All Upcoming Events

Below are all upcoming events. To view the archives of past events, please click here.


2019
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2020
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2019

November

Graduate Recital: Laura Cetilia
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 9:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

A concert of new works by graduate music student Laura Cetilia and others. A silent candlelit prelude will begin at 8pm.
For the Love of Bach: Vol. 5
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:30pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown

FREE!

Wesleyan student/faculty/staff/alumni/community collective AD HOC BACH presents the next installment of Johann Sebastian Bach's cantatas.
The Laramie Project
Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater

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Wesleyan's production of The Laramie Project (2000), directed by Assistant Professor of the Practice in Theater Edward Torres, educates about difference and offers a human voice to sound the call of remembrance, compassion, and communal faith.
Guided Exhibition Tours: Brendan Fernandes—Inaction
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

FREE!

Take a closer look at Brendan Fernandes: Inaction by joining a 45-minute tour, led by Wesleyan University gallery guides.
The Laramie Project
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:00pm
CFA Theater

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Wesleyan's production of The Laramie Project (2000), directed by Assistant Professor of the Practice in Theater Edward Torres, educates about difference and offers a human voice to sound the call of remembrance, compassion, and communal faith.
Wesleyan Concert Choir
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Wesleyan Concert Choir and guests perform under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina.
The Laramie Project
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater

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Wesleyan's production of The Laramie Project (2000), directed by Assistant Professor of the Practice in Theater Edward Torres, educates about difference and offers a human voice to sound the call of remembrance, compassion, and communal faith.
The Laramie Project
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00pm
CFA Theater

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Wesleyan's production of The Laramie Project (2000), directed by Assistant Professor of the Practice in Theater Edward Torres, educates about difference and offers a human voice to sound the call of remembrance, compassion, and communal faith.
Thomas Kelley
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 4:30pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Room 202

FREE!

A talk by Thomas Kelley, part of Norman Kelley, the architecture firm that collaborated with Brendan Fernandes for Inaction at Wesleyan, as well as installations at the Whitney Biennial and the Graham Foundation. Co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History.
Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Students from the Wesleyan chamber music program perform works by various composers on a variety of instruments.
Advanced Javanese Gamelan Concert
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

Wesleyan's Javanese Gamelan ensemble, under the direction of Artist in Residence I. Harjito, presents the classical music of Central Java.
West African Drumming and Dance Concert
Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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An invigorating performance filled with the rhythms of West Africa, featuring choreographer and Dance Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka and Assistant Professor of Music John Dankwa joined by students in West African Dance classes.
Guided Exhibition Tours: Brendan Fernandes—Inaction
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 1:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

FREE!

Take a closer look at Brendan Fernandes: Inaction by joining a 45-minute tour, led by Wesleyan University gallery guides.
Music from East Asia
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

A concert featuring Wesleyan's Chinese Music Ensemble, Korean Drumming and Creative Music Ensemble, and the Taiko Drumming Ensemble.
Splinter Reeds
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:00pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown

FREE!

Splinter Reeds performs new works by the graduate composition seminar.
Worlds of Dance Concert
Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

"Introduction to Dance" and other beginning dance students perform works of various styles, including Bharata Natyam (South Indian classical), Afro-Brazilian, and jazz.
Ebony Singers Winter Concert
Monday, November 25, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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The Wesleyan University Ebony Singers present an evening of thankful gospel music under the direction of Marichal Monts '85. 

December

WesWinds Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Wesleyan Wind Ensemble performs the works of Frank Ticheli, Eric Whitacre, Clare Grundmann, and a host of others including music from the stage, screen, and beyond under the direction of Salvatore LaRusso.
Senior Capstone: Staged Reading - "Heartbreak County"
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:00pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall

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With a book by Ramsay Burgess '20 and music and lyrics by Payton Millet '21, this musical explores both the light and dark sides of grief, finding hope in the little things.
Wesleyan University Orchestra Holiday Concert
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Wesleyan University Orchestra and Concert Choir present a selection of popular holiday classics under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina.
John Cage's Musicircus
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:15pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

Students from the adventurous MUSC 109 "Introduction to Experimental Music" class present a series of overlapping performances alongside special mystery guests in the sixth rendition of John Cage's Musicircus at Wesleyan since fall 2013.
Inaction Performances
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery with Charles Gowin

FREE!

Students from Wesleyan's Dance Department perform; selected performances by Brendan Fernandes and Charles Gowin.
Beginning and Youth Gamelan Concert
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE!

Experience the culture of Java with beginning students of the Wesleyan Javanese Gamelan ensemble. The concert will include a prelude by the Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble.
Guided Exhibition Tours: Brendan Fernandes—Inaction
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

FREE!

Take a closer look at Brendan Fernandes: Inaction by joining a 45-minute tour, led by Wesleyan University gallery guides.
Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble Concert
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra and the Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble present an exciting evening of classic and contemporary jazz repertoire.

2020

January

Golden Hornet’s The Sound of Science featuring Jeffrey Zeigler
Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:30pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown

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Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler performs the Connecticut premiere of The Sound of Science, featuring Pastaza, which reflects on the work of Wesleyan's Robert Schumann Professor of Environmental Studies Barry Chernoff.

February

New England Dance on Tour
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 7:30pm
CFA Theater

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Four regional dance artists showcase the diversity and richness of dance in New England, including Wesleyan Dean of the Arts and Humanities and Associate Professor of Dance Nicole Lynn Stanton.
Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Bash
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:30pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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The Wesleyan Music Department community celebrates the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) with an inspired, diverse mix of traditional and experimental tributes.
Tabaimo and Maki Morishita: Fruits borne out of rust
Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:30pm
CFA Theater

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The New England premiere of the whimsical, mischievous multimedia work Fruits borne out of rust, conceived and directed by Japanese visual artist Tabaimo in collaboration with choreographer Maki Morishita.

Tickets are on sale now online. Pick your own seats! The Wesleyan University Box Office is open for walk-up and phone sales Monday through Friday from 11am to 3pm. 860-685-3355

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