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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for January 2008

January 2008

Tuesday, Jan. 1 and Sunday, Jan. 6

Classical 89 will air the Utah Symphony’s most recent “Salute to Youth” concert at 1 p.m. on New Year’s Day and at 2 p.m. on Jan. 6. The concert was originally performed Oct. 2, and the broadcast will include host Mark Wait’s interviews with some of the young soloists. The broadcast can be heard on 89.1 FM, 89.5 FM or online at classical89.org/streaming.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

The BYU School of Music will present a faculty artist recital featuring Robin Hancock on the piano. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 10-12

The Young Ambassadors will perform “The New American Songbook” in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. The group will also perform a matinee show Saturday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. in the same location. Tickets at $10 or $7 with a BYU or student ID can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, Jan. 12

The American Piano Duet, featuring BYU faculty member Jeffrey Shumway and guest artist Del Parkinson, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Jan. 15, Thursday, Jan. 17 and Saturday, Jan. 19

The Young Artists of Voice Competition, featuring BYU’s top student vocalists, will be held each night at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Frederica von Stade, Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano, will adjudicate the final round of the competition. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

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

Friday, Jan. 18

One of the most beloved musical figures of our time, Frederica von Stade, Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets range from $20 to $100 with a $5 discount with BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

BYU faculty artist Leann Morgan, violin, will perform an electronic music concert with visiting composer Richard Karpen of the University of Washington’s Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Music. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano, will conduct a master class for vocalists at 1 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $10, but the event is free for BYU students. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Jan. 23 through Saturday, Feb. 9

The Department of Theatre and Media Arts will present William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Performances on the evenings of Jan. 23 and 24 will be dress rehearsals, and a matinee performance will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. No performances will be held on Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $15 or $9 with a BYU or student ID, and $7 for all seats at the dress rehearsals and matinee performances. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Jan. 24

BYU faculty artist Christian Asplund will perform a concert of his original compositions at 5:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Saturday, Jan. 26

The BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will perform their Winter Choirfest concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Provo Tabernacle. Tickets are $10 or $7 with BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Monday, Jan. 28

Allan Chow, associate professor of piano at Northwestern University and winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, will conduct a piano master class at 5 p.m. For more information, contact the School of Music at (801) 422-8903.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

Allan Chow, associate professor of piano at Northwestern University and winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, will perform a free concert at 5 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

The School of Music will present a faculty artist recital featuring Jaren Hinckley, clarinet, and Julie Bevan, cello. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Thursday, Jan. 31

A Group for New Music showcase of contemporary works will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 2

“Dance in Concert,” under the direction of Caroline Prohosky, will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. A matinee performance will be held Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. in the same location. The performance will feature the Dancers’ Company, BYU’s top modern dance ensemble. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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