Jorgensen Events Feed http://jorgensen.uconn.edu/ Upcoming Jorgensen Events Feed. en-us http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 The Little Prince /events/view.php?id=551

Theatre / Family

This iconic masterpiece, written by Antoine de St. Exupery, is a tale for all ages. Inventive puppets, live actors, original music and magnificent set design bring to life the heart-warming story of the Little Prince who gains rare and unique insights into love, loss and laughter. 

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 551
Beethoven Quartet Cycle - Part VI /events/view.php?id=532

Music / Classical

This season we fulfill a longtime dream of presenting the complete cycle of Beethoven's string quartets, to be performed by the remarkably talented Dover Quartet between November and April. Composed against the turbulent backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath, Beethoven's complete string quartets provide deep insight into his evolution as a composer. 

The Dover Quartet is "...the next Guarneri String Quartet – they're that good." – Chicago Tribune 


PART VI PROGRAM
Quartet in F Major, Op. 135
Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4
Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 532
Beethoven Quartet Cycle - Part V /events/view.php?id=531

Music / Classical

This season we fulfill a longtime dream of presenting the complete cycle of Beethoven's string quartets, to be performed by the remarkably talented Dover Quartet between November and April. Composed against the turbulent backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath, Beethoven's complete string quartets provide deep insight into his evolution as a composer. 

The Dover Quartet is "...the next Guarneri String Quartet – they're that good." – Chicago Tribune 


PART V PROGRAM
Quartet in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5
Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130, with Grosse Fuge, op. 133

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 531
The Nile Project /events/view.php?id=550

Music / World

One of the tightest cross-cultural collaborations in hisotry, the Nile Project Collective brings together artists from the 11 Nile basin countries to make music that combines the rich diversity of the oldest places on Earth. 


"Euphoric" – New York Times



Sponsored by the Teale Lecture Series

Lecture by Mina Girgis,
Enthomusicologist and founder of The Nile Project
Wed, Apr 19, 4 pm
Konover Auditorium 

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 550
Latin Fest '17 - Gilberto Santa Rosa /events/view.php?id=549

Music / Latino

DANCE CABARET / Doors open at 7 pm
Latin food & cash bar


Break out your dancing shoes! Our open dance floor is beckoning to you with the irresistible sounds of living legend Gilberto Santa Rosa, El Caballero de la Salsa (the Gentleman of Salsa). Dance, drink, and enjoy delicous Latin fare in Jorgensen's candlelit cabaret setting.


 

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 549
DakhaBrakha /events/view.php?id=548

Music / World

This hot Ukrainian folk-punk quartet, whose name means “give-take” in old Slavonic, stirs up a mesmerizing sound that melds traditional Ukrainian folk music, African grooves, Eastern colors, and a contemporary sensibility the band calls “ethno-chaos.”


The dramatic singers of DakhaBrakha accompany themselves on cello, accordion, and percussion, with Indian, Arabic, African, Russian, and Australian traditional instrumentation. Their astonishingly powerful and uncompromising vocal range creates a trans-national sound, with an overall effect that is simply entrancing. 


“...everything from punk-pop to traditional Ukrainian songs in cool yet beguiling textures..." - National Public Radio. 


"You may never again get a chance to see anything like the irresistible, wonderful sublime genius of DakhaBrakha." – Live Taos

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 548
Trevor Noah /events/view.php?id=547

Theatre / Comedy

South African comedian, television and radio host, and actor Trevor Noah has become a household name after taking over The Daily Show from Jon Stewart last fall. His witty commentary and political acumen is sure to leave you rolling in the aisles. 

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 547
One Night of Queen /events/view.php?id=546

Music / Rock

CABARET / Doors open at 7 pm
Cabaret fare, dessert & cash bar 


One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. Experience the spirit and passion of rock icon Freddie Mercury in this spectacular tribute. This show will ROCK YOU

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 546
The Sleeping Beauty /events/view.php?id=545

Dance / Ballet

This crowning jewel of Russian choreographer Marius Petipa's career is often considered to be the finest achievement of the Classical ballet genre. Directed by legendary Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko, the full length ballet is set to Tchaikovsky's lush and romantic musical score. With over 50 beautifully costumed dancers, The Sleeping Beauty comes alive admist magical effects and courtly splendor, while upholding the grand national tradition of Russian ballet. 

