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Thu Feb 4, 2016

Sun Feb 7, 2016

Bach Cantata Vespers for the Transfiguration

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Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 225 E. Haney Ave., South Bend IN

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and the Program in Sacred Music at the University of Notre Dame present Cantata Vespers on the Feast of the Transfiguration featuring J. S. Bach’s Cantata 23, Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn in the context of Evening Prayer. Multiple conductors, organists, and singers from our graduate programs will perform during the service, making this a truly collaborative and sacred event to celebrate the end of the Epiphany season.…

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Fri Feb 12, 2016

DMA Organ Recital: Mary Catherine Levri

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

Come listen to second year DMA student, Mary Catherine Levri, perform her second degree fulfillment recital. Featuring Works by: Alain, Bach, Buxtehude, and Mendelssohn

Friday, February 12, 2016
5 pm
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Reyes Organ and Choral Hall
Free, but Ticketed

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Sat Feb 13, 2016

DMA Organ Recital: "Exploring the Fantasia" by Benjamin Stone

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

While many pieces written for the organ are entitled "Fantasia", or "Fantasy'", or "Fancy", or any various spellings in other languages, the term means very different things for composers of different time periods and locations.  This program explores some of these differences through Fantasies spanning from the early Baroque to the Twentieth Century, both freely composed and based on an existing madrigal or chorale.…

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"Spiritual Reflection Through Sacred Music”: An MSM Voice Recital by Jessica Bush

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Location: Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary’s College

MSM Degree Voice Recital

Jessica M. Bush, soprano, presenting:

"Spiritual Reflection Through Sacred Music”

 

Saturday, February 13th at 7 PM

Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary’s College

All are invited to come to the beautiful Church of Our Lady of Loretto to hear a variety of sacred music exploring Christian spirituality and devotion as they have been represented in different musical settings.…

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Sun Feb 14, 2016

"Saint Cecilia: Veneration Through the Ages"; A Conducting Recital by Joshua Boggs

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Location: Duncan Hall Chapel, University of Notre Dame

Saint Cecilia: Veneration Through the Ages

A concert featuring works by Purcell, Haydn, Gounod, and Howells

"I had such a wonderful expeirence with the Handel, that I decided to look deeper into the repertory.  This concert features pieces written for St. Cecilia's day, or on texts about her, spanning over 300 years.  In between pieces, I'll add background on the "happenings" in each of the classical periods covered, and look toward her future in the era of modern composition..."…

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Tue Feb 16, 2016

The Resurrection Gospels and their Hymns in the Early Rite of Jerusalem

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Location: DeBartolo 119

The Resurrection Gospels and their Hymns in the Early Rite of Jerusalem

            From earliest times, the texts of the Bible were publicly read and sung in Christian worship. How did such performances contribute to the transmission and canonization of the Biblical texts? The early rite of Jerusalem offers a window on the process. In the late fourth century, a vigil was held every Sunday morning before the tomb of Jesus. Three psalms were sung, the bishop read an account of the Passion and Resurrection from an unspecified gospel, and then a hymn was sung. This ceremony was celebrated in Greek, but, because it was widely imitated all over the early medieval Christian world, it is best preserved in Armenian and Georgian, with some evidence also in Latin, Syriac, and Arabic.…

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Sun Feb 21, 2016

"Music and Eternity" A Conducting Recital by Justin Appel

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

Music and Eternity

An evening program of choral music, sung by the Notre Dame Recital Choir, conducted by Justin Appel. The concert explores themes of timelessness and transcendence through atmospheric 20th- and 21st-century settings, highlighting works by Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds.

 

Program:

Birthday Sleep (1999) - John Tavener (1944-2013)…

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Sun Feb 28, 2016

"A Musical Pilgrimage, Celebrating the Jubilee Year of Mercy " a Round Robin Conducting Recital by Marie Smith and Phillip Ganir

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart, University of Notre Dame

Sacred music conducting students, Marie Smith and Phillip Ganir, S.J, present a musical pilgrimage in celebration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Their program of choral repertoire travels across the Americas, Europe and Asia, to portray a cultural and theological perspective on varying themes of mercy. The program features composers Bocanegra, Padilla, Bruckner, and Cayabyab. …

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