Events

Friday, September 22, 2017

Concert: Quetzal

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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The Grammy Award-winning Chicano band Quetzal, celebrating its 20-year anniversary, is influenced by the East L.A. rock soundscape of Mexican ranchera, cumbia, salsa, rock, R&B, folk, and fusions of international music. Using their artistic platform to sound out against oppression and marginalization, their political vision is grounded in activism, feminism, and a belief in the radical potential of traditional cultural expression. Curated in collaboration with Assistant Professor of Anthropology Alex E. Chávez. …

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

St. John's Bible Concert

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

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This multi-disciplinary performance will provide audiences with a sustained meditation on the Incarnation of the Word of God through a combination of live music, dance, Scripture, and the illuminations of The Saint John’s Bible. Volumes of the St. John’s Bible will be on display for viewing in the concourse. Tickets available through the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.…

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Monday, September 25, 2017

An Evening of Illustrative and Interpretative Music from the Art Institute of Chicago’s Exhibition: “Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design 1690-1840"

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Location: Eck Visitors Center

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This evening of music at Notre Dame will feature two of the perfomers, composers and musical curators Liz Carroll (fiddle) and Marty Fahey (piano) who created the music for the Art Institute of Chicago's 2015 exhibition, Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840, along with guest musician Aileen Dillane (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick and Visiting Professor, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies).

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre 
presents
ND Theatre NOW!

RHINOCEROS
by Eugène Ionesco
translated by Derek Prouse
directed by FTT senior Abbey Schnell

No one believes they’ll turn into a rhinoceros…until they do.

September 28 – October 8, 2017

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Friday, September 29, 2017

ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre 
presents
ND Theatre NOW!

RHINOCEROS
by Eugène Ionesco
translated by Derek Prouse
directed by FTT senior Abbey Schnell

No one believes they’ll turn into a rhinoceros…until they do.

September 28 – October 8, 2017

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Rhinoceros image

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre 
presents
ND Theatre NOW!

RHINOCEROS
by Eugène Ionesco
translated by Derek Prouse
directed by FTT senior Abbey Schnell

No one believes they’ll turn into a rhinoceros…until they do.

September 28 – October 8, 2017

Read More about ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Rhinoceros image

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre 
presents
ND Theatre NOW!

RHINOCEROS
by Eugène Ionesco
translated by Derek Prouse
directed by FTT senior Abbey Schnell

No one believes they’ll turn into a rhinoceros…until they do.

September 28 – October 8, 2017

Read More about ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

Thursday, October 5, 2017

ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Rhinoceros image

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre 
presents
ND Theatre NOW!

RHINOCEROS
by Eugène Ionesco
translated by Derek Prouse
directed by FTT senior Abbey Schnell

No one believes they’ll turn into a rhinoceros…until they do.

September 28 – October 8, 2017

Read More about ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

Friday, October 6, 2017

ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Rhinoceros image

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre 
presents
ND Theatre NOW!

RHINOCEROS
by Eugène Ionesco
translated by Derek Prouse
directed by FTT senior Abbey Schnell

No one believes they’ll turn into a rhinoceros…until they do.

September 28 – October 8, 2017

Read More about ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

Concert: Nathan Gunn, baritone and Julie Gunn, piano (new cabaret program)

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Nathan Gunn

Nathan Gunn remains one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones performing today. Drawing from the Great American Songbook he and wife Julie Gunn perform their favorite cabaret program in the Leighton Concert Hall. The evening sweeps through an eclectic mix of standards and other iconic songs from composers as diverse as William Bolcom, Leonard Bernstein, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Tom Waits, and more. 

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Rhinoceros image

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre 
presents
ND Theatre NOW!

RHINOCEROS
by Eugène Ionesco
translated by Derek Prouse
directed by FTT senior Abbey Schnell

No one believes they’ll turn into a rhinoceros…until they do.

September 28 – October 8, 2017

Read More about ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

Sunday, October 8, 2017

ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Rhinoceros image

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre 
presents
ND Theatre NOW!

RHINOCEROS
by Eugène Ionesco
translated by Derek Prouse
directed by FTT senior Abbey Schnell

No one believes they’ll turn into a rhinoceros…until they do.

September 28 – October 8, 2017

Read More about ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Concert: Milton String Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Milton String Quartet

The Milton String Quartet took the Grand Prize and Senior String Division Gold Medal at the 44th Annual Fischoff Competition. The Ensemble, violinists Roman Fraser and Maithéna Girault, violist Evan Robinson, and cellist Joshua Morris are in recital as part of this fall’s Winner’s Tour of the Midwestern United States.…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Big Dance Theatre

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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In Cage Shuffle, Paul Lazar speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its startling blend of inevitable and uncanny connections between text and movement. Curated in collaboration with Associate Professor of Philosophy Fred Rush. 

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Big Dance Theatre

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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In Cage Shuffle, Paul Lazar speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its startling blend of inevitable and uncanny connections between text and movement. Curated in collaboration with Associate Professor of Philosophy Fred Rush. 

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Concert: Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and the Preservation Legacy Quintet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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If the French Quarter is the musical heart of New Orleans, then Preservation Hall is its heartbeat. Take this group of world-class musicians plus legendary five-time Grammy winners The Blind Boys of Alabama, and combine them with Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas, the “Soul Queen of New Orleans,” and you get a very special evening of music that simply oozes with the Crescent City vibe. It’s the next best thing to being in the French Quarter! 

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Concert: Kiera Duffy, soprano

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Recognized for both her gleaming high soprano and insightful musicianship, Kiera Duffy commands attention in repertoire that encompasses Handel, Bach, and Mozart to the modern sounds of Berg, Glass, and Zorn. Duffy earned the highest critical praise for the world premiere of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s Breaking the Waves 

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Performance (family friendly): The Okee Dokee Brothers

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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The Okee Dokee Brothers believe that music can motivate kids to gain a greater respect for the natural world, their communities, and themselves. Parents’ Choice and Grammy Award-winners, their national fan base loves their amusing lyrics, strong musicianship, and unique folk style. 

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Concert: Solera Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Tricia Park and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins; Molly Carr, viola and Andrew Janss, cello, have been featured in such world-renowned international venues as Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, Orchard Hall in Tokyo, The Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. The New York City-based Solera Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Performance: Third Coast Percussion

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Third Coast ends their 5-year tenure as our Ensemble-in-Residence with a multimedia work featuring a new soundtrack to the 1966 Oscar-nominated children’s short film Paddle to the Sea. The hard-grooving Grammy winners round out the program with works by Philip Glass, Jacob Druckman, and Musekiwa Chingodza inspired by the ubiquity of water, its properties, and our wonder at the mysterious world teeming unseen within it.…

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