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Wednesday, February 01, 2023

UNFOLD Gallery Exhibition

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Bringing together the diverse practices of four DMV-area artists, UNFOLD engages with the significance and possibilities of garments beyond their practical and ornamental functions.

The 1856 Project Inaugural Symposium

The 1856 Project Inaugural Symposium

Kreativity Open Mic

Join the Kreators of the Kreativity Diversity Troupe for an open mic night, full of music, dance and spoken word.

BlackLight Summit 2023

Through three days of groundbreaking dance performances, inspiring keynote speeches, energizing movement workshops and intimate panel discussions, The Clarice’s BlackLight Summit aims to activate the unimagined possibilities in dance.

Fearless New Play Festival

The UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies' Fearless New Play Festival celebrates the development of new scripts that address the urgent issues our society faces today.

BlackLight Summit 2023

Through three days of groundbreaking dance performances, inspiring keynote speeches, energizing movement workshops and intimate panel discussions, The Clarice’s BlackLight Summit aims to activate the unimagined possibilities in dance.

Fearless New Play Festival

The UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies' Fearless New Play Festival celebrates the development of new scripts that address the urgent issues our society faces today.

CBDNA National Conference Preview Concert: UMD Wind Orchestra

Catch this preview concert at The Clarice before the UMD Wind Orchestra travels to the University of Georgia to perform at the prestigious College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) National Conference by special invitation.

BlackLight Summit 2023

Through three days of groundbreaking dance performances, inspiring keynote speeches, energizing movement workshops and intimate panel discussions, The Clarice’s BlackLight Summit aims to activate the unimagined possibilities in dance.

Fearless New Play Festival

The UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies' Fearless New Play Festival celebrates the development of new scripts that address the urgent issues our society faces today.

Future of Interface Workshop

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A 2-day virtual event connecting the best technologists, thinkers, and leaders to try to predict what human-computer interfaces might look like in 20 years and explore ways to ensure their accessibility.

New Work Reading: TWA

This new opera inspired by the popular folk ballad THE TWA SISTERS, explores the eternal conflict between the opposing forces of love and jealousy; and why this ancient ballad resonates even more deeply today with the proliferation of social media and virtual sharing platforms.

Lugano Percussion Ensemble

Acclaimed in Europe’s contemporary music scene, Lugano Percussion Ensemble makes their Clarice debut with a program of world and U.S. premiere works.

Proving Up: Maryland Opera Studio

Based on a 2013 short story by Karen Russell, Proving Up, is a surreal and haunting commentary on the American dream as experienced by the Zegners, a fictional family of 1860s homesteaders.

Masterful Strings: Stephanie Chase, violin

Violinist Stephanie Chase, accompanied Sara Davis Buechner on piano, presents a recital of classical and romantic works.

2022–23 Arts & Humanities Dean’s Lecture Series Featuring Dionne Warwick in Conversation With Dean Stephanie Shonekan

For her first Dean’s Lecture Series as dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, Stephanie Shonekan will be in conversation with legendary singer, activist and philanthropist Dionne Warwick.

Jazz Jam with The Hall CP

Wrap up your winter with this new monthly jazz jam session led by D.C.-based saxophonist Elijah Balbed!

Baye & Asa: HotHouse

Directed by Amadi ‘Baye’ Washington and Sam ‘Asa’ Pratt, Baye & Asa is a company creating movement art projects.

Baye & Asa: HotHouse

Directed by Amadi ‘Baye’ Washington and Sam ‘Asa’ Pratt, Baye & Asa is a company creating movement art projects.

The Book Club Play

Karen Zacarias' witty comedy focuses on books and those who love them––and the quirky dynamics between them. By the end, you’ll feel like you’re a member of the book club yourself!

UMD Memorial Chapel Open House

Memorial Chapel Open House

The Book Club Play

Karen Zacarias' witty comedy focuses on books and those who love them––and the quirky dynamics between them. By the end, you’ll feel like you’re a member of the book club yourself!

UMD Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet and Erich Stem’s Kayak

Inspired by Shakespeare's play, Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture is a beautiful and lush musical rendition of the tragic love story beloved by romantics.

Flutronix & Third Coast Percussion: Rubix

Two ensembles who are redefining classical music for the 21st century join forces for a special double-bill performance.

