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Sat Jan 20, 2018

Organ Music for a Sacred Space, an Organ Recital by Mary Catherine Levri & Paul Walker

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Paul Walker, Associate Professor in the Department of Music, and Mary Catherine Levri, recent doctoral graduate of the Sacred Music program, will present an organ recital this Saturday, January 20, 7:30, in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of Notre Dame. The program will feature works of 20th-century composers, including Duruflé, Messiaen, Tournemire, Distler, Heiller, and Flor Peeters. The event is free and open to the public.…

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Sun Jan 21, 2018

Dieterich Buxtehude's "Membra Jesu Nostri"

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Location: LaBar Family Performance Hall, O'Neill Hall

SMND students will present Dieterich Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri, a moving, meaningful, and spiritual work of the 17th century. The concert will be enhanced with projections by Camilla Tassi and a pre-concert lecture by Professor Mary E. Frandsen titled: "Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri and Lutheran Passion Contemplation."…

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Tue Jan 23, 2018

The Graduate Program in Sacred Music presents: Liederabend with Fortepiano with guest artist James Janssen, fortepiano

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Location: O'Neill Hall - LaBar Recital Hall

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James Janssen, fortepiano, made his debut as a pianist at age 13 performing Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D Major with the Anderson Symphony Orchestra. A native of Indianapolis, he received his education from Indiana University and Oberlin Conservatory’s Baroque Performance Institute, where he studied with such luminaries as Penelope Crawford, Patrick Allen, and Lisa Goode Crawford. He is the artistic director and co-founder of Haydn by the Lake, a period instrument chamber ensemble specializing in music of the Baroque and Classical periods. Janssen has toured extensively in recital with Mark Crayton, countertenor. He has been broadcast on Chicago’s WFMT in recital with Crayton and in concert with Haydn by the Lake. He has appeared in the Chicago area with Music of the Baroque, Ars Antigua, and the St. Clement Orchestra. Outside the Chicago area, he has performed across the country, including several appearances at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC and in recital at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Internationally, he has played on the Amstelrande Concerten series in Amsterdam and in Grosvenor Hall in London and will be appearing with Crayton in the fall of 2018 at the Handel and Hendrix in London. Equally at home at the piano, fortepiano, harpsichord, and organ, Janssen is also a conductor and composer. In 2016, he conducted the world premiere performances of Francis Lynch’s Christmas opera, Joseph’s Gift. 

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Fri Jan 26, 2018

Pergolesi Stabat Mater with Jessica Lang Dance Company

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Decio Hall

"In Lang's choreography, less is more, and movement evolved naturally out of relationships." —The Boston Globe 

A superstar on the rise, Jessica Lang, formerly a member of Twyla Tharp's company, has created one of the most extraordinary experiences an opera-goer or dance lover is likely to see. Her production of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s 1736 Stabat Mater

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Sat Jan 27, 2018

Pergolesi Stabat Mater with Jessica Lang Dance Company

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Decio Hall

"In Lang's choreography, less is more, and movement evolved naturally out of relationships." —The Boston Globe 

A superstar on the rise, Jessica Lang, formerly a member of Twyla Tharp's company, has created one of the most extraordinary experiences an opera-goer or dance lover is likely to see. Her production of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s 1736 Stabat Mater

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Sun Feb 4, 2018

Elliott Smith DMA Conducting Recital

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

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Third year DMA student, Elliott Smith, will perform his final degree recital.

Mozart’s “Great” Mass in C minor, K. 427 featuring soloists Nolan Carter, Victoria Fraser, Alyse Jamieson, Constantine Novotny, Emily Swope, and Gabriela Solis joined by a chorus of over 40 people from the Notre Dame and South Bend communities plus orchestra.…

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Sun Feb 11, 2018

Guest Organist Concert - Michael Unger

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

Michael Unger, Professor of Organ and Harpsichord at the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, will play a recital on the Fritts organ in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall on Sunday, February 11, 2018  at 2:00 PM.

Unger was A First Prize winner of the International Organ Competition Musashino-Tokyo, a First Prize and Audience Prize winner of the National Young Artists’ Competition of the American Guild of Organists, and a Second Prize and Audience Award winner of the International Schnitger Organ Competition on the historic organs of Alkmaar in the Netherlands.…

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Fri Feb 16, 2018

Fri Feb 23, 2018

Gabriela Solis MSM Voice Recital

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Location: O'Neill Hall, LaBar Recital Hall

Second year MSM voice student, Gabriela Estephanie Solis, mezzo-soprano, will present her final degree recital, Vivaldi's Nisi Dominus with chamber orchestra. The program will also include art songs by Faurè, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Debussy, Britten, Lieberson, and Taneyev.  

