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Welcome Back Show
Tuesday, September 4–Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Reception: Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 5–8 p.m.
This season kicks off with this annual show featuring the works of faculty, staff, and returning MFA students.

Mason Gross Galleries

Visiting FIlmmaker Series: Knife Skills (2017)
10 a.m. Friday, September 14, 2018
What does it take to build a world-class French restaurant? What if the staff is almost entirely men and women just out of prison? What if they have barely two months to learn their trade? This documentary follows the hectic
Rutgers Cinema

Visiting Filmmaker Series: The Deep End (2001)
10 a.m. Friday, September 21, 2018
A woman (Tilda Swinton) is cornered into covering up an accidental death when her eldest son's lover washes up on the beachfront in front of their house. When she does the only thing an unflinchingly devoted mother could—hiding the body to protect her son—a riveting cat-and-mouse game soon turns into a haunting love story with self-sacrifice at its center. Directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
Rutgers Cinema

co-cureate shows
Wednesday, September 26–Friday, October 12, 2018
Reception: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6–9 p.m.
Representing a hybrid of collaboration, curating, and creation, these mini-exhibitions are organized by teams of BFA and MFA students. Each team conceptualizes a show and recruits peers to exhibit, showcasing art in a variety of disciplines including painting, sculpture, media, print, and performance.
Mason Gross Galleries

Alicia's Hands: a tribute to legendary Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha
12:30–2 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2018
In 1988, the celebrated Catalan pianist Alicia de Larrocha performed a recital at Rutgers of works by Beethoven, Moart, Granados, and De Falla. 30 years after that recital, Rutgers presents Alicia's Hands, a documentary on the life of this unique and unforgettable artist. The New Jersey premiere of this film will be followed by a Q&A with Ms. Alicia Torra, De Larrocha's daughter, and a performing by Spanish DMA candidate, Enriqueta Somarriba, of some of De Larrocha's own pieces.
Schare Recital Hall 

Mango Baroque: The Price of Virtue
7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2018
Handel's dramatic "Lucrezia" cantata, with its tragi female protagonist, is paired with music by Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre. Marguerite Krull, soprano; Dongmyung Ahn, baroque violin; Daid Bakamjian, baroque cello; Rebecca Cybess, harpsichord.
Voorhees Chapel

Nicholas Music Center Dedication Concert
2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2018
A celebration of the newly renovated music hall with the Rutgers University Glee Club, Rutgers Kirkpatrick Choir, Voorhees Choir, and Rutgers Symphony Orchestra performing Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture with members of the Rutgers Marching Scarlet Knights, and Modest Mussorgsky's "Coronation Scene" from the opera Boris Godunov.
Nicholas Music Center

First Fridays
October 5, November 2, December 7, 2018
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, October through December, featuring rotating events and performances.
Mason Gross Galleries

The Fantastic Style: Music of the North German Baroque
2 p.m. Sunday, October 14, 2018
A recital exploring the rhapsodic, expressive, and sometimes wild music of Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Georg Muffat, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, and others.
Voorhees Chapel

NJDAC: New Jersey Digital Audio Concert
7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2018
Performances of computer-based music by Rutgers students, faculty, and local guest artists. Presented by Music Technology at Mason Gross (MTMG).
Shindell Choral Hall

Undergraduate Annual Exhibition
Monday, October 22–Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Reception: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6–9 p.m.
All undergraduates in Art & Design are invited to run with a central theme chosen by faculty for this juried show.
Mason Gross Galleries

Faculty Recital: Paul Cohen, Saxophone: Heard Again for the First Time
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Charles Martin Loeffler's "Ballade Carnavalesque," Marguerite Roesgen-Champion's Concerto No. 2, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco's "Eclogues." Allison Brewster-Franzetti, piano; Rebecca Cybess, harpsichord, Kaoru Hinata, flute, Andrew Adelson, obe; Roger Nye; bassoon.
Schare Recital Hall


Open Studios
Saturday, October 27, 2018, 3–6 p.m.
Get a behind-the-scenes look into the practice of student artists as they welcome visitors into their private studios in the Civic Square Building and Livingston Arts Building.

Mason Gross Presents: Exponential Ensemble
12:35 p.m. Monday, October 29, 2018
Works by Debussy, Connesson, Wheeler, Damase, Bolcom, Wilson, Carter, and Milhaud, The concert will include commentary about the repertoire and the ensemble, followed by a discussion/Q&A on establishing a chamber ensemble and curating a concert series. Anna Urrey, flute; Kemp Jernigan, oboe; Pascal Archer, clarinet; Michael James Smith, piano.
Nicholas Music Center
Guest Artist Master Class and Showcase with Ana de Archuleta
6:30 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2018
Voice Master Class: Ana de Archuleta; President and CEO of ADA Artist Management. Master Class, showcase, and Q&A all about the business of opera and classical singing, management, audition procedures, and more.
Schare Recital Hall
Faculty Recital: Jonathan Spitz, cello
7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018
Works by Scott Ordway, Boris Tchaikovsky, and Edvard Grieg. Featuring Anna Keiserman and Vladimir Valjarevich, piano.
Schare Recital Hall
Rutgers Undergraduate New Music Ensemble
7:30 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018
World-premiere works by Rutgers composers.
Schare Recital Hall
Sounds of Chamber Music
2 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018
A diverse selection of student chamber ensembles performing a variety of styles and composers.
5 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018
Small-ensemble jazz featuring works by artists including John Coltrane, Joe Henderson, and Herbie Hancock.
Shindell Choral Hall
Chamber Competition Winner
2 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2018
Performances by winners of the Mason Gross Honors Chamber Music Competition.
Shindell Choral Hall
Rutgers Baroque Players Style
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Music for chamber orchestra from 17th and 18th centuries, played on period instruments.
Mable Smith Douglass Library
Fall Dance Concert 2018
7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 6–Sunday, December 9, 2018
New choreographic group works by dance majors, featuring contemporary modern dance.
Loree Dance Theater
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Small-ensemble jazz featuring works by artists including Antonio Carlos Jobim, Charlie Parker, and Sonny Rollins.
Schare Recital Hall