Upcoming Events

Friday, January 20, 2017

Wayne and Diana Murdy Family Organ Dedication Concert

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Location: Basillica of the Sacred Heart

The new Wayne and Diana Murdy Family Organ in the Basilica was built by Paul Fritts and Company, Tacoma, Washington.  This is the same builder who built the organ in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall in the

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DeBartolo Performing Arts Center in 2004.…

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Reminiscence in Song

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

 

“A fine storyteller ...” (American Record Guide); “varied in tone and alive to feeling ...” (Fanfare Magazine); baritone Stephen Lancaster engages audiences internationally in concert, recital and opera. Martin Katz

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has been dubbed "the gold standard of accompanists" by The New York Times. His 45-year career has taken him to five continents, collaborating with the world's most celebrated singers in recital and recording.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Tricia and Taylor

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

Notre Dame violin and viola professor Tricia Park and guest violinist/fiddler Taylor Morris return to perform another exciting, genre-bending program of music for two violins, ranging from classical

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works to newer compositions and arrangements of American and Celtic fiddle tunes. Also joining them on these special programs are ND’s own talented violin, viola and cello students.

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Douglas Reed, organ recital

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Douglas Reed, visiting/adjunct professor of organ at Notre Dame (2016-17), will perform music by Olivier Messiaen, Johannes Brahms, and William Albright (De Spiritum, 1980). Eric Reed, horn, will join his father to perform compositions by Robert Schumann, Naji Hakim, and William Albright (Romance, 1981). Douglas Reed is a professor emeritus of music and university organist emeritus at the University of Evansville. He also served as an adjunct professor of organ at Indiana University (2015-16). A former member of the Canadian Brass, Eric Reed now performs with the American Brass Quintet, in residence at the Juilliard School of Music.…

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

The NDSO will present the Symphony no. 3 (“Organ”) by Camille Saint-Saëns, featuring faculty organist Craig Cramer performing on the Basilica’s new Murdy Family Organ. Admission will be free; a collection will be taken.…

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Vignoles and Ainsley

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The great British lyric tenor John Mark Ainsley and world-renowned pianist Roger Vignoles will perform a recital of classical songs by Charles Gounod, Francis Poulenc, and Benjamin Britten, culminating with Robert Schumann's masterpiece Dichterliebe ("Poet's Love").
 

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Notre Dame Schola Musicorum

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Location: Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

The Schola Musicorum, an ensemble of faculty and students in the Department of Music and the Sacred Music at Notre Dame program, performs Gregorian chant from medieval manuscripts. Its brief concerts are preceded and followed by early organ music played on the hall's two excellent Baroque organs.

For tickets call 574-631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Notre Dame Glee Club

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

For its annual spring concert, The Glee Club will present a program of sacred and secular music for men’s voices, including a newly commissioned work by Paul French, spirituals and folk songs, and American popular styles.

For tickets call 574-631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu …

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Notre Dame Chorale

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The Notre Dame Chorale, directed by Alexander Blachly, performs a program of choral masterpieces by Weelkes, Monteverdi, Mendelssohn, and Stravinsky. Family friendly for ages 7 and up. 

For tickets call 631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu…

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Sunday, April 2, 2017

Solera Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

Join the popular Solera Quartet for this special program which will feature Beethoven’s sublime String Quartet in a minor, Op 132. The heart of this profound work is the third movement, titled “Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an die Gottheit, in der lydischen Tonart” or a “Song of Thanksgiving to God for recovery from an illness, in the Lydian mode.” Beethoven wrote this deeply personal work towards the end of his life, after a long period of ill health. It is an emotionally spiritual work, full of longing, gratitude, and contemplative attempts to converse with God and the afterlife. The beauty and intensity of this piece is ever more moving when we remember that Beethoven had succumbed to full deafness by the time he composed this work.…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Guest Artist Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

Pianist Ryan MacEvoy McCullough has developed a diverse career as recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber musician, and new music advocate. He will present an eclectic program of classical and contemporary repertoire, including two works by Notre Dame faculty composer John Liberatore.

 

For tickets call 574-631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu …

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Percussion Ensemble

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre

The Notre Dame Percussion Ensemble presents its spring concert. Repertoire will include traditional marching band pieces, transcriptions of band works, and arrangements for a wide array of percussion instruments.

For tickets call 631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu…

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Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The NDSO will be joined by the Notre Dame Glee Club in a program they will take on tour to Germany and Poland in May and June 2017. The program will include works by Mussorgsky, Cherubini, Weber, Wagner, Duruflé, and Bernstein. This is a FREE, but ticketed event.

Call 574-631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu …

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Notre Dame Symphonic Winds/Band

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The Symphonic Band and Symphonic Winds present their spring concert. With more than 150 students from across the university, both ensembles will perform traditional band works, new pieces, transcriptions, marches, and several Notre Dame favorites.

For tickets call 631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu …

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Opera Notre Dame presents Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte

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Location: Decio Mainstage Theater

Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte April 27-30

7:30 p.m. (Thurs-Sat) and 2:30 PM (Sun) Decio Theater

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Mozart's colorful fantasy opera will be produced in a new staging that sets Sarastro's magic kingdom in a land of sunlight and surf, where a computer-obsessed Tamino learns to connect in a human way. Presented in German with projected English supertitles.…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Notre Dame University Band

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The University Band is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. Repertoire will include classic wind band pieces, new works, orchestral transcriptions, movie/Broadway selections, and some Notre Dame favorites.

 

For tickets call 631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Notre Dame Jazz Band

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The Jazz Band program is made up of two traditional “big band” ensembles and the ND New Orleans Brass Band. Concert repertoire ranges from traditional jazz favorites to new vocal works and pop arrangements. 

 

For tickets call 631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu …

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Notre Dame Collegium Musicum

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Location: Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

7 PM and 8 :30 PM

The intimate early music vocal ensemble presents its annual spring concert, a program of sacred polyphony from the 16th to 18th centuries.

 

For tickets call 631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu…

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Fleur de Lys

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Location: Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

The chamber ensemble, performing on period instruments, presents another delightful mix of baroque works; program details to be announced. 

For tickets call 631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu …

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