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Opera at Rutgers with Rutgers Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Fidelio
7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2017
Pamela Gilmore, artistic director
Kynan Johns, conductor
Concert presentation of Beethoven’s only opera. In 16th-century Spain, Florestan is unjustly imprisoned by the tyrannical Don Pizzaro. His wife, Leonore, tries to rescue him using the male name Fidelio, dressing in men's clothes and ingratiating herself with the jailer's family.
Nicholas Music Center
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

Rutgers Jazz Ensemble I: Legends of the Fall
7:30 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2017
Ed Neumeister, conductor
Ed Neumeister’s arrangement of The Queen’s Suite and other Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn classics. Featuring soloist Billy Drewes on clarinet and sax.
Nicholas Music Center
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

Christmas in Carol and Song
6 p.m. (SOLD OUT) and 9 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017
5 p.m. (SOLD OUT) and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2017
Patrick Gardner, conductor
Rutgers Kirkpatrick Choir and Rutgers University Glee Club celebrate the holiday season.
Kirkpatrick Chapel
Public $20 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $15 / Students $10

Rutgers Wind Ensemble: The Bells
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Darryl J. Bott, conductor, and William Berz, conductor emeritus
Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor and Michael Daugherty’s “Bells for Stokowski.”
Nicholas Music Center
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

Opera at Rutgers with Rutgers Symphony Orchestra: Le Nozze di Figaro
7:30 p.m. Friday, January 26 and February 2, 2018
2 p.m. Sunday, January 28 and February 4, 2018
Music by W.A. Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, directed by the Bronx Opera’s Benjamin Spierman. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.
Nicholas Music Center

Faculty Recital: Min Kwon, piano, with guest artist Eric Zuber, piano
7:30 p.m. Monday, February 19, 2018
Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, K. 448; Schubert’s Fantasie for Four Hands in F Minor; Rachmaninoff’s Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos.
Nicholas Music Center
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

Rutgers Symphony Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018
Kynan Johns, conductor
Mazzoli, Beethoven, and Holst.
Nicholas Music Center
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

Rutgers Symphony Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018
Kynan Johns, conductor
Wagner, Mozart, and Strauss.
Nicholas Music Center
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

Rutgers Theater Company presents: Faust
By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Adapted by Christopher Cartmill
7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22 and 29, and Friday, March 23 and 30, 2018
2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24 and 31, 2018
2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2018
Considered one of the most important works of world literature, based on an old German folktale about the substance and fragility of humanity. A dissatisfied scholar sells his soul to a roguish stranger in exchange for unlimited knowledge and self-gratification. What could possibly go wrong?
Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater
Public $25 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $20 / Students $15
This event is underwritten by the Leora M. Sies Theater Fund Foundation.

Opera at Rutgers: Carl Orff’s Der Mond
7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018
A collaboration with Hub City Opera and Dance, in their inaugural production. Based on a Grimms’ fairy tale involving characters who steal the moon for their country, which does not have a moon of its own. Performed in German with English supertitles.
Nicholas Music Center
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

Rutgers Sinfonia
7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2018
Kynan Johns, conductor
Kodály’s “Dances of Galánta,” Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5.
Nicholas Music Center
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

Rutgers Theater Company presents: Henry IV
By William Shakespeare
7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, Saturday, April 21, and Wednesday, April 25–Saturday, April 28, 2018
2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018
“Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.” The first year of the new king’s reign is not going well—rebellion is brewing, loyalties are shifting, and the heir to the throne is keeping company with scoundrels and thieves. As the country is plunged into civil war, leadership, relationships, and personal ethics are tested and forfeited.
Philip J. Levin Theater
Public $25 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $20 / Students $15
This event is underwritten by the Leora M. Sies Theater Fund Foundation.
 
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2018
A program on period instruments exploring the musical world of early modern England and its influences.
 
5 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018
Free preview concert for Rutgers at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall concert featuring faculty and alumni playing works by Bernstein, Copland, and Barber as well as compositions written for the occasion by living American and Italian composers.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

Rutgers at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall
7:30 p.m. Monday, May 7, 2018
Min Kwon, pianist and curator 
Featuring faculty and alumni playing works by Bernstein, Copland, and Barber as well as compositions written for the occasion by living American and Italian composers. 
Carnegie Hall, New York City

Tickets: 212-247-7800 or carnegiehall.org