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29 event dates found
    Mar 26
    Early Music Ensembles
    Category
    Music
    Time
    4:00pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian Music Institute

    Student Ensembles
    Early Music Ensembles
    -featuring Collegium Musicum / Baroque Ensemble / Monteverdi Ensemble Dr. Larry Lipkis, director
    4:00 PM – Sunday, March 26, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    For up-to-date information, please visit: www.moravian.edu/music/concert-schedule

    Mar 26
    Celtic Ensemble – “Heather & Thistle – Music of Scotland”
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:00pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian Music Institute

    Student Ensembles
    Celtic Ensemble – “Heather & Thistle – Music of Scotland”
    Guitar Ensemble – “Music from Spain!”
    Alison Gillespie & John Arnold, directors
    7:00 PM – Sunday, March 26, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    Join us Sunday evening as two of Moravian’s most popular ensembles perform music from across the pond. The Moravian College Celtic Ensemble, under the direction of Alison Gillespie, will present Heather and Thistle – Music from the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland. Featuring fiddles, flutes, whistles, bagpipes, piano, guitars, and achingly beautiful vocals, the ensemble will bring Outlander to life with authentic, well-loved and time-tested Scottish melodies and songs. The Moravian College Guitar Ensemble will perform Music from Spain! Works by Gaspar Sanz, Isaac Albeniz, Francisco Tarrega, Enrique Granados, and traditional Flamenco will be represented in solo, duo, and ensemble combinations.

    Mar 31
    Moravian College Dance Company
    Category
    Dance
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Performances
    Moravian College Dance Company
    Melissa Rowbottom, artistic director / Gina Mento, assistant director
    7:30 PM – Friday, March 31, 2017 & Saturday, April 1, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    The 42nd Annual Dance Company Concert features pieces choreographed by students, dance faculty, and guests from the Lehigh Valley’s dance community including ballet, contemporary, modern, tap, & jazz.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Apr 01
    Moravian College Dance Company
    Category
    Dance
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Performances
    Moravian College Dance Company
    Melissa Rowbottom, artistic director / Gina Mento, assistant director
    7:30 PM – Friday, March 31, 2017 & Saturday, April 1, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    The 42nd Annual Dance Company Concert features pieces choreographed by students, dance faculty, and guests from the Lehigh Valley’s dance community including ballet, contemporary, modern, tap, & jazz.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Apr 01
    Moravian College Women’s Chorus
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian Music Institute

    Student Ensemble
    Moravian College Women’s Chorus
    Eduardo Azzati, director
    7:30 – Saturday, April 1, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    For up-to-date information, please visit: www.moravian.edu/music/concert-schedule

    Apr 01
    Power & Grace
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    First Presbyterian Church
    Presented by Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra
    Phone
    610-434-7811

    Soloist: Bella Hristova, violin

    Beethoven- Egmont Overture, Op. 84
    Tchaikovsky- Serenade for string orchestra, Op. 48
    Bruch- Violin concerto No. 1 in g minor, Op. 26

    Tickets:
    Preferred Seating (Front): Adults $35; Srs. 62+ $30
    Standard Seating (Middle): Adult $25; Sr. 62+ $20
    Students through college w/ I.D receive free admission. Inquire at the door.

    Apr 02
    Luke DiGiacinto, tenor voice & organ
    Category
    Music
    Time
    2:00pm
    Location
    Central Moravian Church
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Recital
    Luke DiGiacinto, tenor voice & organ
    2:00 PM – Sunday, April 2, 2017
    Central Moravian Church, Main & Church Streets, Bethlehem
    No admission charge

    Senior sacred music major, Luke DiGiacinto, will be performing a recital of organ and vocal music at the beautiful Central Moravian Church.  Some of the composers represented in the program will be Handel, Bach, Poulenc, Hindemith, & Strauss.  The organ at Central Moravian Church is a 1954 Moller that has been restored by Emery Brothers and digitally enhancement by the Walker technical company.  This will be the first time in his recitals, where voice and organ make an appearance on the same program!  Additional performers include Kimberly Leamon, soprano, and Eileen Wescoe, piano.

