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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for December 2013

December 2013 Arts Calendar

Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-2981, byuarts.com/tickets .

3BYU’s University Orchestra and University Strings will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

3 – A String Chamber Night will be held at 7:30 p.m. in room 313 of the University Parkway Center. The center is located at 1650 N. University Ave., Provo. Admission is free.

4 – The BYU Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

4 – A Flute Chamber Night will be held at 7:30 p.m. in room 313 of the University Parkway Center. The center is located at 1650 N., Provo. Admission is free.

5 – The BYU Jazz Lab Bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free .

5 – A Brass Chamber Night will be held at 7:30 p.m. in room 313 of the University Parkway Center. The center is located at 1650 N., Provo. Admission is free.

6 – The BYU Songwriter Showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

6-7“Christmas Around the World: See the Wonder, BYU’s popular holiday display of folk dance and music, will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Marriot Center. There will also be a matinee performance Saturday at 2 p.m. Using a cast of more than 200 talented dancers, singers and musicians in colorful costumes, different cultures unite to give the message of peace on earth and goodwill toward all. Tickets can be purchased at the Marriott Center Ticket Office, (801) 422-BYU1, or at byutickets.com .

6-7THIS EVENT IS NEARLY SOLD OUT: The BYU Combined Choirs and BYU Philharmonic present the Celebration of Christmas, an annual event featuring the sounds of the holiday season at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. There will also be a matinee performance Saturday at 3 p.m.

7“Tuba Christmas” will be performed at 11 a.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

7 – The Harp Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

10 – The BYU Wind Symphony and the BYU Symphonic Band will perform together at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

11 – Conductor Kory Katseanes will lead the BYU Chamber Orchestra in a performance in the de Jong Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m.

12 – BYU’s non-auditioned choir, the University Chorale, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

All month at the Museum of Art:

  • “Sacred Gifts: The Religious Art of Carl Bloch, Heinrich Hofmann and Frans Schwartz.” Nov. 15, 2013, through May 10, 2014.
  • “Simpler, Brighter, Stronger: Southwestern Art and Early Modernism, 1910-1960.” through May 2014.
  • “e.g. Monika Bravo: Landscape of Belief.” through March 15, 2014.
  • “Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art.” through March 2018.
  • “People in a Hard Land: Iconic Images of Life in the Southwest” through Dec. 28, 2013.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Hours are Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday. For more information, visit  moa.byu.edu .

 

Writer: Brett Lee

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