Spring Big Band Showcase Part 1

Swing into an evening of jazz! You won't want to miss this first night of innovative interpretations of classic and contemporary jazz works.

Spring Big Band Showcase Part 2

Don’t miss this second night of innovative interpretations of classic and contemporary jazz works.

The Book Club Play

Karen Zacarias' witty comedy focuses on books and those who love them––and the quirky dynamics between them. By the end, you’ll feel like you’re a member of the book club yourself!

The Book Club Play

Karen Zacarias' witty comedy focuses on books and those who love them––and the quirky dynamics between them. By the end, you’ll feel like you’re a member of the book club yourself!

89.7 WTMD's Saturday Morning Tunes: "Frozen" with Outcalls

WTMD's Saturday Morning Tunes partners with The Clarice to present a brand new "Frozen" stage show featuring songs from both movies, performed by the classically trained opera singers Outcalls.

UMD Info Challenge 2023 - Grand Finale Showcase & Awards Ceremony with Darryll Pines

Join UMD President Darryll Pines to hear about this year's real-world challenges and the solutions proposed by the 2023 Info Challenge participants as they showcase their final projects—be sure to cheer them on during the Awards Ceremony! All are welcome! No registration required.

The Book Club Play

Karen Zacarias' witty comedy focuses on books and those who love them––and the quirky dynamics between them. By the end, you’ll feel like you’re a member of the book club yourself!

The Book Club Play

Karen Zacarias' witty comedy focuses on books and those who love them––and the quirky dynamics between them. By the end, you’ll feel like you’re a member of the book club yourself!

American Brass Quintet: Pre-Concert Talk

The American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles, celebrated for peerless leadership in the brass world.

American Brass Quintet

ABQ brings a program that features a new work by acclaimed American composer Jennifer Higdon and large brass works.

University Orchestra March Concert

The University Orchestra (UOrch) presents its March concert.

Jazz Jam with The Hall CP ft. Walter Smith III, saxophone

Kick off your spring with this new monthly jazz jam session led by D.C.-based saxophonist Elijah Balbed!

Walter Smith III: Twio

Jazz legend Jimmy Heath calls Walter Smith III “a perfect example of what my mentor Dizzy Gillespie said: ‘You have to have one foot in the past and one foot in the future.’” 2022 brought Smith to new heights with his most compelling and reflective album to date, In Common III, featuring some of the most important and talked-about artists on the scene.

Walter Smith III: Twio

Jazz legend Jimmy Heath calls Walter Smith III “a perfect example of what my mentor Dizzy Gillespie said: ‘You have to have one foot in the past and one foot in the future.’” 2022 brought Smith to new heights with his most compelling and reflective album to date, In Common III, featuring some of the most important and talked-about artists on the scene.

Faculty Dance Concert

The Faculty Dance Concert shines the spotlight on works choreographed by UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance studies faculty! The concert’s evocative choreography will be performed by TDPS students and features a range of style and movement.

UMD Wind Ensemble March Concert

The UMD Wind Ensemble (UMWE) presents its March concert.

Faculty Dance Concert

The Faculty Dance Concert shines the spotlight on works choreographed by UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance studies faculty! The concert’s evocative choreography will be performed by TDPS students and features a range of style and movement.

Faculty Dance Concert

The Faculty Dance Concert shines the spotlight on works choreographed by UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance studies faculty! The concert’s evocative choreography will be performed by TDPS students and features a range of style and movement.

Faculty Dance Concert

The Faculty Dance Concert shines the spotlight on works choreographed by UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance studies faculty! The concert’s evocative choreography will be performed by TDPS students and features a range of style and movement.

Faculty Artist Series: Strata - Stomping Grounds

Claiming a wide territory for their unusual medium, Strata traverses a world of sounds.

Bach Cantata: UMD Choral Activities

J.S. Bach, known as the great master, wrote more than 200 cantatas, and UMD Choral Activities aims to sing them all in this series of short performances led by conductors in the graduate program.

Memorial Chapel Open House

Memorial Chapel Open House

Masterful Strings: "The Nightingale's Sonata"

Spanning generations, from the shores of the Black Sea to the glit­tering concert halls of New York, The Nightingale’s Sonata is a richly woven tapestry centered around the virtuoso Lea Luboshutz.

When Aliens Fall from the Sky–Work-in-Progress Reading

When Aliens Fall from the Sky is the long-awaited return to the stage of Tony Award winning poet and performance artist Lemon Andersen.

Kreativity Open Mic

Join the Kreators of the Kreativity Diversity Troupe for an open mic night, full of music, dance and spoken word.

Awadagin Pratt, piano

Among his generation of concert artists, awarding-winning pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recital and with symphony orchestras.

Spring Chamber Jazz Recital Part 1

Experience the soulful, syncopated sounds of jazz in this first night of chamber jazz featuring classic tunes performed by the jazz combos.

Spring Chamber Jazz Recital Part 2

Experience the soulful, syncopated sounds of jazz in this second night of chamber jazz featuring classic tunes performed by the jazz combos.

TDPS Experimental Performance Series #4

Featuring provocative choreography by M.F.A. Dance students, this concert is a collection of eclectic new works, serving as an unguarded exploration of these diverse artists' talents and interests.

TDPS Experimental Performance Series #4

Featuring provocative choreography by M.F.A. Dance students, this concert is a collection of eclectic new works, serving as an unguarded exploration of these diverse artists' talents and interests.

TDPS Experimental Performance Series #4

Featuring provocative choreography by M.F.A. Dance students, this concert is a collection of eclectic new works, serving as an unguarded exploration of these diverse artists' talents and interests.

University Band and Maryland Community Band April Concert

Representing a variety of majors across campus, the University Band is joined by the Maryland Community Band for a concert of traditional and contemporary wind band music in a performance perfect for all ages.

TEMPO Concert

Presenting the music of now, the graduate student-led contemporary music ensemble TEMPO focuses on cultivating new music experiences in the community both within and outside of the standard concert hall.

St. Lawrence String Quartet

Since their inception, the St. Lawrence String Quartet has risen to prominence for their electrifying performances, ever-expanding repertoire and dedication to engagement with audiences, composers and emerging artists.

Moonlight Benjamin

The Haitian-raised, French-based priestess of voodoo blues rock pulls no punches in her latest single, epi, with a straight-for-the-jugular, guitar-licked homage to Haiti evoking an Afro-energized Black Keys meets Dr. John.

Chamber Music Recital Part 1

This recital will feature a broad range of styles and repertoire presented in a fresh, lively way.

Chamber Music Recital Part 2

This recital will feature a broad range of styles and repertoire presented in a fresh, lively way.

Chamber Music Recital Part 3

This recital will feature a broad range of styles and repertoire presented in a fresh, lively way.

The Late Wedding

Inspired by the writings of Italian writer Italo Calvino, Christopher Chen presents a series of interconnected love stories that take place in a dialogue, a memory, a honeymoon, an interview, a rebellion, a spy hunt and a boat traveling through space.

The Late Wedding

Inspired by the writings of Italian writer Italo Calvino, Christopher Chen presents a series of interconnected love stories that take place in a dialogue, a memory, a honeymoon, an interview, a rebellion, a spy hunt and a boat traveling through space.

Memorial Chapel Open House

Memorial Chapel Open House

The Late Wedding

Inspired by the writings of Italian writer Italo Calvino, Christopher Chen presents a series of interconnected love stories that take place in a dialogue, a memory, a honeymoon, an interview, a rebellion, a spy hunt and a boat traveling through space.

Japanese Koto Concert: UMD Japanese Koto Ensemble & Washington Toho Koto Society

Directed by Kyoko Okamoto, the UMD Japanese Koto Ensemble features elegant music played on the koto, a traditional Japanese 13-string instrument.

Mozart’s Don Giovanni: Maryland Opera Studio

While fleeing the scene of his crime, the lascivious Don Giovanni commits an unimaginable murder. This depraved act unleashes hell itself in an opera that masterfully combines dark comedy with the darkest of acts.

Spring Choral Collage: Tactus, UMD Treble Choir and University Chorale

An evening of eclectic repertoire presented by Tactus, the UMD Treble Chorus and the University Chorale that will be sure to inspire choral lovers of all ages.

Do Good Challenge Finals

The annual Do Good Challenge inspires students to make a difference for the issues, ideas and communities they care about. Watch and cheer on as finalist teams pitch their project or venture and the impact they've created for a chance to win a share of more than $20,000!

Jazz Jam with The Hall CP

Welcome the warm weather with this new monthly jazz jam session led by D.C.-based saxophonist Elijah Balbed!

