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UGA Opera Theatre: Mascagni's L'amico Fritz

Posted 2 years 7 months ago
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UGA Opera Theatre brings the rarely-performed opera in three acts L'amico Fritz to the Fine Arts Theatre Feb. 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. with a matinee performance Feb. 22 at 3 p.m.

"I have wanted to bring this particular opera to UGA ever since I arrived here," said Frederick Burchinal, the Wyatt and Margaret Anderson Professor in the Arts and Opera Theatre director. "I had the opportunity to perform it with the San Francisco Opera in 1976 and fell in love with it. Now, we have the students in place to bring it to life."

The opera tells the tale of a wealthy landowner who...

University Theatre: "A Lesson Before Dying"

Posted 2 years 7 months ago
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Beginning tonight in the Seney Stovall Chapel on Milledge, University Theatre presents "A Lesson Before Dying," adapted to the stage by Romulus Linney from the acclaimed novel by Ernest J. Gaines and directed by George Contini. Performances will be held Feb. 3-8 at 8 p.m. with a matinee Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m.:

"A Lesson Before Dying" is set in 1948 Louisiana. Jefferson, a young African-American, is the innocent bystander of a liquor store shootout. He is falsely accused of murder, convicted and sentenced to death after a trial in which his own defense lawyer asserts that he is not...

Dance: Emerging Choreographers Dec. 5 & 6

Posted 2 years 9 months ago

The department of dance presents the Emerging Choreographers Informal Showing on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the dance building on Sanford Drive:

The showing marks the second performance of the annual fall semester Young Choreographers Series, which premieres choreographic works by UGA dance majors. The works reflect each choreographer's creative process, movement vocabulary and artistic perspective.

"After working all semester conceiving a choreographic idea, developing vocabulary and then crafting that material in space and time with...

UGA Holiday Concert Dec. 4 and 5

Posted 2 years 9 months ago
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The great tradition afforded by a campus symphony orchestra and dynamic choral program returns with the UGA Holiday Concert preformances Dec. 4 & 5 in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall:

The concert brings together hundreds of student musicians from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music for an evening of seasonal selections by the UGA Symphony Orchestra, British Brass Band, Jazz Band and choirs.

"These concerts are one of the events that usher in the holiday season here in Athens," said Dale Monson, Hodgson School director. "They occupy a special place in our hearts and in university...

Dance students to premiere choreography at 2014 Senior Exit Concert

Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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The UGA department of dance will present the 2014 Senior Exit Dance Concert on November 12-14 at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theater in the Dance Building on Sanford Drive.  The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department presents this three-day event as part of the university's Spotlight on the Arts Festival.

The senior showcase is a demonstration of the unique artistic talents of the department of dance's senior bachelor’s degree candidates. Seniors Mollie Henry, Kalela Massey, Mirna Minkov, and Emi Murata will premiere their works at this week’s performances. 

In addition...

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