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November 2005 BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar

November 2005 Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar

At the Museum of Art

The Museum of Art offers a Monday night program centered on the signature work in its collection, Carl Bloch’s “Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda.” 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” will continue on display through Dec. 10. The exhibition of book illustrations will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the first 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.

Tuesday, Nov. 1

The Honors Woodwind Quintet will perform at 5:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Clarinet students will perform a studio recital at 5:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Selections will include several classical pieces, including sonatas by Brahms and Saint-Saens. Admission is free.

The Brigham Young University School of Music’s production “The Book of Gold” will run Nov. 2-12 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. With music by Murray Boren and libretto by Glen Nelson, the original opera will feature guest artists Ariel Bybee and Jennifer Welch-Babidge from the Metropolitan Opera and Darrell Babidge. Based on original documents and never-before published historical records from the events of 1827-1830, the world premiere of this opera is part of the campus celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Prophet Joseph Smith. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/. There will be no performances Sunday or Monday.

Thursday, Nov. 3

Faculty artist Larry Green will present a guitar recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Friday, Nov. 4

Brass students will present “Brass Chamber Night” at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Selections will include such favorites as the Overture from “William Tell,” “Maple Leaf Rag” and “The Saints’ Hallelujah.” Admission is free.

Department of Dance students will perform a “Senior Projects Showcase” Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building. Admission is free.

Saturday, Nov. 5

Trombone students will present a studio recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Selections will include “Pilgrim’s Chorus,” “Spain” from “Bass Lines” and “Finlandia.” Admission is free.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Saxophone students will present “Saxophone Chamber Night” at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Selections will include a ragtime suite featuring such songs as “Pan Am Rag” and “The Cascades,” as well as “Joseph’s Morning Prayer.” Admission is free.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

The BYU Jazz Voices and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Kelly Eisenhour, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Shakespeare’s “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” directed by Alexandra Mackenzie, will run Nov. 9-19 and Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pardoe Theatre. Questioning the very nature of our expressions of love, Shakespeare’s sparkling wit and comic playing carry us to places of theatrical delight and darkest deception. Childhood friends Proteus and Valentine have fallen in love with the same woman. Come watch and enjoy. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays.

Thursday, Nov. 10

The Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus, directed by Rosalind Hall and Jean Applonie, will perform Thursday and Friday, Nov. 10-11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Provo Tabernacle. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Faculty artist Jaren Hinckley will present a clarinet recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Friday, Nov. 11

The group DancEnsemble will perform Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12, at 7:30 p.m. in 166 Richards Building. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

The Department of Dance will host the 2005 BYU DanceSport Championships Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12, in the Wilkinson Student Center Ballroom, featuring Paul Richardson and Olga Rodionova, United States Professional Latin American Finalists. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/. For more information about DanceSport Championships, visit http://www.byudancesport.com.

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Guest artists the New York New Music Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The group will also give a free lecture Thursday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

The Brigham Young University Marching Band will perform Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

A BYU flute choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Thursday, Nov. 17

Faculty artist Jeffrey Shumway will perform a piano recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Friday, Nov. 18

The “Joseph Smith Bicentennial Concert,” commissioned by BYU’s Barlow Endowment for Music Composition, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The concert will feature four new works in celebration of the bicentennial of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s birth for the BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Wind Symphony and BYU Philharmonic Orchestra. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

The BYU Folk Music Ensemble, directed by Mark Geslison, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

BYU Children’s DanceWorks with DancEnsemble will perform at 4 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. in 166 Richards Building. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

A BYU Ballet Showcase will take place on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18-19, at 7:30 p.m. in 166 Richards Building. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Saturday, Nov. 19

The popular a cappella group Vocal Point 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 http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

A Harp Solo and Ensemble Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Nov. 29

BYU's String Chamber Night will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

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 http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

The jazz group Synthesis, directed by Ray Smith, 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 http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Songwriters Showcase will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Writer: Brian Rust

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