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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for November 2003

Brigham Young University

Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar

NOVEMBER 2003

All month

"On the Road with C.C.A. Christensen: The Moving Panorama" continues at the BYU Museum of Art. Carl Christian Anton Christensen, a Danish immigrant who worked and lived in Utah, was one of several Utah artists to use this popular art form. Christensen produced four panoramas, two of which are being exhibited in the Museum of Art. The exhibition presents two large moving panoramas. Accompanying the exhibition is a re-enactment of the 19th-century performance given by Christensen when he traveled his panorama to localities throughout Utah and Idaho. The 40-minute panorama performance will be presented every Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. and every Thursday evening at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the gallery. The exhibit is free and the public is welcome to attend.

"150 Years of American Painting" is on display at the BYU Museum of Art, A permanent collection of paintings by renowned artists such as Frederic Edwin Church, Maynard Dixon, John Singer Sargent, and many local Utah favorites such as Mahonri Young. Admission is free.

"Outside Inside: Fragments in Place" is on display at the BYU Museum of Art. This ambiguous exhibition title refers to a project in which seven Australian artists were commissioned to examine the extended community that has developed along the Wasatch Front. These artists were selected for their ability to sensitively analyze cultures, social behaviors, geographic spaces and historical foundations, and manifest their research in thought-provoking ways. "Outside Inside" is on display through April 27, 2004. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.

For museum hours and other information, visit cfac.byu.edu/moa.

Saturday, Nov. 1

This will mark the final performance of "Abinadi," an orginal opera that explores whether one man can prevent the destruction of a wicked nation. Produced by the BYU School of Music with music and libretto by Meredith Ryan Taylor and directed by Lawrence Vincent, it will be performed at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $12 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac. To learn more about "Abinadi" visit www.abinadi.net.

Saturday, Nov. 1

The Student Composers Showcase will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, Nov. 4

The Brass Chamber Night is at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Nov. 5

Jeffrey Shumway will present a faculty piano recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday Nov. 5 through Saturday, Nov. 22

"Smart Single Guys," an orignial play by Tony Gunn and directed by Eric Samuelsen, is a clever satire that examines the complicated world of BYU romance. Bring a date and be glad you're not going out with a boy named Rebecca, a clueless avant-garde film director wanna-be, or a self-righteous brownie baker in a world where the only guy who can get a girl is a nerd with his head stuck in a box full of Styrofoam peanuts. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. in the Margetts Theatre with previews Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Thursday, Nov. 6. A matinee will be presented Saturday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID. Tickets for previews and matinee are $5. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Thursday, Nov. 6

Lara Saville's faculty oboe recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, Nov. 6

The KBYU-FM series About Music presents "Virtuosity in '60s Rock 'n' Roll," a broadcast featuring BYU professor of music Michael Hicks, at 9 p.m. on KBYU-FM (89.1 and 89.5).

Thursday, Nov. 6 and Saturday, Nov. 8

The Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus concert will be directed by Rosalind Hall and Vicki McMurray at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Friday, Nov. 7 through Saturday, Nov. 8

The Dance Senior Showcase will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Friday Nov. 7

The BYU Folk Music Ensemble directed by Mark Geslison will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Saturday, Nov. 8

The Harp Solo and Ensemble Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

The Saxophone Chamber Night is at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Syncopation Vocal Jazz directed by Kelly Eisenhour will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center--featuring artists Ransom Wilson, Ani Kavafian, Jennifer Frautschi, Paul Neubauer, Fred Sherry, and Andre-Michel Schub--will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Wednesday, Nov. 12 through Saturday, Dec. 6

"The Winter's Tale," by William Shakespeare, is directed by Laurie Harrop-Purser. Leontes refuses to heed the grave warning, "Be certain what you do, sir, lest your 'justice' prove violence," as he viciously accuses his wife Hermione and best friend King Polixenes of adultery. Leontes' actions embroil innocent loved ones and the entire kingdom in a sweeping drama that spans 16 years in a new world of wonder. Shows begin at 7:30 in the Pardoe Theatre with previews Wednesday, Nov. 12 and Thursday, Nov. 13. A matinee performance will be given Saturday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID. Tickets for previews and matinee are $5. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Thursday, Nov. 13 through Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004

