Upcoming Events


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Faculty Recital: Craig Sheppard
Apr 12

Experience a large-scale work for piano solo created from bits and pieces that composer Robert Schumann wasn’t able to incorporate into his previous works when faculty pianist Craig Sheppard performs the composer’s incredible Bunte...

Harry Partch Ensemble
Date
Apr 13
Venue
Apr 13

Works by Harry Partch and other contemporary composers are featured in this performance featuring Partch’s hand-made musical instruments, which are in long-term residence at the UW under the direction of composer and Partch expert...

Romeo and Juliet
Date
Apr 13
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Apr 28, 2019
Venue
Apr 13
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Apr 28, 2019

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Geoff Korf, UW Drama faculty, Associate Director
April 17 – 28, 2019
Previews April 13 & 16

What if your first love was someone you’d been told to hate? The most famous...

Date
Apr 13
Apr 13

Called “the new princess of Nubian pop” by The Guardian, Sudanese singer, songwriter and ethnomusicologist Alsarah is passionate about the intersection of culture, music and migration. With a spellbinding voice, she blends East African tunes with Arabic...

Faculty Recital: Melia Watras, viola - Folk
Apr 17

Violist/Composer Melia Watras presents the world premiere of her Folk Style Project, a collection of 13 songs for various combinations of voice and instruments, each one inspired by some personal, artistic connection in her life....

Apr 19

Groundbreaking and category-shattering, this string trio transcends traditional classification, mixing elements of pop, rock and classical forms. With an infectious energy, virtuosity and showmanship, Time for Three performs everything from Bach and Brahms to ingenious...

Date
Apr 25
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Apr 27, 2019
Venue
Apr 25
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Apr 27, 2019

Celebrated around the world for performances of astounding inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX takes audiences into surreal and fantastic worlds. Seamlessly blending illusion, physicality, magic and whimsy, these dancer-illusionists, under the direction of Moses Pendleton,...

Vocal Theatre Workshop: Philip Glass: Hydrogen Jukebox
Date
Apr 26
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Apr 27, 2019
Venue
Apr 26
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Apr 27, 2019

UW Vocal Theatre Workshop presents the Northwest premiere of Hydrogen Jukebox, composed by Philip Glass, with a libretto by Beat poet Allen Ginsberg.  A modern classic, this work of music-theatre challenges artists and...

Music of Today: Kontakte, With Bonnie Whiting, percussion; Cristina Valdés, piano
May 01

The University of Washington School of Music and The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) co-sponsor this series featuring groundbreaking new works and modern classics by faculty and guest composers. This concert features...

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
May 02

The UW Wind Ensemble (Timothy Salzman, director) and Symphonic Band (Steven Morrison, director) present their spring quarter concert, featuring winners of the UW Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition.

UW Symphony Orchestra with Yekwon Sunwoo, piano
May 03

David Alexander Rahbee leads the University of Washington Symphony Orchestra in a program of music by Tchaikovsky and Beethoven. Guest pianist Yekwon Sunwoo, winner of the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, performs with the...

yekwon-sunwoo
May 04

Yekwon Sunwoo burst onto the world stage last year, winning the coveted Gold Medal at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Not yet 30, the South Korean pianist is lauded as a powerful performer...

May 10

UW faculty improv band Indigo Mist (Richard Karpen, keyboards; Juan Pampin, live electronics; Ted Poor, drums; Steve Rodby, bass; Cuong Vu, trumpet) and special guests Ngô Trà My (Vietnam), dan bau, and Jos Zwaanengburg (Netherlands), flutes, present...

MFA Dance Concert
Date
May 15
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May 19, 2019
Venue
May 15
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May 19, 2019

Six MFA candidates in dance invite you to participate in the premiere of six conceptually and aesthetically diverse works. Drawing from jazz, performance art, improvisational practices and contemporary dance, these new works grapple with time,...

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