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Department of Music Concert Calendar

Most Department of Music concerts are general admission, FREE and open to the public.  Ticketed performances are listed below and available for sale online or via the Music Box Office: (858) 534-3448. 

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PLEASE NOTE: NO LATE SEATING.  Guests arriving late may be turned away or will be asked to enter between pieces.

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Camera Lucida
Monday, October 1st, 2018
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall


Reserved seating: $37
Faculty/Staff: $28
Students: FREE
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Camera Lucida is a chamber music collaboration between four musicians with diverse backgrounds. Camera Lucida is a unique project matching masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire with a group of world-class instrumentalists who happen to call San Diego home.

Under the artistic directorship of UC San Diego professor and cellist Charles Curtis and anchored by regular featured performances by San Diego Symphony Concertmaster Jeff Thayer, Formosa Quartet violist and USC professor Che-Yen Chen, concert pianist Reiko Uchida, UC San Diego performance faculty and occasional guests, Camera Lucida has established a tradition of challenging, musically ambitious programs performed with the assurance of an established ensemble, with the added flexibility of changing instrumentation and guests from the international chamber music world.

Click the image for program information.

No late seating.

For additional program information, please visit Camera Lucida's website: sdcamlu.org


Subscription and single tickets available at the UC San Diego Box OfficeTicket information: (858) 534-TIXS (8497). Season tickets on sale: AUGUST 8th.  Single tickets on sale: SEPTEMBER 5th.


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ArtPower presents Quatuor Van Kuijk
Friday, October 5th, 2018
8:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


Currently BBC New Generation Artists, Quatuor Van Kuijk won first prize at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, as well as the Best Beethoven and Best Haydn prizes. Since their formation in 2012, the quartet has quickly established an international reputation, playing concerts in Europe, Australia, the U.S., and Asia, and receiving accolades at the Trondheim International Chamber Competition and the Aix-en-Provence Festival Academy. The quartet is currently in residence at ProQuartet, Paris, where they study with members of renowned ensembles, including the Alban Berg, Artemis, and Hagen quartets.

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Reidemiester Move
Monday, October 8th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Reidemeister Move is Christopher Williams, contrabass, and Robin Hayward, tuba, a duo dedicated to exploring and expanding the possibilities of sustained-tone music in just intonation for their instruments. Hayward's self-designed microtonal tuba developed together with the instrument manufacturers B & S, and Williams' previous work with Charles Curtis and LaMonte Young's legendary Theatre of Eternal Music, provide the backbone for a performance practice based on purely tuned intervals, noise, corporeal rhythms, and spatial resonance.

Funded by Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe

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Reidemiester Move, Performance Focus
Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Tactile Paths: An Introduction to Notation for Improvisers

Funded by Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe

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WEDS@7 Tiger Trio
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Tiger Trio, the inspired union of pianist Myra Melford, bassist Joëlle Léandre and flutist Nicole Mitchell, brings an uncommon lucidity to the art of spontaneous composition.

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UC San Diego-Harvard Performer/Composer Exchange
Friday, October 12th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

UC San Diego Graduate Student Madison Greenstone, PhD Candidates Michael Matsuno and T.J. Borden have formed an ensemble to collaborate over the past year with Harvard graduate student composers, as an extension of the already extant composer exchange, on new pieces for this formation. 

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WEDS@7 Anthony Burr, clarinets
Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Program information to be announced.


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Grad Forum
Friday, October 19th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Grad Forums provide an outlet for Music Department graduate students to present individual and collaborative works on their own terms.

Program information to be announced.


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Inheritance
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Tickets handled by
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


INHERITANCE: A Chamber Opera

Inheritance is a chamber opera revolving around Sarah Winchester, the eccentric widow and heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune.  According to popular belief, she imprisoned herself in her labyrinth-like home to seek refuge from the spirits of those killed by the same weapons whose manufacture and sale gave her a life of indescribable wealth.  With music by composer Lei Liang and libretto by poet Matt Donovan, Inheritance juxtaposes elements of Winchester’s biography with contemporary events in a work that explores America’s deeply complex relationship with guns.

Music director Steven Schick and stage director Cara Consilvio lead the world premiere performances in a production featuring multimedia stage design by artist Ligia Bouton and lighting design by Mary Ellen Stebbins. The seventy-five minute work has a cast of four and is scored for chamber ensemble of virtuoso musicians with soprano/producer Susan Narucki in the role of Sarah Winchester.


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Ableton University Tour 2018
Thursday, October 25th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

ABLETON UNIVERSITY TOUR

Ableton is proud to partner with UC San Diego for the Ableton University Tour, a day and evening of student workshops and public presentations held at the UC San Diego campus in La Jolla, CA. Students are invited to join Ableton representatives and Certified Trainers for an afternoon of break-out sessions exploring composition, sound design, production techniques and performance utilizing Ableton Live, Max for Live and Push. Day time activities will be followed by a free evening presentation open to the public, featuring performances, tips and tricks and unique approaches for music-making from artists and Ableton experts. 

