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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.

inHALE

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Flutists Lisa Cella and Carrie Rose of the inHALE collective present a program of music for a variety of flutes by Giorgos Vavoulas, Alexandre Lunsqui, Caterina Calderoni, Mark Menzies, Carrie Rose, Allison Loggins-Hull, and Nathalie Joachim.

Inscape Chamber Orchestra

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Inscape performs a program featuring Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's Nonet along with vivacious works by Martinů and Britten. Each work is written for ensemble configurations that bridge the gap between chamber music and chamber orchestra. Coleridge-Taylor's long forgotten Nonet was premiered in 1894 and showcases his influence and admiration for the works of Dvořák. Martinů's Musique de Chambre No. 1 for harp, piano, and chamber players was his very last published work which stands in contrast to Britten's Sinfonietta for small orchestra, which he designed his "Opus 1" and dates from his student years.

UMBC Chamber Players

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Chamber Players under the direction of Airi Yoshioka. Students in the UMBC Chamber Players perform a wide variety of instrumental chamber works, ranging from Baroque, Classical, Romantic to contemporary repertoire.

UMBC Jazz in Concert

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents UMBC Jazz in Concert, featuring the Jazz Guitar Ensemble, the Jazz Small Groups, and the Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Tom Baldwin, Tom Lagana, and Matthew Belzer.

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