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Music Events

Fall 2018

October

Sunday, Oct. 7
Music: RIC Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Ensembles
John Sumerlin, conductor
7:30 p.m.​
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission free
This concert features Vivaldi’s Concerto in G Minor, Mendelssohn’s Sting Symphony # 12 in G Minor, and Cohen’s Tango Toscana.

Friday, Oct. 12
Music: RIC Wind Ensemble
“All American!”
Joseph Foley, conductor
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 students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID) free
This concert features musical pieces that were written for civil rights icon Rosa Parks, President John F. Kennedy and in memory of the Columbine tragedy.

Sunday, Oct. 14
Music: RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus
Teresa Coffman, conductor
Philip Martorella, pianist and assistant conductor
5 p.m.
All Saints’ Memorial Church, 674 Westminister Street, Providence
General admission free
This light autumn choral concert features works by important composers throughout Western music history as well as non-traditional and lesser-known composers and pieces.

Tuesday, Oct. 16
Music: RIC Symphony Orchestra
“Mamed Sadykh-Pur World Premiere of Dancing Zodiac”
Alexey Shabalin, conductor
7:30 p.m.
Auditorium in Roberts Hall
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID) free

Friday, Oct. 26
Music: RIC Student Chapter of the National Association of Music Education
“Annual Halloween Collage Concert”
7:30 p.m.
Auditorium in Roberts Hall
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID) free if wearing a costume

Oct. 28-29
Music: Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic
“Mozart’s Magical Mystery Tour”
Judith Lynn Stillman, artistic director and piano
Oct. 28, 2 p.m.
Oct. 29, 1 p.m.

​Sunday performance at Carter Center for Music, Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School
667 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, RI
General admission $25
Students 18 or under with college ID $15
RI Philharmonic Music Students & Family Members $10

​Monday performance at Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission free
Suggested donation $10
RIC Artist-in-Residence Stillman presents works by Mozart in collaboration with members of the Rhode Island Philharmonic. This unique concert of duos, trios and quartets features performances on period as well as modern instruments.

November

Sunday, Nov. 18
Music: Proteus String Quartet
3 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 55 Main St, Wickford, RI
Admission free
This performance features the works of Haydn and Dvořák.​

Friday, Nov. 30
Music: RIC Wind Ensemble
“Picture This! Orchestral Favorites for Band”
Joseph Foley, conductor
7:30 p.m.
The Auditorium in Roberts Hall​
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID) free
This concert features Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition,” and faculty member Alexei Doohovskoy on Rimsky-Korsakow’s “Trombone Concerto.”

December

Tuesday, Dec. 4​
Music: RIC Symphony Orchestra and RIC Opera Workshop
Alexey Shabalin, conductor
René de la Garza and Susan Rodgers, co-directors
Philip Martorella, coach/pianist
7:30 p.m.
Auditorium in Roberts Hall
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID) free

Wednesday, Dec. 5
Music: RIC Jazz Combos Concert
Greg Abate, director
7:30 p.m.
Forman Theatre
Admission free
International jazz artist and RIC adjunct faculty member Abate directs students in selections from the Great American Jazz Songbook.

Friday, Dec. 7
Music: RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus
“Winter Choral Concert”
Teresa Coffman, conductor
Philip Martorella, pianist and assistant conductor
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 students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID) free
This concert features Franz Joseph Haydn’s Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo (“LittleOrgan Mass”) to celebrate the acquisition of the chorus’ new David Leach “Consort” portativ organ. Also performed are works by important composers throughout Western music history, holiday favorites, and non-traditional, lesser-known composers and pieces.

Sunday, Dec. 9
Music: RIC Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Ensembles
John Sumerlin, conductor
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission free
This concert features Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Minor, Mozart’s Divertimento in D Major K136 and String Quartet in C Major, and Gershwin’s Lullaby.

Monday, Dec. 10
Music: RIC Concert Jazz Band
“Ellington Meets Tchaikovsky”
Joseph Foley, conductor
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 students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID) free
This concert features the works of jazz legend Duke Ellington and famed composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

Saturday, Dec. 15
Music: Judith Lynn Stillman and Jordan Rudess
“Dynamic Duo”

7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $35
Seniors $30
RIC alumni, faculty and staff $20
Non-RIC students/children $15
RIC students free
Dream Theater’s progressive rock keyboard player, Jordan Rudess teams up with Stillman for a two-piano extravaganza. ​​​

Page last updated: November 21, 2018