Lehigh University faculty, students and professional musicians interpret the compositions and arrangements of a top NY Jazz composer. Bill Warfield, director.
Saturday, 14 April 2018 - 8:00pm
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 8:00pm
The ensembles perform classic and contemporary jazz. Bill Warfield, director.
Sunday, 22 April 2018 - 7:00pm
This wild and wacky Canadian circus quintet is acrobatic, poetic and humorous. Sometimes comical, sometimes nostalgic, their unique post-apocalyptic characters masterfully manipulate various props such as a teeterboard, juggling clubs, drum kits and even bath towels to make you laugh while you stand up and cheer for humanity. Click HERE for artist's website.
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 - 7:00pm
Abdullah Ibrahim welcomes musicians from his youth, and the original Jazz Epistles band — including superstar trumpeter Hugh Masekela — to reimagine music for his Ekaya Chamber Ensemble. This historic music was almost lost forever — only 500 copies were made in 1959, buried, and rediscovered decades later after the tyranny of apartheid in South Africa.
Friday, 27 April 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 28 April 2018 - 8:00pm
The ensemble’s spring concert features Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Overture, the Brahms Violin Concerto with soloist Michael Jorgensen and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite with dancers from the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley performing in front of the orchestra. Eugene Albulescu, director.
Friday, 4 May 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 5 May 2018 - 8:00pm
The greatest choral work of the 20th century is performed by the 200-members of Choral Arts, an international cast of soloists and the Bel Canto Children’s Choir of Bethlehem with symphony and chamber orchestras. Steven Sametz, artistic director; Sun Min Lee, associate director.
Sunday, 6 May 2018 - 3:00pm
The Wind Ensemble pays tribute to the music of Leonard Bernstein on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Compositions include Overture to Candide and the Symphonic Suite from West Side Story. David Diggs, director.