UW News

November 10, 2015

Arts Roundup: Akram Khan Dance Company, meet the mammals – and Beethoven back-to-back


Get your fill of Beethoven in three back-to-back days of concerts at the School of Music – and in a recital by cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, newly appointed artist-in-residence. DXARTS presents its fall concert of electroacoustic music, and the Henry hosts two public lectures. Plus, don’t miss three nights of Indian classical dance with the Akram Kahn Company.

Akram Khan Company

Akram Khan Company will perform in Meany Theater, November 12-14(c) Jean Louis Fernandez

Akram Khan Company
8 p.m., November 12 – 14 | Meany Theater
The Akram Khan Company makes its Seattle debut at Meany Hall as part of the UW World Series. This internationally acclaimed ensemble bridges classical Indian choreography with contemporary dance in three performances. More info.

Fram Kitagawa: Art in the Age of Global Environment
7 p.m., November 12 | Henry Art Gallery
Fram Kitagawa, general director of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennal, presents a lecture that examines the ways colonialism has continued in the form of “modernization” up to the present day. More info.

Kollar American Art Lecture: Leo Mazow
6 p.m., November 13 | Henry Art Gallery
University of Arkansas associate professor of art history Leo Mazow gives a lecture on the designs of legendary artist Edward Hopper. Part of the Allan and Mary Kollar Lectures on American Art and Artists. More info.

Hear Beethoven's complete Violin & Piano Sonatas in back-to-back days

Hear Beethoven’s complete Violin & Piano Sonatas in back-to-back days, November 13-15

Beethoven Back-to-Back
November 13-15 | Brechemin Auditorium
School of Music professor Robin McCabe and violinist Maria Larionoff perform all ten of Beethoven’s popular violin/piano sonatas over three consecutive evenings, each featuring a pre-concert talk by one of Seattle’s well-known arts personalities. More info.

Meet the Mammals
November 14 | Burke Museum
The Burke Museum opens its extraordinary mammalogy collection to the public. View hundreds of specimens and pose questions to mammal experts who will be on site all day. More info.

Sæunn Thorsteinsdottir gives a cello recital, November 16.

Sæunn Thorsteinsdottir gives a cello recital, November 16.

Faculty Recital: Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir
7:30 p.m., November 16 | Meany Theater
Newly appointed School of Music artist-in-residence Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, joined by pianist Elizabeth Joy Roe, presents a recital of works for cello and piano by Beethoven, Britten and Rachmaninoff. More info.

Music of Today: DXARTS
7:30 p.m., November 20 | Meany Theater
The School of Music and DXARTS present groundbreaking new works and modern classics by faculty and guest composers in an evening of electroacoustic music. More info.


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