Upcoming Events

Fri Nov 1, 2019

Interdepartmental Colloquium: Professor Helen Phelan, University Of Limerick


Location: 306 O’Neill Hall, Notre Dame

"'Three Candles that Illume Every Darkness': Singing, Hospitality and the Sacred Stranger" 

The concept of ‘the sacred stranger’ in contemporary philosophical and theological discourse is especially relevant in today’s world of unprecedented human migration. The performance of hospitality is noted as a key aspect of any meaningful encounter with ‘the other’.

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Thu Nov 7, 2019

Concert: Guest Harpsichordist Jory Vinikour


Location: 120 O’Neill Hall - LaBar Recital Hall, Notre Dame

Internationally renowned harpsichordist Jory Vinikour will present a concert in O’Neill Hall. The program will include works by J. C. F. Fischer, J. S. Bach, Louis Couperin, and Jean-Philippe Rameau.
Masterclass Wednesday, November 6 at 4:00pm…

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Sun Nov 10, 2019

SMND Conducting Recital: Brandon Hollihan


Location: 136 O'Neill Hall, LaBar Performance Hall, Notre Dame

The GRAMMY-Award winning, Chicago-based ensemble Third Coast Percussion returns to Notre Dame to join forces with the Ritornello Ensemble in a lecture recital presentation of Steve Reich's acclaimed chamber work, Tehillim.  This event also features the Notre Dame vocal octet singing Bach's Easter cantata, "Christ lag in Todesbanden."  Conducted by Brandon Hollihan.…

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Concert: Guest Organist Stefan Engels


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Stefan Engels is Professor of Organ and Leah Fullinwider Centennial Chair in Music Performance at Southern Methodist University, where he is also head of the Organ Department at the Meadows School of the Arts. He has recorded two highly acclaimed CDs on the Naxos and Priory labels and finished the world premiere recording of the complete organ works (14 CDs) of late-Romantic German composer Sigfrid Karg-Elert. 


Co-curated by Craig Cramer, Professor of Organ. Made possible by the Marjorie O'Malley Sacred Music Series.

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Concert: Guest New York Polyphony


Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame

The Department of Music and Sacred Music at Notre Dame present New York Polyphony in a program of sacred vocal chamber music. Recognized for their robust sound, superb musicianship, and thoughtful programming, New York Polyphony is one of the premiere vocal chamber ensembles in the United States and Europe today.

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Sun Dec 1, 2019

Thu Dec 12, 2019

Fri Dec 13, 2019

NDCC Lessons & Carols


Location: Church of Our Lady of Loretto, Saint Mary’ College, Notre Dame 

Our annual Lessons and Carols Concert with readings and hymns for Advent and Christmas performed by Cherub, Cantabile, Descant and St. Gregory choirs. 

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Sat Dec 14, 2019