Feb 27

From pieces whose metrical complexity recalls the ars subtillior to ones whose systematic simplification prefigures the minimalism of Phillip Glass, Elizabethan composers used the medium of the viol consort to investigate musical “what if?” questions.



Mar 02
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Mar 05

The Aizuri Quartet, an all-female ensemble will present a four-day residency entitled Blueprint featuring several student and public events and conclude with a full-length concert at the Carriage House Café Hayloft.



Mar 04
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Mar 04

A curation of scholarship that meditates on the idea of loving back & loving black while illuminating the power, possibility and potentiality of #blackgirlmagic, #blackboyjoy and #blacklivesmatter in this hys-torical and politically heightened moment.



Mar 16
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Mar 19

The Cornell Wind Symphony (CU Winds) welcomes guest composer David Maslanka, one of today’s most important composers for winds.



Mar 17

Yield Troubled Shadows: Bach and Modern Society pairs performances of two cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach with short lectures which will connect thematic threads from the cantatas to current issues in American and global society, including gender equality, marriage equality, and economic justice.



Mar 18

Guest singer Rachel Calloway and pianist Xak Bjerken from Cornell's Music Department premiere four songs set to poems by Cornell poet Ishion Hutchinson, from his two collections: House of Lords and Commons and Far District.



Apr 21

Hailed as interpreting with "profundity and power" (RuideroXXI, Mexico City), the ensemble features clarinetist Eric Christian Umble, soprano Meagan Amelia Brus, and pianist Silvie Cheng. The ensemble's residency at Cornell will culminate in a concert of their repertoire, including premieres of 15 one-minute works, and the premiere of works by Cornell composers and collaborators.



Apr 23

Cornell’s one and only Taiko drumming group, Yamatai, will perform at PULSE 2017, incorporating traditional Taiko pieces as well as original compositions.