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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Noon Concert: Harpsichord

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | August 30 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Louise Bidwell, harpsichord
From the Court of Queen Elizabeth I: Keyboard Music by William Byrd (c. 1540 - 1623)

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by...   More >

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Noon Concert: Expression through Piano

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | September 6 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Jedediah Bruni, piano
Bethany Lee, piano
Expression through Piano
An afternoon of Impressionistic piano repertoire by two UCB students
DEBUSSY Book I Preludes, no. 10, La Cathédral engloutie (JB)
DEBUSSY Book I Preludes, no. 2, Voiles (JB)
BARTOK Suite, Op. 14 (JB)
RAVEL Jeux d’eau (BL)
DEBUSSY Pour le Piano (BL)


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied...   More >

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Noon Concert: Love and Loss in Art Song

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | September 13 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Jashvina Devadoss, Gabrielle Lochard, sopranos; Tara Scown, Signa Love mezzo-sopranos; Bethany Lee, violin; Leighton Fong, cello; Nate Ben-Horin, piano and celesta; Michael Orland, piano; Jennifer Huang, conductor
Nate BEN-HORIN For Aletha: Musée des Beaux Arts (GL; BL; LF; NB; JH)
PURCELL If Music be the Food of Love (JD; NB)
QUILTER Come Away Death (JD; NB)
BOLCOM Amor (TS; MO)
VAUGHAN...   More >

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Regents' Lecture: The Great Animal Orchestra: The Essential Narratives of Biodiversity: Bernie Krause, Ph.D. soundscape ecologist, author and composer

Colloquium | September 14 | 1 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building


Fall welcome misc.

UC Berkeley Music


This concise exposition underscores the significance of natural soundscapes as the defining voice of biodiversity. Since all organisms produce a sound signature, Bernie Krause, one of the founders of soundscape ecology, will introduce through both audio and complementary visual illustrations, the multiple ways in which the collective organic sound produced in a given habitat – its biophony –...   More >

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Great Animal Orchestra: The Essential Narratives of Biodiversity Second Lecture: The Great Animal Orchestra: How animals taught us to Dance and Sing: Bernie Krause, PhD. soundscape ecologist, author and composer

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | September 15 | 4:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


The Great Animal Orchestra: The Essential Narratives of Biodiversity

Second Lecture: The Great Animal Orchestra: How animals taught us to Dance and Sing

Bernie Krause, PhD. soundscape ecologist, author and composer

Friday, Sept. 15th, 4:30 pm


Hertz Hall



Fred Lonberg-Holm / Live Fieldwork with Ken Ueno and “Bob and Maxine’s Virtual Free Improvisation Orchestra”

Performing Arts - Music | September 15 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)


Center for New Music & Audio Technologies (CNMAT)


Human improviser meets machine improviser. After encountering this strange double of human musical interaction in live performance, the human improviser is invited to discuss their experience of engaging with a musician made from computing machinery. How did the machine compare to a human player? In what ways did it satisfy human expectations? In what ways did it fail? In what ways did it...   More >


$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Noon Concert: International Piano Masterworks

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | September 20 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Eugenea Raychaudhuri, piano
Isabella Chow, piano
International Piano Masterworks
UCB students present works by Albéniz, Villa Lobos and Poulenc
ALBÉNIZ Iberia (ER)
VILLA LOBOS A Prole do Bebê, Book 1 (IC)
POULENC TBD (IC)

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly...   More >

Friday, September 22, 2017

Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

Colloquium: Noon Concert: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | September 22 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

AEarning widespread notice for his richly colored and superbly crafted scores, Pierre Jalbert (b. 1967) has developed a musical language that is engaging, expressive, and deeply personal. Among his many honors are the Rome Prize, the BBC Masterprize, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's 2007 Stoeger Award,...   More >



Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Noon Concert: Music for Two

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | September 27 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Jennifer Huang, violin; Nate Ben-Horin, piano
Carol Yao and James Lim, pianos
Music for Two
BRAHMS Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major
MOZART Magic Flute Overture for Two Pianos
LUTOSŁAWSKI Variations on a Theme of Paganini

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly...   More >

Friday, September 29, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Oliver Schneller

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | September 29 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Oliver Schneller (b. 1966 in Cologne) grew up in Africa, Europe and Asia and studied in Germany and the USA. After completing a MA in political science and musicology at the University of Bonn he worked for the Goethe Institute in Kathmandu, Nepal (1990-91) on a project to support and sustain local forms of...   More >



University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | September 29 – 30, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Friday, September 29 at 8pm
Saturday, September 30 at 8pm
University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
BRITTEN Sinfonia da requiem, op. 20
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the...   More >


All Audiences

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | September 29 – 30, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Friday, September 29 at 8pm
Saturday, September 30 at 8pm
University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
BRITTEN Sinfonia da requiem, op. 20
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the...   More >


