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Hill Hall Auditorium, UNC Campus

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145 East Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

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January 2017

Nani Topeng Losari

January 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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The extraordinary range of dance forms in Indonesia is a reflection of the country’s huge diversity of cultures and ethnicities. Originating in Cirebon on the north coast of West Java, the Topeng Losari mask dance is rooted in indigenous Javanese culture. Award-winning seventh-generation mask dancer Nani is working to revive this highly dramatic, opulently costumed tradition. Demanding exceptional agility and stamina, the mask dances (“topeng” dances) of Losari are steeped in mysticism and magic, with the belief that masks transfer…

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February 2017

The Complete Philip Glass Piano Etudes

February 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
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Ten pianists perform this contemplative portrait of Philip Glass’s personal soundscape over the course of two decades. Written with the aim of expanding his piano technique, each étude takes a unique approach to the instrument, with the complete works exploring a broad range of dynamics, tempo, harmonics and emotional expression. In this uncommon gathering of talents, Glass is joined by nine remarkable pianists from diverse disciplines, including longtime collaborators, contemporary music specialists, pianist/composers, and UNC-Chapel Hill Assistant Professor of Music Clara Yang and current undergraduate Margaret Lynch.…

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March 2017

Mark Padmore, tenor and Jonathan Biss, piano

March 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
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Venerated for his searingly emotional interpretations, Mark Padmore was named 2016 Vocalist of the Year by Musical America. With an international career in opera, concert and recital, his extensive discography includes a Gramophone Award for his recording of Schubert’s Winterreise. Jonathan Biss is a world-renowned pianist who shares his deep musical and intellectual curiosity in the concert hall and beyond. He performs a diverse repertoire including Mozart and Beethoven, the Romantics and contemporary composers. NPR Music named Biss’s album of Schubert and Kurtág one of the best albums of…

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April 2017

Behzod Abduraimov, piano

April 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
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Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov’s electric performances have established him as a forerunner in the new generation of classical instrumentalists. From crystalline delicacy to thundering power, his preternatural command of the keyboard sends chills down the spine as he plunges into the underworld of the score at hand. Past appearances include the Prokofiev Piano Concerto cycle with the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev, culminating in his exhilarating concerto debut at Carnegie Hall.

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