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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for October 2005

October 2004 BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar

At the Museum of Art

Beginning Monday, Oct. 3, the Museum of Art will offer a new Monday night program centered on the signature work in its collection. This 40-minute program, titled “The Healing Hand: A Family Presentation on Carl Bloch’s ‘Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda,’” will be held the first Monday evening of each month at 7 and 8 p.m.

“Images of Don Quixote: Magic, Frames and Imagined Possibilities” is a new exhibit that will be on display from Oct. 14 through Dec. 10. The exhibition of book illustrations will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the publication of the 17th century Spanish novel “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes. The works were created by artists from 1605 to 1884 and reflect the evolving interpretations of the novel throughout the centuries.

The exhibit “Adam’s Dream: The Photographs of Rodney Smith” will continue on display through Jan. 16, 2006 in the Conway A. Ashton and Carl E. Jackman Gallery on the museum’s second floor. The exhibit consists of 69 black-and-white gelatin silver prints drawn from all phases of Smith’s career, with an emphasis on his commercial work during the 1990s.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call (801) 378-ARTS.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

The BYU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, conducted by David Blackinton and Don Peterson, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Thursday, Oct. 6

BYU composer-in-residence Murray Boren will premiere his composition “The Joseph Sonnets” at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

The Utah Symphony, under the direction of Keith Lockhart with Isabelle Faust on violin, will present an evening of music that is “Distinctly Dvořák” as they perform several works by the Czech composer at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. A free pre-concert lecture will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Nelke Theatre. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Friday, Oct. 7

Mike Ohman will perform organ music during Silent Film Night at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Baritone J. Arden Hopkin will present a BYU faculty recital, accompanied by Robin Hancock on piano, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Saturday, Oct. 8

Group for New Music and Group for Experimental Music will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Guest vocal artist Marti Marie Castle will perform at 3:45 p.m. in the Museum of Art Auditorium. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Larry Zalkind, principal trombonist of the Utah Symphony, will perform at 5:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra will present Durham’s “New England Pastorale” and Musorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Thursday, Oct. 13

Celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of the Prophet Joseph Smith during the BYU Spectacular Thursday and Friday, Oct. 13-14, at the Marriott Center. Broadcaster Jane Clayson Johnson will host the event featuring the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Dancers’ Company, Vocal Point, The Young Ambassadors, Living Legends and Nauvoo Brass Band. Selections will include original arrangements of such hymns as “A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief” and “Praise to the Man.” For on-sale dates and availability, call the Marriott Center Ticket Office at (801) 422-2981.

Friday, Oct. 14

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir, under the direction of Ronald Staheli and Rosalind Hall, will perform Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

The Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, directed by Steve Call, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Oboist Nancy Ambrose King will perform a solo recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. King has been described by American Record Guide as “a lovely player with a tone that surpasses that of most other American oboe soloists.” For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Thursday, Oct. 20

The Orpheus Winds Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The quintet features April Clayton on flute, Jaren Hinckley on clarinet, Geralyn Giovannetti on oboe, Christian Smith on bassoon and Laurence Lowe on horn. Admission is free.

Friday, Oct. 21

“Sophie’s Daughters IV,” an evening of music and conversation featuring works by German-speaking female composers, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Faculty artist Eric Hansen will present a bass recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

George Bernard Shaw’s engaging comedy “Getting Married,” directed by Barta Lee Heiner, will run Oct. 26 through Nov. 12,at 7:30 p.m. in the Margetts Theatre, with no performance on Nov. 1 and no performances on Sundays and Mondays. When confusion ignites on a young couple’s wedding day, the clergy, a lovesick fool and the coal-maker’s wife join with the family to ask the question, “Is a marriage a tiresome abyss, or a worthy ideal?” Reduced-price dress rehearsal performances are Oct. 26-27. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

The annual OcTUBAfest will take place Oct. 26-29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall under the direction of Steve Call. Admission is free to all events:

• Wednesday, Oct. 26 – Tuba and Euphonium Student Showcase

• Thursday, Oct. 27 – Steve Call, tuba and euphonium

• Friday, Oct. 28 – Utah Premiere Brass with guest tuba and euphonium soloists

• Saturday, Oct. 29 – Grand OcTUBAfest Concert.

Writer: Brian Rust

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