Archive for the ‘MuSIC’ Category

Music in the Rotunda

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

“Imagining the New World”

UCLA Early Music Ensemble

Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 – 8:00pm to 9:30pm

This program will explore repertoire from interactions between North and South American Native Americans and Europeans during the colonial era. Included will be the first transcriptions and settings of Native American music in existence, period indigenous Christian liturgical music by indigenous composers, and European baroque operas with Native American characters and themes. The UCLA Early Music Ensemble, under the direction of Elisabeth Le Guin and Ryan Koons, will be singing and playing music in Guarani, Mi’kmaq, and Quechua, in addition to French, Latin, and Spanish. A unique concert not to be missed!


Admission is free, but reservations are sometimes required; see instructions in each listing. The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $12 (cash only); the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five, and further details are available on the UCLA How to Park page. For more information, contact Catherine Brown at 310.206.4608.

The UCLA Library offers “Music in the Rotunda” and other cultural programs at no cost to students, faculty, staff, and the community. For information on supporting the Library, contact the development office at giving@library.ucla.edu or 310.206.8526.

Historical Dance in the Rotunda

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Learn classic fifteenth- and sixteenth-century dances from Renaissance Italy under the Italian Romanesque dome of the Powell Library. All UCLA students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public are welcome; no dance experience is necessary, and there will be instruction throughout the evening. Attire can be costume, formal or semi-formal. Admission is free but space is limited and reservations are required.

Note: reservations are now full. Sorry, but here is a link for our full list of upcoming dances.

Historical Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA

HOW TO PARK

Monk and More Monk

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Music in the Rotunda (Powell Library)

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Classical Guitarist Payam Larijani

Friday, November 1
8 p.m.

The season highlighting classical guitar opens with longtime Music in the Rotunda performer and UCLA alumnus Payam Larijani, in a traditional program featuring compositions by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Isaac Albéniz, Francisco Tárrega, Éric Satie, Domenico Scarlatti, and others. He will be joined in duets by alumnus Tiffany Wu. Admission is free, and no reservations are required.

Admission is free, but reservations are sometimes required; see instructions in each listing. The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $12 (cash only); the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five, and further details are available on the UCLA maps and directions page. For more information, contact Catherine Brown at 310.206.4608.

The UCLA Library offers “Music in the Rotunda” and other cultural programs at no cost to students, faculty, staff, and the community. For information on supporting the Library, contact the development office at giving@library.ucla.edu or 310.206.8526.

Chamber Music at the Clark

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Parisii Quartet

Sunday, November 4
2 p.m.

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library

Approaching its thirtieth anniversary, the award-winning Parisii Quartet has earned international acclaim for its performances and recordings of distinctive and unusual repertoire from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries. This program will feature compositions by Ernest Chausson, Claude Debussy, and Maurice Ravel.

A limited number of discounted tickets for UCLA students are $10 each; contact theUCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Studies for information.

 

International Games Day

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Powell Library Building

Saturday, November 3
10 a.m.

Play board games and video games, hear talks from game creators, meet people, and make new connections at this educational and entertaining event. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; admission is free, and no reservations are required. The event is presented in partnership with the UCLA Game Lab and the Department of Design | Media Arts.

 

Festival, Festival, Festival

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

The Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival

The UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies is pleased to announce this summer’s Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival.

Tuesday July 17—iPalpiti Soloists

Thursday July 19—iPalpiti Soloists

Tuesday July 24—Armadillo String Quartet

Thursday July 26—California String Quartet

All concerts will be held at Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater, 200 Glorya Kaufman Hall, UCLA, and will begin at 12:00 p.m. Admission is free, no tickets are required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.”

Click here for more information.

Click here for maps and directions.

Music in the Rotunda

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

“If Music Be the Food of Love…”: Medieval Songs for and about Lovers
UCLA Sounds

Friday, June 1
8 p.m.
UCLA Powell Building 2nd Floor

UCLA Sounds, a group affiliated with the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, returns for a concert of medieval love songs to be held in conjunction with GE Cluster 30, Seminar 1, Medieval (and Other) Myths of Love.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions page for more information.

Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved.

a cappella, A Cappella, A CAPPELLA !

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

UCLA Cadenza A Cappella

Saturday, May 19
6 p.m.

UCLA Powell Library Rotunda

Founded in 2008, the all-female student group Cadenza A Cappella will perform their annual spring concert as they make their Powell Rotunda debut.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions page for more information.

Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved.

Bruin Harmony Spring Auditions

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Friday, May 18, 2012
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Haines Hall – Room A82

Get your GLEE on! Come audition for UCLA’s best all-male a cappella group! Get out of the shower and on the stage!

Free and open to UCLA students.