Free and open to the public.…

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Sun Mar 4, 2018

Zen Kuriyama, Ryan Peteraf, and Katrina Keat MSM Conducting Recital

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart - Lady Chapel

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First year MSM students:  Zen Kuriyama, Ryan Peteraf, and Katrina Keat will be performing their first degree recital together.  Featuring the Notre Dame Concordia Choir and Ritornello Ensemble, join us for this Marian-themed concert, befitting of our Patroness.  Works by T. L. de Victoria | Orlando Lassus | Francesco Guerrero Ludwig Senfl | W. A. Mozart Franz Liszt | F. Mendelssohn, Michael Haydn | Ola Gjeilo.…

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Thu Mar 8, 2018

Greg Santa Croce MSM Organ Recital

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

First year master's student Gregory Santa Croce is proud to present his first recital at Notre Dame in Reyes Hall. This concert will feature organ works of German and Italian Baroque masters J.S. Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, Johann Jakob Froberger, Johann Pieterszoon Sweelinck, and Matthias Weckmann. Also included on the program is Johannes Brahms's heart-wrenching prelude and fugue on the Passiontide chorale "O Traurigkeit, O Herzeleid." Greg will be performing on both the mighty Paul Fritts organ and the more intimate baroque Italian instrument.…

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Fri Mar 9, 2018

Wed Apr 4, 2018

Thu Apr 5, 2018

Fri Apr 6, 2018

J.J. Mitchell MSM Organ Recital

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

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First year MSM organ student, J.J. Mitchell, will perform his first degree recital on the Fritts organ in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall located in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.  In this exhilarating program, JJ Mitchell (MSM ‘19) juxtaposes organ works by composers who predate 1750 and those who are alive in 2018. Come experience the lively and passion-filled music of Bach, Buxtehude, Roth, Hakim, and many others on the incomparably glorious O’Malley Fritts!…

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Sat Apr 7, 2018

Myles Hayden MSM Organ Recital

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

First year MSM organ student, Myles Hayden, will perform his first degree recital on the Fritts organ in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall located in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. "In commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, 1st year MSM organ student Myles Hayden will be playing organ works from the Lutheran tradition. These pieces will feature Lutheran composers and Lutheran chorale tunes, including the famous Martin Luther hymn, "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott." Composers include Vincent Lübeck, J.S. Bach, William Bolcom, Samuel Scheidt, and Max Reger." …

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Sat Apr 14, 2018

Nathan Kistler MSM Voice Recital

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Location: Potawatomi Conservatories 2105 E Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN

Join Nathan Kistler at the Potawatomi Conservatory, Saturday April 14th at 4pm to enjoy an evening of music by Mahler, Santoliquido, Berlioz, and Vaughan Williams. This is Nathan's final degree recital in order to complete his Masters in Sacred Music. This recital was inspired by his love of plants and nature and as an homage to the work he has done and will continue to do in greenhouses and with nature.…

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Devin Atteln MSM Organ Recital

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

Second year MSM organ student, Devin Atteln, will perform his final degree recital on the Fritts organ in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall located in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.  The recital will feature a heavy German Baroque and Romantic influence. Works included will include the C Major Praeludiums of both Dieterich Buxtehude and Georg Böhm. Representing the German Romantic era there will be a rare performance of Johannes Brahms's Fugue in A-Flat Minor and the complete set of Robert Schumann's Canonic Studies. To round out the program Devin will play a piece from the Nicolas de Grigny Mass as well as a piece, by Ercole Pasquini, played on the more intimate Italian organ. Please join him for an evening of great organ music.…

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Sun Apr 15, 2018

Constantine Novotny and Nolan Carter MSM Voice Recital

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall, O'Neill Hall

First year MSM voice students, Constantine Novotny and Nolan Carter, will perform their first degree recital in the brand new O'Neill Hall.
Tenor Nolan Carter and baritone Constantine Novotny will perform a recital of music by Schubert, Fauré, Respighi, and Finzi, featuring duets by Heinrich Schütz and Ralph Vaughan-Williams.…

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Thu Apr 19, 2018

Interdepartmental Colloquium on Ritual, Culture, and Performance - Three Centuries of Sacred Music in Cuba

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Location: 308 O'Neill Hall of Music/Sacred Music

