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Sharon Isbin, classical guitar

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents multiple Grammy winner Sharon Isbin. Acclaimed as “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time,” Isbin was named Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year, the first guitarist in their 59-year award history. In celebration of Leo Brouwer’s 85th birthday Isbin’s program will include selections from each of his three major stylistic periods.

Pianorama

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Join us for Pianorama, a keyboard spectacular featuring UMBC faculty Hui-Chuan Chen, Teodora Adzharova, and Audrey Andrist performing works for two pianos and piano four hands by John Corigliano, Francis Poulenc, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Antonín Dvořák, joined by UMBC student pianists Ida Dierker and Grace Kang.

Riccardo Dapelo — Soundscape as Composition

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Celebrating the international exchange program between UMBC’s Department of Music and the Conservatorio “G. Nicolini” in Piacenza, Italy, UMBC welcomes Professor Riccardo Dapelo for lectures, concerts, and masterclasses. This event, “Soundscape as Composition,” features performances of Dapelo's compositions Sul Cuore Della Terra and Plume di Cielo su Ali Luce for audio fixed media and video.

Riccardo Dapelo — Gravitational Harmony

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Celebrating the international exchange program between UMBC’s Department of Music and the Conservatorio “G. Nicolini” in Piacenza, Italy, UMBC welcomes Professor Riccardo Dapelo for lectures, concerts, and masterclasses. This event, “Gravitational Harmony," features RUCKUS, the UMBC faculty new music ensemble, with performances of works by Dapelo and others.

Riccardo Dapelo — In Process

UMBC Recording Studios

Celebrating the international exchange program between UMBC’s Department of Music and the Conservatorio “G. Nicolini” in Piacenza, Italy, UMBC welcomes Professor Riccardo Dapelo for lectures, concerts, and masterclasses. This event, "In Process," will feature UMBC's Lisa Cella, bass flute, and Alan Wonneberger, director of recording.

UMBC Faculty Jazz Ensemble

The Music Box

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Jazz Faculty Ensemble, featuring trumpeter Brent Madsen, saxophonist Matt Belzer, guitarist Tom Lagana, pianist Harry Appelman, bassist Tom Baldwin, and drummer Mark Merella. The ensemble will perform modern interpretations of classic and recent jazz compositions.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Join us for an enthralling evening with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, as conductor Ken-David Masur leads the ensemble with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony — a poignant meditation on fate — along with Toshio Hosokawa's contemplative Meditation to the victims of Tsunami (3.11). Cellist Zlatomir Fung, who has vaulted into the elite ranks of international soloists, will join the BSO for the First Cello Concerto by Camille Saint-Saëns.

Inspired by Bach: The Six Solos for Violin — Nicholas DiEugenio

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Violinist and visual artist Nicholas DiEugenio presents a tour de force program featuring the complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin by Johann Sebastian Bach. Widely considered among the masterpieces of the Baroque era, the six works will be accompanied in this program by projections.

Bokyung Byun and Lovro Peretić, classical guitar

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents classical guitarists Bokyung Byun and Lovro Peretić. Praised by Classical Guitar Magazine as “confident and quite extraordinary,” Korean guitarist, Bokyung Byun​ enjoys a reputation as one of the most sought-after guitarists of her generation. Peretić is an award-winning guitarist from Zagreb, Croatia, who has received top prizes in various guitar competitions and has performed widely throughout Europe.

Amy Williams: Morton Feldman’s Triadic Memories

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

By the early 1980s, American composer Morton Feldman (1926–1987) began to create works of unusually long duration, featuring intricate interplays of pitches and patterns that slowly unfold (and sometimes suddenly change) over time. Among these works is the evening-length solo piano composition Triadic Memories (1981), performed in this concert by distinguished pianist and composer Amy Williams.

District5

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Join the District5 wind quintet as they step into the shadowy musical world of “death.” This transformative program shines a light on the complexity, beauty, and fragility within a seemingly dark place. Seamlessly combining works from the Medieval era through present day, the concert features the powerful voices of composers such as Hildegard con Bingen, Carlo Gesualdo, Reena Esmail, and Esa-Pekka Salonen. Now in their 10th season, District5 is known for their creative and engaging programming.

Strata: An Evening of Premieres

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Strata ensemble returns to UMBC to present the premieres of five new works by UMBC student composers — Permafrost by Joshua Epstein, Phaistos by Pam Voulalas, Trials and Tribulations by Sarah Yuran, Sonder by D'Juan Moreland, and Radical by Vittoria Tchotche. 

Strata with Amy Sue Barston

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Strata ensemble joins forces with cellist Amy Sue Barston in a program featuring Stomping Grounds (2015) by Karim Al-Zand (b. 1970) and Olivier Messiaen's timeless masterpiece Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time), written while the composer was a prisoner of war in 1940–41.

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