The excitement in the air tonight at Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem was palpable throughout the evening. As Susie Farr, Executive Director of the Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts, said in her remarks before the performance tonight, tonight was probably the climax of the Fortune’s Bones journey – and it truly lived up to that promise at the Saturday, February 25, 2012, performance.
Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at University of Maryland
The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
As the lights came up on the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s concert with Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, the one word that kept echoing around the auditorium was “intense.” And indeed, “intense” is the perfect description of the February 10, 2012 concert at the University of Maryland’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
The November 20th performance by the University of Maryland Chamber Singers and University Chorale entitled The Romantic Ideal truly lived up to its name, showcasing the heights to which choral music can reach. The first part of the performance consisted of three pieces sung a capella by the University of Maryland Chamber Singers under the [...]
Each fall, the University of Maryland’s School of Music’s Maryland Opera Studio puts on “white operas”: full operatic roles but with a piano instead of orchestra and production elements “kept to a minimum” so that the students are forced to draw upon their craft and tell a story by acting alone “without the outside crutches [...]