November 18, 2016
8pm, Kresge Auditoriums
Mozart, Overture to Così fan tutte; (Thus Do All Women, or The School for Lovers) an Italian opera buffa.
Puccini, Crisantemi, (Chrysanthemums) an elegy scored for string quartet and often performed by string orchestra, composed by the late 19th century romantic Italian opera composer.
David Diamond (1915-2005), Suite from Romeo and Juliet (1947).
Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120 (Composed in 1841 and revised in 1851).
Motion Theater examines the theatrical event from the perspective of composition in a performance workshop. Studio exercises address the process of developing a theatrical work through an internalized understanding of compositional principles in theater. Examines physical action in time and space. Includes outside readings, videos, short essays, and in-class discussions. Provides the performer, director, choreographer, designer or writer opportunities to engage with large and small group ensembles in creation of theatrical events. Topics include image, motion, shape, repetition, gesture, and spatial relationship. Preference to majors, minors, concentrators. Admittance may be controlled by lottery. Fall 2016 was taught by Jay Scheib.
The Second Annual Prism Concert Spectacular, a concert by the MIT Wind Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr. Music Director; Kenneth Amis, Assistant Conductor. The program includes Grainger’s Lincolnshire Posy, Lyn Murray’s Ronald Searle Suite, composed for the 1957 film Energetically Yours (which will be shown), and music of Corelli, Gesulado, Prokofiev, Amis, and Harris.
The final piece on tonight’s concert, Lincolnshire Posy, features NoteStream, a real-time program note service. Go to mitwe.org to connect (experience is optimized for smartphones).
MIT Concert Choir. William Cutter, director. 8pm, Kresge Auditorium. Händel, Messiah. Jodie-Marie Fernandes, soprano; Wei En Chan, countertenor; Eiji Miura, tenor; Seth Grondin, bass-baritone. 8pm, November 12, 2016. Kresge Auditorium, MIT.
Video by MIT student Marisa Nienberg '16 as part of 21W.749, Documentary Photography and Photojournalism