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“Instruments of Song,”
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Date/Time
Thursday, February 27th 2014 - All Day

Location
USD

The University of South Dakota Department of Music will present “Instruments of Song,” a series of concerts, master classes and a workshop featuring world class musicians Julianne Baird and Marcia Hadjimarkos, and Jesse Blumberg and Martin Katz, Feb. 27 – March 1.

A collaboration of the performance of art song, “Instruments of Song” brings the artistry of singer and pianist to the USD campus with two concerts on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1. Baird, an American soprano best known for her singing in Baroque works, both in opera and sacred music, and Hadjimarkos, a keyboard instrument specialist, will present “The Jane Austen Songbook” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall inside the National Music Museum. This concert is free and open to the public, with limited seating.

At 8 p.m., on Saturday, March 1, Blumberg, a baritone who has performed roles at Minnesota Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Utah Opera and Boston Lyric Opera, and Katz, a renowned opera coach and pianist, will perform songs by Beethoven, Schumann, Ravel and Tom Cipullo at Aalfs Auditorium inside Slagle Hall. Admission is $12 for adults, $9 for senior citizens and $5 for students with an ID.

Baird and Hadjimarkos will also present a workshop at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 while Blumberg and Katz will teach a master class from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28. Both the workshop and master class are free to the public and will be held in Colton Recital Hall inside the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts.

For more information about “Instruments of Song,” please visit www.usd.edu/fine-arts/music/instruments-of-song.cfm.

 

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