Newsroom University of Denver (music)

2018
April
09,
2018
Ask 27-year-old Chinese violinist Quanshuai Li whose career he would most like to emulate, and he answers not with the name of a rock musician or a classical phenom, but with that of Ivry Gitlis, a 95-year-old Israeli virtuoso violinist who has perfo...
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March
20,
2018
For its 2018–19 season, DU’s Newman Center Presents Series is calling all jazz fans, dance aficionados and armchair travelers. Along with healthy doses of dance and jazz, the season — which kicks off Sept. 15 with a special downtown Denver per...
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March
13,
2018
On an unseasonably warm evening in December, DU grad student and staffer Tanya Salih stands backstage at a Denver bar, wearing a shimmering gold headdress. Henna climbs her arm like a vine. Confident, poised, proud. The crowd knows her as Zanib. A...
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2017
October
02,
2017
The 2017 fall season is under way at the Lamont School of Music. This season includes opera scenes, a Leonard Bernstein Centennial salute, a wide variety of guest and faculty artists, and virtuoso soloists with the symphony. Guest artists from...
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February
09,
2017
Nearly 500 audience members enjoyed a night of Balinese music and dance performances on Feb. 2. The program featured a traditional Balinese dance-drama in which a mythical lion-like creature fended off a meddling monkey, a processional gamelan balaga...
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2016
December
19,
2016
During the break before the winter quarter begins, the concert halls and rehearsal areas of the University of Denver’s Newman Center of the Performing Arts are usually quiet — with the possible exception of a visiting “Nutcracker” production. ...
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August
30,
2016
As classes begin again, so do a host of concerts, plays and art exhibits at venues around the University of Denver campus. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the DU arts scene this fall.   MUSIC On the south side of campus, the Newman Cent...
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