Fall 2013

An Evening with Mark Twain

When: Wednesday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Sapinsley Hall in the Nazarian Center

Pianist
Jon Nakamatsu

When: Sunday, November 3 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Sapinsley Hall in the Nazarian Center

Hungarian State
Folk Ensemble

When: Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Auditorium in Roberts Hall

Kurt H. Sutton brings the wit and wisdom of America's favorite humorist Mark Twain to Rhode Island College in this warm-hearted theatrical piece. An adept musician, Mr. Sutton also uses his guitar, banjo and harmonica to recreate the sing-a-longs Twain led in his home almost every week.

Jon Nakamatsu returns by popular demand. This Van Cliburn Gold Medal winner performs with the assurance that comes of having both solid technique and a gentle, interpretive spirit. The program is scheduled to include Schubert, Impromptus Nos.2 and 3, Op.90 (D899); Chopin, Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op.58; and Schumann Carnaval, Op.9.

Regarded as one of the premier folkloric dance ensembles in the world, the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble performs a whirlwind of colorful works based on authentic Hungarian dances. A live folk orchestra and the world-famous Gipsy Orchestra accompany on authentic, traditional instruments.

The Muir String Quartet

When: Monday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Sapinsley Hall in the Nazarian Center

Alice in Wonderland – Salzburg Marionette Theatre

When: Tuesday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Auditorium in Roberts Hall

The Muir String Quartet, distinguished by its impeccable voicing, intonation and unbridled musicality, returns for its 21st season. The program is scheduled to include Haydn, String Quartet No. 41 in D Major, The Frog, Op.50, No. 6; Webern, 5 Movements for String Quartet, Op.5; and Schubert, String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, Death and the Maiden (D810).

Now in its 100th year, the Salzburg Marionette Theatre is staging its all-new production of the fantastic Lewis Carroll adventure Alice in Wonderland.  Expect to be charmed and amazed as you are pulled into the story by these wondrous, handcrafted characters.

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