For their final performance of 2016, the UGA Symphony Orchestra will thrill and amaze when the best student musicians at the University of Georgia perform masterworks of classical repertoire.
Hugh Hodgson School of Music
An all-star faculty ensemble takes the stage for “An Evening in Paris,” a musical tour of the City of Light by way of French chamber music of the ‘20s and ‘30s. The audience will have its very own storyteller guiding them through the music and the era.
Classics of 19th century Russian music are the centerpiece of “Music from the Golden Age of Russian Culture,” a special Hugh Hodgson School of Music concert in Ramsey Concert Hall on Tuesday, October 25, at 8 p.m.
Inspired by the “Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects” exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA), this concert focuses on Russian music from that same period, examining another side of art from the era of Romanov rule.
David Zerkel, the School of Music's professor of tuba and euphonium, will perform with Anatoly Sheludyakov, Opal Clark and Scott Pollard.
Contact: Clarke Schwabe 706-542-4752
School of Music faculty members Michael Heald, violin, and Maggie Snyder, viola, will be joined by guest artitsts Kenn Wagner and Joel Dallow from the Atlanta Symphony, and Ivo-Jan van der Werff, former member of the Medici String Quartet and Professsor of Viola at Rice University.
Husband and wife Edward and Stephanie Neeman have been widely acclaimed for their impeccable musicianship and their unique onstage chemistry.
They have performed together at Steinway Hall in New York and at venues across the U.S., Indonesia, and Australia.
The UGA Opera Theatre returns to Hodgson Concert Hall for the Thursday Scholarship Series. The Opera Theatre will combine with the UGA Symphony Orchestra and the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Choral area to create another masterful opera production, semi-staged with English supertitles.
Anatoly Sheludyakov, resident accompanist at the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music, performs as part of the Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series. Sheludyakov is an accomplished pianist and composer and was recipient of the title “Honored Artist of the Russian Federation” in 1999.
This Hodgson Wind Ensemble performance comprises several exciting 20th century works, including Dana Wilson’s “Trombone Concerto,” featuring special guest soloist Joshua Bynum, associate professor of trombone at the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music.
The internationally-renowned ARCO Chamber Orchestra returns for the first concert of its 2016-2017 season.
Want to know more? Check out this documentary on the ARCO Chamber Orchestra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_7F87DXdp4