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Sunday, April 24, 2016

University Wind Ensemble: Sakai, Barber, Marquez, Cupero, Gjeilo, Nelhybel

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 24 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


University Wind Ensemble, Robert Calonico, director

Sakai, The Seventh Night of July
Barber, Sure on this Shining Night
Marquez, Conga del Fuego Nuevo
Cupero, Honey Boys on Parade
Gjeilo, Serenity
Nelhybel, Trittico
Böhme Concerto, Daniel Watson, trumpet soloist
Sousa, Stars and Stripes Forever Matias Tarnopolsky, guest conductor


$16 General admission (all seats unreserved), $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of ten or more, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Purchase tickets at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets go on sale March 9. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Chamber Music - 64th Annual Noon Concert Series: Chamber music for flute, voice, and piano

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 27 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Chamber music for flute, voice, and piano, performed by Martha Wasley, faculty piano instructor; Larry Duckles, flute; Katelan Bowden, voice

Fauré: Sonata for flute and piano
Richard Strauss: Songs
Chopin: Nocturnes


Tickets go on sale March 9.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Javanese Wayang Kulit (Shadow Play)

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 30 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Javanese Wayang Kulit (Shadow Play) by Midiyanto, dhalang (puppet master), with Gamelan Sari Raras directed by Midiyanto and Ben Brinner, featuring the singing of Heni Savitri


$16 General admission (all seats unreserved), $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of ten or more, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Purchase tickets at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets go on sale April 30. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

University Baroque Ensemble: Bach, Dornel, Vivaldi, Rameau, Telemann

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 1 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


University Baroque Ensemble, Davitt Moroney, director
perform works by Bach, Dornel, Vivaldi, Rameau, Telemann


$16 General admission (all seats unreserved), $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of ten or more, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Purchase tickets at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets go on sale April 30. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Public Piano Juries, 150C Piano Program, Spring 2016: all day!

Performing Arts - Music: Student recital/Class concert: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 2 | 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Public Piano Juries, 150C Piano Program, Spring 2016
Monday May 2, 9am-4:45pm. Hertz Hall,

ALL WELCOME. Free admission!


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Javanese and Balinese Gamelan Music - 64th Annual Noon Concert Series: guest artist Ida Bagus Made Widnyana

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


Department of Music


Javanese and Balinese Gamelan Music

Student ensembles directed by Midiyanto and Lisa Gold, with guest artist Ida Bagus Made Widnyana.


Tickets go on sale March 9.

Friday, May 6, 2016

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra + U. Chorus: Mahler, Brahms

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 6 – 7, 2016 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, conductor

Mahler Symphony No. 9

Brahms Schicksalslied with the University Chorus, Paul Flight, visiting director


$16 General admission (all seats unreserved), $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of ten or more, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Purchase tickets at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets go on sale April 30. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Souvenir: Music, Video and Performance: inspired by the poetry of Aimee Suzara

Performing Arts - Music: Affiliated: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 7 – 8, 2016 every day | 8 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)


Department of Music


A multimedia performance inspired by the Aimee Suzara's volume "Souvenir," exploring her life and research into the disturbing history of the 1904 World's Fair. 

Location: Center for New Music & Audio Technologies (CNMAT), 1750 Arch St, Berkeley
Time: 8pm May 7th & 8th 
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1687565221497646/

Cost: $5 student/ $10 general


$10 general, tickets available at door, $5 student, tickets available at door



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra + U. Chorus: Mahler, Brahms

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 6 – 7, 2016 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, conductor

Mahler Symphony No. 9

Brahms Schicksalslied with the University Chorus, Paul Flight, visiting director


$16 General admission (all seats unreserved), $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of ten or more, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Purchase tickets at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets go on sale April 30. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Souvenir: Music, Video and Performance: inspired by the poetry of Aimee Suzara

Performing Arts - Music: Affiliated: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 7 – 8, 2016 every day | 8 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)


Department of Music


A multimedia performance inspired by the Aimee Suzara's volume "Souvenir," exploring her life and research into the disturbing history of the 1904 World's Fair. 

