Ring in the holidays this season with choral music and a seasonal celebration at Linfield College.
The Linfield College Department of Music and Chaplain’s Office will present a seasonal choir concert and celebration Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. Continue reading
Blending together ballet and jazz, Linfield students will perform “The Jazz Nutcracker: Clara’s Dream” for the Fall Dance Showcase on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 in Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall. Showtime for both performances is 7 p.m.
The dancers will perform the classic “Nutcracker” story in the styles of ballet and jazz with Tchaikovsky’s original score arranged by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Under the direction of Eve Brindis, adjunct professor of dance, “Clara’s Dream” infuses tradition with modern jazz, themes and bright colors. The array of ballet and jazz choreography draws influence from George Balanchine’s “Nutcracker.” Continue reading
The MJ New Quartet, a virtuoso quartet who revisit the introspective elegance and sophisticated soundscape of the Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ), will perform at Linfield College.
On Wednesday, Nov. 28, the MJ New Quartet will bring their blend of classical and jazz to the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at 7 p.m. Led by jazz pianist Darrell Grant, the group offers thoughtful interpretations and explorations of MJQ classics such as “Django,” “Skating in Central Park” and “Odds Against Tomorrow,” as well as lesser-known pieces.
Anton Belov will discuss 19th-century Russian art songs in an upcoming Linfield College faculty lecture.
Belov, associate professor of music, will present “Romanticism, exoticism,
nationalism and revolution as reflected in the Russian art song of the 19th century” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus. Continue reading
The Linfield College Concert Band will feature music to spur the imagination in their annual fall concert.
The Concert Band will present “Music for the Imagination: Programmatic Music for Band in the Twentieth Century” on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. Continue reading
Works of romantic composers will be performed in an intimate setting when Linfield College hosts a traditional musical liederabend.
Students will perform the liederabend on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Acclaimed Portland-based author Martha Grover will read from her book, “The End of My Career,” Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Linfield College Nicholson Library. The reading is part of the “Readings at the Nick” series.
Grover is an author, poet and artist. She is best known for her latest collection of autobiographical stories and essays, “The End of My Career,” which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards in creative nonfiction in 2017. Her work focuses on themes of family, childhood, place and work. Continue reading
Noted author and Princeton University professor Anne McClintock will talk about U.S. foundational violence during the upcoming Ericksen lecture at Linfield College.
McClintock will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Nicholson Library on the college’s McMinnville campus. Continue reading
What happens when revolutions in science meet human depravity will be explored in the Linfield Theatre Program’s staging of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.”
The Linfield Theatre Program’s 99th season at Linfield and 16th season in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall continues with “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the novella “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson. Continue reading
Linfield College student choirs will perform music from hit Broadway musicals and well-known composers.
“Resistance, Revolution, and Renewal” will explore this year’s Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) theme of “Revolutions” and will connect resistance and revolution in the face of war, oppression and injustice. The Fall Choir Concert will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. in Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College.