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October 1, 2012

Look for University Opera Theatre's "Parables" on Twin Cities Public Television this fall

ParablesDancers.jpgLook for University Opera Theatre's production of Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein's Parables, directed by David Walsh, on Twin Cities Public Television this fall! The first Parables broadcast will take place on Sunday, October 28 at 8 p.m. Find more times.

Parables on Twin Cities Public Television is a Minnesota partnership production and is a co-production of the University of Minnesota School of Music and Twin Cities Public Television with additional funding from Douglas and Andrew Reeves in honor of their parents, J.B. and Julie Reeves. Learn about University Opera Theatre's current season here.

Alumni News: Andrew Staupe to perform with Missoula Symphony

StaupeAndrew.jpgAndrew Staupe (M.M., 2007, piano, student of Lydia Artymiw) has joined the roster of Gingrich Arts Management in New York, which will book concert engagements for him beginning in the 2013-14 season. This week, Staupe is soloist in Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Missoula Symphony in Montana.

Angela Wyatt's upcoming performances with the Ancia Saxophone Quartet

WyattAngela.jpgThe Ancia Saxophone Quartet, which includes faculty member Angela Wyatt (saxophone), will perform in Sateren Auditorium at Augsburg College on Thursday, October 11 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature Ives' String Quartet No. 1, Alexander Glazunov's Quartet, William Albright's Fantasy Etudes and selections by Astor Piazzolla. The concert will conclude with Will Gregory's High Life, a groove-based piece featuring the soprano saxophone, based on the West African pop-influenced musical style of the same name. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit Ancia Saxophone Quartet's website for more information.