UW News

November 9, 2016

Arts Roundup: ArtVenture, Music of Max Reger – and Jessica Lang Dance


This week in the arts: the Henry Art Gallery invites families and children to create their own portraits, and Meany Center for the Performing Arts presents performances by Jessica Lang Dance and the Imani Winds. The School of Music celebrates the music of composer Max Reger with a two-day symposium and kicks off this year’s Barry Lieberman and Friends series with a recital by bassist Ted Botsford.

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Jessica Lang DancePhoto: Todd Rosenberg

Jessica Lang Dance
8 p.m., November 10-12 | Meany Theater
Hailed as “a master of visual composition” by Dance Magazine, Jessica Lang, the recipient of a 2014 Bessie Award, seamlessly incorporates striking design elements and transforms classical ballet language into artfully crafted, emotionally engaging contemporary works. More info.

Symposium: Music Of Max Reger
November 11-12 | St. Mark’s Cathedral + Brechemin Auditorium
The School of Music presents a symposium celebrating the music of German composer Max Reger in partnership with St. Mark’s Cathedral. Events and performances during this two-day celebration will take place both in Brechemin Auditorium on the UW Campus and at St. Mark’s Cathedral on Capitol Hill. More info.

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ArtVenture at the Henry Art GalleryPhoto: Chona Kasinger

Artventure: Portrait Party With Grey Ellis And Pamela Santiago
1 p.m., November 13 | Henry Art Gallery
The Henry Art Gallery invites families and children to explore and create together at its monthly ArtVenture. In November, participants will learn how Chuck Close captured the tiniest details of his friends’ faces to create larger-than-life portraits—and then create a portrait of their favorite person without showing their face. More info.

Bassist Ted Botsford performs at Meany Hall.

Bassist Ted Botsford performs at Meany Hall.

Barry Lieberman And Friends Recital: Ted Botsford, Double Bass
2 p.m., November 13 | Brechemin Auditorium
A solo recital by Seattle Symphony bassist Ted Botsford kicks off the 2016-17 Barry Lieberman and Friends series, which includes master classes and recitals by noted performers, young innovators and rising classical music stars. More info.

Imani Winds With Pianist Fabio Bidini
7:30 p.m., November 15 | Meany Theater
North America’s premiere wind quintet, known for its dynamic playing and inspirational youth outreach programs, brings a program of music by Piazzolla, Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov and more to Meany Hall. More info.


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