Wed | 13 | CAST Music and Technology Seminar Series presents Arnold Dreyblatt. Dreyblatt’s musical and artistic practice has ranged from large multi-day performances to permanent installations, digital projections, dynamic textual objects, and multi-layered lenticular text panels. His visual artworks create complex textual and spatial visualizations about memory, reflecting upon such themes as recollection and the archive.
Noon, Killian Hall. Free.
Wed | 13 | Emerson Scholar Student Recital: Miriam Nussbaum, (G), flute. Nielsen, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra; Vaughan Williams, Suite de Ballet; Amirov, Six Pieces for Flute and Piano; Piston, Sonata. 5pm, Killian Hall. Free.
Wed | 13 | Music and Theater Arts Composer Forums presents Don Byron in a talk about his new Concerto for Clarinet. Don Byron has written arrangements of Sondheim’s Broadway musicals and original scores for silent film, television, dance companies and has composed music for a variety of media, documentaries, big band, violin, pianoa and string quartets, etc. 5pm, Lewis Music Library, 14E-109. Free. A reception follows.
Fri | 15 | MIT Symphony Orchestra. Adam Boyles, Music Director. Featuring the winner of MITSO’s 2013 Concerto Competition Featuring the winner of MITSO’s 2013 Concerto Competition Audrey Wozniak (Wellesley ’14) performing Mozart, Adagio and Rondo for Violin and Orchestra; and Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring). 8pm, Kresge Auditorium. Admission: Free in advance; $5 at the door. Tickets at mitmta.eventbrite.com
Sat | 16 | MIT Wind Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr., music director. Guest composer, Don Byron; Guest soloist, Evan Ziporyn, clarinet; MIT Alumni Wind Ensemble. Featuring the world premiere of Byron’s Concerto for Clarinet; Ives, Fugue in C, Variations on America; Mendelssohn, Overture for Winds; Arnold, Four Scottish Dances; Bach, Fugue in G minor, Sonata No. 1 in G minor, Presto, arranged by Byron. 8pm, Kresge Auditorium. Free in advance; $5 at the door. Tickets: mitmta.eventbrite.com
Sun | 17 | Yukiko Sekino, piano, Affiliated Artist, instructor in the MIT Emerson program. Sekino is the winner of many prizes. A graduate of Harvard University and the Juilliard School, she holds a doctoral degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Beethoven, Sonata in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1; Selected Etudes, by David Rakowski; and Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition. 4pm, Killian Hall. Free.
Sun | 17 | MITHAS presents Sheshagopalan, Carnatic vocal. 4pm, Wong Auditorium. For tickets and information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or (617) 258-7971. Visit: web.mit.edu/mithas/www/concerts.html