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Fri Jan 20, 2017

Sat Jan 21, 2017

Benjamin Stone DMA Organ Recital

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

Ben Stone will be performing his second DMA organ recital on Saturday, January 21st at 6:00pm in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. You can obtain tickets by calling the box office at 574-631-2800 or clicking here

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Sun Jan 29, 2017

"French Secular Songs of the Late Middle Ages" by the Notre Dame Medieval Quartet

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

A concert of French secular song from the late Middle Ages performed by the Notre Dame Medieval Quartet.

The quartet is made up of faculty and students from the Sacred Music Program. In addition to its director, Prof. Paul Walker, countertenor, the members include Joshua Boggs, countertenor, and Matthew Kelly and Prof. Mark Doerries, tenors.…

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Thu Feb 2, 2017

Sun Feb 5, 2017

Gregory Hand Guest Organ Recital

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

Gregory Hand is assistant professor of organ at the University of Iowa. Prior to this appointment he held the position of University Chapel Organist at Northwestern University, where he also taught in the music theory department. Dr. Hand is in high demand as a performer and pedagogue. He was recently appointed to a five-year term on the jury of the Internationale Orgelwoche Nürnberg (ION), and has given recitals and master classes in the United States, France, Spain, Germany and Brazil.…

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"Music and the Jesuit Vision: Carissimi and Charpentier" an MSM Conducting Recital by Fr. Phillip Ganir

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

DOCERE, DELECTARE, MOVERE:

Carissimi's Jephte, Charpentier's Te Deum, and the Jesuit Vision

 

Second Year MSM student and Jesuit Priest Fr. Phillip Ganir leads Notre Dame's Concordia Choir and Ritornello Orchestra in two early Baroque masterpieces composed by two musicians affiliated with the Early Jesuits: Giacomo Carissimi, one of the most celebrated masters of the early Baroque, and his student Marc-Antoine Charpentier, one of the most important French composers of his generation.…

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Sat Feb 11, 2017

"Reminiscence in Song" a Concert by Stephen Lancaster Featuring Martin Katz

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Leighton Hall

Faculty artist Stephen Lancaster joins internationally acclaimed guest collaborative pianist Martin Katz for an evening of song. The program features a varied collection of songs with a recurring theme of reminiscence. The composers included are Fauré, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Butterworth and Gershwin.…

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Fri Feb 17, 2017

"DE SPIRITUM (1980) William Albright (1944-1998) and The Pipe Organ as Spiritual Force" A Colloquium by Douglas Reed

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Location: 115 Crowley Hall of Music

Colloquium: The Pipe Organ as Spiritual Force

Douglas Reed, Adjunct Professor of Music (Organ)

The Colloquium will explore theological aspects of American composer William Albright’s De Spiritum (1980) for solo organ and two assistants. Through various musical gestures, the composer gives expression to several Christian concepts: the Divine Logos, the struggle between Good and Evil, the Holy Trinity, and The City of God.…

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Sun Feb 19, 2017

"Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden BWV 1083 - Johann Sebastian Bach" a MSM Voice Recital by Gabriela Solis & Victoria Fraser

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Location: Moreau Seminary Chapel

For their first year recital, soprano Victoria Fraser and mezzo soprano Gabriela Estephanie Solis will present the rarely-performed Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083. This transcription of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater by J.S. Bach will be performed with a period instrument ensemble led by Daniel Stein on violin, Elliott Smith on harpsichord, and Caleb Wenzel on organ. …

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Sat Feb 25, 2017

Isabella Burns MSM Voice Recital

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Location: Church of Our Lady of Loretto, Saint Mary's College

Please join us for an evening of music on Saturday, February 25 at 7:00 pm at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto, St. Mary's College. Featuring works of Bach, Poulenc, Hogan, and Britten, with Isabella Burns, Soprano, Elliott Smith, Continuo, and Mona Coalter, Piano.…

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Sun Feb 26, 2017

"Ēriks Ešenvalds: Passion and Resurrection" a DMA Conducting Recital by Justin Appel

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

Justin Appel, the Notre Dame Concordia, and Ritornello Ensemble present an afternoon concert of Latvian choral music by Ēriks Ešenvalds and Pēteris Vasks. Vasks’ Plainscapes depicts a lengthy sunrise over the Latvian plains, setting up an atmospheric scene for Ešenvalds’ unique take on the passion genre. Passion and Resurrection

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Fri Mar 3, 2017

Sat Mar 4, 2017

Aleksandr Novoselov MSM Organ Recital

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Second year MSM Organ student, Aleksandr Novoselov, will perform his second recital in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the new Murdy Family Organ. The recital will be on Saturday, March 4th at 8pm. …

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Sun Mar 5, 2017

"Dreams, Prayers and Reflections", a MSM and DMA Conducting Recital by Abby Helbling & Emerson Eads

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

A program of 20th and 21st century music, performed by conductors Abby Helbling and Emerson Eads and the Notre Dame Repertory Choir.  The planned program includes works by Elgar, Ešenvalds, Grieg, Pärt, Tavener, and Whitacre depicting a journey through the night as we pray, sleep, and remember.  …

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Tue Mar 7, 2017

Notre Dame Schola Musicorum Concert

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

The Schola Musicorum, an ensemble of faculty and students in the Department of Music and the Sacred Music at Notre Dame program, performs Gregorian chant from medieval manuscripts. Its brief concerts are preceded and followed by early organ music played on the hall's two excellent Baroque organs.…

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Fri Mar 10, 2017

Sat Mar 25, 2017

"The Exhibition of Hope" an MSM Voice Recital by Emorja Roberson

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Location: Christ the King Lutheran Church