All Audiences

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Noon Concert: Cello + Piano

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | October 4 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Burke Schuchmann, cello
Martha Wasley, piano
Cello + Piano
MENDELSSOHN Sonata for Cello and Piano in D major
BEETHOVEN Variations for Cello and Piano
PIAZZOLLA Oblivion

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in...   More >

Friday, October 6, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Anthony Cheung

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | October 6 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...   More >

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Noon Concert: Piano Duos

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | October 11 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Wednesday, October 11
Karen Rosenak, piano
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Piano Duos
SCHUBERT Rondo in A major, D. 951
CZERNY Grande Sonate Brillante in C minor, op. 10

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these...   More >

Friday, October 13, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Elizabeth Ogonek

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | October 13 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...   More >



Piano Endowment Fundraising Concert

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event | October 13 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Jolie Huang, piano
MENDELSSOHN Prelude and Fugue in E minor, op. 35, no. 1
SCHUBERT Sonata in G major, D. 894, op. 78
SCHUMANN Symphonic Etudes, op. 13

Join us to support the Piano Endowment; a crucial funding source for the Department of Music's mission to integrate academic studies with performance.


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

Buy tickets online.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Gamelan Sari Raras

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Javanese Gamelan | October 14 | 7 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Gamelan Sari Raras
Ben Brinner, co-director
Midiyanto, co-director
Javanese gamelan concert by Gamelan Sari Raras, featuring singer Heni Savitri

Since their inception in 1976, the Department of Music’s Javanese gamelan classes have introduced over a thousand students to the musical traditions of Central Java and presented noon and evening concerts every semester in Hertz Hall. These classes...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Monday, October 16, 2017

A Conversation on Music and Virtuosity: Kim Kashkashian, John Santos, Ken Ueno, moderated by Ben Ratliff

Lecture | October 16 | 4-5:45 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Albert Elkus Room, 125 Morrison Hall


Townsend Center for the Humanities


The Townsend Center brings together a selection of eminent figures in the field of music to explore what we mean when we talk about virtuosity.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Ben Ratliff, Music Critic: Mere Virtuosity

Lecture | October 17 | 4 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler


Townsend Center for the Humanities


Music critic and author Ben Ratliff was for 20 years a jazz and pop critic at the New York Times. He is the author of four books, including Coltrane: The Story of a Sound.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Noon Concert: University Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: University Wind Ensemble | October 18 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Robert Calonico, director
Jeff DAVIS Io Saturnalia
Donald GRANTHAM Southern Harmony
Cindy MCTEE Circuits
Jay BOCOOK Head Rush

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 Charles Cushing. In 1950, James Berdahl...   More >



Composition Colloquium: Pascale Criton

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | October 18 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...   More >



Hamilton Karaoke Night: An On the Same Page event

Social Event | October 18 | 7-9 p.m. |  Pappy's Grill and Sports Bar


2367 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

Sureni Dharshi Weerasekera

College of Letters & Science, Department of Music, Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies


Come out and sing your favorite songs from Hamilton with us!

The event is free. We will provide food and music and lyrics--you provide the entertainment!

Our MC will be Sureni Dharshi Weerasekera. Special singing guests will include Dean Bob Jacobsen!


Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Anyone with a Cal id is welcome to attend, until we reach capacity.



Fall Choral Collage

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Chamber Chorus: University Chorus: University Gospel Chorus | October 18 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Come enjoy selections from a variety of Choral masterpieces and styles spanning the past 400 years. Directors Nackley and Salomen lead the University and Chamber choruses in addition to performances from P5 and the University Gospel Chorus.


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

Buy tickets online.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Dennis Aman

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | October 20 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...   More >



The Music of Jay Cloidt

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Berkeley New Music Project/Eco Ensemble | October 20 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


A diverse set of music by Bay Area composer Jay Cloidt is performed. Included are works for the Sather Tower carillon, the Eco Ensemble String Quartet, solo piano, a “duet for pianist and piano” with interactive electronics, and music from the music theater work Darc: Woman on fire for singer and cellist.

Jay Cloidt (born October 5, 1949) is an American composer, performer, sound designer,...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Steven Feld; "Hearing Heat: An Anthropocene Acoustemology"

Lecture | October 21 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)


Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)


Steven Feld is Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico. An anthropologist, filmmaker, and sound artist, his books include Sound and Sentiment, Music Grooves (with Charles Keil), Senses of Place (with Keith Basso), Bosavi-English-Tok Pisin Dictionary (with Bambi Schiefflein), and most recently, Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra. His audio and video projects and sound...   More >



Dwelling In-Between: Korean Americans in the Bay Area

Conference/Symposium | October 21 | 2-6 p.m. |  David Brower Center


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Rosemarie Nahm, Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation; Laura Kang, UC Irvine; Myung Mi Kim, SUNY Buffalo; Linda Inson Choy, Independent Art Curator; Jung Ran Bae, Artist; Minji Sohn, Artist

