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Fall 2019 Concert Schedule

 

Celebrating Immigrants through Music

A variety of music will be performed from Cambodia, Africa and Brazil as well as works by immigrant composers Igor Stravinsky, Max Lifchitz, Jaime León Ferro and Tan Dun who settled in the United States from Russia, Mexico, Colombia and China respectively. MCC faculty members Orlando Cela, flute; Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, piano; Marcus Santos, pandero; and Anna Ward, soprano will be joined by Sovann Khon, tro sau and the African Fellowship Choir and drummers of Eliot Church.

Co-sponsored by Welcoming Week Lowell 2019

8:00 p.m. • Friday, September 13 • Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Recital Hall  • Lowell Campus


Environmental Issues Reflected by Music

MCC faculty members Robert Bekker, guitar; Orlando Cela, flute; Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, piano and Anna Ward, soprano will perform works inspired by life in the Andes, the American landscape and a Nahuatl legend from pre-Colombian Central America. Works by Andres Sas, Gabriela Lena Frank, Pamela Marshall and Ileana Perez Velázquez will be featured. The concert will conclude with a few American folk songs.

Co-sponsored by IDS Weekend Fall 2019: Navigating Climate Change

3:00 p.m. • Saturday, November 2 • MCC Concert Hall  • Bedford Campus

     

Sonya Ovrutsky Fensome, piano

Internationally acclaimed concert pianist and passionate music educator will perform a recital of works by Bela Bartok, Claude Debussy, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Ernesto Lecuona.

8:00 p.m. • Friday, November 22 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford Campus

 

MCC Student Recital

Student Instrumentalists & Singers
12:30 p.m. • Monday, December 9 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford Campus

 

Lowell Chamber Orchestra

In a collaboration between the Music and Theater Departments, this new ensemble, under the direction of MCC faculty member Orlando Cela, will perform Igor Stravinsky’s masterful theatrical work L’Histoire du Soldat

7:30 p.m. • Friday, December 13 • Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Theatre  • Lowell Campus
       
                                                                            

                                                           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

 

For clips of past concerts, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/MCCmusicOnline2

Last Modified: 8/17/19