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Friday, October 24

2 events

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $10–16. www.dancefx.org

    DanceATHENS 2014 Dance Concert

    This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.

  • Canopy Studio

    Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. $6–15. www.canopystudio.org

    High Stakes

    The Repertory Company presents an aerial homage to the world of vampires and things that go bump in the night. Apparatus for these frightful acts include tight wire, bungees, chains, trapezes, silks and even aerial coffins. Athens chamber trio Revien and a guitar duet between Timi Conley and Kyle Dawkins accompany the performance.

Saturday, October 25

6 events

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $10–16. www.dancefx.org

    DanceATHENS 2014 Dance Concert

    This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.

  • Morton Theatre

    Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $10–16. www.dancefx.org

    DanceATHENS 2014 Dance Concert

    This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    10 a.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Saturday Morning Club

    Dr. Jaclyn Hartenberger leads the UGA Wind Symphony.

  • East Athens Educational Dance Center

    3 p.m. & 6 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8. www.athensclarkecounty.com/dance

    Expressions of a Generous Kind

    The annual GIFTED Performing Ensemble's performance highlights advanced students in ballet, jazz, modern, lyrical and praise dance.

  • Canopy Studio

    Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. $6–15. www.canopystudio.org

    High Stakes

    The Repertory Company presents an aerial homage to the world of vampires and things that go bump in the night. Apparatus for these frightful acts include tight wire, bungees, chains, trapezes, silks and even aerial coffins. Athens chamber trio Revien and a guitar duet between Timi Conley and Kyle Dawkins accompany the performance.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $3. www.athensshowgirlcabaret.com

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    The drag troupe's queens and kings pay a special tribute to Halloween. See Halloween Roundup on p. 15.

Sunday, October 26

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

    "The Swingingest Band in All the Land" has won 17 Grammy Awards and 20 Downbeat and Jazz Times polls, more than any other big band in jazz.

  • Canopy Studio

    Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. $6–15. www.canopystudio.org

    High Stakes

    The Repertory Company presents an aerial homage to the world of vampires and things that go bump in the night. Apparatus for these frightful acts include tight wire, bungees, chains, trapezes, silks and even aerial coffins. Athens chamber trio Revien and a guitar duet between Timi Conley and Kyle Dawkins accompany the performance.

Tuesday, October 28

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Accordion of Virtuosi of Russia

    The ensemble was founded by professor Pavel Smirnov in 1943 during the Leningrad siege. Since its inception, the ensemble has bed led by three generations of the Smirnov family.

Wednesday, October 29

1 event

Performance

Thursday, October 30

2 events

Performance

Sunday, November 2

2 events

Performance

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 06-613-3650

    Classic V Brass Quintet

    The band, which includes two trumpets, a trombone, French horn and tuba, will perform a variety of baroque, classical and contemporary music.

  • Cedar Shoals High School

    7 p.m. FREE! leara.rhodes@gmail.com

    Classic City Band

    For its fall concert, the band explores the music of France with historically important works for winds by Gounod, Dukas, Milhaud, Ravel, Debussy, Offenbach, Saint-Saens and other composers.

Monday, November 3

2 events

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! (w/ UGA ID), $28. www.pac.uga.edu

    Javier Perianes Piano Performance

    Pianist Javier Perianes is one of Spain's most popular young artists and is growing an international reputation. His recital will be recorded for broadcast on American Public Media's "Performance Today."

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    5 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Verismo Trio Recital

    The piano, flute and saxophone trio will perform original compositions and inspired arrangements.

Wednesday, November 5

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Nov. 5–7, 7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Opera Theatre

    Frederick Buchinal and the UGA Opera Theatre present a masterwork of the opera repertoire in a stunning three-night series of performances.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    3:35 p.m. FREE! www.pac.uga.edu

    UGA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

    Graduate student Christopher Leslie leads the ensemble in their annual fall concert.

Thursday, November 6

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Nov. 5–7, 7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Opera Theatre

    Frederick Buchinal and the UGA Opera Theatre present a masterwork of the opera repertoire in a stunning three-night series of performances.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Jazz Band Fall Concert

    The group, led by professor David D'Angelo, will play a mixture of jazz standards, latin and funk music. 

Friday, November 7

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Nov. 5–7, 7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Opera Theatre

    Frederick Buchinal and the UGA Opera Theatre present a masterwork of the opera repertoire in a stunning three-night series of performances.

Sunday, November 9

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. $50–75. www.pac.uga.edu

    The Underground Railroad with Kathleen Battle

    Five-time Grammy Winner Battle performs The Underground Railroad, a program of spirituals and hymns celebrating the roots of African-American freedom. Battle will be joined by members of UGA's Hodgson Singers and choir members from Hill Chapel Baptist Church, Timothy Baptist Church and Ebenezer Baptist Church, West.

  • The Classic Center

    3 p.m. FREE! (tickets required). www.classiccenter.com

    Athens Symphony Winter Concert

    Featuring Dr. David Starkweather, a professor of cello at UGA's Hodgson School of Music.

Monday, November 10

3 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Symphonic Band

    The ensemble will give a performance under the direction of conductor Michael Robinson.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Trombone Fall Concert

    The UGA Trombone Choir and Ensemble will present their fall concert. The ensemble is led by music professor Joshua Bynum.

  • UGA Robert G. Edge Recital Hall

    5 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Saxophone Recital

    A performance by graduate student ist Michael Turner. 

Tuesday, November 11

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $10. www.music.uga.edu

    The Hodgson Wind Ensemble

    The performance features exciting repertoire for wind band, including Joan Tower's "Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 5," Richard Strauss' "Serenade in E Flat," Joseph Schwantner's "... and the mountains rising nowhere."

Wednesday, November 12

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Red Priest

    One of the world's most unusual baroque quartets named after the flame-haired priest, Antonio Vivaldi, Red Priest has been compared to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and Cirque du Soleil.

Thursday, November 13

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Russian State Symphony Orchestra

    Under conductor Valery Polyansky, the all-Russian program includes Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila, Rachmanioff's Symphony No. 1 and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1.

Friday, November 14

3 events

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Collegium Musicum

    Featuring both singers and instrumentalists, the group is dedicated to performing medieval, baroque and renaissance music in period-correct style.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Trumpet Recital

    International trumpeter Stephen Burns concludes his residency at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music with an exciting performance in collaboration with the dance department.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA African American Choral Ensemble

    Directed by professor Gregory Broughton, the group presents their fall concert of indigenous musical treasures.

Monday, November 17

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    The Hot Sardines

    Bandleader Evan "Bibs" Palazzo and lead singer "Miz Elizabeth" Bougerol combine the Sardines ensemble of powerhouse musicians, including their very own tap dancer, to play hot jazz and sultry standards from the '20s, '30s and '40s.

  • UGA Robert G. Edge Recital Hall

    5 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Jonathan Whitaker Solo Recital

    Guest artist Jonathan Whitaker teaches trombone at the University of Alabama and has performed with orchestras throughout the nation.

Wednesday, November 19

2 events

Performance

  • UGA Robert G. Edge Recital Hall

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Bulldog Brass Society Recital

    The brass quintet, coached by former New York Philharmonic principal trumpet Philip Smith, is made up of Hugh Hodgson School of Music graduate students. 

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Wind Symphony Concert

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor Jaclyn Hartenberger will lead the group in an exciting program.

Thursday, November 20

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ UGA ID), $10. www.music.uga.edu

    Faculty Recital

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor and UNESCO Artist for Peace Milton Masciadri will perform on double bass.