Skip header content and main navigation Binghamton University, State University of New York - News
Binghamton University Newsroom
Binghamton University Newsroom

INSIDE BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY

Binghamton University arts 2007-08

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available from the Anderson Center box office, by calling 777-ARTS, 
at http://anderson.binghamton.edu or at the door.

 


September

From the Permanent Collection

Fall and spring semesters, University Art Museum
Life of Manuscripts; Ceramics from Asia to Europe; American Painters; Renaissance and Baroque Art; Masks from Africa; African Art from Mali; Asian Art with new acquisitions.

Lovis Corinth, Expressionist
Sept. 4-Oct. 20, University Art Museum, second floor
Steady the Shaking Hand: works on paper.

I’m Not Scared
Sept. 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

Timothy Perry and Friends:
The Orient Express

Sept. 8 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
Follow the route of the fabled luxury train as clarinetist Timothy Perry and pianist Margaret Reitz (pictured at left) lead you on a musical journey from Paris to Constantinople with music by Brahms, Mozart, Bartok, Ivo Papasov and more. Joining for the ride are cellist Stephen Stalker, violinist Janey Choi and mezzo-soprano Ivy Gaibel. Tickets: $15 for the general public, $13 for faculty, staff and seniors and $7 for students.

A Sonic Blast: Thrilling Works for Organ, Brass and Percussion
Sept. 9 at 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church in Binghamton
Jonathan Biggers, professor of organ, will be joined by the Ithaca Brass and percussion instructor Daniel Fabricius for the program. Tickets: $15 for the general public, $13 for faculty, staff and seniors and $7 for students.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Sept. 28, 8 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
The show features the world premiere of Cat, conceived by and created for the Anderson Center as inspired by the story Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Tickets: $41 general public, $35 faculty and staff, $36 senior citizens, $21 students.

Sarsaparilla to Sorcery
Sept. 28-Nov. 3, University Art Museum, first floor
Photographic images from Jeff Gibson’s book

Cornelia Ruehlicke
Sept. 28-Nov. 3, University Art Museum, first floor
Dancers from Life: drawings

Gunner Palace
Sept. 28 and 30 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

Romanticism Unleashed:
A Faculty Recital by cellist Stephen Stalker
Sept. 30 at 3 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Cellist Stephen Stalker (pictured at left) will be joined by pianists Michael Salmirs and Ewe Mackiewicz-Wolfe for a musical journey from Norway to France spanning 32 years with music by Grieg, Sibelius, Janacek and Debussy. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and $1 for students.

 

 



October

Midday Concert

Oct. 4 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

After the Wedding
Oct. 5 and 7 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

Midday Concert
Oct. 11 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Rabbit Hole
Oct. 12-14 and 18-20 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 3 p.m., FA-Studio A
Becca and Howie had the perfect life. But when a tragic accident threatens to tear apart their family, they face tough questions about themselves and their place in the universe. This production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s play is directed by Anne Brady. Tickets: $14 for the general public; $12 for faculty, staff and seniors and $8 for students.

The Host
Oct. 12 and 14 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

University Orchestra: Suite Diversions
Oct. 14 at 3 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
Flute soloist Georgetta Maiolo is featured in Bach’s Telemann Suite in A minor. Conductor Timothy Perry also leads the orchestra in The Three-Cornered Hat by Manuel de Falla and Bartok’s Dance Suite. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and free for students.

Midday Concert
Oct. 18 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Factory Girl
Oct. 19 and 21 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

Family Weekend Concert
Oct. 20 at 3 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
A free show presented by the Wind Ensemble, Harpur Chorale and Women’s Chorus.

Big Band Jazz! A scholarship benefit in memory of Robert Terrell
Oct. 25 at 8 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
Al Hamme, professor emeritus and founder of the jazz ensemble program, will honor his longtime friend and colleague Bob Terrell by recreating The Terrell-Masters Orchestra. Terrell’s most recent musical organization, the Mason-Warrington Orchestra, will also be featured. The endowment fund will become the Slam Stewart/Glenn Gardner/Bob Terrell Scholarship. Tickets: $18 for the general public, $16 for faculty, staff and seniors and $10 for students.

