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French guest soprano to direct performance of medieval music.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Soprano and medieval music specialist Anne Azma ends her residency at the University of Oregon this week with a concert on Saturday.

In addition, a trio of faculty will perform woodwind repertoire in a free concert on Friday at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

UO SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Oregon Symphonic Band

Today, Beall Concert Hall

The UO Symphonic Band will perform at 8 p.m. today. Tickets are $7, $5 students and seniors, at the door or in advance from the UO Ticket Office, 541-346-4363.

Faculty Woodwind Trio

Friday, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Enjoy a free noon concert in the Pap Reception Hall of the Schnitzer museum, 1430 Johnson Lane. "Snowed Out" features UO School of Music and Dance faculty Molly Barth, flute; Jerome Simas, clarinet; and Steve Vacchi, bassoon.

The concert will include repertoire spanning from the 1920s to 2011 with works by Walter Piston, Robert Muczynski, John Cage, Mei-ling Lee, Andr Jolivet and the UO's own David Crumb.

A Night's Tale

Saturday, Willamette Hall atrium

Shira Kammen, medieval fiddle and harp, and tenor Eric Mentzel will perform "A Night's Tale: The Tournament of Chauvency," featuring an ensemble of UO students directed by soprano Anne Azma.

French soprano Anne Azma is one of the world's leading interpreters of early vocal music.

Her discography numbers about 30 recordings as a soloist or a recitalist.

She has been a soloist with numerous other ensembles, large and small, early and contemporary.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. Free.

Oregon Wind Ensemble

Sunday, EMU Ballroom

The Oregon Wind Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. Tickets are $7, $5 students and seniors, at the door or in advance from the UO Ticket Office, 541-346-4363.

UO Gospel Ensembles

Tuesday, Beall Concert Hall

The two-time champions of the Disney Gospel Choir Fest will perform energetic and crowd-pleasing favorites at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $8, $6 students and seniors, at the door or in advance from the UO Ticket Office, 541-346-4363.

Dance Quarterly

Wednesday, Dougherty Dance Theatre

The University of Oregon's Department of Dance presents Dance Quarterly - an informal performance of dance composition, improvisation and repertory class work - at 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Gerlinger Annex, 1484 University St. on the UO campus.

The free event will showcase the processes of undergraduate and graduate student dancers in developing choreography reflective of their own voices and artistry.
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