    Apr 02
    Euclid Quartet
    Category
    Music
    Time
    3:00pm
    Location
    Foy Hall
    Presented by Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem
    Phone
    610-435-7611

    Bartók: String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 7
    Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810 “Death and the Maiden”

    Single ticket prices:
    Age greater than 25 — $27
    Age less than or equal to 25 — free admission with ID at the door

    Apr 02
    Patrick Oswald, organ & composition
    Category
    Music
    Time
    4:00pm
    Location
    Central Moravian Church
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Recital
    Patrick Oswald, organ & composition
    4:00 PM – Sunday, April 2, 2017
    Central Moravian Church, Main & Church Streets, Bethlehem
    No admission charge

    Organist and composer, Patrick Oswald, will present a recital featuring both timeless gems of the organ repertoire and new works ready for their time in the spotlight.  Come hear a concert that pulls out all the stops – literally!

    Apr 06
    Stuff
    Category
    Theatre
    Time
    8:00pm
    Location
    Arena Theatre, Moravian College
    Presented by Moravian College Theatre Company

    A new play about unsustainability
    Directed by Christopher Shorr

    Created from student-written text, this original piece will explore this year’s IN-Focus theme of Sustainability in both subject and production practice, and celebrate the voices of Moravian’s emerging student writers.  What does it mean to do “green theatre” at Moravian College?  Join us to find out.

    Venue:  THE ARENA THEATRE, located on Moravian College’s North campus (1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA) on the lower level of the Haupert Union Building, at the corner of Laurel and Monocacy Streets.

    Ticket prices: $15 general admission; $10 senior citizens; $5 Moravian College faculty & staff; Students pay-what-you-will at the door

    Apr 07
    “Oboe, She Didn’t”
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Recital
    Nicole Weaver, oboe
    “Oboe, She Didn’t”

    7:30 PM – Friday, April 7, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    No admission charge

    Join us for a night of oboe music as Nicole Weaver, senior music major, presents the works of Camille Saint-Saëns, Gordon Jacobs, and Ernst Krenek, accompanied by Eileen Wescoe, piano.

    Apr 07
    Stuff
    Category
    Theatre
    Time
    8:00pm
    Location
    Arena Theatre, Moravian College
    Presented by Moravian College Theatre Company

    A new play about unsustainability
    Directed by Christopher Shorr

    Created from student-written text, this original piece will explore this year’s IN-Focus theme of Sustainability in both subject and production practice, and celebrate the voices of Moravian’s emerging student writers.  What does it mean to do “green theatre” at Moravian College?  Join us to find out.

    Venue:  THE ARENA THEATRE, located on Moravian College’s North campus (1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA) on the lower level of the Haupert Union Building, at the corner of Laurel and Monocacy Streets.

    Ticket prices: $15 general admission; $10 senior citizens; $5 Moravian College faculty & staff; Students pay-what-you-will at the door

    Apr 08
    “Her Senior Recital – Part 2”
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Recital
    Catherine Kelly, soprano
    “Her Senior Recital – Part 2”

    7:30 PM – Saturday, April 8, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    No admission charge

    This is the second installment of Catherine Kelly’s senior recital.  It will feature varying styles of music for the soprano voice.  Eileen Wescoe, piano, accompanies.

    Apr 08
    Stuff
    Category
    Theatre
    Time
    8:00pm
    Location
    Arena Theatre, Moravian College
    Presented by Moravian College Theatre Company

    A new play about unsustainability
    Directed by Christopher Shorr

    Created from student-written text, this original piece will explore this year’s IN-Focus theme of Sustainability in both subject and production practice, and celebrate the voices of Moravian’s emerging student writers.  What does it mean to do “green theatre” at Moravian College?  Join us to find out.

    Venue:  THE ARENA THEATRE, located on Moravian College’s North campus (1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA) on the lower level of the Haupert Union Building, at the corner of Laurel and Monocacy Streets.