Midday Concert
Oct. 25 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

The Madrigal Choir of Binghamton
Oct. 26 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Binghamton Madrigal Choir, under the direction of Anne Cotten, will present a concert of Asian and Asian-inspired music. The concert will also feature Chinese music performed by faculty members Hong Zhang and Margaret Reitz. Tickets: $15 for the general public, $10 for faculty, staff, and seniors and $5 for students.

Contemporary Calligraphics: Three artists image the word
Oct. 26-Dec. 1, University Art Museum, second floor

Fur
Oct. 26 and 28 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

 

 



November

Midday Concert
Nov. 1 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Iron Island
Nov. 2 and 4 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

Binghamton Baroque Ensemble
Nov. 8 at 8 p.m.,
FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Binghamton’s own period-instrument ensemble follows up last year’s sold-out debut concert with a program of early 17th-century Italian vocal and instrumental music by Claudio Monteverdi and his contemporaries. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and $1 for students.

Midday Concert
Nov. 8 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Into the Woods
Nov. 9-10 and 16-17 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2 p.m., FA-Watters Theater
This Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim intertwines a collection of 18th-century Brothers Grimm fairy tales. The original story involving a Baker and his Wife’s quest to break a curse that keeps them childless ties together the stories of Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel and Cinderella. This production is directed by Tom Kremer with Sue Peters as music director. Tickets: $18 for the general public, $12 for faculty, staff and seniors and $10 for students.

13 Tzameti
Nov. 9 and 11 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

University Chorus: Words and Music
Nov. 10 at 8 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
The University Chorus, conducted by Bruce Borton, will present a free concert focusing on the relationship between great texts and great musical settings of those texts. It will open with five centuries of Psalm settings and continue with the poetry of Whitman, e.e. cummings and texts by Shakespeare and Jean Anouilh.

Harpur Jazz Ensemble
Nov. 15 at 8 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
The Harpur Jazz Ensemble, directed by Michael Carbone, studies and performs big band repertoire. A professional guest jazz artist will join in the fun. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and free for students.

Jazz Midday Concert
Nov. 15 at 1:20 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
Free jazz concert featuring student and faculty performers as well as a guest artist.

Viola Plus!
Nov. 16 at 8 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Violist Roberta Crawford and colleagues violinist Janey Choi, cellist Stephen Stalker and pianist Michael Salmirs present an evening of chamber music. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and $1 for students.

Lady Chatterley
Nov. 16 and 18 at 7:30 p.m., LH-6
Tickets for Harpur Film Society screenings are $4.

Concerto Competition Auditions
Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall

eFEMera: The Art of Feminist Activism
Nov. 27-Dec. 7, University Art Museum, first floor
Organized and curated by Aruna D’Souza, Art History

Midday Concert
Nov. 29 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Flute Studio Recital
Nov. 30 at 10:30 a.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Flute Studio students, directed by Georgetta Maiolo, will perform a free recital.

 

 



December

 

Flute Ensemble Recital
Dec. 1 at noon, FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
The Flute Ensemble, directed by Georgetta Maiolo, will perform a free recital.

Reunion Recital
Dec. 1 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
This year’s reunion recital will include two prominent master’s and Tri-Cities Opera alumni, baritone Aaron St. Claire Nicholson and bass-baritone Todd Robinson. The program features songs from Don Quichotte by Ravel and Ibert, an Opera Set by Mozart, opera duet favorites, songs by Randy Newman and more. Tickets: $15 for the general public, $13 for faculty, staff and seniors and $7 for students.

Sounds Behind the Celluloid
Dec. 2 at 3 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
The Binghamton University Symphony Orchestra will return with state-of-the art orchestral film scores by Hans Zimmer, James Horner, John Williams and more. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and free for students.

Percussion Ensemble
Dec. 4 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Binghamton University Percussion Ensemble, directed by Dan Fabricius, will perform a free concert.