Location: Center for New Music & Audio Technologies (CNMAT), 1750 Arch St, Berkeley
Time: 8pm May 7th & 8th 
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1687565221497646/

Cost: $5 student/ $10 general


$10 general, tickets available at door, $5 student, tickets available at door

Monday, May 9, 2016

New Music by Berkeley Composers/Eco Ensemble: Berkeley New Music Project

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 9 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Berkeley New Music Project/Eco Ensemble

David Milnes conducts new works by UC Berkeley graduate student composers featuring our resident professional new music ensemble

Free and open to the public


Free and open to the public All seats unreserved

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Music Commencement 2016 + award winners concert

Performing Arts - Music: Student recital/Class concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 15 | 12-3:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Department of Music Commencement 2016

12–12:30pm: Award winners concert
12:30–1pm: graduates assemble in west corridor
1:30–3pm: graduation ceremony, department chair Cindy Cox, presiding
followed by reception

free and open to the public


Friday, November 18, 2016

Canceled: UC Berkeley Chamber Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 18 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall | Canceled


Department of Music


Schubert, Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished" - Jennifer Huang, conductor
Dvorak, Symphony No. 9, "From the New World" - Melissa Panlasigui, conductor

Free and open to the public

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Berkeley Fortepiano Series

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | February 18 | 7:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


Haydn: Piano Trios Hob XV: 11-14. Karen Rosenak (fortepiano), Katherine Kyme (violin), William Skeen (cello).

Berkeley Fortepiano Series, Spring 2017
Vocal and Chamber Music by Haydn
Featuring Katherine Kyme, Nicholas Mathew, Karen Rosenak, William Skeen, and Ariana Strahl

Free and Open to the public

Friday, February 24, 2017

An Evening of Balinese Shadow Play

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | February 24 | 8 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


ShadowLight Productions’ performance of Wayang Bali: Balinese Shadow Play Sponsored by UC Berkeley Department of Music
Performed by Artistic Director and Shadow Master Larry Reed
Featuring ShadowLight Gamelan Gender Wayang: Carla Fabrizio, Lisa Gold, Paul Miller and Sarah Willner

Description:
Wayang Bali, the Balinese Shadow Play, is one of the most revered traditional art forms in the...   More >

Friday, April 7, 2017

University Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, and Contra Costa Wind Symphony: "The French Kiss of Death," works by FAURE and BERLIOZ

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 7 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


University Chorus
Nikolas Nackley, director
University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
Contra Costa Wind Symphony
Brad Hogarth, director
"The French Kiss of Death"
FAURE Requiem
BERLIOZ Grande Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale
and pieces by Charpentier and de Lalande

The University Chorus is a select ensemble of approximately eighty singers open to all musicians in...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Mivos Quartet

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 14 | 11 a.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


Mivos Quartet presents a lecture/workshop on string extended techniques, professional development, and contemporary repertoire for string quartet.



University Gospel Choir: “The High Places Plain: Gospel Music and Prophets of Change"

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 14 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


University Gospel Choir
D. Mark Wilson, director
“The High Places Plain: Gospel Music and Prophets of Change"
An evening of gospel music, recognizing not only messages of hope and love in gospel music, but also radical messages of change and resistance heard in the writings of the Hebrew prophets.


