Nov. 21 | Thu | MIT Faculty Series presents: Cellist Mariel Roberts in recital featuring the world premiere of Evan Ziporyn’s Old Growth and the Boston premiere of Tristan Perich‘s Formations, also selections from her critically acclaimed Non-extraneous Sounds CD and works by Xenakis, Simon Steen-Anderson, and Alex Mincek. 8pm, Killian Hall. Free. Visit: marielroberts.com.
Nov. 22 | Fri | MIT Guest Artist Series presents: the Jupiter Quartet in the first concert as part of the complete Beethoven String Quartet Cycle performances at MIT (2013-2015). Beethoven, Op. 18, No. 6; Op. 59, No. 3; Op. 127. 8pm, Kresge Auditorium. General admission $5; Free, in advance only, to MIT community with MIT email address. Tickets: http://mitmta.eventbrite.com/ and at the door. Funded in part by the MIT Visiting Artists program and Music and Theater Arts at MIT. Visit: jupiterquartet.com.
Nov. 23 | Sat |The Musical Worlds of Miguel Zenón. MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, Frederick Harris, director, with special guest saxophonist-composer Miguel Zenón, feature rarely heard big band arrangements of Zenón’s music, small group compositions, music of Ellington, Mingus, Kenny Werner, Guillermo Klein, Magali Souriau, and the world premiere of Indigo by Peter Godart, ’15. 8pm, Kresge Auditorium. General admission $5; Free, in advance only to MIT community with MIT email address. Tickets: http://mitmta.eventbrite.com/and at the door. Funded in part by the Council for the Arts at MIT. Visit: miguelzenon.com.