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Fall 2011

The Angelica Sanchez Quintet

The Angelica Sanchez Quintet

September 12, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The jazz quintet will feature Angelica Sanchez, piano; Marc Ducret, guitar; Tony Malaby, sax; Drew Gress, bass; and Tom Rainey, drums. Parking on city streets is available on Park Row and Old Bath Road. After 5:00 PM and on weekends, visitors may park in the Blue-Designated Faculty/Staff parking lots. Studzinski Recital Hall is handicapped accessible with a ramp to the lobby door (West side), near the circle on South Campus Drive. For information on events not produced by the Department of Music, please call the number provided with the description. All events are subject to change. To confirm dates and locations, to inquire about additional concerts, or to be added to our mailing list, please contact the Department of Music at (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu . Bowdoin College Department of Music 9200 College Station, Brunswick, Maine 04011-8492

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John Weaver, organ

John Weaver, organ

September 17, 2011 3:00 PM  – 5:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Mr. Weaver, a former head of the organ department at the Curtis Institute, will perform on the Austin Organ donated by Cyrus Curtis, with works including the Final from Vierne's Symphonie No. 1., Franck's Chorale No. 1 in E Major and Mozart's Adagio and Allegro, K 594.

Parking on city streets is available on Park Row and Old Bath Road. After 5:00 PM and on weekends, visitors may park in the Blue-Designated Faculty/Staff parking lots. Studzinski Recital Hall is handicapped accessible with a ramp to the lobby door (West side), near the circle on South Campus Drive.

For information on events not produced by the Department of Music, please call the number provided with the description. All events are subject to change. To confirm dates and locations, to inquire about additional concerts, or to be added to our mailing list, please contact the Department of Music at (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu.

Bowdoin College Department of Music
9200 College Station, Brunswick, Maine 04011-8492

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An Evening with Stephen Sondheim

An Evening with Stephen Sondheim

September 20, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Memorial Hall, Pickard Theater

Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim is the most important artist to work in the American musical theater over the past half-century. He has not only collaborated on more than a dozen landmark shows and written countless standard songs but has also been the single most influential force in bringing the Broadway musical into the modern age. Sondheim's works include West Side Story (1957), Gypsy (1959), A Little Night Music (1973), Sweeney Todd (1979), and Into the Woods (1987). He is currently working on a two-volume edition of his complete lyrics with notes and commentary.

Sponsored by the Donald M. Zuckert Visiting Professorship Fund.

Ticket Update: Advance tickets are sold out. However, a limited number of tickets will be available first-come, first-served, at the Pickard Theater Box Office, opening at 6:30 p.m. on the night of the show. Tickets are free to Bowdoin students, faculty, and staff (ID required; limit 2 tickets per ID). Tickets are $10 for Friends of Bowdoin (ID required; limit 2 tickets). Tickets are $15 for general public.

***Those currently with tickets should note that due to high demand for seats, tickets expire five minutes before the lecture and those seats will be released.***

For more information, please contact the Office of Events and Summer Programs at 207-725-3433 or events@bowdoin.edu

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Angelique Kidjo Concert

Angelique Kidjo Concert

September 22, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Memorial Hall, Pickard Theater

Angelique Kidjo is one of the greatest forces in African music, a creative energy with eleven international albums to her name. In 2007, her album Djin Djin received a Grammy Award. Kidjo's most recent release, 2010's Oyo featuring John Legend, Bono, and Dianne Reeves, is a measure of her maturity. Born in the West African state of Benin, Kidjo is a tireless campaigner for women's health and education in Africa, a UNICEF peace ambassador, and a prolific songwriter.



TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. Although advance tickets sold out, there will be a small block of tickets available at the Pickard Theater Box Office beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the night of the show! Free tickets for Bowdoin students, faculty, and staff with Bowdoin ID and $15 for the general public; $5 for members of the Association of Bowdoin Friends with membership card.



For more information contact the Office of Events and Summer Programs, 207-725-3433 or events@bowdoin.edu.

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TRIUMVIR: The Harpsichord with the Dragon Tattoo

TRIUMVIR: The Harpsichord with the Dragon Tattoo

September 23, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

TRIUMVIR (Michael Albert, violin; Brian Howard, cello; and Henry Lebedinsky '97, harpsichord) invites you to take a musical journey to Scandinavia, presenting seldom-heard masterworks by Johan Helmich Roman, the father of Swedish music,? and his countryman Johan Agrell as well as American premieres of works by Norwegian violinist-composer Johan Hendrick Freithoff and Finnish diplomat and musician Thomas Byström. TRIUMVIR brings this extraordinary music to life with vibrant, dynamic performances on period instruments.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or
reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.ed

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Galax Quartet

Galax Quartet

September 30, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The concert will feature contralto Karen Clark and the Galax Quartet - David Wilson, violin; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Roy Whelden, viola da gamba; David Morris, 'cello - performing songs and song cycles of English and American origin from the 17th century composers John Dowland and John Wilson to living composers commissioned by the ensemble to create new works using the texts of poet Gary Snyder. The latter are featured on the recent recording "On Cold Mountain: Songs on Poems of Gary Snyder" (Innova 795)

