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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for 2008-2009

September 2008

At the BYU Museum of Art:

—“American Dreams: Selected Works from the Museum's Permanent Collection of American Art,” is an ongoing exhibition that examines artworks created by 18th, 19th and 20th century American artists as ideas or visions of America. This expanded exhibition of the museum's permanent American art collection is presented on both levels of the museum and includes prints, sculpture, photography and painting.

—“Dismantling Geneva Steel: Photographs by Chris Dunker” will be featured through November 1, 2008. The exhibition highlights photos of the former largest steel plant west of the Mississippi River.

—“Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and the Rebirth of Meaning in American Art,” will be featured from July 17, 2008, through January 3, 2009. The exhibition focuses on the period from 1960 to 1972 when the tenets of Modernist art collapsed under pressure from newer forms of artistic expression, forming the foundation of contemporary art seen today.

—“Windows on a Hidden World: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the BYU Collection,” will be featured from September 27, 2008, through January 17, 2009. The exhibition presents elegant prints made from intricately carved woodblocks during Japan’s two centuries of self-imposed isolation from 1639 to 1854. The prints include images of entertainers and actors, urban life and serene landscapes from the period when Japan was a mysterious, hidden kingdom.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, visit arts.byu.edu.

Friday, Sept. 5

Robin Hancock will present a faculty piano recital in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Monday, Sept. 8

A choral showcase will feature the BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6, and tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Friday, Sept. 12

J. Arden Hopkin will present a faculty baritone recital in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Saturday, Sept. 13

Taal Yatra, an innovative Indian musical ensemble, will present new and traditional Indian classical compositions at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets for the performance are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 17, through Saturday, Sept. 20

“World of Dance” will be featured in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. This popular concert will feature repertoire of the Ballroom Dance Company, the Dancers’ Company, the International Folk Dance Ensemble, the Cougarettes and Theater Ballet. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Soprano Veslemøy Fluge Berg will present a guest artist recital in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 24, through Friday, Oct. 10

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts will present a thrilling story of betrayal, mystery and revenge with the production “Dial M for Murder” in the Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be matinees on Sept. 27 and Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $15, or $10 weeknights and $11 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and matinees, all seats are $8. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 24 through Friday, Oct. 3

“Pericles,” William Shakespeare’s classic tale adapted by Chris Clark, will be the featured presentation for Theater for Young Audiences at 7:30 p.m. in the Nelke Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center. There will be matinees on Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. There will be no performances on Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $11, or $7 weeknights and $8 weekends with a BYU or student ID. Matinee seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Monday, Sept. 29

The University of Utah’s Classical Greek Theatre Festival will feature the story of a Greek goddess in “Medea,” by Euripides, at 5 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. A free lecture will precede the production at 4 p.m. Tickets for the performance are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

October 2008

Wednesday, Oct. 1

BYU bands, symphonies and orchestras will present an instrumental showcase in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6, and tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Thursday, Oct. 9, and Friday, Oct. 10

The 2008 “BYU Homecoming Spectacular” themed “Go the distance” will feature BYU student performing ensembles in the Marriott Center at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call the Marriott Center Ticket Office at (801) 422-2981.

Thursday, Oct. 2

BYU’s School of Music presents a jazz showcase directed by Mark Ammons in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com

Friday, Oct. 3

Sensational Chinese acrobatics, balancing feats and martial arts will entertain in the “Shangri-la Chinese Acrobats” show at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $20-30; $7 off with BYU or student ID and $3 off for senior citizens and BYU alumni. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Thursday, Oct. 9

Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, a Dixieland-style showcase ensemble that has performed throughout the United States, will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

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Friday, Oct. 17 and Tuesday, Oct. 21

Group for New Music, BYU's avant-garde ensemble, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, through Saturday, Oct. 25

The OcTUBAfest Concert will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

BYU Opera presents Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be dress rehearsals on October 18 and 21. Tickets are $20, or $16 on weeknights and $17 on weekends with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

BYU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, conducted by Donald Peterson, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 15

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts will present “Dancing at Lughnasa,” a Tony award-winning play that is based on childhood memories, at 7:30 p.m. in the Margetts Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. There will be a matinee on Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $10 weeknights and $11 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and matinees, all seats are $8. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

November 2008

Saturday, Nov. 1

Croatia’s world-renowned saxophone ensemble, the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet, will present a concert with music ranging from baroque to 21st century at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $16, or $11 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 5

Orpheus Winds, a faculty wind instrument ensemble, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium. Admission is free.

