Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in von der Mehden Recital Hall
Dave Douglas is arguably the most original trumpeter / composer of his generation. His influences include Igor Stravinsky, Stevie Wonder and John Coltrane. He has recorded more than 20 albums as a leader.
Douglas is a Sackler Artist in Residence. His performance and educational workshops at the University of Connecticut are funded through the Sackler Artist in Residence Program for the Advancement of the Arts.
Vienna Symphony Orchestra with the Eroica Trio
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 7:30pm
"The Vienna Symphony Orchestra is like Vienna's mountain spring water" – supplying a large city with the most important nutrient for the spirit, in a quality that is unique throughout the world. From Ferdinand Löwe to Fabio Luisi, famous conductors of the 20th and 21st century have been shaping the artistical growth of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. Today, the orchestra can look back on an eventful history. Many compositions that are part of today's repertoire received their world premiere by the VSO.
Beethoven Triple Concerto in C
Major, Op. 56,
featuring the Eroica Trio
Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73
Al Jarreau In Concert
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 8pm
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 8pm
Al Jarreau's unique vocal style is one of the world's most precious treasures. His innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy Awards, scores of international music awards and popular accolades worldwide. He is one of the few artists to have won Grammys in three separate categories — jazz, pop and R&B
Pianist, Sung-ok Kwak
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Mr. Kwak will make a presentation in Music Convocation at 2 p.m. entitled "Pick, Prepare, Present"