    Ticket prices: $15 general admission; $10 senior citizens; $5 Moravian College faculty & staff; Students pay-what-you-will at the door

    Apr 09
    Stuff
    Category
    Theatre
    Time
    2:00pm
    Location
    Arena Theatre, Moravian College
    Presented by Moravian College Theatre Company

    A new play about unsustainability
    Directed by Christopher Shorr

    Created from student-written text, this original piece will explore this year’s IN-Focus theme of Sustainability in both subject and production practice, and celebrate the voices of Moravian’s emerging student writers.  What does it mean to do “green theatre” at Moravian College?  Join us to find out.

    Venue:  THE ARENA THEATRE, located on Moravian College’s North campus (1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA) on the lower level of the Haupert Union Building, at the corner of Laurel and Monocacy Streets.

    Ticket prices: $15 general admission; $10 senior citizens; $5 Moravian College faculty & staff; Students pay-what-you-will at the door

    Apr 09
    Amber Anne Emerson, jazz vocals & Frank Sparacio, jazz trumpet
    Category
    Music
    Time
    4:00pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Recital
    Amber Anne Emerson, jazz vocals & Frank Sparacio, jazz trumpet
    4:00 PM – Sunday, April 9, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    No admission charge

    Join junior music performance majors, Amber Anne Emerson, jazz voice, and Frankie Sparacio, jazz trumpet, as they share some of their favorite repertoire.  Jazz pianist and faculty member, Skip Wilkins, lends his talents to the afternoon.

    Apr 09
    Moravian College Community Orchestra
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:00pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Ensemble
    Moravian College Community Orchestra
    -featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra’s concert master David Kim, violin
    Donald Spieth, director
    7:00 PM – Sunday, April 9, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $15 general admission / $10 seniors & students

    The concert master of the Philadelphia Orchestra, David Kim, violin, joins the Moravian College Community Orchestra in Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 64, in E minor in this, the first, Baker Great Artist Program. Also on the program is Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, Op. 95 in E minor (From the New World). This evening is made possible, in part, by the Dexter F. and Dorothy H. Baker Foundation.

    Apr 12
    M.I.M.E. - Moravian Improvised Music Ensemble
    Category
    Music
    Time
    9:00pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian Music Institute
    Student Ensemble
    M.I.M.E. – Moravian Improvised Music Ensemble
    Dan DeChellis, director
    9:00 PM – Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    Winners of the 2016 Lehigh Valley Music Award for “Best Classical Ensemble,” the Moravian [College] Improvised Music Ensemble (M.I.M.E.) performs spontaneous creative music that draws from all genres of music, but is founded on classical forms and structure. Their concerts are always diverse and never the same!

    Apr 17
    Percussion Ensemble & Brass Ensemble
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Ensembles
    Percussion Ensemble & Brass Ensemble
    Steven Mathiesen & Larry Wright, directors
    7:30 PM – Monday, April 17, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    For up-to-date information, please visit: www.moravian.edu/music/concert-schedule

    Apr 21
    “Ron Bogart’s Senior Recital”
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Recital
    Ronald Bogart, drum set
    “Ron Bogart’s Senior Recital”

    7:30 PM – Friday, April 21, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    No admission charge

    Join the Ron Bogart Quartet for an evening of Ron’s original tunes, standards, and lesser known jazz compositions.  The Quartet includes: Tony Gairo, saxophones; Patrick Kerssen, piano; Connor Koch, bass, and, of course, Ron Bogart, drum set.

    Apr 22
    Moravian College Opera Ensemble
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian Music Institute
    Student Ensemble
    Moravian College Opera Ensemble
    Justen Blackstone, director / Suzanne Kompass, artistic director
    7:30 PM – Saturday, April 22, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    The Opera Workshop is a select ensemble made-up of students of all skill levels and voice types. They study the history of opera, opera roles, opera literature, and dramatic presentation. In this final concert, they will perform several scenes from various operas. The workshop’s goal is to debunk the mysticism of opera as well as introduce the students (and the audience) to the height of drama. Please feel free to check the Music Department website for updates: www.moravian.edu/music/concert-schedule

    Apr 23
    Composers’ Concert
    Category
    Music
    Time
    4:00pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian Music Institute
    Student Concert
    Composers’ Concert
    4:00 PM – Sunday, April 23, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    This yearly Spring concert features new works by Moravian College students.

