The Catholic University of America

2016-2017 Season

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All calendar events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
Please call 
202-319-5414, or email cua-music@cua.edu, to request disability accommodations.

Musical Theatre

FALL

SPRING

Opera

FALL

SPRING

Piano

FALL

SPRING

Orchestra

FALL

SPRING

Choral

FALL

SPRING

Composition

FALL

SPRING

Wind Ensemble

FALL

SPRING

Special Events

FALL

SPRING

 

Fall Special Events

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, 3:00 P.M.
Granados: The Music of Enrique Granados in Celebration of Spanish Heritage Month

The Latin American Center for Graduate Studies in Music presents a concert celebrating the music of Spanish composer, Enrique Granados (1867-1916). The program includes selections from his piano music, chamber music, songs and his opera, Goyescas.

Ward Recital Hall

 

Friday, December 2, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Annual Christmas Concert for Charity

Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
The Chorus and Symphony Orchestra of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music The Catholic University of America 

Great Upper Church
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Free Will Offering

 

Fall Musical Theatre

Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, Oct. 30, 2016, 2:00 P.M.
Fall Musical: City of Angels

Book by Larry Gelbart, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by David Zippel
Hartke Theatre
Tickets Required and on Sale

 

Fall Opera

Thursday, Nov. 17, Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, 2:00 P.M.
Fall Opera: The Outcasts of Poker Flat

A New Opera
Music and Libretto by Andrew Earle Simpson

Ward Recital Hall
Tickets Required and on Sale

 

Fall Orchestra

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, 3:00 P.M.
CUA Symphony Orchestra: Peter and the Wolf

Simeone Tartaglione, Music Director
Arts Barn (311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, Md.)
For tickets and to request disability accommodations call 301-258-6394 or visit www.gaithersburgmd.gov

 

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
CUA Symphony Orchestra: Brahms Double Concerto

Simeone Tartaglione, Music Director
Alessandra Cuffaro, Violin and Michael Mermagen, Violoncello
Embassy of Italy (3000 Whitehaven St., N.W., Washington, D.C.)

 

Fall Piano

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, 8:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

Pamela Mia Paul and Krassimira Jordan
Ward Recital Hall

 

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 8:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

Hedi Salanki, Harpsichord, and Simon Maurer, Baroque Violin
Ward Recital Hall

 

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2016, 4:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

Santiago Rodriguez
Ward Recital Hall
Tickets Required and on Sale

 

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, 6:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

Jeremy Filsell and Ralitza Patcheva
Ward Recital Hall

 

Fall Wind Ensemble

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
CUA Wind Ensemble: Fall Concert

Hartke Theatre

 

Fall Composition 

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
Composition Division Fall Recital

Ward Recital Hall

 

Fall Choral

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
CUA Women's Chorus: Fall Concert

Father Vincent Bagan, Conductor
St. Vincent de Paul Chapel

 Spring Semester

 

Spring Special Events

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 7:00 P.M.
Young Musician Competition Winners Recital

Application Form

Heritage Hall
Tickets Required

 

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 3:00 P.M.
Opera and Musical Theatre Soiree

Anything you can do, we can do too.
Heritage Hall
Tickets Required

 

Spring Musical Theatre

Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, 2:00 P.M.
Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, 25, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, 2:00 P.M.
Spring Musical: Little Women

The Broadway Musical
Book by Allan Knee, Music by Jason Howland, Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein

Ward Recital Hall
Tickets Required and on sale in January 2017

 

Spring Opera

Thursday, Mar. 23, Friday, Mar. 24, and Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, Mar. 26, 2017, 2:00 P.M.
Spring Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor

Sung in Italian with English supertitles
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano
Based on Sir Walter Scott's novel The Bride of Lammermoor

Hartke Theatre
Tickets Required and on sale in January 2017

 

Spring Piano

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, 8:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

Edward Neeman and Stephanie Neeman
Ward Recital Hall

 

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, 8:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

Esther Nyberg
Ward Recital Hall

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 8:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

First Prize winner of the Third Catholic University of America
International Piano Competition (TBD)
Ward Recital Hall

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 8:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

Francesca Hurst and Members of Great Noise Ensemble
Ward Recital Hall

 

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 4:00 P.M.
The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

Murray McLachlan
Ward Recital Hall

 

Spring Orchestra

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
CUA Symphony Orchestra: Mozart Clarinet Concerto

Simeone Tartaglione, Music Director
Anthony McGill, Principal Clarinet New York Philharmonic
Ward Recital Hall

 

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
CUA Symphony Orchestra

Simeone Tartaglione, Music Director
Featuring the School of Music Concerto Competition Winner
Hartke Theatre

 

Spring Choral

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
University Singers: Spring Concert

Allan Laino, Conductor
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (1725 Rhode Island Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.)

 

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
CUA Women's Chorus: Spring Concert

Father Vincent Bagan, Conductor
St. Vincent de Paul Chapel

 

Spring Composition

Friday, April 28, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
Composition Division Spring Recital

Ward Recital Hall

 

Spring Wind Ensemble

 

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 5:00 P.M.
Single Reed Day

Featuring the Winner of the Sidney Forrest Clarinet Competition
Ward Recital Hall

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
CUA Wind Ensemble: Spring Concert

Hartke Theatre

 

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 6:00 P.M.
Horn Day

Ward Recital Hall