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Inheritance
Friday, October 26th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Tickets handled by
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


INHERITANCE: A Chamber Opera

Inheritance is a chamber opera revolving around Sarah Winchester, the eccentric widow and heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune.  According to popular belief, she imprisoned herself in her labyrinth-like home to seek refuge from the spirits of those killed by the same weapons whose manufacture and sale gave her a life of indescribable wealth.  With music by composer Lei Liang and libretto by poet Matt Donovan, Inheritance juxtaposes elements of Winchester’s biography with contemporary events in a work that explores America’s deeply complex relationship with guns.

Music director Steven Schick and stage director Cara Consilvio lead the world premiere performances in a production featuring multimedia stage design by artist Ligia Bouton and lighting design by Mary Ellen Stebbins. The seventy-five minute work has a cast of four and is scored for chamber ensemble of virtuoso musicians with soprano/producer Susan Narucki in the role of Sarah Winchester.


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Inheritance
Saturday, October 27th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Tickets handled by
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


INHERITANCE: A Chamber Opera

Inheritance is a chamber opera revolving around Sarah Winchester, the eccentric widow and heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune.  According to popular belief, she imprisoned herself in her labyrinth-like home to seek refuge from the spirits of those killed by the same weapons whose manufacture and sale gave her a life of indescribable wealth.  With music by composer Lei Liang and libretto by poet Matt Donovan, Inheritance juxtaposes elements of Winchester’s biography with contemporary events in a work that explores America’s deeply complex relationship with guns.

Music director Steven Schick and stage director Cara Consilvio lead the world premiere performances in a production featuring multimedia stage design by artist Ligia Bouton and lighting design by Mary Ellen Stebbins. The seventy-five minute work has a cast of four and is scored for chamber ensemble of virtuoso musicians with soprano/producer Susan Narucki in the role of Sarah Winchester.


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Fall Composition Jury Concert
Thursday, November 1st, 2018
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

The Fall Composition Jury Concert presents an evening of premieres by graduate composers.

Program information to be announced.


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Fall Composition Jury Discussion Session
Friday, November 2nd, 2018
9:00 am
Conrad Prebys Music Center 231
Free

Program information to be announced.


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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Young People's Concert
Friday, November 2nd, 2018
7:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

A fun and informative introduction to the symphony! Conductor Steven Schick and orchestra perform annotated excerpts from the season-opening concert. Free Event-reservations required


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Kawamura Pianos Project
Friday, November 2nd, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Mari Kawamura is a concert pianist whose curiosity and wide-ranging interests have taken her in many directions.

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
7:30 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

Our 64th season asks questions about lineage: Where do we come from? How does the music of our past inform our understanding of the future? We begin with Lineage, a piece by the young Canadian composer Zosha de Castri, who recalls how her grandmother’s tales shaped her own sense of being Canadian. Stravinsky’s Petrushka was inspired by his memories of Russian Shrovetide fairs, in all their color and excitement. Finally, everything on the planet began with water, and in celebration, Music Director Steven Schick gives up his baton to solo in Tan Dun’s Water Concerto, with Michael Gerdes conducting.


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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Sunday, November 4th, 2018
2:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

Our 64th season asks questions about lineage: Where do we come from? How does the music of our past inform our understanding of the future? We begin with Lineage, a piece by the young Canadian composer Zosha de Castri, who recalls how her grandmother’s tales shaped her own sense of being Canadian. Stravinsky’s Petrushka was inspired by his memories of Russian Shrovetide fairs, in all their color and excitement. Finally, everything on the planet began with water, and in celebration, Music Director Steven Schick gives up his baton to solo in Tan Dun’s Water Concerto, with Michael Gerdes conducting


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Hillary Jean Young, soprano - Graduate Recital
Monday, November 5th, 2018
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Hillary Jean Young is a singer and a multi-disciplinary artist currently based in San Diego, CA.

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Kirsten Ashley Wiest, self-support
Monday, November 5th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Award-winning coloratura soprano Kristen Ashley Wiest is firmly committed to the continuous evolution of classical vocal music. Her “bright, dazzling vocal technique” (San Diego Story) has captured the attention of composers worldwide, resulting in numerous world premiere performances including works by James Erber (UK), Veronika Krausas (CA/US), Rand Steiger (US), Tina Tallon (US), Jack Van Zandt (US), and Annie Hsieh (AU). among many others.

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Camera Lucida
Monday, November 5th, 2018
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall


Reserved seating: $37
Faculty/Staff: $28
Students: FREE
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Camera Lucida is a chamber music collaboration between four musicians with diverse backgrounds. Camera Lucida is a unique project matching masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire with a group of world-class instrumentalists who happen to call San Diego home.

