2021/22  S E A S O N

October 16, 2021

An evening of Polish Songs
Hosted by the Skalny Center  for Polish and Central European Studies
Asbury First Methodist Church, 7pm

A survey of well-loved tunes and lesser-known gems from the Polish repertory, featuring works by Chopin, Szymanowski, Lutoslawski, Paderewski, Moniuszko and Bauer.
 

 

with Zachary Peterson, piano

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November 10, 2021

Across Cultures and Time
Orrery Pavilion at the Van Pelt Library, 5pm.

A program of Ania Vu's compositions, featuring a song cycle set to French poetry by Verlaine and Prévert, songs set to Vu’s own words in Polish, solo piano music, and a duo for percussion and piano.

 

with Ania Vu, pianist and composer
          Alyssa Resh, percussionist

 

Cosponsored by the Wolf Humanities Center, the Department of Music and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts. 

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December 17+18, 2021

Handel's Messiah with the ASO
Soprano soloist
Jemison Concert Hall at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, 7:30pm

Witness one of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s most beloved holiday traditions! A fixture of the holiday season, Handel’s Messiah features the iconic Hallelujah chorus and sweeping solos portraying one of the greatest stories ever told.

 

with Kevin Fitzgerald, conductor
          Emily Jaworski Koriath, mezzo-soprano
          Roderick George, tenor
          William Socolof, bass-baritone

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January 13, 2022

Songs of Identity
Sparks and Wiry Cries 2022 NYC songSLAM Festival

Available virtually here.

A short program discussing our shared Polish heritage and the intersection of this heritage with other facets of their identities.

 

with Ania Vu, pianist and composer

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February 2, 2022

From Heaven to Earth
Downtown Music at Grace, 12pm

As part of a month of concerts celebrating the Vocal Arts, Paulina Swierczek, soprano and Bethany Pietroniro, piano explore the concepts of heavenly and earthly, featuring the music of Messiaen, John Harbison and Joseph Marx.

 

with Bethany Pietroniro, pianist

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April 2+3, 2022

Treblemaker: The Opera
with the Little Orchestra Society, 11:30am+1pm

A program of arias and ensembles with the LOS as part of the LOS Kids concert series. 

 

More details to come.

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April 23, 2022

Chopin in Songs and Letters
Hosted by the Skalny Center  for Polish and Central European Studies

Asbury First Methodist Church, 7pm

A selection of Chopin songs on this concert consisting of the famed Polish composer's repertoire interspersed with readings from his letters.

 

with Ania Vu, pianist and composer

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