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 545
Cuisine & Confessions /events/view.php?id=544

Variety / Entertainment

Les 7 doigts de la main (The 7 fingers of the hand) presents one of its latest tantalizing creations, Cuisine & Confessions. Set in an iconic kitchen, the performance brings together eye-popping acrobatic choreograhy and pulsating music while evoking the joy and powerful memories associated with cooking – the touch of hands in batter, the smell of cookies baking, the taste of roasted oregano – leading us through a span of times and countries.


"An infallible circus-dance-theatre-rock recipe that brings us right back to our hearts while warming our stomachs!" – Le Monde

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 544
Sanam Marvi /events/view.php?id=543

Music / World

Sanam Marvi, Pakistan's inspiring diviner of South Asia's humanist, folk, and Sufi texts, is a vocal warrior for tolerance, spirituality, and peace. Whether singing in Urdu, Sindhi, or Saraiki, Marvi finds comfort in the wisdom of Sufis, and in the couplets on divine love and devotion of the great poets. Reaching across generations and cultures with her sultry voice, she creates an inspiring experience ... meditative and trance-inducing one moment, and thrillingly ecstatic the next. 



The presentation of Sanam Marvi is part of Center Stage, a public diplomacy initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts in cooperation with the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations, with support from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. Center Stage Pakistan is made possible by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. General management is provided by Lisa Booth Management, Inc. 

centerstageUS.org

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 543
KODO /events/view.php?id=542

Music / World

The world's most popular and celebrated Japanese drum ensemble is back by popular demand. An athletic and intimate duet between man and drum, this dazzling display of precision, dexterity and speed, fused with the spiritual beauty of taiko will lift you out of your seat. You will never spend a more viscerally exciting two hours.


"Nothing will prepare you for the 1,000 pound drum assault, the precise timing, or the wall of sound. An essential experience." – Time Out


Co-sponsored by the Asian American Cultural Center

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 542
BODYTRAFFIC /events/view.php?id=541

Dance / Contemporary

Praised for its "confident, hard-hitting" (LA Weekly) execution in a wide range of dance styles, BODYTRAFFIC was named one of Dance Magazine's 25 to Watch in 2013. Their growing repertory is vibrant, inspiring, accessible, and challenging to both new audiences and experienced dance enthusiasts alike. 


Founded in 2007, the company has surged to the forefront of the concert dance world, commisioning new works from some of today's most dynamc contemporary choreographers. 

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 541
Eric Whitacre Singers /events/view.php?id=540

Music / Vocal

An accomplished composer, conductor and lecturer, Eric Whitacre, with his pop-star-like onstage presence, has quickly become one of the most popular and performed composers of his generation. The Eric Whitacre Singers, his hand-picked Grammy Award-winning professional choir, performs everything from Monteverdi and Bach to Lauridsen, Britten and Whitacre. Ever-expanding audiences have a passion for Whitacre's signature compositional fingerprints, which include diatonic chord clusters, unconventional chord progressions, and frequent changes of meter. 

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 540
Beethoven Quartet Cycle - Part IV /events/view.php?id=530

Music / Classical

This season we fulfill a longtime dream of presenting the complete cycle of Beethoven's string quartets, to be performed by the remarkably talented Dover Quartet between November and April. Composed against the turbulent backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath, Beethoven's complete string quartets provide deep insight into his evolution as a composer. 

The Dover Quartet is "...the next Guarneri String Quartet – they're that good." – Chicago Tribune 


PART IV PROGRAM
Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3
Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso"
Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 530
Beethoven Quartet Cycle - Part III /events/view.php?id=528

Music / Classical

This season we fulfill a longtime dream of presenting the complete cycle of Beethoven's string quartets, to be performed by the remarkably talented Dover Quartet between November and April. Composed against the turbulent backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath, Beethoven's complete string quartets provide deep insight into his evolution as a composer. 

The Dover Quartet is "...the next Guarneri String Quartet – they're that good." – Chicago Tribune 


PART III PROGRAM
Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6
Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132 

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 528
Orchestre National de Lyon /events/view.php?id=539

Music / Classical

The Orchestre National de Lyon's illustrious past includes great musicians such as André Cluytens, Charles Munch, Paul Paray and Pierre Monteux. ONL Music Director Leonard Slatkin will conduct a romanctic all-French program including Hector Berlioz's vivid, fiery Symphonie Fantastique with concertmaster Jennifer Gilbert, who enjoys an international career as soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. The program will conclude with Ravel's Tzigane and Shéhérazade overture. 

