Boston College Newsletter for the Arts, Spring 2003

Ongoing Exhibits

McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College
Museum hours: M-F 11 a.m.-4p.m., Sa-Su noon-5 p.m., closed holidays. Gallery Talks: Fridays at 12:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100 or visit www.bc.edu/artmuseum.

EIRE/LAND:
Depictions of the Irish landscape from medieval
manuscripts to contemporary paintings
February 6 - May 20

Bapst Library
Art Library hours: M-Th 9 a.m.-12 p.m. F-Sa 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Su 1 p.m. - 12 p.m. For information, call 617-552-4861.

An Ancient Light, Black & white infared photographs of ruins in the contemporary Irish landscape. Steven Vedder, photographer. O'Brien Fine Print Room, Burns Library
January 22 - March 17

January

22 Wednesday
[L] Pamela Berger, An Ancient Light: Megalithic and Early Christian Monuments in Ireland. Thompson Room, Burns Library. 4 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3200.

28 Tuesday
[M] Music at St. Mary's. Gerard Manley Hopkins - Portrait of an Author. King's Chapel Choir, Heinrich Christensen, director. Readings by J. Robert Barth, S.J. Settings of Hopkins' poems by Britten, Barber, Tippet, Rorem and Pinkham. St. Mary's Chapel. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

February

2 Sunday
[L] Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch, Curator of Irish Paintings, National Gallery of Ireland. McMullen Museum of Art. 2 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

2 Sunday
[M] Music at St. Mary's. New Music for the Church. Ecclesia Consort of New England. Pierre Massé director. Featuring the premiere of Stabat Mater by BC faculty, Thomas Oboe Lee. St. Mary's Chapel. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

4 Tuesday
[M] Music at Teatime. Theodore Davis, harpsichord. Works by Domenico Scarlatti, Bach and Royer. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

6 Thursday
[L] Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Patricia Hampl, Regents Professor at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the Candlemas lecture. Professor Hampl has written A Romantic Education, on her ancestral county, Czechoslovakia, Virgin Time, on Catholic Spirituality, and I Could Tell You Stories, a collection of essays. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705.

13 Thursday
[L] Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Robin Becker, poet and professor at Penn. State. Her most recent collections are Giocometti's Dog and The Horse Fair. Co-sponsored by Poetry Days. Devlin 101. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705.

13 Thursday
[M] BC bOp! concert. McElroy Café. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3018.

13 Thursday
[M] Music at St. Mary's. Two Centuries of German Baroque Music. Sarasa Chamber Ensemble with Emily Van Evera, soprano. Works by Bach, Handel, Buxtehude and others. St. Mary's Chapel. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

16 Sunday
[M] Joint Concert Band Concert. Performances by concert bands from Northeastern University, Harvard University and Boston College. Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3018.

17 Monday
[M] The Boston College Piano Trio, Anne-Marie Chubet, violin, Jan Pfeiffer, cello, James Chubet, piano, with Frances Rios, viola. Works by Dvorak, Turina and Schumann. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

19 Wednesday
[M] Music at St. Mary's. The Arcadian Winds with Peter Child, narrator. Works to include Peter Child's Prayers from the Ark and selections from opera arias. St. Mary's Chapel. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

19 - 23 Wednesday - Sunday
[T] Department of Theatre/Robsham Theater Arts Center presents Good, by C.P. Taylor, directed by Dr. John H. Houchin. Bonn Studio. Wednesday - Saturday, 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 2 p.m. Tickets: $5. For information, call 617-522-4002.

20 Thursday
[M] Boston College Chamber Music Society, Sandra Hebert, director. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

22 Saturday
[M] Boston College Symphony Orchestra, John Finney, conductor. Program to feature the winner of the Boston College Concerto Competition. Gasson 100. 8 pm. For information, call 617-552-6004.

24 Monday
[F] [L] Screening/lecture: Luke Gibbons, University of Notre Dame, Landscapes of Loss: John Ford, The Quiet Man and Irish America. Devlin 008, 6:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

24 Monday
[M] Triton Brass Quintet, Boston College Artists-in-Residence. Works by Lutowslawski, Bozza, Dahl and Jan Bach. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

26 Wednesday
[M] Music at Teatime. Carol Mastrodomenico, soprano, Steven Morris, piano. Songs by Purcell, Debussy, Brahms and Weill. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

March

11 Tuesday
[M] Music at Teatime. Cecilia Farrell, piano. Works by Rachmaninoff, Albeniz, Chopin and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

12 Wednesday
[M] Music at St. Mary's. Adaskin String Trio. Beethoven's complete works for String Trio. St. Mary's Chapel. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

16 Sunday
[M] Mick Maloney and Friends, Far From the Shamrock Shore: The story of Irish American History through Song. Gasson 100. 2:00 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100

