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UPDATE: Blair Woodwind Quintet rescheduled for April 21

Nov. 22, 2014—UPDATE: This concert was rescheduled from an earlier date. SIGNATURE SERIES Blair Woodwind Quintet Tuesday, April 21 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall The Blair Woodwind Quintet presents a program that combines classics of the literature with more recent works, all designed to showcase the kaleidoscopic colors of the ensemble. The quintet will...

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Richard Strauss’ ‘Enoch Arden’ in piano and poetry, Jan. 20

Nov. 19, 2014—NIGHTCAP CONCERT SERIES Melissa Rose, piano, and Jim Lovensheimer, narrator With pre-concert talk by Joy Calico Tuesday, January 20 Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall 8 p.m. Pre-concert talk 8:30 p.m. Performance Enoch Arden by Richard Strauss Lovensheimer and Rose perform Enoch Arden, Richard Strauss’ melodrama setting of an 1864 epic poem by Alfred, Lord...

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Felix Wang pairs cello with a host of intriguing instruments, Jan. 29

Nov. 19, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Felix Wang, cello With Polly Brecht, organ, Bil Jackson, clarinet, John Johns, guitar, and Christina McGann, violin Thursday, January 29 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Versatile powerhouse cellist Felix Wang gives a recital featuring pieces pairing the cello with a host of different accompanying instruments, including continuo organ, guitar, clarinet...

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‘Can You Hear Me?’ A modern musical fable, Feb. 10

Nov. 18, 2014—NIGHTCAP CONCERT SERIES Ben Harris, piano, Preston Orr, baritone, Gayle Shay, mezzo-soprano, and Jeremy Wilson, trombone Tuesday, February 10 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Can you hear me? A Modern Musical Fable June has a problem. After 11 years of marriage, she thought she understood her husband perfectly. And then, one morning,...

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Peter Kolkay, bassoon, explores virtue vs. virtuosity, Feb. 11

Nov. 18, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Peter Kolkay, bassoon With Philip Dikeman, flute, Felix Wang, cello, and Polly Brecht, harpsichord Wednesday, February 11 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Virtue/Virtuosity Bassoonist Peter Kolkay explores the complementary yet problematic relationship between virtue and virtuosity in works by Philipp Friedrich Böddecker, Heinz Holliger, John Cage and Antonio Vivaldi. He...

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‘O Ravishing Delight!’ Art song from soprano Amy Jarman, pianist Jerome Reed and violinist Cornelia Heard, Feb. 22

Nov. 18, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Amy Jarman, soprano and Jerome Reed, piano with Cornelia Heard, violin Sunday, February 22 3 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall O Ravishing Delight! A recital of art song exploring love, tenderness, regret and joy, including Five Hebrew Love Songs by Eric Whitacre, Canticle I: My Beloved is Mine and I Am...

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World premiere performance of Michael Hersch’s ‘Zwischen Leben Und Tod,’ Feb. 26

Nov. 18, 2014—BLAIR PRESENTS Carolyn Huebl, violin, and Mark Wait, piano Thursday, February 26 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall World Premiere: Michael Hersch’s Zwischen Leben und Tod Violinist Carolyn Huebl and pianist Mark Wait present the world premiere of a new work commissioned by the Blair School from groundbreaking American composer Michael Hersch. (Hersch’s...

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CONCERT UPDATE: Daniel Reinker and friends rescheduled for March 1

Nov. 18, 2014—SCHEDULE UPDATE: This concert was originally scheduled for Feb. 16, but was postponed due to severe winter weather. FACULTY RECITAL Daniel Reinker, viola with Francis Perry, theorbo, Jim Lovensheimer, reader, Jared Hauser, oboe, Keith Nicholas, cello, Melissa Rose, piano, and William G. Wiggins, percussion Sunday, March 1 7:30 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall...

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Mirabelle takes on a triad of trios, March 10

Nov. 17, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL The Mirabelle Trio Jared Hauser, oboe, Leslie Norton, horn, and Melissa Rose, piano Tuesday, March 10 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall The Mirabelle Trio continues its exploration of trios written for oboe, horn and piano. Heinrich Herzogenberg’s romantic trio from 1889 contrasts with a modern trio written a century later...

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International explorations with Brian Utley, saxophone, and Melissa Rose, piano, March 17

Nov. 17, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Brian Utley, saxophone with Melissa Rose, piano Tuesday, March 17 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Utley’s program is an exploration of the international. Klonos, by Piet Swerts, is described by the composer as a “bravura-like fantasy.” The word itself is of Greek origin, with meanings of “turmoil” or  “an intense...

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