Kari Kettering (cello), Corinna Nash-Wnuk (flute), Pawel Wnuk (bassoon), Paul Garner (clarinet), Victor Diaz (piano), and Thomas Schwan (piano, composer), for an evening of beautiful chamber music masterpieces. The concert will feature music by Beethoven, Gaubert, Glinka and Berg, and the American premiere of Thomas Schwan’s Canone Infinito (2017) for piano six-hands.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

SYZYGY Spring Concert: Premieres

When: 
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 7:30pm

SYZYGY, the contemporary music ensemble of SMU, presents an evening of contemporary music featuring the premiere of a concerto by Jordan Kuspa and the premiere of the master’s thesis composition of SMU student composer Alex Shawver, with guest violinist Chloe Trevor.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Opera Theatre’s Opera Free For All: A Happy Bernstein Birthday!

When: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

In honor of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday in August 2018, we celebrate this amazing composer, conductor, educator, musician, cultural ambassador and humanitarian through his “artful way of learning” with iconic scenes from West Side Story, On the Town, Wonderful Town, Trouble in Tahiti, A Quiet Place and Candide. In his words, those who can “Shout the Big Dreams” will save us!

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows at the Meyerson 2018

When: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 8:00pm

The 25th annual benefit concert for SMU Meadows will feature the critically acclaimed Meadows Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Paul Phillips, in the presentation of three works. Opening the program is Samuel Barber’s short, dramatic Essay No. 1 for Orchestra, followed by his Toccata Festiva for Organ and Orchestra, an exuberant, celebratory work composed in 1960 for the inauguration of a new organ at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.

Price: 

$25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $17 for students, faculty & staff ($10 discount available for subscribers)

Contact: 

View 2018 Meadows at the Meyerson Brochure

To make a gift, visit smu.edu/meyerson.

For more information call 214.768.4189

Meadows Opera Theatre’s Opera Free For All: “Pépito” by Jacques Offenbach

When: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00pm

Manuelita, the beautiful, flirtatious hostess of the local inn, has rejected the amorous advances of her childhood friend Miguel and rival Vertigo. Impressed by her loyalty to her fiancé, Pépito, Miguel agrees to take his place in the military so the couple can marry. However, a letter from Pépito presents stunning news for both Manuelita and Miguel! Learn who finally gets the girl in Offenbach’s charming, one-act comedy, produced in partnership with The Dallas Opera. Sung in English.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

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