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Solo Piano - Ravel: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 9 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Drawing of pianist Arthur Jiang by Geores Buttner, Winfield PortraitsArthur Jiang, piano

RAVEL
Gaspard de la Nuit
Valses nobles et sentimentales



Korean Art Songs - Ensemble Ari: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 16 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Jean Ahn photographProgram:
Remembrance (composed by Jean Ahn)
Dvorak Piano Quintet #2 in A Major Op. 81, 1st and 4th Mov.

Ensemble Ari: Jean Ahn, director
Sharon Lee Kim, piano; Joowon Kang, baritone; Jiwon Evelyn Kwark, violin; Heeguen Song, vioin; Jaehee Jeong, viola; Sarah Hong, cello



Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel discussion followed by jam session on Faculty Glade

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 18 | 12:15-3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


DOWNLOAD BOTMC posterBerkeley Old Time Music Convention

12–1pm: panel discussion, Elkus Room, 125 Morrison Hall
1–3pm: music jam under the oaks on Faculty Glade



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 23 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


orchestra photograph, David Milnes conductsUC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, David Milnes, conductor

Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4



Berkeley RADICAL Symposium: Beyond the Valley of the Ninth–The Afterlives of Beethoven's "Choral" Symphony

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 25 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Beethoven imageBeyond the Valley of the Ninth: The Afterlives of Beethoven's "Choral" Symphony, featuring speakers from Berkeley, Harvard, Stanford, UNC Chapel Hill, and Williams College.

Registration recommended (RSVP list opens September 8). To register, go to the Cal Performances web site.



Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven Symphony 9

Performing Arts - Music: Other: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 25 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre


Drawing of BeethovenChorus and Chamber Chorus select members with invited alumni chorus members, under conductor Gustavo Dudamel

Contact Cal Performances for ticket and information



Piano - Grand Duo, Schubert: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 30 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photo of Karen Rosenak and Jeffrey Sykes, pianistsJeffrey Sykes & Karen Rosenak
FRANZ SCHUBERT - Sonata for Piano Duet D.812, “Grand Duo”



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Dutilleux, Schumaker, Tchaikovsky

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 2 – 3, 2015 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


UC Berkeley symphony orchestra photoDavid Milnes, conductorHenri Dutilleux, Metaboles (1965)
As I Ride the Late Night Freeways (2015)
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4



Songs and Arias - Debussy, Barber, Donizetti: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 7 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Christina Swindlehurst-Chan, soprano
Songs and arias by DEBUSSY, BARBER, DONIZETTI,
and more



Opening Bloch Lecture 1- Kaija Saariaho: Secret Gardens and Public Persona: Secret Gardens and Public Persona: Kaija Saariaho in conversation with UC Berkeley’s Matias Tarnopolsky, Mary Ann Smart, and Edmund Campion

Performing Arts - Music: Affiliated: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 12 | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photo of Kaija SaariahoWorld-renowned composer, Kaija Saariaho will be in residence in the Department of Music during the fall 2015 semester where she will participate in a number of appearances, including five public Bloch Lectures featuring conversations with several of her distinguished collaborators.



University Baroque Ensemble: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 14 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of Baroque EnsembleUNIVERSITY BAROQUE ENSEMBLE
Music of BACH, HANDEL, and CHARPENTIER
Davitt Moroney, director



Theodora Serbanescu-Martin, piano: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 16 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


BEETHOVEN, Piano Sonata No. 28, op. 101
BRAHMS, Variations on a Theme of Handel, op. 24



University Wind Ensemble-Film Music of John Williams: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 21 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Wind Ensemble on Hertz Hall stage, photoThe film music of JOHN WILLIAMS
including Star Wars Trilogy, Schindler’s List,
The Cowboys, and more!
Robert Calonico, director



Bloch Lecture 2- Kaija Saariaho: Making Music, Sharing Music - Kaija Saariaho in conversation with conductor Susanna Mälkki, cellist Anssi Karttunen, UC Berkeley’s David Milnes and Matias Tarnopolsky

Performing Arts - Music: Affiliated: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 21 | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photo of Kaija SaariahoWorld-renowned composer, Kaija Saariaho will be in residence in the Department of Music during the fall 2015 semester where she will participate in a number of appearances, including five public Bloch Lectures featuring conversations with several of her distinguished collaborators.



Piano Institute 2015

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 25 | 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of pianist Sezi Seskir with the Erard piano in Hertz HallPerformances, lecture-recitals, and a masterclass by special guests David Kim, Sezi Seskir, and Andrew Willis, featuring some of the music department's early pianos.

Free and open to the public



Jean-Baptiste Barriere, cellist: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 28 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photograph of Jean-Baptiste BerrierePrize-winning Parisian composer JEAN-BAPTISTE
BARRIÈRE performs his music and live video works,
realizing a visual concert of Kaija Saariaho’s music, and is in residence at CNMAT this fall.



Bloch Lecture 3 - Kaija Saariaho, 2015: Intuition, Collaboration, Discovery- Kaija Saariaho in conversation with, flutist, Camilla Hoitenga and UC Berkeley’s Matias Tarnopolsky

Performing Arts - Music: Affiliated: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 28 | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photograph of Kaija SaariahoWorld-renowned composer, Kaija Saariaho will be in residence in the Department of Music during the fall 2015 semester where she will participate in a number of appearances, including five public Bloch Lectures featuring conversations with several of her distinguished collaborators.

free and open to the public



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius, Saariaho, Dubussy

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 30 – 31, 2015 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of UC Berkeley symphony orchestraDavid Milnes, conductor
Sibelius, Symphony No. 4
Kaija Saariaho, Adriana Songs
Debussy, Jeux



Bloch Lecture 4 - Kaija Saariaho: From the Avant-Garde through IRCAM, to the Present Moment, Kaija Saariaho in conversation with composer Jean-Baptiste Barrière and UC Berkeley’s Adrian Freed, Edmund Campion and Deidre Loughridge

Performing Arts - Music: Affiliated: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 30 | 8-9:30 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)


Photograph of Kaija Saariaho, Jean-Baptiste BarriereWorld-renowned composer, Kaija Saariaho will be in residence in the Department of Music during the fall 2015 semester where she will participate in a number of appearances, including five public Bloch Lectures featuring conversations with several of her distinguished collaborators.

free and open to the public



Chamber Music from Bali and Java: 63rd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 4 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Chamber Music from Bali and Java
directed by Midiyanto, Ben Brinner, Lisa Gold, with guests I Wayan Suweca and Heni Savitri.