Fri, 02/23/2018 - 5:03pm
UGA Opera Theatre will complete its trifecta of Mozart's three most famous operas created with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte in their production of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) happening February 23, 24, and 25. This energetic period production juxtaposes side-splitting comedy with biting social commentary, all illuminated through Mozart's ingenious score. It’s no surprise why Le nozze di Figaro is one of the most famous and beloved…
Mon, 12/18/2017 - 4:44pm
A favorite of Athens audiences, the State Ballet Theatre of Russia returns with its delightful, fully staged production of one of the most beloved of all classical ballets. The treasured story comes to life in this enchanting performance filled with stunning dancers, lavish sets, beautiful costumes and Tchaikovsky’s immortal music. Spend an evening in Sleeping Beauty’s enchanted kingdom and relish this beloved fairy tale once again. Performances…
Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:08pm
The Nutcracker is a perennial favorite of generations of children and children at heart. Thrill to the same authentic Russian choreography that is performed in Moscow by the famous Bolshoi Ballet. The treasured holiday adventure follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved music, including “Waltz of the Flowers, "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” and “…
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 5:19pm
Young Choreographer''s Series: Senior Exit and Emerging Choreographers Concert includes choreography and production by graduating senior dance majors completing their senior projects for the BFA degree and by second- and third-year dance majors. These student choreographic works display a variety of different dance techniques and styles, expressing their own uniqueness and flair, and are performed by dance majors and minors selected by audition…
Wed, 08/30/2017 - 5:31pm
Please join us for The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s first major concert of the 2017-2018 season where the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Cynthia Johnston Turner, evokes fire and ice on Friday, Sept. 1, at 8 p.m. The concert is a narrative from heat to ice, and more subtly, it is a commentary on climate change. The program features music 'globally' by composers from Japan, Europe, and the USA: a fact that emphasizes that we only…
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:57am
The UGA Honors Summer Interdisciplinary Field Program (IFP) operated out of the department of geology is now in its 29th year. This summer’s group of 19 students come from a broad array of majors including geology, anthropology, ecology, engineering, as well as the arts and business. They are experiencing the challenges of outdoor living in temperatures that range from freezing to 115° and seeing more cultural diversity than many study abroad…
Tags: Department of Cellular Biology, Dawson Hall, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Performance
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 4:53pm
The UGA Percussion Ensemble will perform its spring concert. The group has performed extensively throughout the Southeast, including numerous appearances at the Georgia Music Educator's Association state conventions and appearances at various "Day of Percussion" programs, under the leadership of co-directors Timothy Adams, Jr., and Kimberly Toscano Adams.
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 4:21pm
The UGA Symphony Orchestra closes out the month of March with its penultimate concert of the 2016-2017 season. Tickets are available at pac.uga.edu. 
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 4:19pm
The UGA Steel Pan Ensemble will perform its spring concert. The University of Georgia Steel Band serves as a popular ambassador to the Athens music community and the public at large. Made up of traditional steel pans from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Steel Band is accompanied by electric bass, congas, drumset, and auxiliary percussion.
Wed, 03/15/2017 - 5:24pm
The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music is proud to host composer and conductor Craig Hella Johnson as student vocalists and instrumentalists, including the Hodgson Singers, become the third ensemble ever to perform the powerful, Grammy-nominated “Considering Matthew Shepard” on Friday, March 17, at 8 p.m. The passion/oratorio-like work chronicles the tragic story of Matthew Shepard with a variety of musical styles, including chant, folk tunes,…