Concerts with Commentary - Kendall College of Arts and Sciences

Concerts with Commentary

The 2021-22 Concerts with Commentary series features award-winning music faculty who not only perform with excellence, but also share the cultural background and historical context of the repertoire and composers represented in the series. Each concert focuses on a different genre, composer or instrument(s).

Concerts are free and open to the public. Masks are required. Mark your calendars – we look forward to seeing you!

 

2021-22 Season


 

 

CANCELED

Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021
7:30 p.m., Meinig Recital Hall

An Evening of Early Minimalism: Music of Poulenc, Satie, Stravinsky and Orff

Brady McElligott, bass-baritone and piano
Stuart Deaver, piano


 

 

Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021
7:30 p.m., Meinig Recital Hall

The Great Unaccompanied Sonatas of J.S. Bach

Maureen O’Boyle, violin


Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022
7:30 p.m., Gussman Concert Hall

Vintage Wildflowers in Concert

Dana Fitzgerald Maher, Celtic harp, piano, vocals and Irish whistle
Audrey McSperitt Schmidt, vocals, guitar, bodhran and flute
Abby Bozarth, fiddle, vocals and accordion

 


 

Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022
7:30 p.m.

Claude Debussy’s
Cinq Poèmes de Charles Baudelaire

Kim Childs, tenor
Brady McElligott, piano


 

 

Thursday, March 10, 2022
7:30 p.m.

Franz Schubert’s Wanderer Fantasy

Stuart Deaver, piano


2020-21 Season

The 2020-21 Concerts with Commentary series were broadcast via the University of Tulsa YouTube Channel. Click the “Watch” link to access the recital.


Vintage Wildflowers in Concert

November 5, 2020
7:30 p.m. (CST) — Virtual  Event (You Tube)

 

Dana Fitzgerald Maher, Celtic harp, piano, vocals and Irish whistle
Audrey McSperitt Schmidt, vocals, guitar, bodhran and flute
Abby Bozarth, fiddle, vocals and accordion

 

WATCH


Schubert Winterreise

October 22, 2020
7:30 p.m. (CST) — Virtual  Event (YouTube)

 

Kim Childs, tenor
Stuart Deaver, piano

 

WATCH


French Delicacies

January 21, 2021
7:30 p.m. (CST) — Virtual Event (You Tube)

 

Judith Pannill Raiford, soprano
Brady McElligott, bass-baritone and piano

 

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Concert Translation

 


Beethoven’s Eroica Variations

February 4, 2021
7:30 p.m. (CST) — Virtual Event (You Tube)


Stuart Deaver
, piano

 

WATCH

 

Concert Program

 


It’s a Global Affair

April 29, 2021
7:30 p.m. (CST) — Virtual Event (You Tube)

 

Lorelei Barton, harp
John Rush, flute
Maureen O’Boyle, violin
Paulo Eskitch, viola

 

WATCH

 

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