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

UC Berkeley Chamber Orchestra - All Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 15 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus - Grady Lai, conductor
Violin Romance in F Major - Zemei Zeng, violin; Melissa Panlasigui, conductor
Leonore Overture No. 3 - Jennifer Huang, conductor
Symphony No. 5 - Melissa Panlasigui, conductor



African Music Concert

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 15 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


C.K. Ladzekpo, director
African Master Drummers CK Ladzekpo and Kiazi Malonga lead companies in an evening of explosive traditional African music and dance

The African Music Ensemble has flourished since its first year in 1972-73 under the direction of master Ghanian musician C.K. Ladzekpo. Recruited by Professor Olly Wilson (composer and specialist in African American music), Ladzekpo took...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cal Day with the University Symphony Orchestra: works by RACHMANINOV, GLIÈRE, STRAUSS

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 22 | 11 a.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Gliere - Concerto for Horn and Orchestra
Kyle Ko, french horn
Cox - A Year
Dukas - The Sorcerer's Apprentice
-intermission-
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2
William Wang, piano



Berkeley Fortepiano Series

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 22 | 7:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


Haydn: the complete English songs. Karen Rosenak (fortepiano) and Nicholas Mathew (fortepiano), Ariana Strahl (voice).

Berkeley Fortepiano Series, Spring 2017
Vocal and Chamber Music by Haydn
Featuring Katherine Kyme, Nicholas Mathew, Karen Rosenak, William Skeen, and Ariana Strahl

Free and Open to the public

Sunday, April 23, 2017

University Wind Ensemble: works by HAZO, GRAINGER, SCHUMAN, NELSON, ARNOLD, and DE HAAN

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 23 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


University Wind Ensemble
Robert Calonico, director
HAZO Sevens
GRAINGER Lincolnshire Posy
SCHUMAN Chester
ARNOLD Four Scottish Dances
Jacob DE HAAN Ross Roy


The University Wind Ensemble is offered for the study and practice of traditional and contemporary wind band repertoire. The Wind Ensemble’s long history at Cal dates back to before the 1930s, when the group was directed by...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Friday, April 28, 2017

University Chamber Chorus: “Love and Longing”

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 28 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


University Chamber Chorus
“Love and Longing”
From Finland to France, Bosnia to Broadway: works of Bartók, Berlin, Brahms, Debussy, Ellington, Hensel, Thompson, Rautavaara, and special guest pianist Jeffrey Sykes

The UCB Chamber Chorus is the university’s premiere concert choir. Known for offering our singers and audiences an engaging musical experience, each year the Chamber Chorus sings a...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Berkeley Fortepiano Series

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 29 | 12:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


Haydn: solo works for piano, including Sonata Hob XVI: 50 and the Andante and Variations in F minor Hob XVII:6. Nicholas Mathew (fortepiano).

Berkeley Fortepiano Series, Spring 2017
Vocal and Chamber Music by Haydn
Featuring Katherine Kyme, Nicholas Mathew, Karen Rosenak, William Skeen, and Ariana Strahl

Free and Open to the public



Gamelan Sari Raras: Javanese shadow play with gamelan accompaniment by Gamelan Sari Raras, featuring singer Heni Savitri

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 29 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Gamelan Sari Raras
Ben Brinner, co-director
Midiyanto, co-director
Javanese shadow play with gamelan accompaniment by Gamelan Sari Raras, featuring singer Heni Savitri


Gamelan Sari Raras is a performing ensemble in the Department of Music at UC Berkeley. Founded in 1988 under the leadership of Midiyanto and Ben Brinner it includes students and former students at Berkeley as well as...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 30 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


University Baroque Ensemble
Christine Brandes, director
“High Crimes and Misdemeanors”
Music of Rosenmüller, Stradella and other bad boys of the Baroque

Berkeley’s University Baroque Ensemble (UBE) was founded in 2003 as a successor to the Collegium musicum. It is, as far as we know, the only student group in the world that performs not just on copies of original instruments but on original...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

University Symphony Orchestra: Open Rehearsal/Concert

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 21 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
Amadeus REGUCERA Skin, stretched upon the frame (World Premiere)
Cindy COX A Year (US Premiere)
Scott RUBIN Kerosene Palace (World Premiere)
Ed CAMPION Work TBD -
Jean AHN New Work TBD (World Premiere)
DEBUSSY Iberia
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra...   More >