Rich array of arts opportunities
rounds out the spring semester
April 6, 1998
Each week, the University offers a wide variety of arts and cultural events - here is a listing through May. Watch the Advance Calendar for details week by week.
April 11 - Susan Quigley-Duggan, soprano. 3 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 14 - University Concert Band. William Halpin and Brian Sparks, conductors. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 15 - Itzhak Perlman, violin and Samuel Sanders, piano. Program: Mozart, Beethoven, Bolcom. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
April 16 - UConn Jazz Ensemble. John Mosca, director. Special guest, trumpeter Jimmy Owens. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 17 and 18 - Doc Severinsen and his Big Band. Cabaret. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
April 18 - Voices of Freedom Gospel Choir. Lisa Clayton, director. 6 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall. .
April 19 - University Festival Chorus, Women's Singers and Men's Chorus. Peter Bagley, conductor. 3 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 19 - University Symphony Orchestra. Peter John Sacco, conductor. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 21 - University Brass Ensembles. Conducted by Dan Patrylak, George Sanders, Denise Root and Gary Seinkeiwicz. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 22 - Juilliard String Quartet. Program: Mozart, Webern, Beethoven. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
April 23 - University Symphonic Band. Jeffrey Renshaw, conductor. Wind composer W. Francis McBeth will lead the ensemble in two of his own compositions. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 25 - Wind Ensemble. Guest conductor/composer, W. Francis McBeth. 3:30 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 25 - Latin Fest. Latin music in cabaret setting. Jose Pena Suazo and La Banda Gorda will headline Latin Fest. Frankie Negron will open the evening of dancing and Spanish food. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium..
April 28 - Jazz Lab Band. Peter Coutsouridis, director. 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 28 - The Daughter of the Regiment. New York City Opera National Company. 8 p.m., Jorgensen Auditorium.
May 2 - UConn Opera: Mozart Tonight! 8 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
May 3 - Treblemakers Children's Choir. Mary Ellen Junda, conductor. 3 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
Through April 11 - The Maids. Studio Works, Studio Theatre, Drama/Music Building.
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. William Benton Museum of Art.
April 20 through May 8 - 1998 Art Department Student Scholarship Show. The pick of this year's student works in painting, sculpture, ceramics, graphic design, illustration drawing, photography, printmaking, and mixed media. Atrium Gallery.
May 1 through May 31 - MFA Candidate Exhibit/Invitational Exhibit. Three master of fine arts students in the art department, Philip Arcide, Jeff Dorn and Kerrie Bellisario Mileski, present works that mark the culmination of two years of intensive visual art studio investigations. An invitational exhibit by three MFA alumni will be in the rear gallery. William Benton Museum of Art.
April 17 - Film Fridays. Guantanamera. Thomas Gutierrez Alea's final film is a comic road movie with romance and social satire. 7 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.
April 24 - Film Fridays. Amistad. Steven Spielberg's portrayal of the 1839 slaveship mutiny. 7 p.m., von der Mehden Recital Hall.