Weekly Event Breakdown 2/22–2/28

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Trio Solisti [image source: http://www.bucknell.edu/news-and-media/2015/february/trio-solisti-at-weis-center-feb-22.html] You’ve all been working hard so far this semester and could definitely use a nice break. Fortunately, there are several great acts coming to campus this week to take relax your mind for a bit!

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22: Trio Solisti at 2-3:30pm in the Weis Center

Trio Solisti, a renowned “trio of soloists”, will be on campus to perform their exceptional and creative piano-based arrangements. According to the New York Times, the trio has been described as “the most exciting piano trio in America”, so you won’t want to miss this. The group features pianist Adam Neiman, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach, and violinist Maria Bachmann.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijdRZQ1isaM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22: Performance by pianist Genevieve Feiwen Lee at 7:30pm in Sigfried Weis Music Building 100 – Natalie Davis Rooke Recital Hall

If you enjoy classical music, be sure to stop in to see pianist Genevieve Feiwen Lee for a vivid performance involving the piano, harpsichord and various other instruments, as she masterfully demonstrates time-tested works by the great composers Beethoven, Couperin, and Rachmaninoff, among others.<

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP1dR9vE8KA

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25: Nadje Noordhuis Quartet at 7:30pm in Bucknell Hall

This coming week, the Nadje Noordhuis Quartet will be hosted by Bucknell’s Department of Music along with the Jazz@Bucknell Series. The quartet is a jazz group consisting of trumpeter/flugelhorn player/composer Nadje Noordhuis, violinist Sara Caswell, bassist Matt Clohesy, pianist Vitor Gonçalves, and drummer Jared Schonig. The music features a strong foundation of classical sounds with a smooth jazz influence.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxqHH1HkX_g

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27 and SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28: The Ghosts of Monticello Opera Workshop presented by the Bucknell Opera Company at 7:30pm (both nights) in Bucknell Hall

The Ghosts of Monticello is a new opera composed by Garrett Fisher that will be presented by the Bucknell Opera Company. It tells the story of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings featuring libretto by Bucknell’s own English professor, Carmen Gillespie. It is directed and produced by the Director of the Bucknell Opera Company, Emily Martin.

With so many exciting, upcoming acts on campus, you’ll be sure to find something to get you out of the cold!

 

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