Sam and Earl: Earl Kim compositions based on texts by Samuel Beckett: Eh, Joe adapted for woman’s voice, actor, and chamber ensemble from a television play and Footfalls, one-act opera for two singers and two keyboard players. Dísella Lárusdóttir, soprano and Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano (Theodore U. Horger ’61 Artists-In-Residence). LU Music Department website
Saturday, 29 February 2020 - 8:00pm
Sunday, 1 March 2020 - 3:00pm
Trace the musical “family tree” of five generations of composers, from teacher to student: Alexander von Zemlinsky to Arnold Schoenberg; Earl Kim to Paul Salerni; and finally Salerni to his student, Tae Sakamoto. Features a performance of Kim’s tour de force Rattling On. This concert marks the finale of the centennial celebration of Earl Kim. LU Music Department website
Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 7:00pm
Kate Racculia is the genre bending author of three novels, including This Must Be the Place and Bellweather Rhapsody, winner of the American Library Association's Alex Award, an honor for a work written for adults which also has special appeal to young adults. Her new novel, Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt October 2019), tells the story of a dying billionaire, a cast of dreamers and a citywide treasure hunt.
Friday, 13 March 2020 - 7:30pm
The Mystery of the Dinosaurs of the Deep
The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure – this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago - and maybe live still today! Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology. Click HERE for the artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.
Sunday, 15 March 2020 - 4:00pm
Tchaikovsky's adored music and Petipa's challenging yet beautiful choreography have made The Sleeping Beauty one of the most popular ballets in modern day repertoire. Be spellbound as the beneficent Lilac Fairy outwits the evil Carabosse Fairy and spares Princess Aurora in this classic sleepy fairy tale brought to luxurious life by the finest Russian dancers. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergrads attend for FREE, click for more info.
Friday, 20 March 2020 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 21 March 2020 - 8:00pm
Violinist Jorgensen, guitarist Oren Fader (Theodore U. Horger ’61 Artist-in-Residence), and harpist Lynette Wardle perform Bach’s poignant dance suite for solo violin, Partita No. 2, celebrating its 300th anniversary and featuring the momentous Chacconne. Also works by Paul Salerni, Manuel De Falla and Camille Saint-Saëns! LU Music Department website
Sunday, 22 March 2020 - 7:00pm
Based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, Finding Neverland is the Broadway musical that tells the fascinating story of how Peter became Pan. Take a flight of fancy with author J.M. Barrie and meet the inspirations for his fabulous and fantastical characters. This magical production is by the same team behind Shakespeare in Love, Chicago and Pippin. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.
Thursday, 26 March 2020 - 4:00pm
Established writers and industry professionals talk about existing work that inspired and fueled their writing processes as well as the techniques and forms that produce new work. Moderated by Bob Watts, Lehigh University, poet and nonfiction writer, with panelists Sonya Chung, novelist; Robb Fillman poet; Stephanie Powell Watts, fiction and nonfiction writer; Kate Prosswimmer, editor of children’s literature; Julie McKnight, novelist.
Friday, 27 March 2020 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 28 March 2020 - 8:00pm
Certain composers create entirely new sound worlds. Join us for this celebration of the creative genius of groundbreakers, with music from Machaut to Pärt to the Beatles. Steven Sametz and Sun Min Lee, directors. LU Music Department website