The Catholic University of America

Benjamin T. Rome School of Music

PERFORMANCE AT THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA

 

Call 202-319-5416 for information about performances 

 **All events free and do not require tickets unless noted**

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Fall 2014 Concerts and Productions:

 

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America presents the following events for the fall 2014 semester (see Spring 2015 50th Anniversary Events here):

 

MAURIZIO BARBORO (Italy)Guest Artist Recital

Piano Professor and Piano Chair, Paganini State Conservatory, Genoa, Italy
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Ward Recital Hall, 8pm
Program: Liszt Sonata in B Minor, Schumann Papillons Op.2, Chopin Prelude in C Sharp Minor,
Debussy Pour le Piano

RALITZA PATCHEVA and SAM POST, Faculty and Guest Artist Recital
Thursday, Nov.  6, 2014, 8pm
Program: Bach The Art of Fugue (performed on harpsichord and modern piano)
 

CHAMBER CHOIR CONCERT

November 7, 7:30 PM

St. Vincent De Paul chapel

 

CUA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT

November 9, 4:00 PM

Hartke Theatre*


BRAZILIAN CONCERT

November 12, 7:30 PM

Ward Recital Hall

 

COMPOSITION PROGRAM RECITAL

November 14, 7:30 PM

John Paul Hall

See here for program

 

 

SUSANNAH

November 20-22, 7:30 PM

November 23, 2:00 PM

Ward Recital Hall

Tickets Now Available

 

CUA WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT

December 3, 7:30PM

Hartke Theatre

 

UNIVERSITY CHRISTMAS CONCERT FOR CHARITY

December 5

National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

7:30 PM

 

WOMEN'S CHORUS CONCERT

December 6, 7:30 PM

St. Vincent de Paul Chapel

 

 

 

 

Event Descriptions

 **All events free and do not require tickets unless noted**

 

 

Composition Program Recital

New student compositions from the music school’s Composition Program will be performed on Friday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., at John Paul Rehearsal Hall.

 

Chamber Choir Concert

The CUA Chamber Choir, under the direction of Leo Nestor, director of choral studies and the Institute of Sacred Music, will perform Friday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. The choir will perform the music of Benjamin Britten, Hans Leo Hassler, Russell Woollen, Leo Nestor, Palestrina and Randall Thompson.

 

CUA Symphony Orchestra

The CUA Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Simeone Tartaglione, will perform Sunday, November 9, at 4 p.m. in Hartke Theatre. The program will include works by Procaccini, Tchaikovsky, Verdi and Vivaldi.  Soloists Tatiana Chulachnikova and Dorotea Racz will be featured in the Double Concerto for Violin and Viola by Vivaldi.

 

Susannah

The fall opera will be performed Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 20-22, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m., in Ward Recital Hall. Music by Carlisle Floyd, and sung in English with English surtitles. Tickets can be purchased online and are $20 for general admission, $15 for alumni, $10 for seniors, faculty, staff, and general students, and $5 for CUA students.

 

CUA Wind Ensemble

The CUA Wind Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, Dec.3, at 7:30 p.m., Hartke Theatre, CUA Campus. The concert will feature faculty clarinet soloist, Dr. Ben Redwine, who will be performing the Concertino, Op. 26, by Weber with the Wind Ensemble. Performance selections will include Coat of Arms by George Kenny (1926-1997), A Jubilant Overture by Alfred Reed (1921-2005), Folk Dancs by Dmitri Shostakovich, edited by Reynolds (1906-1975), Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring by J.S. Bach (1685-1750) arr. Reed, Concertino in Eb for Clarinet op. 26 by Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), edited by Brown, Sinfonia VI by Timothy Broege (1947-), With Each Sunset by Richard L. Saucedo, and Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson (1908-1975).

 

Annual Christmas Concert for Charity

 

The 25th Annual Christmas concert will be held on Friday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., in the Great Upper Church at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. The concert will feature the CUA Chamber Choir, University Singers, University Chorus and the CUA Symphony Orchestra with Leo Nestor, professor and director of the Institute of Sacred Music, as conductor. The opening work has been written by Jeff Cortazzo, a CUA graduate student in musical composition. See here for repertoire.


WOMEN'S CHORUS CONCERT

The CUA Women’s Chorus, under the direction of Kevin O’Brien, lecturer, will perform a concert In Praise of Music on Friday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. Performance selections will include part-songs by Johannes Brahms, David Conte, Gustav Holst, and Russell Woollen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Performances take place on the CUA campus, unless noted. 
Events subject to change.
For information and directions, call: 202-319-5416.
To request accommodations for a disability, please contact Dominic Traino, production manager,
at (202) 319-5407 or traino@cua.edu at least two weeks prior to the event. 

 

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