"Contemporary Spaces, Underlying Culture" is on display at the BYU Museum of Art. The exhibition brings together five artists who use photography as a means of exploring ideas related to a sense of place, cultural identity, human interaction and the nature of artistic expression in contemporary life. "Contemporary Spaces is on display through Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. For museum hours visit cfac.byu.edu/moa.

Thursday, Nov. 13

The Group for New Music Student Showcase featuring works by visiting composer/performer James Tenny will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, Nov. 13

The Cougar Marching Band conducted by Don Peterson will sound off at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, Nov. 13

The KBYU-FM series About Music presents "Norris's Ark: Awash in Music" featuring poet and BYU professor emeritus Leslie Norris with composers Ryan Gee and Neil Thornock at 9 p.m. on KBYU-FM (89.1 and 89.5).

Friday, Nov. 14 through Saturday, Nov. 15

The popular Fall BYU Dancesport Championships will be featured in the Wilkinson Center Ballroom. Visit www.byudancesport.com for a complete schedule. Tickets are $16 for reserved table seats ($30 both days), $12 for reserved seats ($22 both days), and $7 for general admission ($12 both days). Call the Fine Arts Ticket Office for sale dates and availability, (801) 378-4322.

Friday, Nov. 14

Panoramic Steel and the Percussion Ensemble directed by Ron Brough will feature a marimba concerto and timpani concerto with Percussion Ensemble and festival calypso arrangements on steel pans at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Friday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 15

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir conducted by Ronald Staheli and Rosalind Hall will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Friday, Nov. 14

The Visual Arts Department presents "On the Veil in Haussmann's Paris" by Marni Kessler at 10 a.m. in the Museum of Art auditorium, 260 MOA. The lecture will consider representations of women's costume veils in 19th-century French art. The lecture is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

The Symphonic Band conducted by Don Peterson will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

"Sophie's Daughters," an evening of music by female German composers, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

BYU's popular jazz ensemble Synthesis directed by Ray Smith will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Thursday, Nov. 20

The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, presenting Respighi's "Pines of Rome" conducted by Kory Katseanes, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Thursday, Nov. 20

The BYU Jazz Combo will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, Nov. 20

The Special Collections Motion Picture Archives Film Series presents "The Far Horizons" at 7 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library auditorium. Celebrate the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial as Fred MacMurray and Charlton Heston portray the intrepid explorers in this Technicolor tribute to their epic transcontinental journey in 1804-1806. Donna Reed is featured as Sacagawea. Admission is free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Early arrival is recommended as seating is limited. Children ages 8 and over are welcome.

Thursday, Nov. 20

The KBYU-FM series About Music presents "The LDS Artist Onstage and Off," a broadcast featuring rock musician Randy Bachman, at 9 p.m. on KBYU-FM (89.1 and 89.5).

Friday, Nov. 21 through Saturday, Nov. 22

The Dancensemble modern dance troupe will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building. Tickets at $5 are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Friday, Nov. 21

Flute Choirs will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Friday, Nov. 21

Enjoy a classic silent film with live organ accompaniment by Mike Ohman during Silent Film Night at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Saturday, Nov. 22

"Cantare e Suounare: An Evening of Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Music" will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Saturday, Nov. 22

Vocal Point directed by Bob Ahlander will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 for the general public with $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Thursday, Nov. 27

The KBYU-FM series About Music presents "A Voice Above the Rest: The Choral Art of Robert Shaw" featuring Mormon Tabernacle Choir artistic director Craig Jessop at 9 p.m. on KBYU-FM (89.1 and 89.5).

Writer: Rachel M. Sego

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