Music

Christophe Mantoux: Organ Guest Recital

When: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:30pm

Prize-winning organist Christophe Mantoux, who will replace Professor Stefan Engels during Engels’ sabbatical leave in fall 2018, will present a recital with works of Bach and French masters. Mantoux is professor of organ at the Conservatoire régional de Paris and Pôle supérieur de Paris in France and a winner of the prestigious First Prize in Interpretation at the Chartres International Organ Competition. His international career as a concert organist has taken him to more than 20 countries on four continents.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Haydn’s "Seven Last Words of Christ"

When: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:30pm

Meadows Chamber Music Ensembles

Experience Haydn’s The Seven Last Words of Christ for string quartet as led by Aaron Boyd, director of chamber music at the Meadows School of the Arts, in the context of the religious art and objects on display in the Meadows Museum.

Price: 

$15 for nonmembers; $10 for museum members; $5 for SMU students, faculty, and staff Reservations required; call 214.768.8587.

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.8587

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Clyne, Bernstein and Beethoven

When: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 2:30pm

The program opens with Anna Clyne’s This Midnight Hour, a single-movement work composed in 2015. It was inspired by poems of Baudelaire and Nobel-winning poet Juan Ramón Jiménez evoking nighttime, emotional abandon, wild movement, and sounds and perfumes mixing in the night air. Next, in honor of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday year, the MSO will perform Bernstein’s Three Meditations from “Mass,” featuring faculty member and international performing artist Andres Díaz on cello. The concert concludes with Beethoven’s magnificent Symphony No. 5.

Price: 

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

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Andrey Ponochevny: Guest Piano Recital

When: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:30pm

Internationally recognized pianist and Meadows alumnus Andrey Ponochevny will perform the last three piano sonatas of Beethoven. Ponochevny has performed throughout North America, Europe and Asia, playing with numerous major orchestras and given solo recitals at such venues as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Salle Alfred Cortot in Paris and the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw, among others. His awards include first prize at both the William Kapell and Tomassoni international piano competitions and a bronze medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Liudmila Georgievskaya: Chamber Music Faculty Recital

When: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 7:30pm

This chamber music recital will feature four internationally recognized performers: award-winning pianist and SMU faculty member Liudmila Georgievskaya; Dallas Symphony violist and faculty member Barbara Sudweeks; and Dallas Symphony musicians Maria Schleuning, violin, and Jeff Hood, cello. The program includes works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms and Camargo Guarnieri.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

When: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 2:30pm

The program features winners of the annual Meadows Concerto Competition, who are chosen to perform with the orchestra from a highly competitive field of talented Meadows undergraduate and graduate students.

Price: 

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

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Liudmila Georgievskaya Chamber Music Recital

When: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 7:30pm

Pianist Liudmila Georgievskaya will be joined by other internationally acclaimed musicians, including Dallas Symphony cellist Kari Kettering and additional DSO and SMU colleagues, for an evening of chamber music masterpieces.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

POINT Ensemble

When: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 7:30pm

The Meadows POINT ensemble is SMU’s premier improvisational concert group. POINT explores listening, bonding and subconscious ensemble performance with a focus on mutual trust and the integrity of artistic freedom.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert

When: 
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 7:30pm

The Meadows Jazz Orchestra presents its final concert of the 2018-19 season. The MJO explores the range of large ensemble jazz from traditions of the famed big bands to contemporary compositions. The ensemble features 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 Guitar Ensemble

When: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Meadows Guitar Ensemble will present a concert of guitar quartets and duos featuring music from the Renaissance to the present, including music of Italy, Spain, Brazil and the United States.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

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