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UCLA Department of Music announces winter 2013 events

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The UCLA Department of Music offers a variety of events for the public's enjoyment this winter. Programs include faculty and student recitals and performances of high artistic accomplishment in various genres, as well as visiting artists of national and international renown. 
 
Programs are subject to change. For updated information and confirmation of events, the public may call 310-825-4761 or visit www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu. For ticketed events, contact the UCLA Central Ticket Office at 310-825-2101 or www.tickets.ucla.edu.
 
Campus parking is available for $11 (all-day); short-term parking is also available (payable at pay stations). For events at Schoenberg Hall, park in Lot 2 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues), and for events at Royce Hall, park in Lot 4 (enter the campus at Sunset Boulevard and Westwood Plaza).   
 
 
CONCERTS & PRODUCTIONS            
 
Wednesday, Jan. 16
8 p.m.
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Music by UCLA Faculty Composers
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building
Tickets: $12; $5 for UCLA faculty, staff and students (with ID)
 
Faculty artists Guillaume Sutre, Richard O'Neill, Antonio Lysy, Walter Ponce and Antoinette Perry and guests perform music by faculty composers Mark Carlson, Paul Chihara, Ian Krouse, David Lefkowitz and Paul Reale.
 
 
Thursday, Jan. 17
8 p.m.
UCLA Philharmonia
Eighth Annual 'All-Star' Concert
Neal Stulberg, conductor
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building
Tickets: $12; $5 for UCLA faculty, staff and students (with ID) 
 
The UCLA Phiharmonia performs its eighth annual "All-Star" concert, featuring UCLA Music's finest student soloists. The program includes Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107 (first movement), featuring Sarang Han on cello; Tchaikovsky's "Méditation" from "Souvenir d'un lieu cher," Op. 42, featuring Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi on violin; Sarasate's "Zigeunerweisen," Op. 20, featuring Eliott Ephrati on violin; Arutiunian's Trumpet Concerto, featuring Jon Bhatia on trumpet; Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 19 (first movement), featuring Annamarie Arai on violin; Ravel's "Don Quichotte à Dulcinée," featuring baritone Jure Pockaj; Chihara's "Love Music" (second movement), featuring Simone Deleon–Jones on violin and Antonio Pina on clarinet; and Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33, featuring Saem Heo on cello.
 
 
Wednesday, Feb. 6
8 p.m.
Undergraduate Composers Concert
Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Music Building
Free
 
The performance will feature original works by undergraduate music composition majors.
 
 
Friday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 22, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m.
Opera UCLA, UCLA Philharmonia and UCLA Theater Present:
'Il segreto di Susanna' by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari and 'L’enfant et les sortilèges' by Ravel
Peter Kazaras, director
Neal Stulberg, conductor
Freud Theater, Macgowan Hall
Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for students with ID and seniors over 62
 
Enjoy a double bill of 20th-century masterpieces. (One hour before curtain, 50 seats will be distributed for free to students with ID and seniors over 62, thanks to the Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation.)
 
 
Monday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. (Part I)
Thursday, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. (Part II)
Thursday, March 7, 7:30 p.m. (Part III)
James Conlon: Romantic Opera in Three Acts (Parts I, II and III)
Hammer Museum
Free
 
Maestro James Conlon will give a series of three lectures, with musical examples, in honor of the 200th anniversary of the births of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner (co-presented by the Hammer Museum, the UCLA Department of Music and the UCLA Department of Comparative Literature).
 
 
Wednesday, Feb. 20
8 p.m.
Graduate Composers Concert
Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Music Building
Free
 
The performance will feature original works by graduate music composition majors.
 
 
Friday, March 1
8 p.m.
UCLA Symphonic Band
Gordon Hernderson, conductor
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building
Free
 
Enjoy an evening of music by the UCLA Symphonic Band.
 
 
Wednesday, March 6
7 p.m.
Camarades Concert
Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Music Building
Free
 
The performance will feature varied works performed by string faculty and students.
 
 
Thursday, March 7
8 p.m.
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It's a Woodwind World VII
Gary Gray, director
Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Music Building
Tickets: $12; $5 for UCLA faculty, staff and students (with ID) 
 
Music faculty artists Sheridon Stokes, Jonathan Davis, Gary Gray, Chris Cooper, Gloria Cheng and Antoinette Perry, along with graduate-student bassoonist Daniel Zimardi, will perform works by Ludwig Thuille and Alexander Arutiunian and other surprises.
 
 
Tuesday, March 12
7:30 p.m.
James Conlon Masterclass
Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Music Building
Free
 
As part of his UCLA Regents lectureship, Maestro James Conlon will work with UCLA vocal students and singers from the Los Angeles Opera's Domingo–Thornton Young Artists Program (sponsored by the Regent's Lectureship; the UCLA departments of comparative literature, musicology and music; and Opera UCLA).
 
 
Wednesday, March 13
8 p.m.
UCLA Symphony
James Burdick, guitar
Han Na Jang, Younghae Kim, David Lee, Rebecca Lord and Jorge Uzcategui, conductors
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building
Tickets: $12; $5 for UCLA faculty, staff and students (with ID) 
 
The program will include Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra and will feature music professor Donald Neuen's graduate conducting students.
 
 
Thursday, March 14
8 p.m.
UCLA Philharmonia
Neal Stulberg, conductor
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building
Tickets: $12; $5 for UCLA faculty, staff and students (with ID) 
 
The Philharmonia will perform Mozart's Symphony No. 39 in E flat, K. 543, and Schumann's Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120.
 
 
Friday, March 15
8 p.m.
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Pianist Inna Faliks
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building
Tickets: $12; $5 for UCLA faculty, staff and students (with ID) 
 
In her debut recital as a new member of the UCLA faculty, award-winning artist Inna Faliks will perform music by Schumann and Beethoven, as well as premieres.
 
 
Saturday, March 16
7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Winter Choral Concert
Donald Neuen, Rebecca Lord and graduate students, conductors
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building
Tickets: $12; $5 for UCLA faculty, staff and students (with ID) 
 
The UCLA Chamber Singers, the UCLA Chorale and the University Chorus will perform a wide range of appealing choral music, including Negro spirituals and Irish folk songs.
 
 
Saturday, March 16
2 p.m.
Contempo Flux
Gloria Cheng, director
Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Music Building
Free
 
Student members of Contempo Flux perform chamber music from the 20th and 21st centuries.
 
 
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