Concerts 2018 – 2019

Events marked with $ are ticketed events requiring payment. Tickets are available at www.rivercampus.org/tickets. Events marked “free” are open to the public and do not require tickets.

Spring Semester

January

18th: La Périchole (the Street Singer) – follow the adventure of two young street musicians hoping to marry while avoiding imperious politicians. Opera Theatre Production, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

19th: Something Old, Something New, Chamber Music, with Sophia Han, Stanley C. Pelkey II, and Zach Stern perform an exhilarating mix of music for piano, violin, and saxophone in works by Bach, Vaughan Williams, and Pelkey. 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

20th: La Périchole (the Street Singer) – follow the adventure of two young street musicians hoping to marry while avoiding imperious politicians. Opera Theatre Production, 3:00 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

29th: Percussion Ensemble Drum Circle in collaboration with Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department. A family-friendly evening of hands-on community drumming. Open to ages 12 and older. 6:30 PM, Dobbins River Campus Center, room 120. Free

February

1st: the 21st Annual Clark Terry/Phi Mu Alpha Gala Concert with Guest Artist, Mike Tomaro, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

5th/12th: Percussion Ensemble Drum Circle in collaboration with Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department. A family-friendly evening of hands-on community drumming. Open to ages 12 and older. 6:30 PM, Dobbins River Campus Center, room 120. Free

7th: Faculty Chamber Music Recital, Sophia Han, violin; Gabrielle Baffoni, clarinet; Sara Edgerton, cello; and Matt Yount, piano, featuring works by Beethoven, Bruch, and Hindemith, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

26th: The Stage and Screen: Highlights from the Silver Screen and Music Theatre. Concert Band and Wind Symphony, music by Bernstein, Williams, Arlen, and others. 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

March

3rd: Twentieth-Century Vox: Music for Voice from the 20th Century. Leslie Jones, contralto, and Matthew Yount, piano. 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

5th: Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra: Shostakovich Fifth Symphony, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

8th: Piano Four-hands with the Boulton-Barry Duo, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

19th: Child’s Play: Evocations of Childhood and Times Past, University Choir, Chamber Choir and Choral Union, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

21st: Victoria Blue, French horn, BM junior recital, and Hannah Werner, oboe, BME senior recital, 7:30 P.M., Shuck Recital Hall. Free

24th: Mimi Hongsermeier-Baxter, flute, BA degree recital, and Rebecca Fischer, saxophone, BA degree recital, 4:00 P.M., Shuck Recital Hall. Free

26th: Percussion Ensemble Theatre Concert and Studio Recital, 7:30 PM, Rust Flexible Theatre. $

28th: The University of Nebraska Lincoln Graduate Woodwind Quintet, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

31st: Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series – newEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Kansas City’s acclaimed professional chamber music ensemble presents and eclectic and engaging program of music of living composers. 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

31st: Paul Quinlisk, viola, BM degree recital, 7:30 P.., Shuck Recital Hall. Free

April

5th: Southeast Steel Drum Band, First Friday at the Crisp Museum, Cultural Arts Center, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Free

7th: Gathering Of Nations: Works for Bassoon by Native American Composers. Jacqueline Wilson, bassoon, and Yuko Kato, piano. 3:00 PM. Shuck Recital Hall. $

9th: Spring, SWING! Jazz Ensembles, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

11th: Rupert Brooke: The Life and Works of a World War I Poet. Robert Fruehwald, Paul Thompson, and music faculty present a musical docu-drama. 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

12th: Daniel Fitzpatrick, composition, BM senior recital, 7:30 P.M., Shuck Recital Hall. Free

14th: Jenny Hunt, clarinet, BM junior recital, 1:00 P.M., Shuck Recital Hall. Free

14th: Srikanth Sriramula, baritone, BM vocal performance degree recital, 3:00 P.M., Shuck Recital Hall. Free

16th: Charlie Foster, clarinet, BME senior recital, 6:00 P.M., Shuck Recital Hall. Free

23rd: Southeast Missouri Symphony and Southern Illinois Symphony combine with the choral ensembles in Verdi’s Requiem, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

26th: Danielle Seidel, piano, BA degree recital, 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. Free

26th: Abigail Sage, cello, BM senior recital, 7:30 P.M., Shuck Recital Hall. Free

28th: Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series – Americana: A Showcase of Contemporary American Piano Trios. Presented by Fifth House Ensemble, Chicago’s innovative professional chamber ensemble. 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

28th: Opera Theatre Scenes. A variety of opera scenes presented by students of the Opera Workshop Class. 6:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

30th: Big and Little – Concert Band and Wind Symphony, an evening of large ensemble music and chamber music in a variety of styles. 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

May

3rd: Caleb Norman, piano, BM degree recital, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. Free

4th: Evan Watkins, piano, BM degree recital, 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. Free