Under the artistic directorship of UC San Diego professor and cellist Charles Curtis and anchored by regular featured performances by San Diego Symphony Concertmaster Jeff Thayer, Formosa Quartet violist and USC professor Che-Yen Chen, concert pianist Reiko Uchida, UC San Diego performance faculty and occasional guests, Camera Lucida has established a tradition of challenging, musically ambitious programs performed with the assurance of an established ensemble, with the added flexibility of changing instrumentation and guests from the international chamber music world.

Click the image for program information.

No late seating.

For additional program information, please visit Camera Lucida's website: sdcamlu.org


Subscription and single tickets available at the UC San Diego Box OfficeTicket information: (858) 534-TIXS (8497). Season tickets on sale: AUGUST 8th.  Single tickets on sale: SEPTEMBER 5th.


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WEDS@7 Aleck Karis, piano
Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Aleck Karis has performed recitals, chamber music, and concertos across the Americas, Europe and in China. As the pianist of the new music ensemble Speculum Musicae he has participated in over a hundred premieres and performed at major American and European festivals. His appearances with orchestra have ranged from concertos by Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin to those of Stravinsky, Messiaen and Carter. His five solo discs on Bridge Records include Aleck Karis performs Schumann, Carter, Chopin; Aleck Karis: Mozart Recital; Stravinsky: Music for Piano 1911-1942; John Cage: Sonatas and Interludes; and Karis Plays Webern, Wolpe & Feldman. His two discs on Romeo Records are Piano Music of Philip Glass and Late Piano Music of Frederic Chopin. Last month, Bridge released his most recent disc, Feldman's haunting last work Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello. Karis has studied with William Daghlian, Artur Balsam and Beveridge Webster. 

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Shaoai Zhang, piano - Graduate Recital
Thursday, November 8th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Hailed as musician with “flair and fury,” Shaoai Ashley Zhang is a concert pianist performing throughout the US and Europe. An advocate of contemporary music, Ashley’s recent performances include the Boston premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina’s Die Pilger and Franco Donatoni’s Rasch II, as well as collaborations with Georg Friedrich Haas, Unsuk Chin, Vinko Globokar, and John Zorn. A graduate of New England Conservatory, Ashley is currently a doctoral student at the University of California, San Diego where she studies with Aleck Karis.

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Grad Forum
Friday, November 9th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Grad Forums provide an outlet for Music Department graduate students to present individual and collaborative works on their own terms.

Program information to be announced.


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ArtPower presents David Roussève/REALITY
Friday, November 9th, 2018
8:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Choreographed, written, and directed by David Roussève, Halfway to Dawn is an evening-length work weaving dance, music, sound, video, and text to uncover the deeper ”truths” of African American, gay jazz composer Billy Strayhorn’s life (1915–67) while also creating a dialogue on urgent social issues of our own time.


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WEDS@7 red fish blue fish: CIRCLES
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Featuring Luciano Berio's masterwork, Circles with percussionists Steve Schick and Sean Dowgray, soprano Susan Narucki, and harpist Tasha Smith Godinez . This program will also include the world premiere piece Vakovakya by Composer/Sound Designer Shahrokh Yadegari for red fish blue fish and the Persian hand drum master Milad Jahadi.

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Filera
Thursday, November 15th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Filera is a trio of musicians, Natalia Perez, Wilfrido Terrazas and Carmina Escobar, that share similar interests in contemporary/experimental music, improvised music and performance art.

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ArtPower presents Quatuor Modigliani
Friday, November 16th, 2018
8:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


The Paris-based Modigliani Quartet, formed by four close friends in 2003, is one of the most sought-after string quartets and a regular guest at the world’s top venues, including London’s Wigmore Hall, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Salzburg’s Mozarteum, Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center, Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, and Tokyo’s Oji Hall, among others. 


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Elisabet Curbelo González, composer - Graduate Recital
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Robert Zelickman & Friends - Chamber Music Recital
Sunday, November 18th, 2018
3:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Robert Zelickman- Clarinet, Päivikki Nykter- Violin & Viola, Mari Kawamura- Piano. 


Program (order to be determined): 

Fantasy Sonata by John Ireland for Clarinet & Piano Trios for Clarinet


Viola & Piano by Kalevi Aho and Mozart Trios for Clarinet,


Violin & Piano by Khachaturian & Milhaud

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Elisabet Curbelo González, composer - Graduate Recital
Sunday, November 18th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Piano Studio Recital
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
2:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Sean Dowgray, percussion - Graduate Recital
Thursday, November 29th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Richard BarrettUrlicht (2013-2014) for vibraphone trio and auxiliary percussion, North-American Premiere,Dustin Donahue, Ryan Nestor, Sean Dowgray
 
Justin Murphy-Mancinisic itur ad astra (2018) for harpsichord and percussion, World Premiere
Justin Murphy-Mancini, harpsichord; Sean Dowgray, percussion
 
Luciano BerioCircles (1960) for voice, harp, and two percussionists
Susan Narucki, voice; Tasha Smith-Godinez, harp; Steven Schick & Sean Dowgray, percussion

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UC San Diego Gospel Choir
Thursday, November 29th, 2018
8:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $5.50
Students : Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Ken Anderson, San Diego's leading proponent of gospel, directs UCSD's gospel choir in a concert of African-American spirituals, blues, and traditional songs.


