Events 2009-2010

Fall 2009

Spring 2010

Saturday, September 26th at 8 pm
ORION STRING QUARTET

Friday, October 2nd at 8 pm
LYRIC FEST

Sunday, November 2nd at 3 pm
MUSIC AND CONVERSATION
with Alejandro Cardona

Friday, November 6th at 8 pm
MUSIC AND CONVERSATION
with Matthew Greenbaum, composer

Friday, November 20th at 8 pm
HAVERFORD-BRYN MAWR ORCHESTRA

Tuesday, December 1st at 7:30 pm
WORDS AND MUSIC
with Julia Alvarez, poet and Heidi Jacob, composer

Sunday, December 6th at 3 pm
HAVERFORD-BRYN MAWR CHORALE

Thursday, December 10th at 8 pm
CHAMBER SINGERS OF HAVERFORD
AND BRYN MAWR COLLEGES

Monday, December 14th at 7:30 pm
STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT #1

Tuesday, December 15th at 7:30 pm
STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT #2

 

Saturday, January 30th at 8 pm
MUSIC & CONVERSATION
with Michal Schmidt, cello

Monday, February 8th at 4:15 pm
ROBERT GJERDINGEN

Sunday, February 21st at 3 pm
DAEDALUS STRING QUARTET

Monday, February 22nd & 23rd at 4:30 pm
JOHN MORGAN O'CONNELL

Monday, March 1st at 4:30 pm
CHAMBER SINGERS PRE-TOUR CONCERT

Wednesday, March 3rd at 4:15 pm
MUSIC AND CONVERSATION
with David Wetherill, horn

Thursday, March 18th at 5 pm
MiND TV SCREENING

Sunday, March 21st at 3 pm
MATTHEW BENGTSON, fortepiano

Friday, March 26th at 4:15 pm
MUSIC AND CONVERSATION
with Ada Gentile, composer

Tuesday, April 6th at 7 pm
TAMAGAWA UNIVERSITY TAIKO DANCE GROUP

Friday, April 8th at 4:30 pm
INNA FALIKS, piano

Friday, April 9th at 8 pm
HAVERFORD-BRYN MAWR ORCHESTRA

Sunday, April 11th at 7:30 pm
NETWORK FOR NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE

Sunday, April 18th at 3 pm
HAVERFORD-BRYN MAWR CHORALE

Thursday, April 29th at 7:30 pm
STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT
#1

Monday, May 3rd at 7:30 pm
STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT #2

Tuesday, May 4th at 7:30 pm
STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT #3

Friday, May 14th at 9:00 pm
CHAMBER SINGERS OF HAVERFORD
AND BRYN MAWR COLLEGES

ATTHEW BENGTSON  


Guest Artist Series presents

ORION STRING QUARTET
with pre-concert talk by Robert Riggs

"Performing the complete string quartets by Leon Kirchner "

Sunday, September 26, 2009

7:00 pm: pre-concert talk
8:00 pm: concert


Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Admission:$15 (General); $12 (Seniors); $8 (Students); $5 (7-17);
Free to Bi-College Community

For ticket reservation / more information:
nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 


Guest Artist Series presents

LYRIC FEST

"Four Hands - Warm Hearts"

Friday, October 2, 2009
8:00 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Admission:$15 (General); $12 (Seniors); $8 (Students); $5 (7-17);
Free to Bi-College Community

For more information: (610) 896-1011

 

 

"An irresistible mix of high art and human feeling...as entertaining as a well-managed party"


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The Department of Music presents

MUSIC & CONVERSATION
with Alejandro Cardona, composer

Monday, November 2, 2009
4:15 pm

MacCrate Recital Hall, Union

Free Admission

For more information:(610) 896-1011



The Department of Music presents

MUSIC & CONVERSATION
with Matthew Greenbaum, composer

Presenting his chamber opera "AMERICA, THIS IS QUITE SERIOUS"

Friday, November 6, 2009
4:15 pm

MacCrate Recital Hall, Union

Free Admission

For more information:(610) 896-1011

 


