Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Haydn: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 74, No. 2
Schulhoff: Five Pieces for String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm - Great Hall
One of the most acclaimed violin virtuosos of our time and an artist who is known for her tireless exploration of her instrument, Anne-Sophie Mutter presents a program that will entertain and inspire. Invited to play with the Berlin Philharmonic by the legendary Herbert von Karajan at the age of 13, she has become a great champion for the violin and for new music. She is a performer who seeks perfection and continues to explore repertoire more than 30 years after her debut at the Lucerne Festival in 1976. She will be partnering with pianist Lambert Orkis to present a concert of great variety and musical interest.
Friday, March 08, 2013
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Great Hall
Shao, En - music director and conductor
Chuanyuan, Li - violin
Xia Guan: First Movement of Earth Requiem
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
Originally founded as the Central Philharmonic Orchestra of China in 1956, the China National Symphony Orchestra (CNSO) is one of the most outstanding professional symphony orchestras in China. Consummate artistry, dedication, professionalism and individual craftsmanship are the trademarks that have maintained the CNSO at a consistently high level of performance for more than 50 years. The concert includes two beautiful post-romantic compositions by Richard Strauss and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Great Hall
Singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and photographer, Kenny Rogers is a man of many talents. Though he has been most successful with country audiences, Rogers has charted more than 120 hit singles across various music genres with songs such as -The Gambler-, -She Believes In Me-, -Lady-, and many others. Rogers is a multiple Grammy, American Music, Country Music and American Country Music award winner. He brings his silky, soul-stirring voice and a backing band of distinguished musicians for an evening filled with classic songs that have made him a fan favorite for over fifty years.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
CSUN Departments of Theatre and Music present RAGTIME, the Musical. Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow.
A cast of 32 and a full orchestra tell the birth of the American Century, in all its glory and contradictions. Join Harry Houdini, Henry Ford, Booker T Washington and a host of historical characters for this tumultuous experience, and meet the families from New Rochelle, Harlem, and Ellis Island whose lives are changed forever.March 22-24, 27-30 7:30pm except Sundays 2pm. Add'tl Sat 2pm matinee on March 30
Friday, April 05, 2013
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm - Great Hall
Vadim Repin, violinAndrei Korobeinikov, piano
Leos Janacek: Sonata for Violin and PianoJohannes Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in D minor, op. 108
Edvard Grieg: Sonata for Violin and Piano No 2 in G major op 13
Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major
After seeing a concert featuring Vadim Repin, the late virtuoso performer and conductor Yehudi Menuhin commented that he was simply the best and most perfect violinist that I have ever had the chance to hear. A child prodigy who began playing violin at the age of 5, Repin has achieved a level of artistry that has won him international respect and acclaim. Join us for an evening that promises to soar with Repins artistry.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Mozart String Quartet in E Flat Major, K. 428
Mendelssohn-Hensel: String Quartet in E Flat Major
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34