The Late Wedding

Inspired by the writings of Italian writer Italo Calvino, Christopher Chen presents a series of interconnected love stories that take place in a dialogue, a memory, a honeymoon, an interview, a rebellion, a spy hunt and a boat traveling through space.

New Music at Maryland

Celebrate the new music being created right here at Maryland!

Korean Drumming Concert: UMD Korean Percussion Ensemble

Experience the vibrant beat of samulnori under the direction of Sebastian Wang.

The Late Wedding

Inspired by the writings of Italian writer Italo Calvino, Christopher Chen presents a series of interconnected love stories that take place in a dialogue, a memory, a honeymoon, an interview, a rebellion, a spy hunt and a boat traveling through space.

UMoves: Undergraduate Dance Concert

In this varied, vibrant and celebratory dance presentation, the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies offers new works of art in motion!

The Late Wedding

Inspired by the writings of Italian writer Italo Calvino, Christopher Chen presents a series of interconnected love stories that take place in a dialogue, a memory, a honeymoon, an interview, a rebellion, a spy hunt and a boat traveling through space.

Maryland Day

The UMD tradition celebrates 25 years of learning and discovery.

UMoves: Undergraduate Dance Concert

In this varied, vibrant and celebratory dance presentation, the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies offers new works of art in motion!

UMoves: Undergraduate Dance Concert

In this varied, vibrant and celebratory dance presentation, the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies offers new works of art in motion!

UMoves: Undergraduate Dance Concert

In this varied, vibrant and celebratory dance presentation, the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies offers new works of art in motion!

Spring Choral Showcase: UMD Chamber Singers

The UMD Chamber Singers are one of the nation’s most honored and respected collegiate ensembles with a choral repertoire that spans over 500 years of music history.

Spring Percussion Concert: UMD Percussion Ensemble

Usually positioned at the back of the orchestra, members of the percussion section move center stage to reveal the colorful, melodic potential of their instruments in this striking concert of contemporary music.

Final Jazz Showcase: UMD Jazz Ensemble, UMD Jazz Lab Band and University Jazz Band

Bring your picnic basket, lawn chairs and blanket for this family favorite outdoor jazz concert marking the end-of-year finale for the UMD School of Music’s jazz ensembles.

Bach Cantata Series: UMD Choral Activities

J.S. Bach, known as the great master, wrote more than 200 cantatas, and UMD Choral Activities aims to sing them all in this series of short performances led by conductors in the graduate program.

Opera Scene Study Part 1: Maryland Opera Studio

First-year Maryland Opera Studio students demonstrate their talent in this showcase featuring scenes from a wide operatic repertory. To keep the focus on beautiful, pure sounds and vivid acting, the performance is accompanied only by piano and minimal props.

RUBBERBAND: Ever So Slightly

In Ever So Slightly, 10 dancer-athletes explore the behavioral mechanisms we develop against the flow of irritants that bombard us in daily life.

UMD Wind Ensemble May Concert

The UMD Wind Ensemble (UMWE) performs its season finale.

Opera Scene Study Part 2: Maryland Opera Studio

First-year Maryland Opera Studio students demonstrate their talent in this showcase featuring scenes from a wide operatic repertory.

Bartók & Strauss: UMD Symphony Orchestra

The UMD Symphony Orchestra presents its season finale concert featuring Johann Strauss, Jr.’s, Overture to Die Fledermaus (The Bat), Hungarian composer Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra and a third musical selection to be determined.

Mozart’s “Gran Partita” and Lash’s In Pieces: UMD Wind Orchestra

The UMD Wind Orchestra concludes its season with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved “Gran Partita” and a vibrant new work by Hannah Lash.

Tesla Quartet

Praised for their “superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they play, regardless of era, style, or technical demand” (The International Review of Music), the Tesla Quartet brings refinement and prowess to both new and established repertoire.

University Band and Maryland Community Band May Concert

Representing a variety of majors across campus, the University Band is joined by the Maryland Community Band for a concert of traditional and contemporary wind band music in a performance perfect for all ages.

Gamelan Concert: UMD Balinese Gamelan Saraswati

Under the direction of I Nyoman Suadin, the UMD Balinese Gamelan Saraswati Ensemble presents an evening of traditional Balinese music.

Memorial Chapel Open House

Memorial Chapel Open House