UCR: Spring Concerts in Riverside
Weekday Carillon Recitals
MAY 2, 9, 16 & 23 Mondays @ noon – Bell Tower David Christensen, University Carillonneur. Free and open to the public. Parking: $2 per-hour permit dispenser in Lot 1.
Senior Recitals Week – Performance Lab, ARTS 166
MAY 4 Wed @ 8 pm Lionel Vargas performs solo harp music spanning from the Baroque era into the 20th century featuring works by J.S. Bach, Händel, Saint-Saëns and Tailleferre.
MAY 5 Thurs @ 2 pm Warren Choi performs a short piano recital featuring works by Beethoven, Chopin and Bach. Free and open to the public. Parking: $5 at the Lot 1 Kiosk.
UCR Chamber Orchestra
MAY 7 Sat @ 8 pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 Flutist Raimond Malolli joins the Chamber Orchestra for Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 2, plus string orchestra music by Sibelius, Grieg, Nielsen and Holst. Ruth Charloff, conductor. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1 (no fee with UC permit).
UCR Chamber Music Ensembles
MAY 14 Sat @ 8 pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 Piano Quartet op.67 by Joaquin Turína performed by Music faculty members. Also, the Piano Trio in D minor by Mendelssohn and Woodwind Quintet by Hindemith. Frances Moore, director. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1 (no fee with UC permit).
World Music Celebration
MAY 20 Fri @ 8 pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 An array of music from around the world and down the street, including Java, the Philippines, Mexico, the U.S., the Andes, Thailand, Okinawa, and Japanese America. Deborah Wong, coordinator. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1 (no fee with UC permit).
UCR Chamber Singers & Choral Society, with the Orchestra
MAY 21 Sat @ 8 pm & MAY 22 Sun @ 3:00 pm – University Theatre Choral music about War featuring Vaughan Williams’s magnificent Dona Nobis Pacem. With Byron Adams’s haunting Ashes for Soldiers, new arrangements of real soldiers’ songs from WWI and the Civil War, and more. Camelia Voin, soprano; Ralph Cato, baritone; Ruth Charloff, conductor. Pre-concert talk by Byron Adams: Sat @ 7 pm & Sun @ 2 pm. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 6 (no fee with UC permit).
Japanese Drumming by the UCR Taiko Ensemble
MAY 24 Tues @ noon – ARTS Building Amphitheatre Steps A 30-minute spirited outdoor demonstration of Japanese drumming featuring members of the UCR Taiko class. Rev. Shuichi Thomas Kurai, director. Free and open to the public. Parking: $2 per-hour permit dispenser in Lot 1.
UCR is Composing
MAY 25 Wed @ 8 pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 A showcase of new, live, local and original music by UCR students and faculty – featuring guess performers Jennifer Choi, violin; Alma Fernandez, viola; and David Mergen, cello. Paulo Chagas, director. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1 (no fee with UC permit).
Highlander Concert Band & UCR Jazz Ensemble
MAY 26 Thurs @ 8 pm – University Theatre UCR Highlander Band features Gustav Holst’s First Suite for Military and Robert Russell Bennett’s Suite of Old American Dances. UCR Jazz Ensemble follows with Joe Henderson’s Recorda Me and Bronilau Kaper’s Invitation. Bill Helms, conductor. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 6 (no fee with UC permit).
Chansons et Danceries: Medieval & Renaissance Music from France & Flanders
MAY 27 Fri @ 8 pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166
UCR Collegium Musicum reawakens the timeless beauty of French and Franco-Flemish Music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 1250–1550, performed on historicallyappropriate instruments. Janet Beazley, director. UCR Chamber Ensembles present the Sextet for Piano and Winds by Francis Poulenc and Fratres by Arvo Pärt for violin and piano. Frances Moore, director. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1 (no fee with UC permit).
Twilight Carillon Recital
MAY 28 Sat @ 6 pm – Bell Tower The program includes compositions by Matthias Van den Gheyn, Robert Giracello, Donald Johns, and King John VI of Portugal. This piece was arranged c. 1821 for the automatic playing mechanism of the carillon located at the Mafra Palacenear Lisbon, Portugal. David Christensen, University Carillonneur. Free and open to the public. Parking: $1 per-hour permit dispenser in Lot 1.
A Concert of Mexican Music and Dance
June 2 Thurs @ 8 pm – University Theatre Featuring traditional and popular Mexican musics; dance and music from the regions ofJalisco, Colima and Nuevo Leon, Mexico, with a student-directed project by Ballet Folklorico de UCR. UCR Mexican Folkloric Ensemble (MUS 175)-MariachiMexicatl/Conjunto Mexicatl, Laura Sobrino, director. Dance of Mexico ( MUS73ab): Juan Rios (Johnavalos), director/choreographer. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 6 (no fee with UC permit).
UCR Gamelan Ensemble: Music of Indonesia
June 3 Fri @ 8 pm – Performance Lab, ARTS 166 Traditional and contemporary music of Indonesia, with urban folk music by Orkes Pantai Barat (UCR Keroncong). A gamelan ensemble includes tuned bronze gongs, metal-keyed instruments, xylophones and drums. $10 / $8/ $6. Parking: $5 in Lot 1 (no fee with UC permit).
University Theatre Building #498A
ARTS Building Amphitheatre Steps Building #411
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 – 4pm and one hour before performances in the University Theatre.
Arts Building Ticket Office: Open one hour before performances in the ARTS Building.
Ticketmaster: 213.480.3232, 714.740.2000, www.ticketmaster.com
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