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Spring semester brimming with arts offerings
The semester is filled with a variety of arts events at the University. Here is a list through the end of March - the possibilities are endless ... Watch the Advance Calendar for details each week.
February 12 - Tashi, clarinet and strings. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
Feb. 14 - High School Jazz Festival. All day, von der Mehden Recital Hall.
February 20 and 21 - Bela Flect and the Flectones. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
February 27 - Sound Excursions: A Cabaret in Zaire, with food, dancing and Soukouss Music, featuring guitarist Dominic Kanza and the African Rhythm Machine. 8 p.m., Student Union Ballroom.
February 28 - Susan Quigley Duggan, soprano. 3 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
February 28 - UConn Percussion Ensemble. Peter Coutsouridis, director, with Michael Burritt, marimba. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hal.
March 1 - Alumni Big Band. Al Gillespie Scholarship Fund Benefit. 3 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
March 1 - Robert deMaine, cello. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
March 3 - Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. 8 p.m. Jorgensen Auditorium.
March 4 - University Symphonic Band, Jeffrey Renshaw, conductor. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
March 5 - Sound Excursions: Jewish Roots Music for the 21st Century with The Klezmatics. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
March 6 and 7 - Marvin Hamlisch. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
March 8 - University Symphony Orchestra. 3 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
March 10 - String Trio of New York, with Joe Lovano. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
March 26 and 28 - UConn Opera and Orchestra present Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hal.
March 27 - Abby Rabinovitz and Kaleidoscope. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
March 29 - Volkan Orhan, double bass; Jarek Lis, violin; Eric Dahlin, cello; Anne Kan, piano. 3 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
Feb. 26 through March 8 - The Miser, presented by Connecticut Repertory Theatre. Harriet Jorgensen Theatre.
February 28 - Voices of Native America, magical words, mystical music, video and dance. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
Feb. 25 - The Secret Garden, presented by the Oakland Ballet. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
March 12 - Trinity Irish Dance Company. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
March 25 - Bale Folclorico Da Bahia. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
Through March 11 - Prints from the Ancien Regime and Quest for the Atlantis/1965-1998: Perfection in Coal and Steam Technology, ocean liner drawings by Peter Sparre. The William Benton Museum of Art.
February 9 through 27 - Telling Tales, paintings by Deborah Putnoi, Catherine McCarthy, and Laylah Ali. Atrium Gallery.
March 2 through 27 - Humours, a mixed-media installation by Monica Bock. Atrium Gallery.
March 24 through April 26 - Elysium: A Gathering of Souls/New Orleans Cemeteries, photographs by Sandra Russell Clark; Saluting the Spirits: Vodou Flags of Haiti; and Imaging Vodou's Spiritual Cargo, photographs by Phyllis Galembo, Chantal Regnault, and Maggie Steber. The William Benton Museum of Art.