Performance

SMU Horn Extravaganza

When: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Division of Music presents a weekend horn extravaganza. The event kicks off Friday evening with a concert by the international award-winning American Horn Quartet, called “the finest brass chamber ensemble in the world” by American Record Guide. Saturday features a master class with the American Horn Quartet; a talk with legendary performer, conductor, educator and author Barry Tuckwell; a lecture by West Point Band horn player Nick Caluori (M.M. ’06); and a master class with David Cooper, principal horn of the Dallas Symphony. All events are open to the public.

Price: 

FREE for SMU music students
$20 per person for the weekend

Contact: 

For tickets or more information, call the Division of Music at 214.768.1951.

Meadows Percussion Ensemble

When: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 8:00pm

Meadows Percussion Ensemble with guest artist Robert Chappell

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Chamber Music Cookie Concert

When: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 12:00pm

Bring your lunch and enjoy a short, casual program of chamber music in the Taubman Atrium. Free cookies provided. For more information, follow @SMUChamberMusic on Twitter or call 214.768.2787.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Texas Saxophone Quartet Recital

When: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 8:00pm

Experience the rebirth of one of Texas's most experienced chamber ensembles! Founded in 1983, the TSQ was the first saxophone group to win the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music competition in 1987 and was a finalist in New York's Concert Artist Guild competition in 1990. They have served as saxophone section of the Dallas Wind Symphony for over 20 years. The addition this year of Dr. Chris Beaty (Texas A&M University-Commerce) rejuvenated the quartet, and they begin an ambitious season of concerts and master classes with this SMU recital.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Don Fabian
dfabian@mail.smu.edu
469-855-5499

United States Air Force Band of the West Dimensions in Blue Jazz Ensemble Concert

When: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The United States Air Force Band of the West Dimensions in Blue (Jazz Ensemble) will be performing a free concert in the Taubman Atrium next Tuesday, September 23 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.3680.

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Berio, Saint-Saens and Rachmaninoff

When: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 3:00pm

Luciano Berio’s playful Quattro Versioni, which layers together four versions of a charming work by Boccherini, opens the concert, followed by Saint-Saens’ Concerto for Piano No. 2 in G minor. An instant success when it debuted in 1868, it remains one of Saint-Saens’ most popular works; award-winning guest pianist Hando Nahkur, who is pursuing his Artist’s Diploma degree at Meadows, is soloist. The concert concludes with Rachmaninoff’s imaginative and lively Symphonic Dances.

Price: 

$13 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students and SMU faculty & staff

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Meadows Opera Theatre: Opera Free For All – “All Tricks, No Treats!”

When: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 1:00pm

This Halloween performance presents some of opera’s most dangerous and sinister characters as they ensnare, dupe, deceive and fool the innocents in their midst. It’s a nasty business, but what glorious music! It’s what opera is all about! Offered in the fall and spring, the Opera Free For All brown bag series features one-act operas and scenes from opera and musical theatre.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Expanding Your Horizons Brown Bag Concert Series: Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan

When: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:00pm

The Meadows School hosts the acclaimed Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan as part of its fall 2014 U.S. tour. The group performs traditional music and dance from Rajasthan in northwest India, known as the beginning of The Romany Trail, where the Gypsy migration departed from over 1000 years ago. Members of the group have performed worldwide and were featured in the award-winning documentary Latcho Drom.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Faculty Piano Recital: Liudmila Georgievskaya

When: 
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:00pm

An honors graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Russian pianist Liudmila Georgievskaya received an Artist Certificate from SMU Meadows and is currently on the Meadows faculty. Described as “authoritative and musical” (Dallas Morning News) with a “sharp, inquisitive mind shaping the performance” (The Guardian), she has performed in Russia, Ukraine, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Hungary, Uzbekistan, Panama and across the United States.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Meadows Chorale, Meadows Concert Choir and Diva Dolce: “By the Waters”

When: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 3:00pm

Meadows’ three outstanding choral ensembles – Meadows Concert Choir, Meadows Chorale, and Diva Dolce – will open the 2014-15 choral concert season with a program that explores water imagery in sacred and secular music. Healing waters that soothe the soul, turbulent waters that represent a lover’s anguish, or perhaps softly undulating waters that accompany a love song – all of these images and more will be presented in works by such composers as Palestrina, Barber, Brahms and Howells.

Price: 

FREE; in lieu of admission, the Meadows choirs request that a donation be made to the North Texas Food Bank through ntfb.org; food items may also be donated in person at the concert.

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

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