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Undergrad Forum
Saturday, December 1st, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


Undergraduate Honors: Michael Rosenbaum, composer
Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free


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Voice Students, 32VM
Monday, December 3rd, 2018
3:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Monday Night Jazz: 95JC Jazz Ensembles
Monday, December 3rd, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Camera Lucida
Monday, December 3rd, 2018
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall


Reserved seating: $37
Faculty/Staff: $28
Students: FREE
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Camera Lucida is a chamber music collaboration between four musicians with diverse backgrounds. Camera Lucida is a unique project matching masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire with a group of world-class instrumentalists who happen to call San Diego home.

Under the artistic directorship of UC San Diego professor and cellist Charles Curtis and anchored by regular featured performances by San Diego Symphony Concertmaster Jeff Thayer, Formosa Quartet violist and USC professor Che-Yen Chen, concert pianist Reiko Uchida, UC San Diego performance faculty and occasional guests, Camera Lucida has established a tradition of challenging, musically ambitious programs performed with the assurance of an established ensemble, with the added flexibility of changing instrumentation and guests from the international chamber music world.

Click the image for program information.

No late seating.

For additional program information, please visit Camera Lucida's website: sdcamlu.org


Subscription and single tickets available at the UC San Diego Box OfficeTicket information: (858) 534-TIXS (8497). Season tickets on sale: AUGUST 8th.  Single tickets on sale: SEPTEMBER 5th.


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Chamber Orchestra
Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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33A Introduction to Composition
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
2:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free


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95W World Music Students
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Students of Kartik Seshadri in a performance of Indian Classical Music


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Chamber Singers, 95K
Thursday, December 6th, 2018
5:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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UC San Diego Wind Ensemble
Thursday, December 6th, 2018
7:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $5.50
Students : Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Florent SchmittDionysiaques Op 62

Evan WilliamsDodekatheon Sketches: Book I

Stacy GarropMythology Suite


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Christopher Clarino, percussion - Graduate Recital
Thursday, December 6th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.


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MUS 131 Adv. Improvisation
Friday, December 7th, 2018
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Chamber Ensembles
Friday, December 7th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Michèle Renoul, piano
Saturday, December 8th, 2018
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

After studing at the Lyon Conservatoire, Michèle Renoul intergrated the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg where she obtainted her undergraduate piano diploma and teaching diploma. She completed her musical training with a masters in paino, Lied performance as well as orchestral and choral conducting. She also gained a virtuosity prize form the Geneva Conservatoire.

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Saturday, December 8th, 2018
7:30 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

The December concerts tease our sense of memory. We know Messiah very well, but few know that Mozart re-scored Handel’s Messiah for a much larger orchestra, making our performance an “often-heard rarity.”


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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Sunday, December 9th, 2018
2:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

The December concerts tease our sense of memory. We know Messiah very well, but few know that Mozart re-scored Handel’s Messiah for a much larger orchestra, making our performance an “often-heard rarity.”


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103A Introduction to Composition
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
3:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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WEDS@7 Ricardo Descalzo
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


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Jonathan Nussman, baritone - Graduate Recital
Friday, January 11th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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1st Year Grad Composition Jury Concert
Thursday, January 17th, 2019
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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1st Year Grad Jury Discussion Session
Friday, January 18th, 2019
9:00 am
Conrad Prebys Music Center 231
Free

Program information to be announced.


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ArtPower presents Ariel Quartet
Friday, January 18th, 2019
8:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


Distinguished by its virtuosic playing and impassioned interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has earned its glowing international reputation. Formed in Israel nearly 20 years ago, when its members were middle-school students, the quartet now serves as the Faculty Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music.

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Reed Family Concert - Renga
Saturday, January 26th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Students : Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Renga with the soloists of AMOC, Steven Schick, conductor.

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Lytle Scholarship Benefit Concert
Sunday, January 27th, 2019
3:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Tickets may be purchased online at:
http://rels.ucsd.edu
Parking is free
All tickets are held at the door


Program information to be announced.


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Camera Lucida
Monday, January 28th, 2019
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall


Reserved seating: $37
Faculty/Staff: $28
Students: FREE
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Camera Lucida is a chamber music collaboration between four musicians with diverse backgrounds. Camera Lucida is a unique project matching masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire with a group of world-class instrumentalists who happen to call San Diego home.

