Performing Arts Series Preview – Spring 2011

The Muir String Quartet

The Muir String Quartet – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Monday, February 14 · 7:30 p.m. Sapinsley Hall
Haydn String Quartet No. 57 in C Major, Op. 74, No. 1; Janacek String Quartet No. 2, Intimate Letters; and Dvorak String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 51.

Tango Buenos Aires

Tango Buenos Aires

Wednesday, February 23 · 7:30 p.m. The Auditorium in Roberts Hall
Tango Buenos Aires has become one of Argentina’s great cultural exports, known throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East as the most authentic and uncompromising representative of the Tango. Fiery passion!

Mark Nizer

Mark Nizer 3D LIVE

Thursday, March 10 · 7:30 p.m. Auditorium in Roberts Hall
Mark Nizer is the first performer to incorporate 3D technology into a live show. Original comedy, world-class juggling, movement, music and technology promises a spellbinding evening. Expect the Impossible!

The Muir String Quartet with Guest Lucy Shelton, Soprano

Monday, March 28 · 7:30 p.m. Sapinsley Hall
Haydn String Quartet No. 66 in G Major, Op. 77, No. 1; Respighi Il tramonto for voice and string quartet, P. 101, “The Sunset”; and Dvorak String Quartet in A-flat Major, Op. 105.

Awadagin Pratt

Pianist Awadagin Pratt

Sunday, April 3 · 2:30 p.m. Sapinsley Hall
Program includes Brahms Variations on a Theme of Schumann, Mompou Variations on a Theme of Chopin, Schumann Etudes in the Form of Free Variations on a Theme of Beethoven, and Liszt Sonata in B Minor.

Aszure Barton & Artists

Aszure Barton & Artists

Wednesday, April 27 · 7:30 p.m. Auditorium in Roberts Hall
This out-of-the-ordinary dance company is full of surprise, humor and emotion! Brilliant Canadian choreographer Aszure Barton has burst onto the scene with works that are “quirky, deep, cheeky, and poignant,” according to The Globe and Mail.