Spring 2009 Calendar

Teatime Concert: Aaron Engebreth, baritone and Anastasia Antonacos, piano with Mark Tipton, trumpet
Friday, February 13 at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
The program will include Schumann’s “Myrthen Lieder” and a song cycle by Eric Ewazen for baritone, trumpet and piano.

Teatime Concert: Tableau
 Friday, February 20 at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
"Handel's Inheritance" includes music by Handel, Keiser, Mattheson, Corelli, Steffani, and others. The group features countertenor Ian How- ell, a former member of Chanticleer and the 2006 winner of the Ameri- can Bach Soloists Young Artists competition, along with countertenor/ violinist Michael Albert, baroque cellist Brian Howard, and Henry Le- bedinsky ’97 on harpsichord and organ.

Bowdoin College Concert Band John P. Morneau, director Sunday, March 1 at 2:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Henry Lebedinsky ‘97

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble
Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
The ensemble will present traditional Ottoman classical vocal and instrumen- tal music along with folk selections from Armenia and Central Anatolia.
Time for Three

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble
Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Studzinski Recital Hall
The groundbreaking, category-shattering trio Time for Three transcends traditional classification, with elements of classical, country western, gypsy, and jazz idioms forming a blend all its own. The members— Zachary De Pue, violin; Nicolas Kendall, violin; and Ranaan Meyer, double bass—carry a passion for improvisation, composing, and ar- ranging, all prime elements of the ensemble’s playing. Free to Bowdoin students, faculty, and staff with ID; $10 for members of the Association of Bowdoin Friends; and $25 for the general public. For ticket informa- tion, call 207-725-3433 during business hours. (Sponsored by the Don- ald M. Zuckert Visiting Professorship Fund, and produced by the Events Office)

Lecture by Nicholas Vazsonyi “Infomercial in Three Acts: Richard Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg as Consumer Guide” Thursday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Center
Nicholas Vazsonyi’s emergent, cutting-edge scholarship focuses on one of the preeminent composers—and historians and practitioners of culture—of nineteenth-century Europe: Richard Wagner. The lecture, highlighting Bowdoin’s renewed focus on the arts, will model interdisci- plinary scholarship and demonstrate how art contributed to the forging of German national identity within the wider context of European cul- tural history. (Produced by the German Department)

Roberto Díaz H’07, viola
Wednesday, April 1 at 8:00 p.m. Studzinski Recital Hall
A violist of international reputation, Roberto Díaz currently serves as the president of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. As a viola teacher at Curtis and as principal viola of the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1996 to 2006, he has already had a significant impact on Ameri- can musical life and continues to do so in his dual roles as performer and educator.
Free to Bowdoin students, faculty, and staff with ID; $10 for members of the Association of Bowdoin Friends; and $20 for the general public. For
ticket information, call 207-725-3433 during business hours. (Produced by the Events Office)

Teatime Concert: Athabasca String Trio Friday, April 3 at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Athabasca String Trio
Athabasca will perform “The 20th Century Evolution of the String Trio" including works by Penderecki, Fine, Bauer, and Vineet Shende.

School for Improv Music Jazz Quintet
Friday, April 10 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
One of the leading trumpet players of his generation, Ralph Alessi has been an active member of the New York jazz and improvised music scene since 1991 and is the founder and director of the Brooklyn based School for Improvisational Music (SIM). His quintet, all SIM fac- ulty, are performing as part of a residency with the Bowdoin Department of Music.

Teatime Concert: Lydia Forbes, violin
Friday, April 17 at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Ms. Forbes, a member of the DaPonte String Quartet and violin in- structor at Bowdoin, will perform works by Eugène Ysaÿe, Rocco Havelaar, J.S. Bach and others.

Bowdoin College Concert Band
John P. Morneau, director Sunday, April 19 at 2:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall

Bowdoin Chamber Choir
Shannon M. Chase, director Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 PM Sunday, April 26 at 2:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall

Elinor Frey, cello
Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 PM Studzinski Recital Hall
Ms. Frey’s solo program will include works composed within the last quarter century, including “Sequenza XIV” by Luciano Berio.

Bowdoin Chorus & Orchestra
Friday & Saturday, May 1 and 2 at 7:00 PM Studzinski Recital Hall
Under the direction of Anthony Antolini ’63, the Chorus will perform Cherubini’s “Requiem in c minor,” and the Bowdoin Or- chestra, conducted by Roland Vazquez will perform Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture and Schubert’s "Unfinished" Symphony (#8).

Jazz Ensembles and the Polar Jazz Big Band Frank Mauceri, director
Tuesday, May 5 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall