Concert Series

Members of the Davidson College community and the general public are warmly invited to enjoy the 2013-2014 Concert Series. You may purchase tickets online, by calling 704-894-2135, in person at the Union Box Office Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. , or at the door.

Past Events (2013-14)

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Davidson Trio, featuring Don Oehler, clarinet

September 8, 2013  •  3 p.m.
Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center

Davidson's favorite piano trio of violinist Rosemary Furniss, cellist Alan Black and pianist Dana Protopopescu will open the 2013-14 season with a performance featuring brilliant clarinetist Don Oehler. Their program will include Brahms's Clarinet Trio, Bruch's Eight Pieces for Trio and Peter Schickele's Quartet for Piano, Violin, Cello and Clarinet.

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Music of Lou Harrison & Peter Schickele

October 6, 2013  •  3 p.m.
Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center

This performance includes such powerful chamber repetoires as Harrison's Varied Trio for violin prepared piano and percussion, Songs in the Forest for flute, violin, vibraphone, and piano, Schickele's Dream Dances for flute, violin, and cello and Serenade: Music for an Evening for piano 4 hands and string quartet.

Awadagin Pratt

Awadagin Pratt, piano

November 2, 2013  •  8 p.m.
Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center

Performing across the globe to international acclaim after a stunning victory at the Naumburg International Piano Competition, Awadagin Pratt's program at Davidson will feature works by Schubert, Liszt, Scarlatti, Couperin, Kodaly, and Chopin. Pratt will be appearing thanks to the generosity of the Adams Foundation Piano Series.

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Ariel String Quartet

November 17, 2013  •  3 p.m.
Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center

Characterized by its youth, brilliant playing, and soulful interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has quickly earned a glowing international reputation. In January 2012 the quartet was named quartet-in-residence at the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music an astonishing accomplishment for such a young ensemble. For their Davidson event, the quartet will play music from Mozart, Britten, and Debussy.

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Jamie Laval, Celtic violin

February 2, 2014  •  3 p.m.
Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center

Internationally acclaimed Celtic violinist Jamie Laval will return to Davidson's campus for another vibrant Concert Series performance. Laval will be joined by other Celtic musicians to present an energetic program of traditional music from Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, and Québec.

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Andrea Mumm, harp

March 23, 2014  •  3 p.m.
Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center

Andrea Mumm, principal harpist for the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, will present a mixed recital of solo works for harp and chamber music, including Lou Harrison's Suite for Cello and Harp, featuring cellist Alan Black, and Saint-Saens's Fantasie for Violin and Harp, featuring violinist Rosemary Furniss.

Steven Mayer

Steven Mayer, piano

April 5, 2014  •  8 p.m.
Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center

"Piano playing at its most awesome" (The New York Times), pianist Steven Mayer plays a unique repertoire of  icons such as Art Tatum, Fats Waller, Mozart, and Liszt. This program will feature works from Schubert, Thalberg, Weber, Liszt, and Tatum. Mayer will be appearing thanks to the generosity of the Adams Foundation Piano Series.