Harpur Chorale and Women’s Chorus
Dec. 6 at 8 p.m., Trinity Memorial Church in Binghamton
The Harpur Chorale and Women’s Chorus, directed by Peter Browne, will present a free winter concert.

Midday Concert
Dec. 6 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Russian Stars of the St. Petersburg State Ice Ballet
featuring Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker on ice
Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
Just in time for the holidays, this company of 35 champion skaters turned ice dancers will perform on an iced stage. Tickets: $25 for the general public and $15 for children 12 and younger.

Wind Ensemble
Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Binghamton University Wind Ensemble, directed by Robert Smith, will perform a free concert.

 



Note: There area no arts events scheduled for January at this time.

February

Romance, Fantasy, Tragedy
Feb. 10 at 3 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
Violinist Janey Choi, violist Roberta Crawford, cellist Stephen Stalker, oboist John Lathwell and pianist Michael Salmirs offer a concert filled with romance, fantasy and tragedy: Dohnanyi’s tour de force for strings, an early masterpiece by Benjamin Britten and Brahms’ Werther Quartet. Tickets: $15 for the general public, $13 for faculty, staff and seniors and $7 for students.

State Symphony Orchestra of Mexico
Feb. 16 at 8 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
Enrique Bátiz, one of Latin America’s most famous conductors, performs a special program including Joaqun Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto de Aranjuez; Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43; and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30. Tickets: $41 for the general public, $36 for faculty, staff and seniors and $21 for students.

A Tango for Two: Guest organists Annette Richards and David Yearsley
Feb. 17 at 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church in Binghamton
Organists Annette Richards and David Yearsley, a husband/wife team and organ professors at Cornell University, will each perform alone and in a duet. Tickets: $15 for the general public, $13 for faculty, staff, and seniors and $7 for students.

Musica Nova
Feb. 24 at 3 p.m.,
Anderson Center Chamber Hall

A concert of new music, including the world premiere of Toccata by Andrew Mead, professor of composition at the University of Michigan, performed by faculty pianist Wendy Wan-Ki Lee. Faculty performers Margaret Reitz, pianist; and Steven Stalker, cellist; will perform Paul Goldstaub’s Lago di Como, Italia and other works. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff, and seniors and $1 for students.

 



March

University Orchestra: Top Talent
March 1 at 8 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
The student winners of the 2007-08 Concerto and Aria Competition appear as soloists with the orchestra, which stretches its musical muscles on Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Ouverture. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and free for students.

The Pipes, Drums and Dancers of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and The Band of the Coldstream Guards
March 6 at 8 p.m.,
Osterhout Concert Theater
Filled with majestic and time-honored tradition as seen in the Tattoo at Scotland’s Edinburgh Castle, these groups will take command of the Anderson Center stage. Tickets: $41 for the general public, $36 for faculty, staff and seniors and $21 for students.

Midday Concert
March 6 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Hommage à Casadesus
March 8 at 8 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Pianists Chai-Kyou Mallinson, Margaret Reitz and Wendy Wan-Ki Lee will celebrate the life and concert careers of the First Family of Piano, Robert Casadesus, Gaby Casadesus and their son Jean Casadesus. Harry Lincoln, distinguished service professor emeritus of music, will introduce an excerpt from a documentary of the Casadesus family’s life and works filmed by NBC. The program will include pieces for one, two and three pianos. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and $1 for students.

Little Women
March 7-8 and 14-15 at 8 p.m. and March 9 and 16 at 2 p.m., FA-Watters Theater
Little Women tells the much-beloved story of the four March sisters — romantic Meg, fiery Jo, shy Beth, willful Amy — as they grow up in genteel poverty against the backdrop of the American Civil War. This new adaptation of the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott is directed by Anne Brady. Tickets: $14 for the general public; $12 for faculty, staff and seniors and $8 for students.

Wind Ensemble
March 9 at 3 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Binghamton University Wind Ensemble, directed by Robert Smith, will perform a free concert.

Midday Concert
March 13 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Music of the World: Latin America
March 15 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Women’s Chorus and Harpur Chorale will explore sacred, secular and traditional choral music of Central and South America and the Caribbean. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and free for students.