Laura Nelson, UC Berkeley; Elaine Kim, UC Berkeley; Mary-Ann Milford-Lutzker, Mills College; Stephanie Hanor, Mills College Art Museum

Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Mills College Art Museum


Dwelling In-Between (사이에 머물다) will feature Korean American artists, writers, and scholars who will discuss the transnational connections of the Korean American experience.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Noon Concert: Chamber Music

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | October 25 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


by students of Leighton Fong
UCB music students perform chamber music including piano quartets by Antonín Dvořák and Erich Korngold

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular...   More >

Friday, October 27, 2017

Music for Solo and Duo Piano

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | October 27 | 12:05 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


students of Jacqueline Chew



Composition Colloquium: Cairn Ensemble

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | October 27 | 3 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)


Department of Music


Free and open to the public

Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...   More >



Saturday, October 28, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Composers Hi Kyung Kim, Edmund Campion, Chinary Ung, George Lewis, Lee Geonyong, David Evan Jones, Shih Hui Chin

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | October 28 | 1 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)


Department of Music


Composers Hi Kyung Kim, Edmund Campion, Chinary Ung, George Lewis, Lee Geonyong, David Evan Jones, Shih Hui Chin will give a pre-concert discussion between 1-2 p.m. in the Alumni House just behind Zellerbach Hall (free). The premiere of the six new pieces will be happening at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28 at Zellerbach Hall. Free tickets are available to all graduates.



Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra: Traditional Korean Court and Folk Music

Performing Arts - Music | October 28 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


The flagship orchestra of Korea's centuries-old National Gugak Center, this virtuosic 55-member ensemble continues its Berkeley residency (part one) with a performance of traditional Korean court and folk music. The term "gugak" translates as "national music," and the orchestra is responsible for preserving ancient musical traditions, as well as developing contemporary works for performance. The...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$20 - 56

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.



Ensemble Cairn: From wind sounds to electricity

Performing Arts - Music | October 28 | 8-10 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)


Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)


In French, the accordion is often called “le piano du pauvre” (piano of poor people). The guitar is probably the symbol of a “popular” instrument, and has always been so since Renaissance until today. We know that Schubert -- and after him Berlioz -- used to play guitar, even if they never wrote for it (except one or two attempts). What about today? How can classical music (music based on writing...   More >


Free



Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra: Traditional Korean Court and Folk Music

Performing Arts - Music | October 28 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


The flagship orchestra of Korea's centuries-old National Gugak Center, this virtuosic 55-member ensemble continues its Berkeley residency (part one) with a performance of traditional Korean court and folk music. The term "gugak" translates as "national music," and the orchestra is responsible for preserving ancient musical traditions, as well as developing contemporary works for performance. The...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$20 - 56

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Noon Concert: University Gospel Chorus

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: University Gospel Chorus | November 1 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


D. Mark Wilson, director
“Singing with the Saints: An Interpretation of Dia De Los Muertos in Gospel Songs”
With this week’s recognition of the Day of the Dead and Halloween, The UCB Gospel Chorus shares a concert of gospel music recognizing saints, ancestors, and divine beings like angels whose memories and music bring strength to everyday life.
You are invited not only to sing with those...   More >

Friday, November 3, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Charles Amirkanian

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | November 3 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...   More >



University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | November 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


David Milnes, music director
Bartók Dance Suite
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical...   More >


$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | November 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


David Milnes, music director
Bartók Dance Suite
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical...   More >


$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Black Cedar

Performing Arts - Music | November 5 | 3-5 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)


Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)


Kris Palmer, flute
Steve Lin, guitar
Isaac Pastor-Chermak, cello

This Event is Free and Open to the Public

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Robert DicK

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | November 7 | 2 p.m. |  Hargrove Music Library


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...   More >

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Noon Concert: University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | November 8 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


David Milnes, music director
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7



FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider...   More >

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Concerto Auditions

Performing Arts - Music: Audition: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | November 9 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Students audition for a chance to solo with the UCBSO in Spring 2018
Free and open to the public.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Pierre Jalbert

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | November 10 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

AEarning widespread notice for his richly colored and superbly crafted scores, Pierre Jalbert (b. 1967) has developed a musical language that is engaging, expressive, and deeply personal. Among his many honors are the Rome Prize, the BBC Masterprize, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's 2007 Stoeger Award,...   More >

Saturday, November 11, 2017

SILVIA MATHEUS--TIM PERKIS--WENDY REID Primary tabs

Performing Arts - Music | November 11 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)


