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Romeo and Jules

April 24–28

Romeo and Jules

Romeo and JulesAn adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and JulietAdapted and directed by Geoff Korf, UW Drama faculty, Associate DirectorApril 17 – 28, 2019Previews April 13 &…

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Momix

April 25–27

Momix

Celebrated around the world for performances of astounding inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX takes audiences into surreal and fantastic worlds. Seamlessly blending illusion, physicality,…

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Vocal Theatre Workshop: Philip Glass: Hydrogen Jukebox

April 26–27

Vocal Theatre Workshop: Philip Glass: Hydrogen Jukebox

UW Vocal Theatre Workshop presents the Northwest premiere of Hydrogen Jukebox, composed by Philip Glass, with a libretto by Beat poet Allen Ginsberg.  A modern classic, this work of music-theatre…

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Music of Today: Bonnie Whiting, percussion; Cristina Valdés, piano

May 1

Music of Today: Bonnie Whiting, percussion; Cristina Valdés, piano

The University of Washington School of Music and The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) co-sponsor this series featuring groundbreaking new works and modern classics by…

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Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band: Centerstage

May 2

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band: Centerstage

The UW Wind Ensemble (Timothy Salzman, director) and Symphonic Band (Steven Morrison, director) present their spring quarter concert, featuring winners of the UW Wind Ensemble Concerto…

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UW Symphony Orchestra with Yekwon Sunwoo, piano

May 3

UW Symphony Orchestra with Yekwon Sunwoo, piano

David Alexander Rahbee leads the University of Washington Symphony Orchestra in a program of music by Tchaikovsky and Beethoven. Guest pianist Yekwon Sunwoo, winner of the Fifteenth Van Cliburn…

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Yekwon Sunwoo

May 4

Yekwon Sunwoo

Yekwon Sunwoo burst onto the world stage last year, winning the coveted Gold Medal at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Not yet 30, the South Korean pianist is lauded as a…

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Music of Today: International Experimental Music Ensemble

May 10

Music of Today: International Experimental Music Ensemble

UW faculty improv band Indigo Mist (Richard Karpen, keyboards; Juan Pampin, live electronics; Ted Poor, drums; Steve Rodby, bass; Cuong Vu, trumpet) and special guests Ngô Trà My (Vietnam), dan…

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MFA Dance Concert

May 15–19

MFA Dance Concert

Six MFA candidates in dance invite you to participate in the premiere of six conceptually and aesthetically diverse works. Drawing from jazz, performance art, improvisational practices and…

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The Learned Ladies

May 18–June 2

The Learned Ladies

By Molière, Translated by Richard WilburDirected by Jane Nichols, guest directorMay 22 - June 2, 2019Previews 5/18 & 5/21The Parnell sisters don’t always agree. Armande is seeking a life…

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Guest Artist Concert: JACK Quartet - Human Subjects

May 18

Guest Artist Concert: JACK Quartet - Human Subjects

The members of the JACK Quartet don portable EEG and wearable muscle neuron sensors in Human Subjects, the culminating performance of the group’s extended residency at the University of…

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Lila Downs

May 21

Lila Downs

Iconic Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning singer Lila Downs is one of the world’s most singular and powerful voices — her compelling stage presence and poignant storytelling transcend all…

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The Alexander String Quartet with Joyce Yang

May 22

The Alexander String Quartet with Joyce Yang

In a new project by the Alexander String Quartet and pianist Joyce Yang, Samuel Adams-composer in residence with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra -explores the resonance of Mozart with his own…

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Modern Music Ensemble

May 23

Modern Music Ensemble

The University of Washington Modern Music Ensemble, Cristina Valdés, director, performs works of our time in several concerts each year. Including repertoire from the early to mid-20th century and…

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IMPFest XI

May 24–25

IMPFest XI

The student-led Improvised Music Project and the School of Music present IMPFest XI, featuring students and faculty from the UW Jazz Studies Program performing with internationally renowned…

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Studio Jazz Ensemble & UW Modern Band

May 28

Studio Jazz Ensemble & UW Modern Band

The Studio Jazz Ensemble performs big band arrangements and repertory selections. The Modern Band performs innovative arrangements of jazz standards, selections from the outer limits of the genre,…

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Chamber Singers & University Chorale: Bon Voyage!

May 29

Chamber Singers & University Chorale: Bon Voyage!

The University Chorale and Chamber Singers present music prepared for their summer 2019 tour and their July 2019 appearances at the Laulupidu, or Estonian Song Festival, where the UW choirs are to…

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Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Bands: Music Obscura

May 30

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Bands: Music Obscura

The UW Wind Ensemble and Symphonic, Band perform works by Zdeněk Lukáš, Bernard Rands, and others in their year-end concert.Zdeněk Lukáš: Musica Boema Bernard Rands: Ceremonial  

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UW Sings

May 31

UW Sings

The University Singers, Treble Choir, and UW Glee Club present their popular year-end concert. 

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Percussion Ensemble With UW Steel Band and Gamelan Ensemble

May 31

Percussion Ensemble With UW Steel Band and Gamelan Ensemble

Percussion Studies chair Bonnie Whiting directs students from the UW Percussion Studio in this end-of-year performance. Also appearing:  The UW Steel Drum Band (Shannon Dudley, director) and the…

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Gospel Choir

June 3

Gospel Choir

Phyllis Byrdwell leads the 100-voice gospel choir in songs of praise, jubilation, and other expressions of the Gospel tradition. 

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Body Awareness

June 4–9

Body Awareness

It’s Body Awareness Week on a Vermont college campus and Phyllis, the organizer, and her partner, Joyce, are hosting one of the guest artists in their home: Frank, a photographer famous for his…

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Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist: Heri Purwanto

June 4

Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist: Heri Purwanto

The master Javanese gamelan musician Heri Purwanto from Indonesia performs with his students in this evening of gamelan music and dance.

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UW Symphony & Combined University Choirs:  Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

June 7

UW Symphony & Combined University Choirs: Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

Geoffrey Boers leads the combined UW Symphony Orchestra and combined University Choirs in a performance of Benjamin Britten’s rarely performed War Requiem, Op. 66. With members of the Seattle…

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