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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE
Department of Music
900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA 92521-0325

Spring Concerts May 12 – June 8, 2012

MAY
12 UCR Chamber Music Ensembles
18 World Music Celebration
19 UCR Chamber Orchestra
23 UCR Choral Society: Songs of Loss
24 UCR Jazz & Wind Ensembles
25 Renaissance & Baroque Music – UCR Collegium Musicum & Faculty Piano Trio
26 Twilight Carillon Recital
29 Japanese Drumming – UCR Taiko Ensemble
30 UCR is Composing

JUNE
1 ¡Viva Peru! UCR Andean Ensemble: Mayupatapi
2-3 UCR Chamber Singers & UCR Orchestra
7 Concert of Mexican Music & Dance
8 Music of Indonesia – UCR Gamelan Ensemble

UCR Chamber Music Ensembles
MAY 12 Sat @ 8pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 Piano Trios by Beethoven and Debussy featuring the UCR Highlander Trio, and a new work by UCR composer Robert Winokur. FrancesMoore, director.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1.
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World Music Celebration
MAY 18 Fri @ 8pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 An array of music from around the world and down the street, including Japan, Java, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Mexico, the Andes, and the United States. Rene Lysloff, coordinator.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1.
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UCR Chamber Orchestra
MAY 19 Sat @ 8pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 Mozart’s Symphony No. 29, Elgar’s luscious Serenade, Telemann’s vivid Don Quixote Suite, and the zesty Danzas de Panama by William Grant Still, plus Romance for cello by Carl Stamitz. Matthew Geer, cellist. Ruth Charloff, conductor.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1.
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UCR Jazz and Wind Ensembles
MAY 24 Thurs @ 8pm – University Theatre UCR Wind Ensemble presents the premiere performance of UCR professor Tim Labor’s Highlander Overture. UCR Jazz Ensemble plays the music of director Matt Zebley.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 6.
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Renaissance and Early Baroque Music – UCR Collegium Musicum
Mozart Piano Trio in G major – UCR Faculty Piano Trio
MAY 25 Fri @ 8pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 UCR Collegium performs German music from the 1450-1650, played on period instruments that include recorders, flutes, krumhorns, viols, guitars, lute and harpsichord. Janet Beazley, director. UCR Faculty Piano Trio performs the Piano Trio in G major by Mozart with Frances Moore, ManonRobertshaw and Kimberly Amin.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1.
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Twilight Carillon Recital
MAY 26 Sat @ 6pm – Memorial Day Weekend – Bell Tower Ring in Spring with music from Holland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, and the United States.
David Christensen, University Carillonneur.
Free and open to the public. Parking: $5 permits at the University Kiosk.
View a duet performance on the carillon on YouTube
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Japanese Drumming – UCR Taiko Ensemble
MAY 29 Tues @ noon – ARTS Building Amphitheatre Steps A 30-minute spirited outdoor demonstration featuring members of the UCR Taiko class. Rev. Shuichi Thomas Kurai, director.
Free and open to the public. Parking: $6 permits at the University Kiosk
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UCR is Composing
MAY 30 Wed @ 8pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 Classical chamber music for piano, cello and flute, composed by UCR students. Tim Labor, director.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1.
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¡Viva Peru! – UCR Andean Ensemble: Mayupatapi
JUNE 1 Fri @ 8 pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 Folkloric music and of Peru, including Afro-Peruvian genres and indigenous and mestizo music from the Andean highlands. Guest artists: Peruvian dancer Walter Almora and master musician Fernando Popayán. Jonathan Ritter, director.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1.
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UCR Chamber Singers and UCR Orchestra
JUNE 2 Sat @ 8 pm & JUNE 3 Sun @ 3 pm – University Theatre Music in deep appreciation of nature with songs by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Stanford,Whitacre, Hovhaness, Dembska and Ronald Perera’s Why I Wake Early, based on poems by Mary Oliver. Ruth Charloff, conductor.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 6.
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A Concert of Mexican Music and Dance
JUNE 7 Thurs @ 8 pm ­- University Theatre Traditional and popular Mexican musics; dance and music from the regions of Guerrero “Tixtla” and Jalisco, Mexico, with a student-directed project by Ballet Folklorico de UCR. UCR Mexican Folkloric Ensemble, Laura Sobrino, director. Dance of Mexico, Juan Rios, director/choreographer.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 6.
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Music of Indonesia – UCR Gamelan Ensemble
JUNE 8 Fri @ 8 pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 Traditional and contemporary gamelan music (a gamelan includes tuned bronze gongs, metal-keyed instruments, xylophones and drums) with urban folk music by the UCR Keroncong ensemble Orkes Pantai Barat. Rene Lysloff, Gamelan Ensemble director.
$10 / $8 / $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1.
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Weekday Carillon Recitals
MAY 7, 14 & 21 Mondays @ noon – Bell Tower David Christensen, University Carillonneur.
Free and open to the public. Parking: $6 Permits at the University Kiosk.

Venues
University Theatre
ARTS Building Performance Lab, ARTS 166
ARTS Building Amphitheatre Steps

TICKETS: $10 General, $8 Students & Seniors, $6 Children 12 & under
Show your UCR Alumni card to receive the student price.
Fine Arts Ticket Office: 951.827.4331 located at the University Theatre north of Lot 6.
Open Mon – Fri, 10am – 3pm and one hour before performances in the University Theatre.
ARTS Building Ticket Office: Open one hour before performances in the Performance Lab, ARTS 166.
Ticketmaster: 213.480.3232, 714.740.2000, www.ticketmaster.com

INFORMATION: 951.827.3245 performingarts@ucr.edu www.performingarts.ucr.edu

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