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or
reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.ed

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Erev Yom Kippur Dinner

Erev Yom Kippur Dinner

October 7, 2011 5:15 PM  – 7:30 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

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The Cimarrón Project

The Cimarrón Project

October 14, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The Cimarrón Project is an ensemble interested in representing the diversity of Afro-Cuban music and dance in its most traditional form. The Project's repertoire includes rumba, son, pilón, changüí, and other deeper forms belonging to the various Afro-descendant religious practices in Cuba such as Regla de Ocha batá drumming. The members of the Cimarron Project are: Román Díaz (musical director), Junior Terry, Mauricio Herrera, Onel Mulet, Abraham Rodríguez and other guest artists.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Homecoming Choral Concert

Homecoming Choral Concert

October 15, 2011 2:00 PM  – 4:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.ed

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In Good Time: The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland

In Good Time: The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland

October 25, 2011 7:00 PM  – 9:00 PM
Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

Jazz legend, Marian McPartland, now 93, is documented in this film that explores her life and career as a pioneering woman jazz musician, composer, and host of NPR?s Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz. McPartland tells her own story through interviews filmed over 4 years. The film features McPartland's own musical compositions and improvisations rich with harmonic inventions and lovely melody lines.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: lrussell@bowdoin.edu or (207) 798-4141

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Bowdoin Chorus; Anthony Antolini, director

Bowdoin Chorus; Anthony Antolini, director

October 29, 2011 3:00 PM  – 5:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir; Robert K. Greenlee, director

Bowdoin Chamber Choir; Robert K. Greenlee, director

October 29, 2011 5:00 PM  – 7:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or
reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Bowdoin College Concert Band: John P. Morneau, director

Bowdoin College Concert Band: John P. Morneau, director

October 30, 2011 2:00 PM  – 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or
reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Bates/Bowdoin Orchestra: Hiroya Miura & Roland Vazquez, directors

Bates/Bowdoin Orchestra: Hiroya Miura & Roland Vazquez, directors

November 13, 2011 3:00 PM  – 5:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or
reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu .

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Bowdoin Chorus

Bowdoin Chorus

November 18, 2011 7:00 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Under the direction of Anthony Antolini '63, the Chorus, student soloists and the Mozart Mentors Orchestra will perform Handel's Te Deum and Jubilate for the Peace of Utrecht (HWV 278 and 279) and a selection of shorter works.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Bowdoin Chorus

Bowdoin Chorus

November 19, 2011 7:00 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Under the direction of Anthony Antolini '63, the Chorus, student soloists and the Mozart Mentors Orchestra will perform Handel's Te Deum and Jubilate for the Peace of Utrecht (HWV 278 and 279) and a selection of shorter works.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or
reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Bowdoin College Concert Band: John P. Morneau, director

Bowdoin College Concert Band: John P. Morneau, director

November 20, 2011 2:00 PM  – 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Middle Eastern Ensemble

Middle Eastern Ensemble

November 28, 2011 8:00 PM  – 10:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Afro-Latin American Ensemble

Afro-Latin American Ensemble

November 30, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Under the director of Michael Birenbaum Quintero, Bowdoin's own Afro-Latin Music Ensemble will present a concert highlighting the scintillating rhythms and cultural richness of the descendants of Africans in Latin America, including music from Colombia, Cuba, and Peru.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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George Lopez, piano; John Solomons, piano

George Lopez, piano; John Solomons, piano

December 2, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The program will include Schumann?s Canonic Variations transcribed by Debussy for two pianos, Bartók's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion and
Rachmaninoff?s Suite No. 2 for two pianos, Opus 17. Mr. Solomons is chair of the keyboard department at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir: Robert K. Greenlee, director

Bowdoin Chamber Choir: Robert K. Greenlee, director

December 3, 2011 2:30 PM  – 5:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Under the direction of Robert K. Greenlee, the Choir will perform works from the U.S., Hungary and Austria including pieces by Kodaly and Bruckner.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir: Robert K. Greenlee, director

Bowdoin Chamber Choir: Robert K. Greenlee, director

December 4, 2011 2:30 PM  – 5:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Under the direction of Robert K. Greenlee, the Choir will perform works from the U.S., Hungary and Austria including pieces by Kodaly and Bruckner.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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Jazz Night

Jazz Night

December 6, 2011 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium


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Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols

December 11, 2011 6:30 PM  – 8:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Sponsored by the Bowdoin Christian Fellowship, with Pastor Stephen Tracey.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations

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George Lopez, piano & Eva Gruesser, violin

George Lopez, piano & Eva Gruesser, violin

February 4, 2012 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

George Lopez, Bowdoin's Guest Artist-in-Residence, and Eva Gruesser, Concertmaster of American Composers's Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, will perform the three violin sonatas of Johannes Brahms.

Open to the public; admission free of charge; no tickets or reservations; info: (207) 798-4141 or lrussell@bowdoin.edu

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