Monthly Archives: October 2012

Cirque Chinois: The National Circus Of The People’s Republic Of China

Thursday, November 1, 7:30PM, Concert Hall Direct from Beijing, the National Circus of the People’s Republic of China, performing “Cirque Chinois,” was founded in 1953, making it one of the longest running and most distinguished circus troupes in China.  The … Continue reading

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Mark Feldman/ Sylvie Courvoisier

MARK FELDMAN/SYLVIE COURVOISIER Thursday, October 25, 8PM, Bezanson Recital Hall Violinist Mark Feldman has recorded with everybody from Johnny Cash and John Zorn, to the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. His wife, pianist and composer Sylvie Courvoisier, has recorded for ECM … Continue reading

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Dan Kwong, It’s Great 2B American

Wednesday, October 24, 7:30PM, Bowker Auditorium Dan Kwong adds his contemporary, and political, view point in IT’s Great 2B American. Equal parts documentary travelogue, satirical dance review, irreverent history lesson, and poignant storytelling, IT’s Great 2B American is a funny, … Continue reading

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Warsaw Philharmonic

Monday, October 22, 7:30PM, Concert Hall The Polish community makes up a large part of the Pioneer Valley and they’ll be excited to welcome the Warsaw Philharmonic to the area. For the 2012-2013 tour, the Warsaw Philharmonic and Maestro Antoni … Continue reading

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Hot House Chick Corea and Gary Burton

FALL FEST@ THE FAC HOT HOUSE with CHICK COREA, GARY BURTON & THE HARLEM STRING QUARTET     Saturday, October 20, 8PM, Chamber Concert Hall A sumptuous jazz feast serving up the remarkable partnership between two of jazz’s longest-standing musical … Continue reading

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Michael Sakamoto, Sacred Cow

Thursday, October 18, 7:30PM, Bowker Auditorium Michael Sakamoto presents his Butoh dance theater piece Sacred Cow. Along with acclaimed new music composer/electronic percussionist Amy Knoles, Sakamoto delivers visceral movement, vast soundscapes and inventive costumes. General Admission: $20; FC, GCC, STCC … Continue reading

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The Builders Association: House/Divided

Builders Association HOUSE / DIVIDED Thursday, October 11, 7:30PM, Chamber Concert Hall The Builders Association HOUSE / DIVIDED offer an incisive and insightful examination of the current mortgage crisis juxtaposed with passages from John Steinbeck’s classic Depression-era novel The Grapes … Continue reading

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Voices of Afghanistan

Friday, October 5, 8PM, Bowker Auditorium The VOICES OF AFGHANISTAN featuring Farida Mahwash, Homayoun Sakhi & Sakhi Ensemble come together for an inspiring concert that highlights the traditional and new innovative musical idioms that enrich and expand the repertoire of … Continue reading

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