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Spring 2019

January

Music: “Young Men’s Choral Festival”
Featuring local high school and RIC chorus
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission free
The young Men’s Choral Festival is a collaboration within the Providence Singers, RIC Concert Chorus, the RIC chapter of the American Choral Directors Association and Hendricken High School.

February

Music: “Chamber Orchestra Performance”
RIC Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, February 24, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission Free

March

Music: “Around the World”
Featuring the RIC Wind Ensemble
Friday, March 1, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10 
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC faculty, staff and alumni (limit 2 per ID) free
RIC students (limit 2 per ID) free
Music for winds from across the globe

Music: “Distant Inspiration”
Featuring the RIC Symphony Orchestra
Alexey Shabalin, conductor
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10 
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC faculty, staff and alumni (limit 2 per ID) free
RIC students (limit 2 per ID) free
This concert features two works by Borodin – “In the Steppes of Central Asia” and “Polovtsian Dances” – as well as the world premiere of Mamed Sadykh-Pur’s “Dancing Zodiac.”

Music: “RIC Spring Choral Concert”
Featuring the RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus
Teresa Coffman, conductor
Philip Martorella, pianist and assistant conductor
Friday, March 8, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10
Non-RIC students & seniors (62+ limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC students, faculty/staff free
The college’s three choral ensembles perform works by composers throughout Western music history.

Music: Young@Heart
Performing Arts Series
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Lila and John Sapinsley Hall
General admission $25 
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $20
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $10
RIC faculty, staff and alumni (limit 2 per ID) $15
RIC students (limit 2 per ID) free
The stereotype-defying, generation-crossing musical extravaganza. From The New York Times to TIME, The Ellen DeGeneres Show to The Daily Show and stars of the hit indie documentary, Young@Heart, this group of seniors, ranging from 73-92, have performed from Northampton to New Zealand, Europe to Japan, on over 30 international tours proving it’s possible to grow old without growing boring. 

April

Music: “Wednesday Chamber Music Series”
Judith Stillman
Friday, April 5, 2019
1:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Suggested donation $10

Music: “Proteus Quartet Concert”
Sunday, April 7, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission Free

Music: “Chamber Orchestra Performance”
RIC Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, April 14, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission Free

Music: RIC Jazz Combos Concert
Greg Abate, director
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Helen Forman Theatre
Admission free
International jazz artist and RIC adjunct faculty member Abate directs students in selections of the Great American Jazz Songbook.

Music: “Homegrown and Hindemith”
Featuring RIC Wind Ensemble
Friday, April 19, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10 
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC faculty, staff and alumni (limit 2 per ID) free
RIC students (limit 2 per ID) free
This concert features German composer Paul Hindemith’s 1951 epic “Symphony for Band.”

Masterworks Concerts: “April in Paris with Poulenc”
Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra 
with Trinity Rep's Curt Columbus
Judith Lynn Stillman, artistic director and piano
Curt Columbus as Francis Poulenc
Rachel Braude, flute
Denise Plaza-Martin, oboe
Ian Greitzer, clarinet
Kevin Owen, French horn
Ron Haroutunian, bassoon
Monday, April 22, 2019
1 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
$10 suggested donation 
RIC Artist-in-Residence Judith Lynn Stillman directs a virtuoso multimedia performance about the life and chamber music of French composer Francis Poulenc, who is among the most fascinating 20th Century musicians.

Music: “RIC Bon Voyage Choral Concert”
Featuring the RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus
Friday, April 26, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10
Non-RIC students & seniors (62+ limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC students, faculty/staff free
Accompanied by the Rhode Island College Chamber Orchestra, three choral ensembles perform Gabriel Fauré’s “Requiem,” in addition to works by composers throughout western music history.

Music: Masterworks Concerts: “April in Paris with Poulenc”
Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra 
with Trinity Rep's Curt Columbus
Judith Lynn Stillman, artistic director and piano
Curt Columbus as Francis Poulenc
Rachel Braude, flute
Denise Plaza-Martin, oboe
Ian Greitzer, clarinet
Kevin Owen, French horn
Ron Haroutunian, bassoon
Saturday, April 27, 2019
8 p.m.
Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School's Carter Center 
General admission $25
Students 18 or under or with college ID $15
Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School students and family members $10
RIC Artist-in-Residence Judith Lynn Stillman directs a virtuoso multimedia performance about the life and chamber music of French composer Francis Poulenc, who is among the most fascinating 20th Century musicians.

Music: “Nourishing Young Talent”
Featuring the RIC Symphony Orchestra
Alexey Shabalin, conductor
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10 
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC faculty, staff and alumni (limit 2 per ID) free
RIC students (limit 2 per ID) free
Rhode Island College student compositions are performed alongside Beethoven’s Symphony No.1, in collaboration with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.

May

Music: “Spring Jazz Concert”
RIC Concert Jazz Band
Monday, May 6, 2019​
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10 
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC faculty, staff and alumni (limit 2 per ID) free
RIC students (limit 2 per ID) free

Music: RIC Opera Workshop
René de la Garza and Susan Rodgers, co-directors
Philip Martorella, coach/pianist
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Helen Forman Theatre
Admission free
This concert presents a selection of fully staged and costumed opera favorites.

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