Category: Performing Arts News

  • The Timeless Resonance of the Cello

    The Timeless Resonance of the Cello

    Beyond the Notes presents Unaccompanied Cello from Bach to the Grateful Dead Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 12:00 PM Charles Library Event Space Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. All programs are free and open to all, and registration is encouraged. The cello, with its rich and varied timbre, has captivated audiences for centuries. Originating…

  • Phillis Wheatley: The First Published African-American Poet

    Phillis Wheatley: The First Published African-American Poet

    Beyond the Notes presents Songs of the People: A Celebration of Women Composers from the African Diaspora Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 12:00 PM Charles Library Event Space Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. All programs are free and open to all, and registration is encouraged. Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Sally Hemings…these names of famous…

  • An Interview with Composer Ashley Reneé Seward.

    An Interview with Composer Ashley Reneé Seward.

    Beyond the Notes presents Women Composers of Song from Around the World Presented by A Modern Reveal Wednesday, March 15, 2022, 12:00 PM Charles Library Event Space Featuring Boyer College of Music vocal studies students and collaborative pianist Gabriel Rebolla Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. All programs are free and open to all,…

  • Notes on Playing Slaves: James Ijames and the Legacy of Blackface Minstrelsy

    Notes on Playing Slaves: James Ijames and the Legacy of Blackface Minstrelsy

    Beyond the Page presents Chat in the Stacks: A Conversation with Temple Alum and Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright James Ijames All programs are free and open to all, and registration is encouraged. PLEASE NOTE THIS CHANGE IN FORMAT: This program was prerecorded and available to view here: https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=05e0e010-803b-48fd-9121-afb200ea1983 James Ijames (rhymes with “Grimes”), the Philadelphia-based…

  • Remembering Holocaust Survivor Composer Herbert Zipper

    Remembering Holocaust Survivor Composer Herbert Zipper

    Beyond the Notes presentsThe Final Waltz Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12:00 PMCharles Library Event Space Performers:Daniel Neer, baritoneMarta Zaliznyak ’21, sopranoAriana Grace ’24, sopranoGabriel Rebolla, piano Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given.All programs are free and open to all, and registration is encouraged. In remembrance of the 84th anniversary of Kristallnacht–“the night of broken glass” when…

  • The Prince and The Elephant

    The Prince and The Elephant

                  The Prince and the Elephant Wednesday, March 24th, Noon  EDT. Tune in to hear two narrated stories by Oscar Wilde and Jean de Brunhoff, with music by Liza Lehmann and Francis Poulenc. Professor Charles Abramovic and his Boyer College of Music and Dance students will provide the piano…

  • Mandolin Music to Soothe the soul

    Mandolin Music to Soothe the soul

    Music for Piano and Mandolin Wednesday, March 3rd, Noon EST Gabe Locati, Mandolin; Sujin Kim, Piano Join us for a noontime mandolin and piano recital with Boyer College of Music and Dance students Gabe Locati and Sujin Kim. This Beyond the Notes concert is coordinated by Allen Krantz, who heads the guitar program and teaches chamber music…

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration

    Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration

    Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration Wednesday, October 14, Noon Join us for a celebration of beautiful songs of the Hispanic repertoire featuring music by Joaquin Rodrigo, Manuel de Falla, Jaime Leon, and Ernesto Lecuona. The performers include Savannah Whittenburg, Daniel Arboleda, Jason Garcia-Kakuk, and Stephen Acosta. This program is coordinated and produced by Daniel Arboleda.…

  • Triumph of the Human Spirit: Beethoven at 250

                        Wednesday, September 23rd, 10am-3pm Join us as Temple faculty, students, and alumni present the inspiring works of Beethoven in celebration of his 250th birthday. This performance is led and coordinated by Dr. Joyce Lindorff.  View this program at https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=68db0f32-b443-4dbe-be2c-bdb3f68e2003   (part 1) https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=451cf5b8-77ad-411c-9ff3-159fd843e8f3  (part 2)  …

  • POSTPONED: 3/18/2020 Concert, Elisabeth Jacquet de LaGuerre

    The concert originally planned for 3/18/2020 of beautiful music by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre has been postponed. Stay tuned for rescheduling information. Thank you for your understanding and support. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre and the Dance Culture of Versailles   Music of Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre Wednesday, March 18th, 12:00pm…