    Apr 23
    Moravian College Wind Ensemble
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:00pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Ensemble
    Moravian College Wind Ensemble
    Dr. Carl Hess, director
    7:00 – Sunday, April 23, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $15 general admission / $10 students & seniors

    For up-to-date information, please visit:  www.moravian.edu/music/concert-schedule

    Apr 24
    Moravian College Trombone Ensemble
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Ensemble
    Moravian College Trombone Ensemble
    Ralph Brodt III, director & trombone soloist
    7:30 PM – Monday, April 24, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $10 general admission

    Nine Moravian students plus 20 of the Lehigh Valley’s finest trombonists and former students will join forces for this evening of sliding brass music. Featured works by local composers and arrangers – Peter Petrack & Doug Bolasky, and Ralph Brodt III’s first published arrangement – Londonderry Grace. Words cannot describe the sound of a large trombone choir – you must be there to experience the thrill.

    Apr 29
    Arts Alive: How Does Your Garden Show?
    Category
    Special Events
    Time
    11:00am – 12:30pm
    Location
    Garden Design, Inc.
    Presented by Lehigh Valley Arts Council

    Join us at Garden Design, Inc. in Allentown, with award-winning landscape architect Frederick Learey. Whether you like to entertain outdoors or seek sanctuary in nature or provide a playground for your family, you can make your landscape a reflection of your personality. Mr. Learey’s extensive experience in designing formal estate gardens and outdoor living projects, including full outdoor kitchens and roof-covered spaces with outdoor heaters, sound and video, will captivate and inspire you. Members of the Arts Council: $25 / Nonmember: $35

    http://www.gardendesigninc.com/

    Enjoy all three 2017 Arts Alive events for the price of $60 (savings of $15)! Available only for Lehigh Valley Arts Council members. http://www.etix.com/ticket/k/9563108/arts-alive-2017-series-package-allentown-lehigh-valley-arts-council

    Apr 29
    Amy Beach – Mass in E-Flat Major, Op. 5 Moravian College Choir
    Category
    Music
    Time
    7:30pm
    Location
    Foy Concert Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Ensemble
    Amy Beach – Mass in E-Flat Major, Op. 5
    Moravian College Choir

    Dr. Paula Ring Zerkle, director
    7:30 PM – Saturday, April 29, 2017
    Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    $15 general admission / $10 seniors & students

    A Lehigh Valley Premiere!  The first Mass written by an American woman:  Mass in E-Flat Major, Op. 5 by Amy Beach (1867-1944) – featuring Suzanne Kompass, soprano, Megan Durham, alto, Greg Oaten, tenor, & Justen Blackstone, baritone – with The Beach Festival Orchestra and the Moravian College Choir.

    Apr 30
    Borealis Wind Quintet
    Category
    Music
    Time
    3:00pm
    Location
    Cathedral Church of the Nativity
    Presented by Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem
    Phone
    610-435-7611

    Charles Lefebvre: Suite, Op. 57
    Eric Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet
    Nino Rota: Petite Offrande Musicale
    Samuel Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31
    Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet, Op. 43

    Single ticket prices:
    Age greater than 25 — $27
    Age less than or equal to 25 — free admission with ID at the door

    May 07
    Moravian College Music Institute Students in Recital
    Category
    Music
    Time
    4:00pm
    Location
    Peter Hall
    Presented by Moravian College Music Institute

    Student Recital
    Moravian College Music Institute Students in Recital
    4:00 PM – Sunday, May 7, 2017
    Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
    No admission charge

    Students of the Moravian College Music Institute perform their year-end recital in the stained-glass splendor of Peter Hall.  Performers are of varying ages presenting differing musical styles and instruments.  Come and enjoy their talents!  A reception immediately follows the recital.

    May 21
    Claremont Piano Trio with Melissa Reardon, viola
    Category
    Music
    Time
    3:00pm
    Location
    Foy Hall
    Presented by Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem
    Phone
    610-435-7611

    Mozart: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493
    Sean Shepherd: Trio (2012) ( Claremont Trio commission)
    Dvorák: Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65

    Single ticket prices:
    Age greater than 25 — $27
    Age less than or equal to 25 — free admission with ID at the door