Under the artistic directorship of UC San Diego professor and cellist Charles Curtis and anchored by regular featured performances by San Diego Symphony Concertmaster Jeff Thayer, Formosa Quartet violist and USC professor Che-Yen Chen, concert pianist Reiko Uchida, UC San Diego performance faculty and occasional guests, Camera Lucida has established a tradition of challenging, musically ambitious programs performed with the assurance of an established ensemble, with the added flexibility of changing instrumentation and guests from the international chamber music world.

Click the image for program information.

No late seating.

For additional program information, please visit Camera Lucida's website: sdcamlu.org


Subscription and single tickets available at the UC San Diego Box OfficeTicket information: (858) 534-TIXS (8497). Season tickets on sale: AUGUST 8th.  Single tickets on sale: SEPTEMBER 5th.


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WEDS@7 Explorative, Explanitive, and Performative
Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online



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ArtPower presents Beijing Dance Theater
Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
8:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Founded in 2008, Beijing Dance Theater is led by its choreographer, Wang Yuanyuan, together with visual artists Tan Shaoyuan and Hanjiang. Born and raised in Beijing, Wang is one of China’s leading modern dance choreographers. She prides herself on being rooted in Chinese traditions, while at the same time producing innovative, authentic, and thought-provoking contemporary dance works for the world stage.

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Grad Forum
Friday, February 1st, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Grad Forums provide an outlet for Music Department graduate students to present individual and collaborative works on their own terms.

Program information to be announced.


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ArtPower presents Hermitage Piano Trio
Friday, February 1st, 2019
8:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


Descending from the great Russian musical tradition, the Hermitage Piano Trio is distinguished by its exuberant musicality, interpretative range, and sumptuous sound. In the same way that St. Petersburg’s venerable Hermitage State Museum represents the very essence and history of Russia while also using its collection to embrace and promote cultures from around the world, the trio embodies the majesty of their Russian lineage.

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WEDS@7 Palimpsest, curated by Erik Carlson
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Winter Palimpsest ensemble featuring the works of Eva-Maria Houben, Catherine Lamb, Anthony Vine, and Pauline Oliveros.


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Kathryn Schulmeister, double bass - Graduate Recital
Friday, February 8th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Saturday, February 9th, 2019
7:30 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

Katinka Kleijn–champion of new music and a member of the Chicago Symphony–is soloist in Philip Glass’ graceful Second Cello Concerto, drawn from his score to the film Noqoyqatsi. The concert concludes with one of Anton Bruckner’s most compact and attractive symphonies, dedicated to Wagner and full of Bruckner’s glorious writing for brass. Emerging composer LJ White adds to the fun with a new work commissioned by the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus.

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Sunday, February 10th, 2019
2:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

Katinka Kleijn–champion of new music and a member of the Chicago Symphony–is soloist in Philip Glass’ graceful Second Cello Concerto, drawn from his score to the film Noqoyqatsi. The concert concludes with one of Anton Bruckner’s most compact and attractive symphonies, dedicated to Wagner and full of Bruckner’s glorious writing for brass. Emerging composer LJ White adds to the fun with a new work commissioned by the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus.

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Michiko Ogawa, clarinets - Graduate Recital
Monday, February 11th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.


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WEDS@7 Karis, Carlson and Nicolas
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Program information to be announced.


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Soirée for Music Lovers
Thursday, February 14th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Soirée for Music Lovers: A tradition continues

In 1987, renowned virtuoso violinist János Négyesy established a series of Chamber Music concerts called the “Soirée for Music Lovers.” These programs were intended to be a musical counterpoint to the experimental music that characterized the music department at the University of California, where Professor Négyesy was a long-time faculty member. The quarterly concerts, featuring chamber music from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, grew to be a popular and elegant part of the musical life of San Diego. The tradition continues this year on Wednesday, February 14th, at the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall on UCSD campus. Päivikki Nykter, the late Professor Négyesy’s wife, musical partner and a featured performer in every previous Soirée, has taken up the mantle in presenting a program worthy of the Négyesy legacy.


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Improviser's Initiative presents: WHSS Duo
Friday, February 15th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

WHSS DUO is Sara Schoenbeck (Bassoon) and Wayne Horvitz (Piano, Electronics).

Sara Schoenbeck (Bassoon) and Wayne Horvitz (Piano, Electronics) first met as performers at the company style improvisation festival “Time Flies” in Vancouver B.C. in 2000.They have been frequent collaborators ever since in The Gravitas Quartet, Some Places Are Forever Afternoon, and numerous improvised collectives and performances. They are dedicating their long time collaboration to duo spaces of original music and improvisation.  A study of the crossroads where texture and extended technique meet with and support the expression of melody and song.

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WEDS@7 Charles Curtis, cello
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Program information to be announced.


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Distinguished Lecture Series: Gary Tomlinson
Friday, February 22nd, 2019
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Grad Forum
Friday, February 22nd, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Grad Forums provide an outlet for Music Department graduate students to present individual and collaborative works on their own terms.

Program information to be announced.


