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UCSB FALL MUSIC SEASON 2012

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http://www.music.ucsb.edu or call (805) 893-7001 (Concert Line)

NATASHA KISLENKO, FACULTY PIANIST
WITH SERGIO DE SIMONE, GUEST ARTIST
IN “PIANO MASTERPIECES OF CLAUDE DEBUSSY”
FRI., OCT. 5, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall,
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
This tribute concert commemorates the 150th anniversary of the great French composer’s birth (1862-1918). Both well-known and rarely heard compositions for piano solo and piano duet such as Suite Bergamasque, Estampes,
En Blanc et Noir and Epigraphes Antiques will be performed by
internationally acclaimed pianists Sergio De Simone (Florence, Italy)
and Natasha Kislenko (UCSB, Department of Music).

PIANO MASTER CLASS WITH MURRAY PERAHIA AND UCSB STUDENTS
TUES., OCT. 9, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Karl Geiringer Hall (Music 1250), UCSB Department of Music, Free and open to the public
Co-presented by UCSB Arts and Lectures (www.artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu)
Murray Perahia, one of the most sought-after and cherished pianists of our time, leads a master class with award-winning UCSB students.
Program:
* Liszt: Etude de Concert No. 3 in D-flat Major, “Un sospiro”
with Christine Lee
* Beethoven: Sonata in F-Sharp Major, Op. 78
Adagio cantabile-Allegro ma non troppo
Allegro vivace
with Yumemi Masui
* Beethoven: Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Large e mesto
with Teddy Rodriguez

HORN MASTER CLASS WITH LáSZLó SEEMAN AND UCSB STUDENTS
WED., OCT. 10, 7-9 p.m., Karl Geiringer Hall (Music 1250),
Free and open to the public
László Seeman is a leading horn soloist and teacher. As a soloist, he was a prizewinner at horn competitions at ARD / Munich, Prague, Porcia, Markneukirchen, and the American Horn Competition held at UCSB. He is a former hornist with two German orchestras, and has held teaching positions in Hungary, Slovenia, and Japan.

PATRICIA VON BLUMRöDER, PIANIST,
IN A UCSB CORWIN CHAIR CONCERT
THURS., OCT. 18, 7 p.m., Karl Geiringer Hall (Music 1250), Free Admission
Guest artist Patricia von Blumröder, acclaimed for her performances of twentieth and twenty-first century music, will perform John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes as well as The DOLF[¡]N Suite, composed by UCSB students Fernando Rincón Estrada, David Gordon, Nick Norton, Ori Barel and Luke Thomas Taylor. This event commemorates the 100th birth anniversary of composer John Cage (Sept. 5, 1912 – Aug. 12, 1992).

“PIANO STUDIES BY CONLON NANCARROW”
- A UCSB CORWIN CHAIR CONCERT
FRI., OCT. 19, 7 p.m., Karl Geiringer Hall (Music 1250), Free Admission
This event commemorates the 100th birth anniversary of composer Conlon
Nancarrow (Oct. 27, 1912 – Aug. 10, 1997).

MAGNIFICENT DUOS:
BETTY OBERACKER, PIANIST, AND NICOLE MCKENZIE, VIOLINIST
SUN., OCT. 28, 2 p.m., Karl Geiringer Hall (Music 1250)
$15/Gen, $10/Stu & Seniors – Tickets at the door,
(UCSB music students are free). Proceeds will benefit the Santa Barbara
Charter School.
Two of Santa Barbara’s most luminous musical talents present a benefit concert highlighting three magnificent works by musical titans of the 20th century: Claude Debussy’s final composition, his exquisite Sonate,
Sergei Prokofiev’s hauntingly evocative Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 80, and Richard Strauss’ exuberantly passionate Sonata in E-flat Major,
Op. 18.

UCSB CELLOBRATION – A CELLO FESTIVAL IN HONOR OF JACOB BRAUN
SUN., NOV. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Karl Geiringer Hall (Music 1250),
Free Admission, open to the public
The UCSB Strings Department is proud to announce the appointment of Jacob
Braun as Professor of Cello. In celebration of his appointment, there will be an all-day Cello Festival on November 4 which will include many opportunities to watch Professor Braun teach and perform. The event will culminate in a
Festival Grand Finale featuring a duet with colleague Helen Callus, Professor of Viola and Head of Strings, in Karl Geiringer Hall.