19 Wednesday
[L] Perry Curtis, Brown University, Irish Landlords and Political
Cartoons. Devlin Hall. 5:00 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

20 Thursday
[L] Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Jill Ker Conway, author of The Road from Coorain, True North, and When Memory Speaks. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705

21 Friday
[M] Mícheal Ó Súilleabháin, Professor of Music and Director of the Irish World Music Centre at the University of Limerick. Gasson 100. 7:00 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

22 Saturday
[M] BC bOp! Spring Concert. Robsham Theater. 8 p.m. Admission TBA. For information call 617-552-3018.

23 Sunday
[M] Paul-Andre Bempechat, piano. Works by Beethoven, Chopin and Breton Composers: Jean Cras, Guy Ropartz, Lucien Haudebert. Gasson 100. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

26 Wednesday
[L] Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Mary Gordon, best-selling author. Co-sponsored by Religion and the Arts journal. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705.

30 Sunday
[M] Pianists Sandra Hebert and Elaine Kwon, two pianos. Works include Brahms' Sonata in F minor. Gasson 100. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

31 Monday
[M] Boston College Composers' Showcase. Works by Boston College Faculty-Thomas Oboe Lee, Margaret McAllister, and Ralf Yusuf Gawlick. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

April

2 Wednesday
[L] Katherine O'Donnell, University College, Dublin. Aborigines of
Connaught. Devlin Hall 5:00 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

3 Tuesday
[M] Music at Teatime. Michele Pinet, harp. From the Strident to the Sublime - Solo Harp Works featuring French Composers. Debussy, Ravel, Salzedo, Satie. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

5 Saturday
[M] Boston College Flute Choir. Judy Grant, director. Gasson 100. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

7 Monday
[F] Screening: Film maker Desmond Bell introduces the award winning
documentary, The Last Story Teller. Devlin 008. For information, call 617-552-8100.

8 Tuesday
[M] Hawthorne String Quartet, Boston College Artists-in-Residence. String Quartets of Haydn, Klein, Haas and Lee. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

10 Thursday
[L] Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Erica Funkhauser, poet, has published two volumes of poetry, The Actual World, and Natural Affinities. Co-sponsored by Poetry Days. Devlin 101. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705

12 Saturday
[M] University Chorale of Boston College performs Dubois' Seven Last Words of Christ with Stephen Swanson, baritone. John Finney, conductor. Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus. 8 p.m. Tickets: $10, $5 with BC Student ID. For information, call 617-552-2306.

14 Monday
[M] Music at Teatime. Boston College Chamber Music Society, Sandra Hebert, director. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

16 Wednesday
[L] Richard Kearney, Boston College, Land and Sovereignty in Ireland Devlin Hall, 5:00 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100

23 Wednesday
[L] Joep Leerssen, Chair of Modern European Literature.University of Amsterdam and director of the Huizinga Institute (Dutch National Research Institute for Cultural History). Devlin 101, 5:00 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

23 - 27 Wednesday - Sunday
[T] Department of Theater/Robsham Theater Arts Center presents A Little Night Music, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler. Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht. Robsham Theater Arts Center. Wednesday - Saturday 8 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. Tickets: $10, $5 for youth, seniors, or faculty/staff/students with valid Boston College I.D. For information, call 617-552-4002.

24 - 26 Thursday - Saturday
[E][F][L][M][T] Fifth Annual Boston College Arts Festival. Exhibitions of performing, visual, and literary arts. Saturday features special family activities. O'Neill Plaza. Noon-10 p.m. For information, call 617-552-ARTS or visit the Arts Council web page at www.bc.edu/arts. For information on "Alumni Evening at the Arts Festival" on Saturday night, call the Alumni Association at 1-800-669-8430.
25 Friday
[M] Boston College Symphony Orchestra. Copeland's Appalachian Spring. John Finny, conductor. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

26 Saturday
[M] Boston College Concert Band Spring Concert. Sebastian Bonaiuto, director. O'Neill Plaza, Arts Festival Main Tent. 8 p.m. Tickets: $10, Free for students with valid BC I.D. For information, call 617-552-3018.

28 Monday
[M] Boston College Chamber Music Society, Sandra Hebert, director. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

29 Tuesday
[M] Boston College Madrigals, Jean Melthaus, director. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

May

9 & 10 Friday & Saturday
[T] Robsham Theater Arts Center presents Dancers at the Robsham, Margo Parsons, Artistic Director. Robsham Theater Arts Center. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25, $15 for youth, seniors, or faculty/staff/students with valid Boston College I.D. For information, call 617-552-4002.

June

15 - 21 Sunday - Saturday
[M] [T] Gaelic Roots 2003 - A Music, Song and Dance Summer School. Sponsored by the Center for Irish Studies at Boston College. For information, call 617-552-0790, or visit www.bc.edu/gaelicroots