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Wake Forest Music Department announces November/December events

November 6, 2007

Eleven events will be presented by the Wake Forest University Department of Music in November and December, including concerts, lectures and a master class.  All events will be held in Brendle Recital Hall unless otherwise noted and are free and open to the public. 

Nov. 8

Student Lecture-Recital on Alma Mahler.  11 a.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room M208

Wake Forest student Johanna Young, soprano, will give a lecture-recital on Alma Mahler, composer and wife of composer Gustav Mahler.

Nov. 13

“Latin American Art Song” featuring Columbian soprano Patricia Caicedo and pianist Paul Tuntland Sanchez.  8 p.m. 

Internationally renowned soprano and musicologist Patricia Caidedo will perform a guest recital with pianist Paul Tuntland Sanchez. 

Nov. 14

Voice Master Class with Patricia Caicedo.  1 p.m.

Patricia Caicedo will give a master class in Latin American art song.

Nov. 15

Music Lecture:  “Latin American Art Song.”  4:30 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts

Center, Room M208

Patricia Caicedo will discuss the history and development of Latin American art song in the context of musical nationalism.

“The Music of Renaissance Spain” by the Collegium Musicum.  8 p.m. 

The Collegium Musicum Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles will perform a concert featuring sacred and secular works written by Renaissance Spanish composers.  Vocal selections will include three motets by Francisco Guerrero, Tomas Luis da Victoria

and Cristobal de Morales as well as pieces by Juan Vasquez, Juan Del Encina and Juan de Anchieta.  The instrumental ensembles, playing recorders and violas da gamba, will perform compositions by Guerrero, Juan Ponce, Del Encina and Cancionero de Uppsala.

Nov. 16

Senior Voice Recital featuring Jared Lilly, baritone.  8 p.m. 

Wake Forest student Jared Lilly, baritone, will perform a variety of works by composers, including Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Haydn, George Hüe, Guiseppe Verdi and Florence Price. 

Nov. 18

University Wind Ensemble Concert.  3 p.m. 

The concert will feature the University Wind Ensemble performing new works for wind band, including “l’Esprit du Tour (Fanfare for Lance) by Randol Bass and

 “Symphony of Prayer” by Eric Schmidt.

Nov. 28

University Orchestra Concert.  8 p.m.

The University Orchestra will present a concert including three rarely performed pieces: “Concerto Grosso” by Francesco Geminiani; the symphony “Singular” by Franz Berwald; and “Red Cape Tango,” the last movement of Michael Daugherty’s “Superman” symphony.  The program will end with the familiar “Sorcerer’s Apprentice” by Paul Dukas. 

Nov. 29

University Jazz Ensemble Concert.  8 p.m. 

The Wake Forest Jazz Ensemble will perform jazz standards, including “Tenderly,” “Early Autumn,” “Spain,” “All of Me” and “Land of Make Believe.”

 Dec. 5

Student Chamber Music Concert.  8 p.m.

The concert will include performances by various student ensembles featuring movements from Schubert’s “Trout” quintet. 

Dec. 6

Holiday Choral Concert.  8 p.m. 

The Wake Forest choral department will present their annual concert of holiday music.  Each of the ensembles will sing selections from Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio” in German.  The combined groups will perform Bach’s “Jauchzet frohlocket,” seasonal music by Dale Warland, Maurice Durufle, Harold Darke, John Rutter, Jeffrey Van and Mykola Leontovich, and Morten Lauridsen’s “O Magnum Mysterium.”

For information about any of these events, call (336) 758-5364.

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

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