Thursday, Nov. 6

The BYU Folk Music Ensemble, directed by Mark Geslison, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is $6. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8

BYU Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

A Primrose Memorial Concert will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

The BYU Marching Band will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Extremes, a duo of guest artists Jean Kopperud on the clarinet and Stephen Gosling on the piano, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

The American Brass Quintet, an elite chamber music ensemble, will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16, or $11 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 12, through Saturday, Dec. 6

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts present BYU alumnus Joel Bree’s comic production of “Houseboat Honeymoon” at 7:30 p.m. in the Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. There will be a matinee Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $10 weeknights and $11 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and matinees, all seats are $8. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Thursday, Nov. 13

Directed by Fred McInnis, the Cougar Marching Band will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Faculty artist Steve Ricks will present a recital in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is Free.

Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15

BYU Singers and Concert Choir, conducted by Ronald Staheli, will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

A Senior Dance Showcase will be presented in the Richards Building at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6. For more ticket information, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Nov. 14

A Saxophone Chamber Night music showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Saturday, Nov. 15

A Woodwind Chamber Night music showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

BYU’s Trombone Choir will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center.

Faculty artist-composed American Piano Quartet will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

BYU Synthesis, directed by Ray Smith, will perform jazz classics in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

BYU Woodwind Honors Quintet will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Thursday, Nov. 20

The String Honors Quartet will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Vocal Point, a BYU a cappella group will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Ticket are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Nov. 21

The Brass Honors Quintet will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

BYU’s Panoramic Steel and Percussion Ensemble will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Saturday, Nov. 22

The Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Kory Katseanes, will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

December 2008

At the BYU Museum of Art:

—“Dan Steinhilber: Contemporary Art Exhibition” will be featured from December 5, 2008, through May 16, 2009. Steinhilber creates sculptures and installations with familiar materials ranging from soda, Styrofoam peanuts, duck sauce packets and drycleaner hangers to electric blowers, disposable containers, garage door openers and plastic tubes. His artworks explore light, for, social tensions and everyday experience.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call (801) 422-ARTS.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

The University Orchestra and University Strings will come together for a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Dec. 3

The BYU Songwriters’ Showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Eric Hansen will conduct the Symphony Orchestra in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Thursday, Dec. 4

The Flute Choir will present a free concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6

The BYU choirs and Philharmonic Orchestra will perform "A Celebration of Christmas" at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. A matinee performance will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $16, or $11 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

BYU folk dancers, directed by Ed Austin, will present “Christmas Around the World” at 7:30 p.m. in the Marriott Center. To purchase tickets, contact the Marriott Center Ticket Office at (801) 422-2981 or visit byutickets.com.

Saturday, Dec. 6

A Harp Solo and Ensemble music showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

BYU Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Kory Katseanes, will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

The Jazz Lab Band will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Mark Ammons will direct the free performance.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will host the String Chamber Night at 7:30 p.m. Claudine Bigelow will conduct the free performance.

BYU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, conducted by Donald Peterson, will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Thursday, Dec. 11

A Brass Chamber Night music showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

The University Chorale will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Paul Broomhead will conduct and admission is free.

January 2009

Friday, Jan. 16

The Utah Symphony Chamber Orchestra, conducted by David Cho, will perform Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16-19, with $5 off for students with ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Friday, Jan. 16, and Saturday, Jan. 17

The Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe will perform traditional Japanese puppetry in the Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Tuesday, Jan. 20, and Thursday, Jan. 22

The Young Artists of Voice Competition will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Jan. 21

Q'd Up, BYU's faculty jazz quintet, will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Jan. 21, through Saturday, Jan. 31

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” the Tony award-winning musical placed in the roaring 1920s, in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. There will be a matinee Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $21, or $15 on weeknights and $16 on weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and matinees, all seats are $13. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Saturday, Jan. 24

The Young Artist of Voice Competition Final Round will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6 and tickets can be purchased at (801) 422-4322 or byuarts.com.