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 539
Karrin Allyson /events/view.php?id=538

Music / Jazz

Known by the Los Angeles Times as "... one of the jazz world's finest," when one listens to Allyson's exquisitely distinictive voice, one hears heart, intelligence, and a deep musical sophistication. From heartfelt to sassy, her emotional range is beyond that of her musical peers. And there is a literate and engaging connection that honors the great tradition of blues, jazz and roots, expands to the Great American Songbook, and embraces French and Brazilian rhythms. Together with an ensemble of fearless and powerfully committed jazz virtuosi, they have developed an effortless style uniquely their own. 


"The stuff that shivers are made of, both innocent, sexy and world weary." – The Washington Post

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 538
Kathy Mattea /events/view.php?id=537

Music / Country

CABARET / Doors open at 7 pm
Cabaret fare, dessert & cash bar 


The beloved singer of such classic hits as "18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses," "Where've You Been," and "Goin' Gone," "subtly and gently revolutionized country music by infusing her songs with grace and intelligence" (Stereo Review). Known as one of the consummate song catchers, with six consecutive albums that were certified gold or platinum, Kathy Mattea's songs reach across boundaries into hearts, reshaping the way we think about music and reminding us of why we love it so much in the first place. 

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 537
Taj Express /events/view.php?id=536

Music / World

All Aboard the Taj Express, a thrilling new "Dance Romance" direct from film city Mumbai. For the first time in Bollywood musical history, this production brings music, dance and film together on stage, with the cream of Indian's film talent dancing in 2000 sparkling costumes. Expect all the extravaganza, escapism and romance that is "Bollywood." 

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 536
Boston Pops Holiday Concert /events/view.php?id=535

Music / Pops

Celebrate the magic of the season with "America's orchestra." Perfect for music lovers of all ages, this beloved annual concert is just bursting with holiday music favorites. Treat yourself to a festive evening, including the traditional audience sing-along and a surprise visit by jolly old St. Nick.


"...The best-known, most recorded and arguably most popular orchestra in the United States." – New York Times



Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 535
Joey Alexander Trio /events/view.php?id=534

Music / Jazz

At age 13, young Indonesian piano genius Joey Alexander is fearless at the keyboard. An extraordinary and uniquely gifted pianist he is one of today's most talked-about jazz artists. Performing a range of classic songs by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Billy Strayhorn, he has won the admiration of audiences by doing anything but playing it safe. Improvisational brilliance, along with a technique, feeling and authority that comes naturally, puts the young Alexander in a prodigy class all his own. 

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 534
Keb' Mo' Band /events/view.php?id=533

Music / Blues

CABARET / Doors open at 7 pm
Cabaret fare, dessert & cash bar


Award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and contemporary blues artist, Keb' Mo' writes mostly 12-bar blues, but he also has a gift for melodic folk-pop ballads. Drawing heavliy on the old-fashioned country blues style of Robert Johnson, he keeps his sound contemporary with a "flawless mix of passion and grit," touches of soul, and folksy storytelling.


Keb' Mo's music "flows like a fresh spring through the sludge of today's pop-rock-rap sound-alikes." – People Magazine

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 533
Beethoven Quartet Cycle - Part II /events/view.php?id=527

Music / Classical

This season we fulfill a longtime dream of presenting the complete cycle of Beethoven's string quartets, to be performed by the remarkably talented Dover Quartet between November and April. Composed against the turbulent backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath, Beethoven's complete string quartets provide deep insight into his evolution as a composer. 

The Dover Quartet is "...the next Guarneri String Quartet – they're that good." – Chicago Tribune 


PART II PROGRAM
Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2
Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74, "The Harp"
Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 527
Beethoven Quartet Cycle - Part I /events/view.php?id=526

Music / Classical

This season we fulfill a longtime dream of presenting the complete cycle of Beethoven's string quartets, to be performed by the remarkably talented Dover Quartet between November and April. Composed against the turbulent backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath, Beethoven's complete string quartets provide deep insight into his evolution as a composer. 

The Dover Quartet is "...the next Guarneri String Quartet – they're that good." – Chicago Tribune 


PART I PROGRAM
Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127
Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 526
Gazillion Bubble Show /events/view.php?id=525

Theatre / Family

Bubbles, bubbles, and more bubbles. From millions of tiny floating bubbles to bouncing mega bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles and more. This show promises a bubble good time for the whole family. World-acclaimed bubble artist and holder of 18 Guiness World Records, Fan Yang has taken his iconic bubble and laser show to greater heights with this brand new multi-million dollar bubble spectacle. You'll smile, laugh, and feel like a kid all over again! 