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WEDS@7 Steven Schick, solo percussion
Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Hans Abrahamsen Schnee (2008)

Nine person ensemble with graduate students.

With Felipe Rossi who will compose a companion piece to Schnee (to be announced).


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ArtPower presents Ephrat Asherie Dance
Thursday, February 28th, 2019
8:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Dedicated to revealing and exploring the inherent complexities of street and social dance forms, Ephrat Asherie Dance (EAD) creates original contemporary work that straddles dance and theater. EAD makes its West Coast debut with Odeon, an original dance work for seven dancers and four musicians. The performance marks the second collaboration between sister-and-brother team Ephrat and Ehud Asherie (choreographer and musical director, respectively).

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Cross-Wired
Friday, March 1st, 2019
4:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.


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red fish blue fish: Xenakis' Persephassa
Friday, March 1st, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Persephassa (1969) is the first of Xenakis' innovative and ambitious works for percussion ensemble. The title refers to the goddess Persephone, "the personification of telluric forces and of transmutations of life." The piece was commissioned for the first-ever Shiraz Festival (organized by the Empress of Iran), held at the historic desert site of Persepolis -- an awesome and altogether fitting setting for such a powerful work.

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ArtPower presents Vijay Iyer and Matt Haimovitz
Thursday, March 7th, 2019
8:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


Cellist Matt Haimovitz—an artist whose barrier-breaking performances have taken him around the world—joins forces with genius jazz composer-performer pianist Vijay Iyer in a program that truly defies definition.

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James Beauton, percussion - Graduate Recital
Friday, March 8th, 2019
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free


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Bass Ensembles
Friday, March 8th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Undergrad Forum
Saturday, March 9th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Voice Students, 32VM
Monday, March 11th, 2019
3:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Monday Night Jazz: 95JC Jazz Ensembles
Monday, March 11th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Chamber Orchestra
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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UC San Diego Gospel Choir
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
8:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $5.50
Students : Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Ken Anderson, San Diego's leading proponent of gospel, directs UCSD's gospel choir in a concert of African-American spirituals, blues, and traditional songs.


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95W World Music Students
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Students of Kartik Seshadri in a performance of Indian Classical Music


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UC San Diego Bach Ensemble
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Piano Studio Recital
Thursday, March 14th, 2019
2:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Chamber Singers, 95K
Thursday, March 14th, 2019
5:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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UC San Diego Wind Ensemble
Thursday, March 14th, 2019
7:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $5.50
Students : Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online



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Chamber Ensembles
Friday, March 15th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Saturday, March 16th, 2019
7:30 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

After meeting Laurie San Martin, one this country’s most important ebullient composers, we’ll experience the lightness of a classical great—the seldom-heard 8th Symphony of Beethoven—and conclude with Leonard Bernstein’s extraordinary and poignant Symphony No. 3 (Kaddish), with chorus, soprano soloist and narrator. The Bernstein piece, named for the Jewish prayer for the dead, was dedicated to the late President John F. Kennedy and premiered in the days after of his assassination in 1963. It is a reflection simultaneously on the loss of a president and the loss of a generation of European Jews. It is powerful music, but also hopeful.

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Sunday, March 17th, 2019
2:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

After meeting Laurie San Martin, one this country’s most important ebullient composers, we’ll experience the lightness of a classical great—the seldom-heard 8th Symphony of Beethoven—and conclude with Leonard Bernstein’s extraordinary and poignant Symphony No. 3 (Kaddish), with chorus, soprano soloist and narrator. The Bernstein piece, named for the Jewish prayer for the dead, was dedicated to the late President John F. Kennedy and premiered in the days after of his assassination in 1963. It is a reflection simultaneously on the loss of a president and the loss of a generation of European Jews. It is powerful music, but also hopeful.

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33B Introduction to Composition
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
3:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Camera Lucida
Monday, April 1st, 2019
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall


Reserved seating: $37
Faculty/Staff: $28
Students: FREE
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Camera Lucida is a chamber music collaboration between four musicians with diverse backgrounds. Camera Lucida is a unique project matching masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire with a group of world-class instrumentalists who happen to call San Diego home.

Under the artistic directorship of UC San Diego professor and cellist Charles Curtis and anchored by regular featured performances by San Diego Symphony Concertmaster Jeff Thayer, Formosa Quartet violist and USC professor Che-Yen Chen, concert pianist Reiko Uchida, UC San Diego performance faculty and occasional guests, Camera Lucida has established a tradition of challenging, musically ambitious programs performed with the assurance of an established ensemble, with the added flexibility of changing instrumentation and guests from the international chamber music world.

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No late seating.

For additional program information, please visit Camera Lucida's website: sdcamlu.org


Subscription and single tickets available at the UC San Diego Box OfficeTicket information: (858) 534-TIXS (8497). Season tickets on sale: AUGUST 8th.  Single tickets on sale: SEPTEMBER 5th.


