An Evening of Richard Strauss's Lieder with Soprano, Deborah Mayer and Pianist, Paivi Ekroth
Department of Music
Friday, August 28, 2015, 7:00 PM
Metropolitan Opera soprano, Deborah Mayer, and pianist, Paivi Ekroth, join forces for an evening of some of Richard Strauss's most beloved lieder written for the soprano voice.
Note: This is a free but ticketed event. To guarantee your reservation, please pick-up your will call tickets at least 15 minutes before your event. In the event of a sell out, unclaimed will call tickets will be used to seat patrons waiting on standby.
Songs of Earth and Air
Sacred Music at Notre Dame
Saturday, August 29, 2015, 7:00 PM
"Songs of Earth and Air" is a concert of songs exploring spiritual themes featuring Laura Strickling, soprano, and Daniel Schlosberg, piano. Planned program will include Poulenc's Air Chantés; a collection of Liszt songs that answer the question "what is love?;" Libby Larsen's landmark cycle Try Me Good King, based on the actual last words of the wives of Henry VIII, and a sampler of American songs with meditational/prayer texts by Samuel Barber, Richard Hundley, David Sisco, Juliana Hall and James Matheson.
Praised by The New York Times for her, “flexible voice, crystalline diction, and warm presence,” soprano Laura Strickling has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall, Ravinia Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music and Liederfest in Suzhou, China. Daniel Schlosberg has been described as an "expert pianist" (Boston Globe), and his performances have been praised for their "intellect and passion" (Washington Post). As a collaborative pianist, Tim Smith of the Baltimore Sun wrote: "Daniel Schlosberg was a model accompanist, bringing out the remarkable richness of the piano writing." See Synopsis For More
Cuarteto Tanguero's "Tango Insomnia"
Saturday, September 12, 2015, 7:30 PM
The 2015–2016 Presenting Series season opens with Cuarteto Tanguero in their program "Tango Insomnia." Featuring the sensuous footwork of Tango World Champions Fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo, the wicked sharp quartet of Ben Bogart (bandoneon), Daniel Stein (violin), Daniel Inamorato (piano) and Matt McConahay (bass) expertly introduces traditional Argentine tango to a growing audience. A Milonga—social dancing—after party immediately follows! See Synopsis For More
Organ Recital Series
Sunday, September 13, 2015, 2:30 PM
Sunday, September 13, 2015, 5:00 PM
A virtuoso organist and renowned improviser, Edoardo Bellotti has performed the complete works of Cesar Franck, and has worked with orchestras in Italy and abroad. He is currently Associate Professor of Organ, Harpsichord and Improvisation at the Eastman School of Music. See Synopsis For More
Music, Courage and Remembrance- an Inter-Artistic Event of Dance, Art and Singing
Sacred Music at Notre Dame
Friday, September 18, 2015, 7:30 PM
Music, Courage and Remembrance is an inter-artistic event of dance, art and singing paying homage to the music of Pulitzer Prize winner Shulamit Ran, former Resident Composer of the Chicago Symphony and the Lyric Opera. Part of Elijah or "The Jewish Arts in the Western World," which is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Family friendly, all ages are welcome. This is a free but ticketed event. See Synopsis For More
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