Thursday, Jan. 29

The Deseret Piano Trio will present an all Schubert program in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, Jan. 29, through Saturday, Jan. 31

Pat Debenham will be the artistic director for "Dance in Concert" in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. Admission is $12. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Jan. 30, and Saturday, Jan. 31

BYU will present a Winter Choirfest in the Provo Tabernacle at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

February 2009

At the BYU Museum of Art:

—“An American Vision: Taos Masters and Artists of the West from the Collection of Sam and Diane Stewart” will be on display from February 12, 2009, through July 3, 2009. This exhibition will present artworks by southwestern artists and will tell the stories and strategies that shaped Stewart’s collection.

—“Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic” will be featured from February 26, 2009, through August 1, 2009. The playful, inventive and interactive world of Walter Wick will be the subject of this exhibition. Represented in the exhibit are large-scale works by the Hartford-based photographer whose “I SPY” and “Can You See What I See?” books are longtime best sellers, as well as examples of his sets, setups and props.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call (801) 422-ARTS.

Tuesday, Feb. 3, through Saturday, Feb. 14

BYU Theatre presents a combination of two children’s classics in the Theatre for Young Audiences’ production “Goodnight Moon” in the Margetts Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. There will be matinees on February 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $7 on weeknights and $8 on weekends with a BYU or student ID. Matinee tickets are $6. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 7

BYU Young Ambassadors, directed by Randy Boothe, will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Saturday, Feb. 7

Jeffrey Shumway and guest artist Del Parkinson will present the American Piano Duo in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Larmore will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-28, and $7 off with BYU or student ID. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14

International Folk Dance Ensemble will perform at the Covey Center for the Arts in Provo at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at coveycenter.org.

A Grand Concert with Synthesis will present jazz classics in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Art Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $12 with a BYU or student ID. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 18, through Saturday, Feb. 21

BYU Opera Scenes will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6. For more information, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Thursday, Feb. 19, through Saturday, Feb. 21

Cougarettes in Concert, directed by Jodi Maxfield, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Covey Center for the Arts in Provo. There will be a matinee on Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Friday, Feb. 20, and Saturday, Feb. 21

Living Legends will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee Feb. 20 at noon. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

The Music, Dance and Theater Showcase will be presented in the Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. For tickets, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 25

BYU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, conducted by Donald Peterson, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Thursday, Feb. 26

The School of Music will host an "Evening of Concertos" in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Friday, Feb. 27

Guest Artist Barbara Nissman will present a piano concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Saturday, Feb. 28

Combined Choirs will present “Rule Britannia: Landmarks of the Rich British Choral Music” in the Provo Tabernacle at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

March 2009

Wednesday, March 4, through Saturday, March 14

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts presents the French drama of a Palestinian Queen, “Bérénice,” in the Margetts Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. There will be dress rehearsals on March 4 and 5, and a matinee on March 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $10 on weeknights and $11 on weekends with a BYU or student ID. Dress rehearsal and matinee tickets are $8. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7

Vocal Point, a BYU a cappella group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Covey Center for the Arts in Provo. For ticket sales information, contact the Covey Arts Center at (801) 852-7007.

Wednesday, March 11

The 5 Browns, an all-American piano quintet of brothers and sisters, will present a classical piano concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $26-36, and $7 off with a BYU or student ID. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Thursday, March 12

The String Honors Quartet will present a free concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 12, through Saturday, March 14

The U.S. DanceSport Championship will be hosted in the Marriott Center at 7:30 p.m. For schedules and ticket sales, call the Marriott Center at (801) 422-2981.

