Opera/Musical Theater Workshop Performances
Join Music faculty Deborah Selig and her Opera and Musical Theater Workshop Wintersession students for a showcase of their final works!
- January 20, 7:00 p.m. (Open to the Wellesley College campus community only)
- January 29, 6:00 p.m. (Open to the public)
Feb 23, 1 PM, Feb 24, 7:30 PMGuest Artist: Riyaaz Qawwali
Riyaaz Qawwali performs the gripping music style called Qawwali or Sufi Music. The qawwali singers represent the diversity and plurality of South Asia, hailing from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.Event Date:Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 1:00pmEvent Date:Friday, February 24, 2023 - 7:30pm
Apr 28, 7:30 PMWellesley BlueJazz Big Band Spring Concert
Get on the jazz train this spring, with new material from Jamie Baum’s residency, plus big band music of Count Basie, Chick Corea, Charles Mingus and more! Enjoy spirited big band jazz with Wellesley BlueJazz Big Band.Event Date:Friday, April 28, 2023 - 7:30pm
Apr 15, 2 PM, Apr 15, 7:30 PMGuest Artist: Chucho Valdés: A Legend!
The Music Department is honored to welcome the legendary Chucho Valdés for a solo performance at Wellesley College. The Cuban pianist, composer, and arranger is the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz.Event Date:Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 2:00pmEvent Date:Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 7:30pm
Apr 11, 7 PMA Shakespearean Entertainment: Songs from The Tempest and The Winter’s Tale
A culmination of work from the Collegium Musicum, an ensemble of students and faculty devoted to the performance of early music on original instruments and exploring a repertory drawn from the courts and chapels of Renaissance Europe.Event Date:Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - 7:00pm
Feb 9, 1 PMMidday Muse: Sacred Sounds from India
Immerse yourself in—and learn about—sacred sounds of India, with multifaceted musician, academic, and eighth generation sarangi player, Suhail Yusuf Khan. Joined by tabla virtuoso and educator Vishal Nagar on tabla.Event Date:Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 1:00pm