Take in a concert this month
The University of St. Thomas Music Department welcomes the public to these free concerts on campus in November:
- 8:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas: World Voices, a Twin Cities choral group directed by Karel Erickson, will sing a program of native American music and music by Native American composers, including a new work by local composer Brent Michael Davids. The concert is one of the events in this year’s Sacred Arts Festival at the university.
- 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in Brady Educational Center auditorium: St. Thomas music faculty member Marianne Fleming Bryan will give a piano recital, joined by Christopher Kachian, guitar; Laura Sewell, cello, and Claudia White, flute. They will perform Handel’s Sonata IV in G Major, Haydn’s Sonata in A-flat Major, and works by Mendelssohn, Rodrigo and Barnett.
- 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Brady Educational Center auditorium: St. Thomas music faculty member M. Carolyn Britton will give a piano recital. The recital of “light” music will include works by Clementi, Glazanov, Lecuona and Saint-Säens.
- Noon Thursday, Nov. 15, in the O’Shaughnessy Room of O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center: A noontime concert honoring St. Cecilia, patroness of music and an early Christian martyr, will be held in UST’s library. The concert will feature UST library staff members and friends performing a variety of music. Bring your lunch; light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Cathy Lutz, (651) 962-5459; or Conie Borchardt, (651) 962-6874.
For more information on these and other St. Thomas music events, call the university’s Music Department, (651) 962-5850.