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Fall 2019 Concert Schedule


Celebrating Immigrants through Music

A variety of music will be performed from Cambodia and Brazil as well as works by immigrant composers Igor Stravinsky, Max Lifchitz, Jaime León Ferro and Tan Dun who settled in the United States from Russia, Mexico, Colombia and China respectively. MCC faculty members Orlando Cela, flute; Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, piano; Marcus Santos, pandero; and Anna Ward, soprano will be joined by Sovann Khon, tro sau, Kru Ko, Khim and Kimhan Meas, hand drum.

Co-sponsored by Welcoming Week Lowell 2019

8:00 p.m. • Friday, September 13 • Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Recital Hall  • Lowell Campus

Environmental Issues Reflected by Music

MCC faculty members Robert Bekker, guitar; Orlando Cela, flute; Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, piano and Anna Ward, soprano will perform works inspired by life in the Andes, the American landscape and a Nahuatl legend from pre-Colombian Central America. Works by Andres Sas, Gabriela Lena Frank, Pamela Marshall and Ileana Perez Velázquez will be featured. The concert will conclude with a few American folk songs.

Co-sponsored by IDS Weekend Fall 2019: Navigating Climate Change

3:00 p.m. • Saturday, November 2 • MCC Concert Hall  • Bedford Campus


Sonya Ovrutsky Fensome, piano

Internationally acclaimed concert pianist and passionate music educator will perform a recital of works by Bela Bartok, Claude Debussy, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Ernesto Lecuona.

8:00 p.m. • Friday, November 22 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford Campus


MCC Student Recital

Student Instrumentalists & Singers
12:30 p.m. • Monday, December 9 • MCC Concert Hall • Bedford Campus


Lowell Chamber Orchestra

In a collaboration between the Music and Theater Departments, this new ensemble, under the direction of MCC faculty member Orlando Cela, will perform Igor Stravinsky’s masterful theatrical work L’Histoire du Soldat

7:30 p.m. • Friday, December 13 • Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Theatre  • Lowell Campus

                                                           All concerts are free and open to the public

For more information, contact Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, Director of A World of Music,
at 781-280-3923 or peraltac@middlesex.mass.edu

For directions:
MCC Concert Hall in Bedford

Academic Arts Center in Lowell


For clips of past concerts, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/MCCmusicOnline2

Last Modified: 9/18/19