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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for November 2009

November BYU Arts Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 3 to Saturday, Nov. 14

Alan Ayckbourn’s play “Absent Friends” will be showcased in the Margetts Theatre. There will be a Saturday matinee Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. There are no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

The Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will perform under conductors Rosalind Hall and Jean Applonie at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are on sale for $11 ($3 off with a BYU or student ID or $1 off for senior citizens or BYU alumni) at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 4

Jazz Combo Night will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The concert is free.

Thursday, Nov. 5

The Utah Symphony will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature conductor Pinchas Zukerman, a 21-time Grammy nominee, and pianist Jonathan Biss. They will perform Brahms’ Concerto No. 1 for piano in D minor and Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 in E minor. Individual tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Friday, Nov. 6

BYU School of Music professor and composer Neil Thornock will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The concert is free.

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7

BYU’s dancEnsemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday. The performances will take place in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building. Tickets are $6 at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

The Cougar Marching Band will perform under the direction of Fred McInnis at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $6 at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Jeffrey Shumway, head of keyboard studies at BYU’s School of Music, will be performing in the Madsen Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free.

Wednesday, Nov. 11 through Saturday Dec. 5

Next on the BYU Pardoe Theatre stage will be “Children of Eden” by Steven Schwartz. This musical retells the stories of Adam and Eve and Noah from the book of Genesis. The play focuses on the relationship between the Father and his children. It reveals that every family has challenges, but leaves behind a powerful legacy for future generations. There will be dress rehearsals Nov. 11-12 and a Saturday matinee Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Nov. 22-30 or Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 12

The Folk Music Ensemble under director Mark Geslison will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available for $6 at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Director Mark Ammons will conduct the BYU Jazz Ensemble in a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Friday, Nov. 13

Malcolm Goldstein, a New York-based composer/violinist, has been performing since the 1960s. He has participated in the New York Festival of the Avant Garde and has since toured throughout North America and Europe. He will be performing at BYU with BYU faculty artist Christian Asplund in a Group for New Music recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13-14

The “Ballet Showcase” will take place Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building. Tickets are $6 at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

BYU’s DanceSport Championships will take place at the Wilkinson Student Center Ballroom throughout the day both Friday and Saturday. For a complete competition schedule visit byudancesport.com. Tickets cost $8 to $17 and can be purchased through the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall Friday and Saturday. They are conducted by Ronald Staheli and Rosalind Hall, respectively. Tickets are on sale at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Saturday, Nov. 14

The Trombone Choir will perform in a free concert in the Madsen Recital Hall. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Saxophone Chamber Night will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The concert is free.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Synthesis, BYU’s acclaimed big band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Under Ray Smith, Synthesis combines swing, blues, jazz, Latin and fusion styles into the best of jazz entertainment. Some of BYU’s finest and most able musicians, perform, arrange and compose for this award-winning ensemble. Tickets are on sale at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 19

To begin a “Season of Fifths,” BYU’s Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in the de Jong Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Friday, Nov. 20

BYU’s Panoramic Steel and Percussion Ensemble will perform with Gamelan Bintang Wahyu in a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The newly founded Gamelan Bintang Wahyu group performs Balinese music using special Indonesian instruments. Tickets are $11 or $8 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20-21

The Senior Dance Showcase will be featured at 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building. Tickets are $6 at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at arts.byu.edu.

Saturday, Nov. 21

BYU’s award-winning male a cappella group, Vocal Point, will be performing at the Covey Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the Covey Center for the Arts, (801) 852-7007, or by visiting coveycenter.org.

BYU’s Honors Quartet will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free.

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