DIE FLEDERMAUS, I HATE HAMLET, Goodspeed Musicals and More Set for The Hartt School, Feb 2013

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The Hartt School presents a variety of music, dance, and theatre performances this February, many of which are free, and all are open to the public. All events take place at the University of Hartford's main campus, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT, unless otherwise noted. Call the University Box Office at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587 or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt for tickets and information.

Mainstage Opera: Die Fledermaus
The Hartt School's Hartt Opera Theatre presents Johann Strauss II's frothy comic operetta, Die Fledermaus, Thursday through Saturday, January 31 through February 2, at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, February 3, at 3:00 PM, in Millard Auditorium. Die Fledermaus is a perennial favorite that features a lush score performed by a sizeable live orchestra comprised of Hartt's own instrumental students. Gloriously costumed, fully staged, and sung in English, this comedic tale of revenge is sure to enthrall audiences, from seasoned opera fans to those new to the genre. Admission is $20, with discounts for seniors, students, and groups of 10 or more. For tickets and information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

An Evening with Hartt Concerto Winners
Friday, February 8, at 7:30 PM, in Lincoln Theater. There is no charge. For information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

Vincent Herring Master Class
Vincent Herring, saxophone, presents a master class with Hartt students, open to the public for observation, on Wednesday, February 13, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, in Room 342, Fuller Music Center. There is no charge, but space is limited. For information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

Annual Hartt Collage Concert
Join The Hartt School for a glorious evening filled with continuous music, dance, and theatre, on Thursday and Friday, February 15 and 16, 7:30 PM, Lincoln Theater. Performances include theatre and vocal selections from Die Fledermaus, Miss Saigon, Antigone, Follies, and West Side Story; orchestral, chamber music, choral, guitar ensemble, percussion ensemble, brass ensemble selections, alumni folk ensemble, and dance selections, including the "Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Sensemaya," Rock Etude No. 7, "In the Barn," Concerto No. 11 in D Minor, "The Wheel," "Just Give Me Time," and "The Road Home;" and more. There is no charge, but tickets are required. For tickets and information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series featuring Imani Winds
The Hartt School presents Imani Winds, part of the Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series, on Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 PM, in Millard Auditorium. Admission is $35, with discounts for seniors, students, and groups. This globe-circling, genre-blurring quintet has seemingly collaborated with every significant musical figure of our time, from Wayne Shorter and Paquito D'Rivera to Yo-Yo Ma and Elliott Carter. With a deep commitment to commissioning new music, the group is enriching the traditional wind quintet repertoire while meaningfully bridging European, American, African and Latin American traditions. Imani has performed in every important venue and series in North America, and this year makes it debut appearances in France, Brazil and China. For more information about Imani Winds, visit www.imaniwinds.com. For tickets and information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

I Hate Hamlet
Associate Professor of Theatre Diana Moller-Marino directs The Hartt School's presentation of Paul Rudnick's dramatic comedy I Hate Hamlet, Thursday through Saturday, February 21-23, at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, February 24, at 3:00 PM, in the Kent McCray Theater, Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center, 35 Westbourne Parkway, Hartford. An actor who is to play the part of Hamlet in Central Park has a fear of the role. While in his apartment, he calls on the help of a former tenant, the ghost of John Barrymore, to help him overcome his fear. Tickets are $20, with discounts for students, seniors, and groups of 10 or more. For tickets and information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

Evening with Guitar
Undergraduate and graduate students in the classical guitar department perform solo and chamber music on Thursday, February 21, at 8:00 PM, in Berkman Recital Hall. There is no charge, but seating is limited. For information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

The Impossible Dream-50 Years of Goodspeed Musicals
On Saturday, February 23, at 7:30 PM at The Bushnell, Hartt Music Theatre students, under the direction of Michael O'Flaherty, join HSO and Goodspeed Musicals to celebrate the golden anniversary of the home of the American Musical. This special collaboration features special guest artists and selections from Goodspeed originals that moved to Broadway including Annie, Man of La Mancha, plus audience favorites from dozens of shows like 1776, Show Boat, and Brigadoon. Tickets range in price from $20-$67.50. Student tickets are $10, and $25 tickets are available for patrons age 40 and under. To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact HSO ticket services at (860) 244-2999 or click HERE.

2012-2013 Faculty Recital Series featuring Luiz de Moura Castro
On Friday, March 1, 8:00 PM, in Berkman Recital Hall, Hartt faculty member Luiz de Moura Castro presents a piano recital. There is no charge, but seating is limited. For information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

Hartt Symphony Band
The Hartt Symphony Band performs on Thursday, February 28, at 7:30 PM, in Lincoln Theater. Tickets are $20, with discounts for students, seniors, and groups of 10 or more. For tickets and information, contact the University of Hartford Box Office in Lincoln Theater at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

The Hartt School is the comprehensive performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford that offers innovative degree programs in music, dance, and theatre. Founded in 1920, Hartt has been an integral part of the University of Hartford since its charter merged the then Hartt School of Music, the Hartford Art School, and Hillyer College to create the University in 1957. 2010 markEd Hartt's 90th year of providing world class performing arts education to students in Greater-Hartford and around the world. With more than 400 concerts, recitals, plays, master classes, dance performances, and musical theatre productions a year, performance is central to Hartt's curriculum.