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WEDS@7 Black Lives Matter
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Black Lives Matter, arias and duets from X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, Amistad and Central Park Five with bassist Kevin Short, baritone Carl DuPont, and pianist Alan Johnson.


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Madison Greenstone, clarinets - Graduate Recital
Friday, April 5th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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Kirsten Ashley Wiest, soprano - Graduate Recital
Saturday, April 13th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.

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WEDS@7 Susan Narucki, soprano
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Program information to be announced.

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WEDS@7 Palimpsest, curated by Steven Schick
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Program information to be announced.


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ArtPower presents St. Lawrence String Quartet
Friday, April 26th, 2019
8:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-8497


The award-winning St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) has spent nearly three decades at the top of the chamber music world. Based at Stanford University, the ensemble is renowned for the intensity of its performances, its breadth of repertoire, and its commitment to concert experiences that are at once intellectually exciting and emotionally alive.

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Pandit Kartik Seshadri, sitar
Saturday, April 27th, 2019
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Students : Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
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Sitar master Kartik Seshadri performs classical Indian ragas in the tradition of his mentor, legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar.

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Camera Lucida
Monday, April 29th, 2019
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall


Reserved seating: $37
Faculty/Staff: $28
Students: FREE
UC San Diego Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


Camera Lucida is a chamber music collaboration between four musicians with diverse backgrounds. Camera Lucida is a unique project matching masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire with a group of world-class instrumentalists who happen to call San Diego home.

Under the artistic directorship of UC San Diego professor and cellist Charles Curtis and anchored by regular featured performances by San Diego Symphony Concertmaster Jeff Thayer, Formosa Quartet violist and USC professor Che-Yen Chen, concert pianist Reiko Uchida, UC San Diego performance faculty and occasional guests, Camera Lucida has established a tradition of challenging, musically ambitious programs performed with the assurance of an established ensemble, with the added flexibility of changing instrumentation and guests from the international chamber music world.

Click on image for program information.

No late seating.

For additional program information, please visit Camera Lucida's website: sdcamlu.org


Subscription and single tickets available at the UC San Diego Box OfficeTicket information: (858) 534-TIXS (8497). Season tickets on sale: AUGUST 8th.  Single tickets on sale: SEPTEMBER 5th.


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WEDS@7 Takae Ohnishi, harpsichord
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Program information to be announced.


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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Saturday, May 4th, 2019
7:30 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

The twin towering figures of the first half of the 20th century were Igor Stravinsky and Arnold Schoenberg, separated by compositional method, aesthetic direction, and personal style. Nevertheless, they found themselves in Los Angeles at the same time, two great composers in the flood of expatriates driven from Europe by Nazism.

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Jasper Sussman - Graduate Recital
Saturday, May 4th, 2019
7:30 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Jasper Sussman’s contributions span from voice art to composition, from music research to pedagogy. Her recent work focuses around the myriads of expressive capabilities that the human voice possesses, and understanding these sounds on musical, cultural, and anatomical levels. Her first dissertation recital features all 20th and 21st century music; with styles ranging from Italian verismo to America Appalachian, her fondly selected program delightfully showcases the diversity of the human instrument.


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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Sunday, May 5th, 2019
2:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

The twin towering figures of the first half of the 20th century were Igor Stravinsky and Arnold Schoenberg, separated by compositional method, aesthetic direction, and personal style. Nevertheless, they found themselves in Los Angeles at the same time, two great composers in the flood of expatriates driven from Europe by Nazism.

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WEDS@7 Chamber Opera
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


kallisti

Established by Grammy award-winning soprano Susan Narucki at the University of California, San Diego in 2009,  kallisti offers San Diego audiences exceptional performances of rarely heard works for voice in an intimate setting.  Singers from UC San Diego's Graduate Program in Contemporary Music Performance and distinguished guest artists collaborate in a wide range of repertoire that celebrates the extraordinary beauty and power of the singing voice.  

Program information to be announced.

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Chamber Opera
Friday, May 10th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


kallisti

Established by Grammy award-winning soprano Susan Narucki at the University of California, San Diego in 2009,  kallisti offers San Diego audiences exceptional performances of rarely heard works for voice in an intimate setting.  Singers from UC San Diego's Graduate Program in Contemporary Music Performance and distinguished guest artists collaborate in a wide range of repertoire that celebrates the extraordinary beauty and power of the singing voice.  

Program information to be announced.

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Chamber Opera
Saturday, May 11th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


kallisti

Established by Grammy award-winning soprano Susan Narucki at the University of California, San Diego in 2009,  kallisti offers San Diego audiences exceptional performances of rarely heard works for voice in an intimate setting.  Singers from UC San Diego's Graduate Program in Contemporary Music Performance and distinguished guest artists collaborate in a wide range of repertoire that celebrates the extraordinary beauty and power of the singing voice.  

