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FALL 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sadly we are unable to offer live concerts for an audience. We hope that you can attend these live recordings, which will be released on the dates listed below.

 

Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, piano

Fugues, elaborate musical puzzles, combined with preludes are the inspiration for this recital, during a time when everyone is captivated by puzzles. This program will include two sets of Preludes and Fugues in C Major by Johann Sebastian Bach and Larry Bell, Sonata in A flat Major, Op. 110 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Prelude from Pour le Piano by Claude Debussy and four Preludios Americanos by Alberto Ginastera.

        Friday, October 2 at 7:30 pm
        Recorded at MCC’s Concert Hall, Bedford Campus by Bedford TV

       This program will only be accessible online; a link will be provided close to the performance date.

 

Lowell Threads: Mozart, Marshall, Nabors and Nakatani

Lowell Threads showcases new composers woven into a program featuring a set of works by a famous composer. Members from the Lowell Chamber Orchestra will perform the four Flute Quartets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, along with interludes by MCC faculty member Pamela Marshall, Yoko Nakatani, and Brian Raphael Nabors. Performers are MCC faculty member Orlando Cela, flute; Susanne Powers, violin; Peter Sulski, viola and Ariana Falk, cello.

         Friday, October 9 at 7:30 pm
         Recorded at UTEC, Lowell

        This program will only be accessible online; a link will be provided close to the performance date.


Jérôme Mouffe, guitar

Belgian virtuoso guitarist Jérôme Mouffe will explore the reciprocal influences between music from the new and the old continents. From Agustin Barrios' Mazurka or Antonio Lauro's Waltzes to the flamenco Guajiras, this program will show how forms, genres, and musicians traveled thousands of miles to shape masterpieces of the guitar repertoire.

         Friday, October 30 at 7:30 pm
         Recorded at MCC’s Concert Hall, Bedford Campus by Bedford TV

        This program will only be accessible online; a link will be provided close to the performance date.


Lowell Chamber Orchestra: Hidden Landscapes

The LCO, conducted by MCC faculty member Orlando Cela, will perform pieces reminiscent of places—some real, some imaginary. Works by Bongani Ndodana-Breen, Richard Strauss, Gustav Mahler and Aaron Copland will be performed. Soprano Barbara Quintiliani will be featured.

         Friday, November 20 at 7:30 pm
         Recorded at Christ Church United (UCC), Lowell

        This program will only be accessible online; a link will be provided close to the performance date.


Student Recital

Student instrumentalists and singers will perform.

         Friday, December 11 at 7:30 pm
         Recorded at home and at MCC’s Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Recital Hall, Lowell Campus

       This program will only be accessible online; a link will be provided close to the performance date.

                                                           All concerts are free and open to the public

For more information, contact Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, Director of A World of Music,
at 781-280-3923 or peraltac@middlesex.mass.edu


For directions:
MCC Concert Hall in Bedford
https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/transportation/directions/bdirect.aspx

Academic Arts Center in Lowell
https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/academicartscenter/directions.aspx

 

 

MCC Music Faculty At-Home concerts which were recorded this summer.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOEBeNUAl_TcbcnCdB73wLA


Recent live performances:

L’Histoire du Soldat by Igor Stravinsky,  
Lowell Chamber Orchestra and MCC student actors
Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Theatre
December 13, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEdHqMal2DI


Inaugural Concert in Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Recital Hall
MCC Faculty, students and guest artists
October 12, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6G9KRR2ncI



Last Modified: 9/10/20