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Friday and Sunday, February 3 and 5

Hofstra Opera Theater

Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse

Presenting a fully staged production of Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito. Sung in Italian with English dialogue. Directed by Talia Feldberg and Mikhaela Mahony.

Sunday, March 12, 3 p.m.

American Chamber Ensemble

The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Exploring the Human Spirit – Part 2, featuring works by Glinka, Emil Hartman, Dana Wilson and Schumann.

Additionally we will be honoring the memories of Herb Deutsch and Stanley Drucker on this program. 

One free ticket with a current HofstraCard. $20 general admission; $15 senior citizen (over 65) or matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID. Tickets at the door.

Friday, April 14, 8 p.m.

Hofstra Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra

“Poetry in Motion” (Music Inspired by Words)

Featuring music by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Aaron Copland, Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, Anatoly Lyadov, Andrés Maldonado, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vincent Persichetti, Henry Purcell and Stephen Sondheim.

Words by Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, T.S. Eliot, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, William Shakespeare, Stephen Sondheim and Henry Wallace

Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse

Directed by Adam Glaser

Sunday, April 23, 3 p.m.

Brass Ensemble Concert

The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Directed by Michael Salzman.

Friday, April 28, 7:30 p.m.

Chorale and Chamber Choir

Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, NY

Directed by David Fryling. Featuring an eclectic selection of choral music presented in an exquisite acoustic space. Titled “Perchance to Dream,” this spring 2023 concert will feature pieces by Eric Whitacre (Sleep, Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine), Christopher Harris (I heard a cry in the night), Jocelyn Hagen (On My Dreams), Hoo-Won Woo (Pal-So-Seong), Robinovitch (Noche de Lluvia), Christopher Fludd (Alius est Caelum), and many others.

Tickets available at the door. Hofstra students and faculty receive one free ticket upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. Tickets for the general public are $10; $8 for adults 65+ or non-Hofstra students with ID. *For more information, please call Dr. Fryling at 516-463-5497.

Sunday, April 30, 7 p.m.

Jazz Orchestra and Hofstra Global Jazz Ensemble

The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

This performance pays tribute to Professor Emeritus of Music Herb Deutsch, co-inventor of the Moog synthesizer, who passed away in late 2022. During his more than 50 years on the Hofstra faculty, Professor Deutsch – himself an alumnus of the university – inspired and mentored hundreds of Hofstra students from a variety of academic areas.

Professor Alejandro Avilés directs the Hofstra Jazz Orchestra and the Hofstra Global Jazz Ensemble. Professor Steve Kenyon directs the Hofstra Saxophone Quartet.

Tuesday, May 2, 8 p.m.

University Choir & Jazz Ensemble

Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse

The University Choir directed by Cindy Bell presents a program titled "We are the Music Makers," a collection of refreshing settings of the Ordinary of the Mass: Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus and Agnus Dei.

The Jazz Ensemble, directed by Brent Mordin, will perform pieces from the American songbook of standards, music by Irvin Berlin, George Gershwin, and more. 

Musical styles range from a Caribbean samba, African chant to jazz-influenced pieces.

Saturday, May 6, 1 p.m.

Hofstra Jazz Combos

Shapiro Family Hall, Room 010

Directed by Shawn Lovato.

An afternoon featuring several small jazz groups performing their arrangements of jazz standards, popular songs, lesser known repertoire, and original compositions as vehicles for improvisation.

Saturday, May 6, 8 p.m.

Hofstra Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble

Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse

Directed by David Soto.

Join the Hofstra Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band as it performs "Honoring Beauty," featuring works by Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst, Henry Fillmore, Samuel Barber, Omar Thomas, and John Philip Sousa.

Student Honors Recitals

Symphony Orchestra Concert

Levin Honors Recital
Saturday, April 29, 4 p.m.
The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Featuring Adriana Guarascio, viola.

The annual Rhoda Pinsley Levin Endowed Award for Excellence in Musical Performance was established in memory of the celebrated pianist, teacher and music patron Rhoda Pinsley Levin, who was active in the Hofstra community. It honors accomplished senior undergraduate performing musicians, provides financial assistance for related scholarly or vocational pursuits, and presents recitals featuring the award recipients each year. The award was created as a memorial by Mrs. Levin’s husband, the late Harvey J. Levin, a longtime Hofstra economics and research professor and pioneering, internationally influential economist. More information

Rosencrans Honors Recital
Sunday, May 7, 3 p.m.
The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Featuring Annalisa Emmett, mezzo-soprano.

The William Rosencrans Endowed Music Scholarship is awarded to a qualified junior or senior student majoring in music, whose work is then featured in this annual spring concert. More information

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