Friday, March 13

The Brass Honors Quintet will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14

The Ballet Showcase will be presented in the Richards Building at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6, and can be purchased by calling the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

The BYU Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will join together for a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6, and can be purchased by calling the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Saturday, March 14

BYU Woodwind Honors Quintet will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Tuesday, March 17

Group for New Music, BYU's avant-garde ensemble, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, March 18

Eric Hansen will conduct the Symphony Orchestra in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, March 18, through Saturday, April 3

William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” will be presented in the Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. There will be dress rehearsals on March 18 and 19, and matinees on March 21 and 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $10 on weeknights and $11 on weekends with a BYU or student ID. Dress rehearsal and matinee tickets are $8. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Thursday, March 19

The BYU Songwriters’ Showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, March 20

Concert Choir will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

BYU’s School of Music will present a Woodwind Chamber Night in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21

BYU dancEnsemble will perform in the Richards Building at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased by calling the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Saturday, March 21

Faculty artist Douglas Bush will present an organ recital in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, March 24

Parsons Dance, the New York-based modern dance company, will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-25, and a $7 discount with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

The Invitational Songwriters’ Showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, March 25

The BYU Folk Music Ensemble, directed by Mark Geslison, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is $6. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

BYU’s College of Fine Arts and Communications will present a faculty performance by Orpheus Winds in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, March 26

A Cello Studio Recital will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Living Legends will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Friday, March 27

BYU Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Kory Katseanes, will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

BYU’s Trombone Choir will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center.

Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28

A Senior Dance Showcase will be presented in the Richards Building at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6. For more ticket information, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Saturday, March 28

A Harp Solo and Ensemble music showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

The University Orchestra and University Strings will come together for a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 2 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, March 31

The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

April 2009

Wednesday, April 1

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will host the String Chamber Night at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

BYU Synthesis, directed by Ray Smith, will perform jazz classics in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Thursday, April 2, and Friday, April 3

Featuring Music, Dance and Theatre students, the BFA New York Showcase will take place in the Nelke Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Thursday, April 2

BYU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, conducted by Donald Peterson, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, April 3

Group for New Music, BYU's avant-garde ensemble, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, April 7

The Jazz Lab Band will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Mark Ammons will direct the free performance.

Wednesday, April 8

The School of Music will present a “Brass Chamber Night” showcase in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, April 9

The Flute Choir will present a free concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, April 10, and Saturday, April 11

Combined choirs and orchestras will present “A Pilgrim’s Journey Home” in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee on Friday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Ballroom in Concert, directed by Lee Wakefield, will perform in the Marriott Center at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee on April 11 at 2 p.m. For sale dates and ticket prices, call the Marriott Center at (801) 422-2981 or visit www.byutickets.com.

Saturday, April 11

BYU’s Panoramic Steel and Percussion Ensemble will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Tuesday, April 14

A Saxophone Chamber Night music showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

The university bands will come together to provide a free concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

The University Chorale will perform in the Provo Tabernacle at 7:30 p.m. Paul Broomhead will conduct and admission is free.

May 2009

Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9

BYU Young DanceMakers present “Evening of Dance” in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, May 27, through Saturday, June 13

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts presents “The Giver,” based on the Newbery Medal-winning novel, in the Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Dress rehearsals will be on May 27 and 28, and matinees will be presented on June 4, 6, 12 and 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $13, or $8 on weeknights and $9 on weekends with a BYU or student ID. Dress rehearsal and matinee tickets are $7. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

June 2009

At the BYU Museum of Art:

—“One Hundredth Anniversary Exhibition of the University’s Art Collection” will be featured from June 26, 2009, through December 2009. This exhibition will celebrate 100 years of collecting art at Brigham Young University.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, visit arts.byu.edu.

August 2009

At the BYU Museum of Art:

—“Paintings from the Reign of Victoria: The Royal Holloway Collection, London” will be featured August 15, 2009, through October 25, 2009. This exhibition showcases 60 paintings illustrating the Victorian belief in art as the ultimate civilizing influence. Acquired by Thomas Holloway to enhance the women’s college he had founded in 1879, the collection includes many of the most visible and praised “modern canvasses” in London in the 1880s.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, visit arts.byu.edu.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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