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Friday, February 26
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell Concert Series presents the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Founded in 1987 by a group of musicians interested in historical performance, the Freiburger Barockorchester tours worldwide and produces some of the very best recordings issued on the Harmonia Mundi, Virgin, Naïve, and Carus Verlag labels. The ensemble also excels in accompanying singers and presents an all-Mozart program of symphonies and opera arias showcasing German baritone Christian Gerhaher.

Assigned Seating $25-38 • Students $18

Sunday, March 6
   3:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell University Wind Symphony; James Spinazzola, conductor, with oboe soloist Emily DiAngelo.  Features an engaging mix of standard and emerging favorites, including works by Richard Wagner, Morton Gould, John Mackey, and Cornell alumnus Christopher Stark’s Velocity Meadows for oboe, chamber winds, electronics, and video.

Friday, March 11
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell Concert Series presents the Spanish Harlem Orchestra.There is no easing you in, they come at you full force from start to finish with their energy, rich sound and musical precision, and an unwavering respect for the music’s history – bandleader Oscar Hernández is all about tradition, and his Grammy-winning ensemble sets the standard for authentic, New York style, hard core salsa. Live or recorded, it doesn’t get any better.

General Admission $28 • Students $18

Saturday, March 12
   3:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell Symphony Orchestra; Kisun Sung, conductor.  Features Yujin (Stacy) Joo, winner of the 12th annual Cornell Concerto Competition, playing Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 (mvt 1) and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.  2:00 PM:  string instrument “petting zoo” sponsored by Hickey’s Music Center.

Sunday, April 10
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell Concert Series presents Wu Man & The Shanghai Quartet. Explore music of China with a new multimedia work by the eminent Chinese composer Zhao Jiping, in collaboration with his son Zhao Lin, featuring some of his most famous scores for Chinese cinema (Raise the Red Lantern, To Live, Farewell My Concubine). Looking back to their roots, but with a contemporary vision, these artists meld sounds of China with Western string quartet in an unforgettable evening of grand music.

Adult $25-35 • Student $18

Saturday, April 16
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell University Glee Club and Chorus; Robert Isaacs, conductor.  Features a program of 20th-century masterworks, including Frank Martin’s Mass for double choir, Gustav Holst’s Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, and Veljo Tormis’s Curse Upon Iron.  Admission will be charged; information to come.

Sunday, May 1
   3:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell Symphony Orchestra; Kisun Sung, conductor.  Features Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 2.

Sunday, May 8
   3:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell University Wind Symphony; James Spinazzola, conductor, with guests Colonel Larry H. Lang, commander and conductor of the United States Air Force Band, and clarinetist Richard MacDowell.  In this tribute to Emeritus Professor Marice Stith, former Director of Bands, the WS presents music by Cornell composers David Borden and Steven Stucky, works by Charles Ives and Wayne Ocquin, and Dana Wilson's Liquid Ebony for clarinet and wind ensemble.

Saturday, May 28
   8:00 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club; Robert Isaacs, conductor:  Commencement Concert.  Admission will be charged; information to come.

Friday, June 10
   9:15 pm
Bailey Hall

Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club and their alumni; Robert Isaacs, conductor.  The Reunion 2016 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.