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Bi-College Ensembles of Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges presents

HAVERFORD-BRYN MAWR ORCHESTRA
Directed by Heidi Jacob

Beethoven's "Symphony No. 6" (Pastoral)
Prokofiev's "Lieutenant Kije"

Friday, November 20, 2009
8:00 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011


 


The orchestra currently has over eight-five members and has performed works such as, Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain, Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite, Dvorak's Cello Concerto, Beethoven's Seventh Symphony, Brahms's Ein Deutsches Requiem in a joint performance with the chorale, and Dvorak's New World Symphony, among others.

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Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges presents

WORDS & MUSIC
With Julia Alvarez, poet, and Heidi Jacob, composer

Featuring a reading by Ms. Alvarez from her own work, and a musical performance by Heidi Jacob on settings of Julia Alvarez's poems performed by L'Ensemble.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
7:30 pm

Bryn Mawr College, Thomas Great Hall

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 

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Bi-College Ensembles of Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges presents

HAVERFORD-BRYN MAWR COLLEGE CHORALE
Directed by Thomas Lloyd

Performing "Grand Opera Choruses"

Sunday, December 6, 2009
3:00 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011


 

An oratorio choir of over 160 singers, performs a major work with orchestra each semester.

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Bi-College Ensembles of Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges presents

CHAMBER SINGERS OF HAVERFORD & BRYN MAWR COLLEGES
Directed by Thomas Lloyd

"Annual Holiday Concert" featuring the Philadelphia area premier of David Lang's "The Little Match Girl Passion" along with their traditional sing-along carols.

Thursday, December 10, 2009
8:00 pm

Founders Great Hall

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 


Bi-College Ensembles of Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges presents

FALL STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS
Directed by Heidi Jacob

  • Monday, December 14, 2009 at 7:30 pm
    (Haverford College – Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium)
  • Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 7:30 pm
    (Bryn Mawr College– Goodhart's Music Room)

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 


The Department of Music presents

MUSIC & CONVERSATION
with Michal Schmidt, cello, and
Charles Abramovic, piano

Performing Bach's Solo Suite No. 1 in G major for solo celo, Laurence Sherr's Elegy and Vision for cello solo, Beethoven's Sonata for Piano and Cello, Op. 5, No. 2, Hindemith's Sonata for Cello Solo, Op. 25, No. 3, and Shostakovich's Sonata for Piano and Cello in D minor, Op. 40.

Saturday, January 30, 2010
8:00 pm


Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 


The Department of Music presents

GUEST SPEAKER, ROBERT GJERDINGEN
from Northwestern University

"18th-Century Orphans Learn to Compose Sonatas"

Monday, February 8, 2010
4:15 pm

MacCrate Recital Hall, Union

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 

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The Department of Music presents

MUSIC & CONVERSATION
with Daniil Zavlunov

On thesis: "Michail Glinka's "A Life for the Tsar""

Thursday, February 18, 2010
4:15 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011




Guest Artist Series presents

DAEDALUS STRING QUARTET

Mozart's "String Quartet in Bb Major, K589"
Joan Tower's "Night Fields"
Beethoven's "String Quartet Op. 131"

Sunday, February 21, 2010
3:00 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Admission
:$15 (General); $12 (Seniors); $8 (Students); $5 (7-17);
Free to Bi-College Community

For ticket reservation / more information:

nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011



The Department of Music presents

MUSIC & CONVERSATION
with John Morgan O'Connell

2/22: "Western Influences on Turkish Music before 1928
2/23: "Singing Alatruka, Singing Alafranga"

Monday, February 22, 2010 and
Tuesday, February 23, 2010

4:30 pm

MacCrate Recital Hall, Union

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 

 

Photo of a Turkish Singer

 

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The Department of Music presents

CHAMBER SINGERS TURKEY PRE-TOUR CONCERT

This concert will preview the music from their upcoming trip to Turkey and will include both Turkish and Western repertoire.

