Winifred Smith Hall

Faculty Artist Series: Kei Akagi (piano) and Friends

2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

Kei Akagi (piano) and Friends

 

February 14 - 15, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Jazz pianist and composer Kei Akagi will be joined by colleagues Darek Oles (bass) and Jason Harnell (drums) for an evening of modern jazz, with original compositions and standards. The trio has been performing together for nearly three decades and seamlessly incorporates the full spectrum of traditional and experimental jazz.

Performances
Evenings: Feb. 14, 15 at 8:00 p.m.

Jerzy Kosmala, viola

2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

Jerzy Kosmala, viola

 

Saturday, March 7, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Internationally acclaimed violist Jerzy Kosmala joins the 2019-20 Faculty Artist Series for the Department of Music at UCI.

Tickets
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6

Piano Recital with Guest Artist Richard Cionico

Please join us for the piano recital "Musical Moments" with Guest Artist Richard Cionco, featuring works from Handel, Liszt, Chopin and Wagner (arranged by Liszt), Rachmaninov and Mr. Cionco's own Six Postcards, October 4, at 1:00 PM at Winifred Smith Hall. This concert is free and open to the public.

Program:

"Harmonious Blacksmith" Variations ,  George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

Pianist Gerald Robbins performance/master class April 19

On Friday, April 19th, celebrated pianist Gerald Robbins will give a performance/master class in Winifred Smith Hall from 1-3. He will perform Mozart's tragic A Minor Sonata followed by the monumental Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel. Music department pianists will perform for the master class following the performance.

Program:

Sonata in a minor, K. 310 , Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

       Allegro maestoso                                                   

       Andante cantabile con espressione

        Presto

"Nearly Lost," Select Vocal Songs by Florence Price

Please join us for the lecture recital "Nearly Lost," Select Vocal Songs by Florence Price with soprano Christine Jobson and pianist Katie Ledsinger January 28, 2019, 1pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Bach’s Keyboard Counterpoint and the Aesthetics of Simultaneity: A Lecture Recital with Ben Laude

Bach’s Keyboard Counterpoint and the Aesthetics of Simultaneity: Finger Independence as the Bridge Between Technique and Expression

with pianist Ben Laude

“When is a Piano Not a Piano?”: Daniel Shapiro in Concert

Please join us on Friday, November 16 at 1:00 pm in Winifred Smith Hall for a piano recital by Daniel Shapiro entitled:

 “WHEN IS A PIANO NOT A PIANO?”

 The concert is free and open to the public.

Aleck Karis performs music of Debussy and Stravinsky

Please join us on Friday, October 12th at 1:15 pm in Winifred Smith Hall for a recital by renowned pianist Aleck Karis. The concert is free and open to the public.

Masterclass with Roberto Cani Nov. 20

Please join us for a Masterclass iwth Roberto Cani. concertmaster of the LA Opera Orchestra, Monday, Nov. 20 at 3 pm in Winifred Smith concert hall. This even is free and open to the public.

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