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Gateways Music Festival Orchestra makes Carnegie debut

Gateways Music Festival Orchestra makes Carnegie debut

April 25, 2022

The Gateways Orchestra, which appeared as part of the 2021–22 season, was the first all-Black classical symphony orchestra presented by Carnegie Hall in its history.

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Poetry, dreamscapes, and magical realism infuse José Rivera’s <em>Marisol</em>

Poetry, dreamscapes, and magical realism infuse José Rivera’s Marisol

April 20, 2022

The University’s International Theatre Program presents the Puerto Rican screenwriter’s Obie Award-winning drama for its spring 2022 production.

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Nearing its eighth decade, a modern musical invention remains cutting edge

Nearing its eighth decade, a modern musical invention remains cutting edge

April 14, 2022

When the Eastman Wind Ensemble was founded at the Eastman School of Music in 1952, it launched a movement in wind music.

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New poster exhibit documents urgency, complexity of HIV/AIDS messaging

New poster exhibit documents urgency, complexity of HIV/AIDS messaging

March 14, 2022

On display at the Memorial Art Gallery through June 19, the first major exhibition of the University’s AIDS Education Posters highlights the role of poster art during the global epidemic.

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Costume-ready for ‘fabulously fun’ glam rock theater

Costume-ready for ‘fabulously fun’ glam rock theater

February 23, 2022

A behind-the-scenes photo gallery shows the International Theatre Program gearing up for its production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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Memorial Art Gallery collections add new dimension to <em>Renaissance Impressions</em>

Memorial Art Gallery collections add new dimension to Renaissance Impressions

January 6, 2022

An exhibit at the Memorial Art Galler pairs decorative arts objects with prints from the renowned Kirk Edward Long collection of Renaissance prints.

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Eastman School of Music alumni receive Grammy nominations

Eastman School of Music alumni receive Grammy nominations

December 2, 2021

Eastman School alumni earned nods in categories ranging from Best Contemporary Instrumental Album to Best Opera Performance for the 64th Grammy Awards.

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Inaugural theater production at Sloan Performing Arts Center opens December 2

Inaugural theater production at Sloan Performing Arts Center opens December 2

November 29, 2021

The International Theatre Program returns to in-person performances as it presents Aaron Posner’s Stupid F*cking Bird, a modern adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.

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Dance concert showcases the interplay of lights, music, and action in a brand-new space

Dance concert showcases the interplay of lights, music, and action in a brand-new space

November 17, 2021

The Sloan Performing Arts Center serves as a new campus site for students, faculty, and guest artists to perform original choreography.

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University takes the stage at 10th annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival

University takes the stage at 10th annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival

September 13, 2021

The recently opened Sloan Performing Arts Center on the River Campus gives Rochester’s arts community a new venue to shine.

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