UCSB CREATE PRESENTS “SOUND PATHS”
WITH MARTINO TRAVERSA, GUEST COMPOSER
WED., NOV. 14, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall,
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
The Center for Research in Electronic Music presents special guest artist, Italian composer Martino Traversa, Professor of Music at the University of Parma. Also featured will be the CREATE Ensemble directed by Matthew Wright, and a new work by UCSB Music graduate Dr. Ron Sedgwick, guest artist. JoAnn Kuchera Morin is Founder and Director, Curtis Roads is Associate Director.

UCSB OPERA WORKSHOP PRESENTS “OPERA SCENES”
SAT., NOV. 17 and SUN., NOV. 18, 3 p.m., Karl Geiringer Hall (Music 1250), $15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
The UCSB Opera Workshop presents scenes from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Die Zauberflöte, A Game of Chance by Seymour Barab, Smetana’s
The Bartered Bride, Donizetti’s La fille de Regiment, Cimarosa’s
Il Matrimonio Segreto, Verdi’s Attila, Floyd’s Of Mice and Men,
and Offenbach’s R.S.V.P. Stage Direction is by Paul Sahuc, Musical Preparation is by Paul Sahuc and Benjamin Brecher, with Bridget Hough, pianist.

UCSB WIND ENSEMBLE
THURS., NOV. 29, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall,
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
Paul Bambach, known for his “innovative programming” (SB Independent),
leads the ensemble in its annual Fall concert.

UCSB CHAMBER CHOIR – “DREAMS”
UCSB WOMEN’S CHORUS – “STILLE NACHT”
FRI., NOV. 30, 8 p.m., St. Anthony’s Seminary Chapel, 2300 Garden Street, $15/Gen, $7/Stu – Donation at the door
The UCSB Chamber Choir, Michel Marc Gervais, conductor, presents contemporary works on the nature of dreams, with music by Eric Whitacre (Sleep, Leonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine, Water Night, Cloudburst) and Eric Barnum (Dawn). The UCSB Women’s Ensemble, Michael Vitalino, conductor, presents seasonal works by German composers Kropfreiter, Lübeck, Koerpen and Distler.

UCSB MIDDLE EAST ENSEMBLE
SAT., DEC. 1, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall,
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – tickets at the door
Scott Marcus directs an “An Evening of Middle Eastern Music & Dance” with North America’s largest Middle Eastern Orchestra. The Ensemble’s Dance Company is directed by Cris! Basimah.
Visit: http://www.music.ucsb.edu/mee

UCSB CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
MON., DEC. 3, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
Christopher Rountree, conductor, leads the Symphony and Chamber Orchestras
in a varied program. Shannon McCue is Orchestra Manager and Librarian.

UCSB ECM – “TICKET TO HEAVEN”
TUES., DEC. 4, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall,
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
The contemporary group’s season opener charts a path to spirituality
and enlightenment. Among other selections, regale to: Lou Harrison’s
“The Perilous Chapel” [which seeks and finally attains Heaven], Alan
Hovhaness’ “Upon Enchanted Ground,” for flute, cello, large tam-tam and
harp, and Per Norgard’s bewitching 1973 trio, “Spell,” which taps musical
infinity. Jeremy Haladyna directs.

UCSB JAZZ ENSEMBLE
WED., DEC. 5, 7:30 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall,
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
The UCSB Jazz Ensemble performs a program of traditional and
contemporary works. Jon Nathan is Director.

UCSB GOSPEL CHOIR
FRI., DEC. 7, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hal
$15/Gen, $7/Stu, – Tickets at the door
Victor Bell directs the highly popular group which has been featured in concerts, public events and university celebrations.

END OF THE MAYAN EPOCH:
Jeremy Haladyna Honors December 2012
SUN., DEC. 9, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall,
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
The pivotal TIME SHIFT nears…UCSB composition faculty Jeremy Haladyna offers an evening recital drawn from his 30 works in honor of the culture. This mix of released and unreleased items will include the Mayan calendar tuned as pitch and sonically reflect its fascinating time cycles.

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