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College of Music November events

Posted: 12:25 PM, Nov 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-09 17:25:36Z

The MSU College of Music has a variety of upcoming events this month.

Nov. 8
Bruce Dickey, cornetto, and Hana Blazikova, soprano
Taylor Johnston Early Music Series
7:30 p.m., Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

This performance will portray the virtuosic ability of the renaissance wind instrument, the cornetto. One of Europe’s leading Baroque sopranos, Bruce Dickey will perform music from 17th and 18th century Italy.

Nov. 11
Jazz Octets
8:00 p.m., Cook Recital Hall, Music Building
Special guest: Michigan jazz icon Walt Szymanski, trumpet

Nov. 16 –18 and Nov. 20
The Elixir of Love by Gaetano Donizetti
MSU Opera Theatre
7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. on Friday; 3 p.m. on Sunday
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

The MSU Opera Theatre will open its 2016-17 season with this comic opera, which tells the story of a man’s unfailing love for a beautiful, wealthy girl. Written by Gaetano Donizetti in the 1830s, “The Elixir of Love” is one of the most performed operas in the world. There will be a preview lecture 45 minutes prior to the performance.

Nov. 21
Symphony Orchestra and MSU Jazz Orchestra
7:30 p.m., Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

Nov. 28
Prokofiev, a Russian Giant
Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series
7:30 p.m., Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

The leading Soviet musician of his time, Sergei Prokofiev was a brilliant melodist and outstanding pianist. His compositions broke from the Romantic tradition and opened a path to a new kind of music. Generously sponsored by Beth and the late Dr. Milton Muelder.

Nov. 29
Michael Kroth, bassoon, and Deborah Moriarty, piano
Artist-Faculty Series sponsored by WKAR
7:30 p.m., Cook Recital Hall, Music Building

Women's Glee Club and Men's Glee Club
7:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

See more upcoming events on the College of Music website .

SOURCE: MSU Today