UNT Opera Presents...

Dazzling talent will be on full display as both singers and orchestra share the stage in UNT Opera’s dramatic concert version of Rossini’s comic masterpiece Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville). Don’t miss this fast-paced evening of vocal fireworks and virtuosic music-making, one night only in Winspear Hall on September 21.

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One O'Clock Lab Band

After last year's Sounds of the Holidays concert was put "on ice" due to inclement weather, we're excited to bring you the rescheduled event on December 6. You'll hear the famed One O'Clock Lab Band, directed by Jay Saunders, play jazz arrangements of your favorite holiday tunes. The UNT Jazz Singers, directed by Jennifer Barnes, get in on the action with this special occasion of both instrumental and vocal jazz. Bring the whole family to celebrate the season!

 

Symphony Orchestra

On September 26, The UNT Symphony Orchestra presents a performance of Ginastera’s Harp Concerto, Op. 25 featuring faculty harpist Jaymee Haefner, along with Rimsky-Korsakov’s colorful symphonic poem Scheherazade, showcasing student talent from all sections of the orchestra. Coinciding with the concert is the release of conductor David Itkin’s book Conducting Concerti. Concertgoers can come early for a meet-and-greet with Professor Itkin, where they can peruse the new tome and chat with the maestro himself.

 

UNT Opera Presents...

UNT Opera presents Lehár’s classic operetta, The Merry Widow which is filled with hilarious satire, touching romance and unforgettable melodies. Audience members seated on the floor of the Lyric Theater will enjoy mingling with the performers in this English-language production. Performances are November 7, 9, 14 and 16 in the Lyric Theater.

 

College of Music Gala: A Symphonic Celebration of Popular Song

On October 12, legendary trombonist Tom “Bones” Malone — of Blues Brothers and CBS Orchestra fame — and one of the world’s biggest names in classical saxophone, Eugene Rousseau, come together with David Itkin and the UNT Symphony Orchestra for a program of chart-toppers from past decades. Instrumental arrangements of favorite songs from works like Porgy and Bess

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