Monday, March 1, 2010
4:30 pm

Founder Great Hall

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 


The Department of Music presents

MUSIC & CONVERSATION
with David Wetherill

Performing on the modern French horn and natural horn

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
4:15 pm

MacCrate Recital Hall, Union

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 


The Department of Music presents

MiND TV SCREENING

Presenting 3 5-minute videos based on Music and Education that will be aired in April, 2010. The first video involves students from Ingrid Arauco's composition class having music performed by members of Network for New Music.

Thursday, March 18, 2010
5:00 pm

MacCrate Recital Hall, Union

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Guest Artist Series presents

MATTHEW BENGTSON, fortepiano

Performing music by CPE Bach, JS Bach, Haessler, Haydn and Mozart.

Sunday, March 21, 2010
3:00 PM

Founders Great Hall

Admission: $15 (Gen); $12 (Sr); $8 (Students); $5 (7-17);
Free to the Bi-College Community

For ticket reservations and/ or more information:
nmerriam@haverford.edu/ (610) 896-1011

 


The Department of Music presents

MUSIC & CONVERSATION
with Ada Gentile

Featuring live performances of her "Concert Study for Solo Piano" and "String Quartet No. III"

Friday, March 26, 2010
4:15 pm

MacCrate Recital Hall, Union

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011


The Department East Asian Studies and the Kessinger Family Fund for Asian Performing Arts presents

TAMAGAWA UNIVERSITY TAIKO DANCE GROUP

Thundering Taiko drumming meets traditional Japanese dance as more than thirty drummers and dancers take the stage!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
7:00 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 

 

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TheJohn B. Hurford ’60 Humanities Center presents

INNA FALIKS, piano

Performing Boris Pasternak's "Two Preludes", Chopin's "Sonata No. 2 in Bb minor, Opus 35", Schoenberg's "Drie Klavierstucke, Opus 11", and Schumann's "Fantasie in C major"

Thursday, April 8, 2010
4:30 pm

MacCrate Recital Hall, Union

Free Admission


For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011


Bi-College Ensembles of Haverford and Bryn Mawr presents

HAVERFORD-BRYN MAWR ORCHESTRA
Directed by Cheung Chau

Dvorak's "New World Symphony"
Barber's "Knoxville Summer" performed by Jacquelyn Freund BMC ’10, soprano, winner of student concerto competition
Lalo "Cello Concert, 1st movement" performed by Kelvin Chang HC ’10, winner of student concerto competition

Friday, April 9, 2010
8:00 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 

 

The Orchestra's spring concert each year features the winner(s) of the student concerto competition.

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The Department of Music presents

NETWORK FOR NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE
Jan Krzywicki, conductor

"Slient Partners"

Sunday, April 11, 2010
7:30 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Free Admission


Bi-College Ensembles of Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges presents

HAVERFORD-BRYN MAWR COLLEGE CHORALE
Directed by Thomas Lloyd

Poulenc's "Gloria" and
Faure's "Requiem"

Sunday, April 18, 2010
3:00 pm

Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011

 

 

An oratorio choir of over 160 singers, performs a major work with orchestra each semester.

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Bi-College Ensembles of Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges presents

SPRING STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS
Directed by Cheung Chau

  • Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 7:30 pm
    (Bryn Mawr College – Goodhart's Music Room)
  • Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:30 pm
    (Haverford College – Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium)
  • Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 7:30 pm
    (Bryn Mawr College – Goodhart's Music Room)

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011



Bi-College Ensembles of Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges presents

CHAMBER SINGERS OF HAVERFORD & BRYN MAWR COLLEGES
Directed by Thomas Lloyd

"Annual Commencement Concert" featuring Robert Ramsey's "Sleep, Fleshly Birth", songs from Turkey, Haiti, and Haydn, African American Spirituals, and Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings" (Agnus Dei) arranged by the composer for choir and string ensemble.

Friday, May 14, 2010
9:00 pm

Thomas Great Hall, Bryn Mawr College

Free Admission

For more information: nmerriam@haverford.edu / (610) 896-1011


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