Music Overview

Date: April 19, 2019 11:30 am
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/cwru-open-house-registration-form/

It’s always a good day to visit us on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, but our open house days are really special. Visit CWRU during an open house and you can meet faculty, tour campus, sit in on classes, grab a meal at our dining halls, explore our study abroad options and learn more about the Department of Music, all in one jam-packed day.

From Inventio to Actio: Rhetorical Figure, Textual Meaning, and Their Implications for Performance in Bach’s Obbligato Arias

Date: April 20, 2019 3:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/hpp

CWRU Historical Performance Practice Program graduate recital. Free and open to the public.

Ensalada Musical: Iberian Music of the 16th Century

Date: April 22, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

From variation on popular tunes to devotional villancicos, from sacred motets to instrumental fantasias, from simple songs with vihuela accompaniment to the complex and colorful ensalada, the Iberian Peninsula saw a proliferation of composition during the 16th century. Early Music Singers and Collegium present a mix to whet your appetite.

The Fermata in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Date: April 23, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/hpp

CWRU Historical Performance Practice Program graduate recital. Free and open to the public.

Sounds of the Shtetl 

Date: April 24, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

Enter the world of the professional East European Jewish instrumentalist, the klezmer, and experience the sounds of the shtetl (Jewish village), the synagogue and the soulful and jubilant Jewish wedding. Bear witness to instrumental virtuosity, exuberant dances, nuanced table songs, and tearful bridal memories.

Pop-Up Collaborative Concert

Date: April 25, 2019 7:00 pm
Location: Denison Hall Facility, Spartan Rehearsal Hall

A pop-up collaborative concert featuring arrangements by CWRU students. This event will be held in the newly constructed Spartan Rehearsal Hall in the Denison Hall Facility.

Salzburg Splendor: Music of Heinrich I.F. Biber-Selections from Mensa sonora, Nisi Dominus, and Others

Date: April 26, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

One day, court composer Heinrich Biber left his post in Moravia to purchase some instruments from famed Austrian violin maker Jakob Stainer and never returned. Instead, he traveled to the Salzburg court, where he stayed for the rest of his life. Salzburg proved to be fertile ground for Biber, and he produced a rich array of music in many genres, from light, entertaining background music to deep, soulful song. Nisi Dominus, composed for a true low …Read More.

Spring Recital

Date: April 28, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

A recital featuring CWRU student pianists performing collaborative works.

Date: May 3, 2019 8:00 pm
Location: Maltz Performing Arts Center, Koch Hall

An evening performance by mixed chamber ensembles featuring piano, strings, and winds.

Dialogue Singing in Early Modern France as a Vehicle to Uncover a Practice of Virtuosic Bass Solo Performance

Date: May 9, 2019 7:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/hpp

CWRU Historical Performance Practice Program graduate recital. Free and open to the public.

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