Silvia Matheus, Tim Perkis, Wendy Reid

CNMAT


SILVIA MATHEUS, light and gravity TIM PERKIS, improvisations WENDY REID, bird variations Silvia Matheus, a national of Brazil, is an internationally accomplished electronic music composerwho has been composing with computers and electronics since the 1980.She graduated from Mills College, Oakland, California, with a Master of Fine Arts in ElectronicMusic and Recording Media. She has also and...   More >



University Choir

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: University Chorus | November 11 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Nikolas Nackley, director
"Reformation Royal Rumble"
Marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with musical offerings from both sides of the movement. Featuring J.S. Bach's epic Lutheran Motet No. 3 “Jesu, meine Freude,” and Vivaldi's rousing Catholic masterpiece Gloria

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


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

Buy tickets online.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

University Chamber Choir

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Chamber Chorus | November 12 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Magen Solomon, director

Barber, Brahms, Chihara, Copland, Elgar, Ellington, Fauré, Holmes, Luzzaschi, Messiaen, Monteverdi, Schickele, Starer, Stanford.

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 cappella and accompanied music in many languages, and from...   More >


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

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

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Noon Concert: Gamelan

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: Javanese Gamelan | November 15 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Ben Brinner and Midiyanto, co-directors
A concert of Javanese and Balinese gamelan music by Department of Music performers


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well...   More >

Friday, November 17, 2017

Composition Colloquium: Charlie Sdraulig and Davor Vincze

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | November 17 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

AEarning widespread notice for his richly colored and superbly crafted scores, Pierre Jalbert (b. 1967) has developed a musical language that is engaging, expressive, and deeply personal. Among his many honors are the Rome Prize, the BBC Masterprize, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's 2007 Stoeger Award,...   More >



Music Studies Colloquium: Shana Redmond (UCLA): In Windows and Wood: Curating Paul Robeson’s Voice

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | November 17 | 4:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


free and open to the public

Saturday, November 18, 2017

University Gospel Choir

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: University Gospel Chorus | November 18 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


D. Mark Wilson, director
“Family Reunion: Celebrating 10 years with Dr. D. Mark Wilson”
Since the Black Consciousness Movement of the 1970s, Gospel Music has been made on the UCB campus and this year, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Dr. D. Mark Wilson’s leadership of this extraordinary ensemble in the UCB Music Department. Join us for a Family Reunion, as we walk down memory lane and...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

University Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: University Wind Ensemble | November 19 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Robert Calonico, director
featuring the Diablo Valley College Symphonic Band
Adam GORB Summer Dances
Jack STAMP Airlink
Robert SIERRA (trans. Scatterday) “Tumbao” from Sinfonia No. 3, La Salsa
HEED In Storm and Sunshine
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...   More >


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

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



Silvia Matheus - Tim Perkis - Wendy Reid

Performing Arts - Music | November 19 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)


Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)


SILVIA MATHEUS, light and gravity
TIM PERKIS, improvisations
WENDY REID, bird variations

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Noon Concert: University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: University Baroque Ensemble (UBE) | November 29 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Christine Brandes, director
Better with age:
Late works by masters of the Italian baroque
Works by Monteverdi, Vivaldi and Corelli


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular...   More >

Friday, December 1, 2017

canceled - Colloquium: Claire Chase

Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | December 1 | 125 Morrison Hall | Canceled


Department of Music


Presented by Cal Performances in association with the Department of Music at UC Berkeley.

Claire Chase is a soloist, collaborative artist, curator and advocate for new and experimental music. Over the past decade she has given the world premieres of hundreds of new works for the flute in performances throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, and she has championed new music throughout the...   More >

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Noon Concert: Holiday Choral Concert

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: Chamber Chorus: University Chorus | December 6 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Featuring the University and Chamber Chourses
This is a popular concert, so please make plans to arrive early, as it is first come, first serve seating.


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts...   More >



University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: University Baroque Ensemble (UBE) | December 6 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Christine Brandes, director
Better with age:
Late works by masters of the Italian baroque
Works by Monteverdi, Vivaldi and Corelli


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

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

Friday, December 8, 2017

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | December 8 – 9, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


David Milnes, music director
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 3
Stravinsky - Symphony in C
Dutilleux - Métaboles

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their...   More >


$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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

Saturday, December 9, 2017

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | December 8 – 9, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


David Milnes, music director
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 3
Stravinsky - Symphony in C
Dutilleux - Métaboles

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their...   More >


$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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

Monday, December 11, 2017

Berkeley New Music Project

Performing Arts - Music: Berkeley New Music Project/Eco Ensemble | December 11 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall | Canceled


Department of Music


Eco Ensemble
David Milnes, director
David Milnes leads our resident professional new music ensemble in new works by UC Berkeley graduate student composers.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The Berkeley New Music Project is a group dedicated to the performance of new music by the graduate student composers in UC Berkeley’s Department of Music. Supported by funding from the Department of Music,...   More >