"Spectacular! Unlike anything you've ever seen before!" – Regis Philbin

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 525
Red Hot Chilli Pipers /events/view.php?id=524

Music / Rock

CABARET / Doors open at 6:30 pm
Cabaret fare, dessert & cash bar

It's bagpipes with attitude. The blazing Red Hot Chilli Pipers put on a Scottish rock extravaganza so hot it should have its own health warning! Twice voted Scotland's Live Act of the Year for their unique sound and fusion of clasic bagpipes and rock anthems (Bagrock!), the RHCP have been rocking the world from New York to Beijing. Their modern spin on piping and astounding drumming will leave you breathless!


"Sassy, sexy and hugely entertaining." – Lorraine Kelly 

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 524
Mythbusters /events/view.php?id=523

Variety / Entertainment

So exactly how hard is it to find a needle in a haystack? Can water dripping on your forehead really drive you nuts? Those are the kinds of questions, myths and urban legends that will come up in this humorous evening which seeks to find out which myths are true and which are not. 

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400 523
Capitol Steps /events/view.php?id=522

Music / Comedy

CABARET / Doors Open at 7 pm
Cabaret fare, dessert & cash bar

Whether you lean to the left or lean to the right, if you have any interest in our presidential election, you absolutely must see Capitol Steps! They've been putting politics and scandal to music for over 30 years. From tongue-in-cheek spoonerisms to cutting-edge political satire and clever song parodies, they hurl unbiased barbs at both sides of the aisle. Bone up on your politics with this hilarious group of former congressional staff members. They put the MOCK in Democracy! 

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 522
Ailey II /events/view.php?id=521

Dance / Contemporary

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country's best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today's most outstanding emerging choreographers. The program will include the iconic suite Revelations.


"...one of the most sublime dances ever choreographed."
The Boston Herald


alvinailey.org

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 521
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra /events/view.php?id=520

Music / Classical

Twenty-two year old South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho played Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1 to win gold at the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw last fall. Past first prize winners include Maurizio Pollini, Martha Argerich, Garrick Ohlsson, and Krystian Zimerman. Hear a repeat performance by Seong-Jin Cho in person at Jorgensen, together with the Warsaw Philharmonic, renowned for its eloquent and exuberant performances. Brahms' romantic Symphony No. 1 will conclude this inspiring program.

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 520
The Havana Cuba All-Stars /events/view.php?id=519

Music / Latino

DANCE CABARET / Doors open at 7 pm
Cabaret fare, dessert & cash bar


Comprised of Cuba's greatest and most prominent musicians, the Havana Cuba All-Stars band makes its debut tour of the United States with "Cuban Nights," a program of songs and music celebrating the extraordinary musical legacy of Cuba. Drawing inspiration from traditional Cuban Son – a genre which later gave way to salsa – the program's infectious melodies and rhythms are a rich product of the cultural diversity of the Cuban people.

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 519
The Best of Billy Joel /events/view.php?id=518

Music / Pop

CABARET / Doors open at 7 pm
Cabaret fare, dessert & cash bar


Michael Cavanaugh is the new voice of the American Rock & Roll Songbook. The charismatic piano sensation, who was hand-selected by Billy Joel as the captivating 'Piano Man' in Broadway's Movin' Out, entertains with his band in this concert of everyone's favorite Billy Joel hits.


michaelcavanaugh.com

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 518
Peter Rabbit Tales /events/view.php?id=517

Theatre / Family

In celebration of Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday anniversary, Enchantment Theatre Company brings her delightful stories about Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter Rabbit to life on the Jorgensen stage. The magical, marvelous world of Beatrix Potter will delight young audiences with fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorgeous scenery, and original music, as the exploits of our charming hero lead him to adventures (and misadventures) in Mr. McGregor's garden.

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 517
Maddie & Tae /events/view.php?id=516

Music / Country

Barley out of their teens, Maddie & Tae have been captivating fans with their honest and unfiltered songwriting. The youthful duo shook up the country music scene with their No. 1 Billboard and plantinum hit, "Girl in a Country Song." Now they're bringing a fresh new style to country music that fans just can't seem to get enough of.


maddieandtae.com

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 516