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Thursday, April 24
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall Cornell Concert Series presents Roby Lakatos Ensemble Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 8:00 pm Bailey Hall, Cornell University Tickets: $25 - $35 (Students: $17) Assigned Seating Mixing the fire of Hungarian-gypsy music with classical technique and a gift for improvisation, violinist Roby Lakatos is that rare musician who defies definition. A seventh generation fiddler, Lakatos’ mastery and musicianship have earned him the title "The Devil’s Fiddler" and "The King of Gypsy Violin." Lakatos blends the wild rhythms of his gypsy roots with scorching virtuosity and an extraordinary stylistic versatility to take audiences on a careening musical thrill ride. Expect to leave with your heart racing!

Friday, April 25
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club; Robert Isaacs, director, with Argento Chamber Ensemble; Michel Galante, conductor, and vocal soloists Judith Kellock, Ivy Walz, Thom Baker, and David Neal present “7 Soundspaces: Mozart Reframed.” Features the fragments of Mozart’s unfinished Requiem, along with “Seven Soundspaces” by contemporary Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas. Admission: $20 general; $5 student, at and at the door.

Thursday, May 1
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall CU Winds; Elizabeth B. Peterson, conductor. Features music by Norman Dello Joio, Michael Markowski, Frank Ticheli, Scott McAllister, George Gershwin, and John Mackey, and the premiere of Michael Small's Frozen Glades—Four Negative Spaces.

Saturday, May 3
   7:00 pm
Bailey Hall “SoundSpace and Cornell Chamber Orchestra” features instruments from across time. SoundSpace, a new glove-based musical interface, will premiere for the first time at this concert, showcasing its capabilities through various electronic works (7-8 pm). Then the Cornell Chamber Orchestra; Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor, will perform J. S. Bach’s Double Concerto in C Major, BWV 1061, with harpsichordists Malcolm Bilson and David Yearsley, Lou Harrison's Pipa Concerto, with student Brook Du, and Mendelssohn's Sinfonia No. 10 in B Minor, and a newly commissioned work, Embrace, with SoundSpace, which has been funded in part by the Cornell Council for the Arts and the Cornell ECE Innovation Competition (8-9 pm).

Sunday, May 4
   3:00 pm
Bailey Hall Cornell Symphony Orchestra; Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor; Loren Loiacono, assistant conductor. Features Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet (selections from Suites Nos. 1 and 2) and Saint-Saëns’ Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah.

Saturday, May 24
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club; Robert Isaacs, conductor: Senior week concert. Admission will be charged; information to come.

Friday, June 6
   9:15 pm
Bailey Hall Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club and their alumni; Robert Isaacs, conductor. The Reunion 2014 concert features old and new favorites, concluding with the greatest songs ever written for an Ivy League institution. Admission will be charged; information to come.