Program information to be announced.


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WEDS@7 Kamau Kenyatta & Joe Garrison
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Visionary composer Joe Garrison returns with Prayers & Mantras Suite in 9-movements, featuring bel canto soprano, 5 winds, piano, bass and live electronics.

Repertoire - Kamau Kenyatta Ensemble, Joe Garrison and Night People

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ArtPower presents Dorrance Dance
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
8:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
An ArtPower presentation.
Tickets handled by
UCSD Box Office
Ticket information: 858-534-TIXS (8497)


A collaboration between “one of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today,” (New Yorker) Michelle Dorrance and company member Nicholas Van Young, ETM: Double Down celebrates the origins of tap dance, in a contemporary context, by using electronic trigger boards. Turning the entire stage into an instrument, the score is not just danced to but danced by the company. ETM, which stands for electronic tap music, features eight dancers and six musicians exploring acoustic and digitally produced sounds.

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Miranda Cuckson, violin
Friday, May 17th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Violinist and violist Miranda Cuckson delights audiences in the US and abroad with her playing of a large range of repertoire and styles. Coming from a thorough grounding in the classical repertoire, she works at the forefront of today’s music scene. She works with an open-minded and adventurous but strongly individual view on contemporary music. She is passionate about the creative role of the performer/interpreter in the artistic process and in communicating the music. She appears as soloist and chamber musician at concert halls and festivals, schools and universities, galleries and informal spaces.
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WEDS@7 Stephanie Richards
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
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New Works by Stephanie Richards and collaborators.

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Piano Studio Recital
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
2:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.


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WEDS@7 Pamplemousse Ensemble
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
Student Rush: Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


" The absurd dances with the sublime, and playfulness collides with rigor. "

-Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader

Composer/performer collective Ensemble Pamplemousse was founded in 2003 to provide a focal point for like-minded creators with a thirst for sonic exploration. The ensemble is a close-knit group of divergent artistic personalities, emergent from training in disparate musical fields. Their collective love for the exquisite in all sonic realms leads the ensemble to persistently discover new vistas of sound at the frayed edges of dissective instrumental performance technique. Compositions aggregate each member's unique virtuosic talents into extraordinary magical moments. In the flexible moments of performance, the ensemble weaves together shapes of resonance, clusters of glitch, skitters of hyper action, and masses of absurdity into impeccable structures of unified beauty.


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UC San Diego Gospel Choir
Thursday, May 30th, 2019
8:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $5.50
Students : Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Ken Anderson, San Diego's leading proponent of gospel, directs UCSD's gospel choir in a concert of African-American spirituals, blues, and traditional songs.


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Undergrad Forum
Friday, May 31st, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.
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103C Undergraduate Juries
Saturday, June 1st, 2019
10:00 am
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.
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Chamber Orchestra
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.
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95W World Music Students
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Students of Kartik Seshadri in a performance of Indian Classical Music
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Singers and Choirs, 95CK
Thursday, June 6th, 2019
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.
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UC San Diego Wind Ensemble
Thursday, June 6th, 2019
7:00 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
General Admission: $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $5.50
Students : Free with ID
MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448
Purchase Online


Program information to be announced.
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Chamber Ensembles
Friday, June 7th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.
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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Saturday, June 8th, 2019
7:30 pm
Mandeville Auditorium
For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

We close our season with a reflection on the composer/soldiers of World War I, from Maurice Ravel to Ralph Vaughan-Williams to George Butterworth, whose life was tragically cut short in the war. Music from the same time by Charles Ives, and a favorite of Benjamin Britten, the Adagio for Strings rounds out a program that is both steeped in memory and full of messages for our own time.

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Voice Students, 32VM
Sunday, June 9th, 2019
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.
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Monday Night Jazz: 95JC Jazz Ensembles
Monday, June 10th, 2019
7:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater
Free

Program information to be announced.
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33C Introduction to Composition
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
3:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall
Free

Program information to be announced.

In an effort to conserve resources and reduce paper waste, we post our concert programs as electronic documents on this page (see listings, below). If you are not at a computer, you can easily access this page by scanning the QR code at right (for iPhones we recommend the Bakodo barcode scanning app). Programs for past concerts dating back to October 2008 are available in our concerts archive. Click here to connect with the archive.

PLEASE NOTE: As an experimental and new music department, much of our music is very intimate and quiet, for this reason, we request that students preparing concert reports refrain from writing or rustling papers during concerts.  We also respect the artistry of our musicians and adhere to a strict policy of NO LATE SEATING.  Guests arriving late may be turned away or will be asked to enter between pieces.

Please Note: The Department of Music does not take responsibility for the content of external websites, Facebook pages, and other outside UCSD.

 

Copies of concerts performed by the faculty and students of UCSD Music Department are available for educational use only by the performers, composers and faculty involved in the event pursuit to all applicable copyright laws. View our Dubbing Policy for more information.

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