Midday Concert
March 20 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

 



April

 

Midday Concert
April 3 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

The Piano Can Sing!
April 6 at 3 p.m.,
Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Piano Can Sing! An Afternoon of Keyboard Music by Chinese Composers presented by pianist Wendy Wan-Ki Lee (pictured at left) will feature recent piano pieces that evoke the importance of singing. Included are works by MacArthur “Genius” Award winner Bright Sheng and Chen Yi. Tickets: $15 for the general public, $13 for faculty, staff and seniors and $7 for students.

Illuminations: A Faculty Recital by pianist Michael Salmirs
April 10 at 8 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
This recital juxtaposes two extreme worlds of pianistic technique and expression. Bach’s Partita in D expresses a nobility of spirit. Nothing could be more contrasting than Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit, three tone poems illuminating the dark world of water nymphs, a hanging and a diabolical nightmare. The concert will also feature the world premiere of a work by faculty composer Paul Goldstaub. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and $1 for students.

Midday Concert
April 10 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

University Chorus and Orchestra: The Creation
April 13 at 3 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
The University Chorus, student soloists and the University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Timothy Perry, will present Haydn’s The Creation. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and free for students.

St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre
presents Carmen
April 15 at 8 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
This full-length modern dance version of the classical ballet Carmen is based on Georges Bizet’s opera. Tickets: $41 for the general public, $36 for faculty, staff and seniors and $21 for students.

Midday Concert
April 17 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Harpur Jazz Ensemble
April 24 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Harpur Jazz Ensemble, directed by Michael Carbone, will perform with a guest jazz artist in a big band jazz concert. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and free for students.

Jazz Midday Concert
April 24 at 1:20 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
Free jazz concert featuring student and faculty performers as well as a guest artist.

Romeo and Juliet
April 25-26 and May 2-3 at 8 p.m. and May 4 at 2 p.m., FA-Watters Theater
Wencai Li from The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Beijing, China, will direct an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the tradition of the Beijing Opera. Tickets: $18 for the general public, $12 for faculty, staff and seniors and $10 for students.

Faculty Recital
April 27 at 3 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Janey Choi, violin, and Michael Salmirs, piano, return to the recital stage with a program including sonatas for violin and piano by Beethoven, Bartok and Ravel. Tickets: $9 for the general public, $7 for faculty, staff and seniors and $1 for students.

Percussion Ensemble
April 29 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Binghamton University Percussion Ensemble, directed by Dan Fabricius, will perform a free concert.

 



May

Harpur Chorale and Women’s Chorus
May 1 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
Celebrate spring with the Chorale and Women’s Chorus in this free concert.

Midday Concert
May 1 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Free concert featuring student and faculty performers.

Russian American Kids Circus
May 2 at 7 p.m., Osterhout Concert Theater
The show is performed by kids, for kids, but not just for kids. Tickets: $10 for the general public and $6 for children 12 and younger.

Flute Studio Recital
May 2 at 10:30 a.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
Flute Studio students, directed by Georgetta Maiolo, will perform a free recital.

Flute Ensemble Recital
May 3 at noon, FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
The Flute Ensemble, directed by Georgetta Maiolo, will perform a free recital.

Wind Ensemble
May 4 at 3 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
The Binghamton University Wind Ensemble, directed by Robert Smith, will perform a free concert.

String Student Recital
May 6 at 8:30 p.m., Casadesus Recital Hall
String students will perform a free recital.

Conductor’s Concert
May 8 at 8 p.m., Anderson Center Chamber Hall
Students who are studying conducting will hold a free concert to display their skills.

Student Recognition Midday Concert
May 8 at 1:20 p.m., FA-Casadesus Recital Hall
The Music Department will recognize outstanding students in this free concert.

Connect with Binghamton:
Twitter icon links to Binghamton University's Twitter page YouTube icon links to Binghamton University's YouTube page Facebook icon links to Binghamton University's Facebook page Instagram

Last Updated: 10/14/08