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January 18, 2017

Arts Roundup: Maple and Vine, a dance faculty concert, and Russian music of the 1960s

This week in the arts, take a trip in time with Maple and Vine, view choreography by nationally and internationally recognized faculty, and hear collaborative musical works at Meany Hall.

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Maple and Vine, written by Jordan Harrison

Maple and Vine

January 17 through January 22 | Jones Playhouse

Written by Jordan Harrison and directed by Sean Ryan, this darkly funny and provocative investigation of the modern condition asks us to consider how much mobility we’d sacrifice for the chance to just stand still next to someone we love. More info.

Dance Faculty Concert

7:30 p.m., January 20 through January 22 | Meany Theater

Showcasing choreography by our nationally and internationally recognized faculty, this popular concert features advanced dance students, faculty and guest artists. With an array of professional backgrounds in dance genres from ballet to contemporary dance, musical theatre, tango and more, audiences are always delighted with the creativity and diversity this concert delivers. More info.

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Dr. Brendan Kinsella

Russian Music of the 1960’s

7:30 p.m., January 20 | Meany Studio Theater

Dr. Brendan Kinsella (piano) joins UW Artist in Residence Luke Fitzpatrick (violin) in a program of 1960s-era violin sonatas by Russian composers. Showcasing elements of serialism and quotations from the past, the musicians perform the Violin Sonatas of Edison Denisov and Dmitri Shostakovich and Sonata No. 2 (quasi una Sonata) by Alfred Schnittke in this program of  works grappling with a changing musical landscape in Russia during this time period. More info.

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UW Symphony

UW Symphony & Seattle Symphony Orchestra: Side by Side

7:30 p.m., January 26 | Meany Theater

Ludovic Morlot and David Alexander Rahbee share conducting duties in this program of performances by the UW Symphony and members of the Seattle Symphony, performing both separately and side-by-side. More info.


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