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One of Cuba’s leading musicologists, Dr. Miriam Escudero is director of the “Esteban Salas” Musical Heritage Cabinet of the Havana City Historian Office. She is also professor at Colegio Universitario San Gerónimo, where she coordinates graduate studies in musical heritage preservation, and at the University of Arts of Cuba (ISA), where she teaches graduate-level courses. Escudero’s research has earned her important national awards such as Premio Casa de las Americas, Premio de la Academia de Ciencias de Cuba and, most recently, the 2013 Premio Academia Cubana de la Lengua.…

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Sat Apr 21, 2018

Heejin Kim DMA Organ Recital

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

First year DMA organ student, Heejin Kim, will perform her first degree recital on the Fritts organ in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall located in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.  She will play works by J. J. Froberger, D. Zipoli, W. Byrd, J. P. Sweelinck, D. Buxtehude, J. A. Reincken and J. S. Bach.…

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Sun Apr 22, 2018

Abby Helbling MSM Conducting Recital

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Location: First Presbyterian Church South Bend 333. W. Colfax Avenue South Bend, IN 46601

Chichester Psalms and the English Choral Tradition
“Second year MSM student, Abby Helbling, will be performing various works by Britten, Elgar, Howells, Holst, and Mawby, of the English choral tradition.  In addition, the Notre Dame Children’s Choir will be in collaboration with the Concordia Choir and Ritornello Ensemble performing Leonard Bernstein’s, Chichester Psalms

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Daniel Schwandt MSM Organ Recital

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

Second year MSM organ student, Daniel Schwandt, will perform his Final degree recital on the Fritts organ in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall located in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. He will play works of Calvin Hampton, Nicholas de Grigney, Mathias Weckmann, and J. S. Bach.…

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Sat Apr 28, 2018

Carlos Cardenas MSM Voice Recital

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall, O'Neill Hall

Second year MSM voice student, Carlos Cardenas, will perform his final degree recital in the brand new O'Neill Hall.

Free and open to the public.

Parking and Directions to O'Neill Hall
O'Neill Hall is located on the south side of the Notre Dame football stadium.
Please enter the door east of Gate C, LaBar Recital Hall is on the immediate right.

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Emily Swope and Alyse Jamieson MSM Voice Recital

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall

First year MSM voice students, Emily Swope and Alyse Jamieson, will perform their first degree recital.
They will be performing "Songs of Loss and Longing". Works span the classical European repertoire from Monteverdi, Bach, and Handel to Rinaldo Hahn, Francois Poulenc and Benjamin Britten."

Free and open to the public.

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Mary Zelinski MSM Organ Recital

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 101 Basilica Drive, Notre Dame, IN 46556

Second year MSM organ student, Mary Zelinski, will perform her final degree recital on the Murdy Family Organ in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.  Works by Alain, Bach, Brahms, De Grigny, Duruflé, and Franck.

Free and open to the public.…

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Sun Apr 29, 2018

Victoria Fraser MSM Voice Recital

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Location: O'Neill Hall - LaBar Performance Hall

Second year MSM voice student, Victoria Fraser, will perform her final degree recital.
Immerse yourself in the fairy-tales and imagination of your childhood. Music by Schumann, Wolff, and Sibelius, original arrangements of Peter Paul & Mary, and Led Zeppelin will delight your ears.  Your eyes will by enraptured by original illustrations by JRR Tolkein, and William Blake. Beautiful time-lapse videos of earth and sky will transport you to land once upon a time…   …

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Sat May 12, 2018

Mon Aug 27, 2018

SMND Colloquium: Franz Karl Prassl

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Location: 136 O’Neill Hall – LaBar Performance Hall *located on the south side of the Notre Dame Stadium

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Franz Karl Prassl, with students from the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, Rome.
SMND and other music students will join Professor Prassl for an open rehearsal of chants from the Graduale Novum

 

Followed by an evening concert of Gregorian Chant

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Sat Sep 15, 2018

Saturday Scholar Series with Kiera Duffy

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Location: Snite Museum’s Annenberg Auditorium

“‘Phantom of the Opera’ Is Not an Opera: What It Actually Means to Be an ‘Opera Singer’ in the 21st Century”  

When you think of an opera singer, what comes to mind? A glass-shattering vocalist? A woman of generous proportions sporting a Viking helmet? The star of Phantom of the Opera? These are the stereotypes that popular culture has assigned the role of “opera singer.” As it turns out, none of these is an accurate depiction of what a classical singer actually looks like or does. “Opera singer” and ND Voice Professor Kiera Duffy seeks to set the record straight with a mix of entertaining anecdotes and musical selections, with the help of pianist Päivi Ekroth.…

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