Roberson's recital will included the early music of J.S. Bach's BWV 56 and the late music of Faure. In addition to the sounds of the familiar composers of classical, works from African American composers, Timothy Amukele, Uzee Brown, and H. Leslie Adams will be showcased.  This event is free and open for the public to attend.…

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Michael Plagerman MSM Organ Recital

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Second year MSM Organ student, Michael Plagerman, will perform his second graduate recital on the new Murdy Family Organ in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. He will be performing works by Dupre,  Messiaen, and Bach. This event is free and open to the public.…

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Sun Mar 26, 2017

"The Last Evening" an MSM Voice Recital by Cameron Brownell Featuring Mona Coalter

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Penote Hall

Second-Year MSM student Cameron Brownell, tenor, will be performing an hour-long vocal recital with pianist, Mona Coalter. Highlights of this recital include a solo cantata on Psalm 23 by Johann Philipp Krieger, featuring students Caleb Wenzel, harpsichord, and Marie Smith, violin, as well as a dramatic work by Donizetti, "La dernière nuit d'un novice," in which a novice monk overcomes the temptations of an evil spirit with the help of his guardian angel. This recital will also feature works by Britten, Fauré, and Offenbach.…

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Fri Mar 31, 2017

"The Tolerance of Chains in Pilgrimage” A Colloquium by Robert Morris

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Location: Crowley Hall Room 115

Robert Morris is Professor of Composition at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, where he has taught for the last thirty-six years. Morris has written music for a wide diversity of musical forms and media. He has composed over 180 works including electronic/computer and improvisational music, and pieces designed to be played out of doors.  He is also known as the author of articles and books on topics in music theory, aesthetics, and Indian music. In fall, 1997, Morris held a Bridging Fellowship to study Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic religion and philosophy in the University of Rochester’s Department of Religion and Classics. His most recent book, The Whistling Blackbird: Essays and Talks on New Music

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Sat Apr 1, 2017

Nathan Kistler & Carlos Cardenas MSM Voice Recital

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Location: Snite Museum of Art, Annenberg Auditorium

Nathan Kistler, baritone and Carlos Cardenas, tenor, will be performing works by J.S. Bach, Hoiby, Dvorak, Telemann, Fauré, Coalter and more. Join them at 4 pm, April 1st, in Annenberg Hall to hear an evening of wonderful music!…

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Emily Meixner DMA Lecture & Organ Recital

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Location: Gail-Walton Room, Coleman Morse & Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Emily Meixner, a third-year doctoral student in organ performance, will present her final doctoral recital entitled “The Sixth Organ Symphony of Louis Vierne (1870-1937): An Analysis” on Saturday, April 1st. The program will begin with a lecture in which she will present research and conclusions from her doctoral dissertation of the same title and will conclude with a performance of the work. The lecture will take place at 6:30 PM in the Gail Walton Rehearsal Hall in the Coleman-Morse Center, followed by the recital at 8 PM on the Murdy organ in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.…

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Sun Apr 2, 2017

Simon Pick MSM Organ Recital

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Simon Pick will be performing his second degree recital on the new Murdy Family Organ in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Simon will be performing works by; Alain, Brahms, Buxtehude, and Vierne.…

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Fri Apr 7, 2017

Sat Apr 8, 2017

Mary Zelinski MSM Organ Recital

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

Mary Zelinski is a MSM first-year organ student. She will be performing her first organ recital which features works by Messiaen, Franck, Mendelssohn and Bach.…

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Sun Apr 9, 2017

"Eloi, Eloi: Songs or Sorrow and Hope", a DMA Conducting Recital by Elliott Smith

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

Eloi, Eloi: Songs of Sorrow and Hope, presented by Notre Dame’s Concordia Choir, examines and reflects upon the tension between sorrow and hope in our personal lives, culture, and world through the music of Bruckner, Weelkes, Victoria, Barber, and Bach. Soloists include: Isabella Burns (soprano), Jessica Bush (soprano), Victoria Fraser (soprano), Gabriela Solis (alto), Josh Boggs (countertenor), Matt Kelly (tenor), Carlos Cárdenas (tenor), Nathan Kistler (bass), Edward Vogel (bass), Robert Simon (bassoon), and Kevin Vaughn (organ). Elliott Smith, conductor.…

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Mon Apr 17, 2017

Easter Monday Concert at Potawatomi Conservatories

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Location: Potawatomi Conservatories, 2105 Mishawaka Ave., South Bend

You are welcome to celebrate Easter with us at a special event this Monday: Friends in the Sacred Music Program at Notre Dame will offer a concert of early music to benefit the Catholic Worker.

Where: Potawatomi Conservatories, 2105 Mishawaka Ave., South Bend
When: Monday, April 17, 7:30 pm

The program will feature works by Handel, Luzzaschi, Hildegard von Bingen, Monteverdi, and Purcell.

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Tue Apr 18, 2017

Mary Catherine Levri DMA Organ Recital

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

Mary Catherine Levri will perform a lecture recital on Friday, April 18th at 7:00 PM in Reyes Organ and Choral Hall.  This recital will be performed in partial fulfillment of the DMA degree in sacred music.

The recital will feature the Gregorian chant-based works of Anton Heiller, a 20th century Austrian composer who had a great heart for Catholic Church music.  Levri's lecture and performance will focus on Heiller's treatment of Gregorian melodies in three major works: an organ suite for the feast of Corpus Christi, a fantasia based on the monastic solemn tone Salve Regina

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