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At a Glance

UIndy Arts is celebrating 22 years of the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center with more than 100 events devoted to arts and culture. A schedule of events for the week is listed below. Admission is free to the public, unless otherwise indicated.

February 20 Through March 15

Art Exhibition: Herencia

The Art Gallery (adjacent to the Ruth Lilly Performance Hall), Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center.

The multicultural arts organization Nopal Cultural presents this visual art exhibition showcasing work from national, international, and local artists. Herencia (the Spanish word for heritage) showcases artists who are working in themes inspired by Latin American heritage.

Sunday, February 26, 6:45 p.m., March 2, 3, & 4, 6:45 and 8 p.m.

Dinner Theatre: Move Over, Mrs. Markham

Schwitzer Student Center

Admission: $27 general; $25 for alumni, senior citizens, groups of eight or more, and non-UIndy students with ID; $15 for UIndy students, faculty, and staff.

Dinner is served at 6:45 p.m. and the performance starts at 8 p.m.

Hilarity ensues when three couples arrange secret rendezvous in the same London apartment. Playwright Ray Cooney is known for his many farces staged in London’s West End, including last year's Dinner Theatre hit Out of Order.
 

Tuesday, February 28, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble

Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center

The UIndy Music Department boasts a wide variety of instrumental and choral ensembles featuring music majors and non-majors alike. Groups of varying sizes perform frequently throughout the year. From the UIndy Jazz Ensemble to the chamber vocal ensemble Schola, unique musical experiences await student participants and their audiences.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, March 5, 4 p.m.

Mid-Semester Choral Concert: An Afternoon of French Music

Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center.

Paul Krasnovsky, director

A wide-ranging program featuring music of the French-speaking world from the last five centuries. Works from the Americas and France include music by Josquin, Messiaen, Debussy, Ravel, Daunais, and Guillaume.

Monday, March 6, 7:30 p.m.

Secrets from the Masters

Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Presented by Katz Sapper & Miller.

Zachary DePue and Austin Hartman, violins; Michael Isaac Strauss, viola, Austin Huntington, cello; with guest cellist Mark Kosower

The second concert presented by The Indianapolis Quartet this season opens with the soaring lyricism of Haydn’s “Lark” Quartet followed by the powerful yet concise Seventh String Quartet by Dmitri Shostakovich, written in 1960 Soviet Union. The evening culminates with Mark Kosower—renowned recitalist, soloist, and principal cellist of the Cleveland Orchestra—joining the quartet for a performance of the richly romantic String Quintet in C Major, D. 956, by Franz Schubert, his final complete work written in 1828. RSVP online to let us know you are coming.
 

Thursday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra

Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center

The UIndy Music Department boasts a wide variety of instrumental and choral ensembles featuring music majors and non-majors alike. Groups of varying sizes perform frequently throughout the year. From the UIndy Jazz Ensemble to the chamber vocal ensemble Schola, unique musical experiences await student participants and their audiences.

Saturday, March 11, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Maurer Young Musicians Contest

Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center

Young musicians from around the state will compete in the annual Michael Ben and Illene Komisarow Maurer Young Musicians Contest, a project of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Association. Preliminary auditions are Saturday; finalists perform Sunday. The competition attracts some of the finest young musicians from across Indiana; many have extensive performing experience as soloists. Auditions are open to the public. For more information, call the ISO Association at 317-262-4068.