A Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, a Grammy Award-winning tenor, a classical guitarist and a toy piano artist are among the many performers featured within the fourth season of the Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series introduced by Youngstown State College’s Cliffe School of Artistic Arts.
“We’re excited to as soon as once more deliver stay performances to our group and area,” stated Phyllis M. Paul, dean of the Cliffe School. “The Sequence highlights the colourful campus and group lifetime of YSU and our area and brings to Youngstown the sorts of cultural alternatives often discovered solely in giant metropolitan areas.”
The season begins this week, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, with a digital presentation by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, whose works have been carried out all over the world. The occasion is free and open to the general public through YouTube.
Lang has additionally been nominated for the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award, been named Musical America’s Composer of the 12 months and Carnegie Corridor’s Debs Composer’s Chair and is the recipient of the Rome Prize, the BMW Music-Theater Prize (Munich), Bessie Award and Grammy Award for Greatest Small Ensemble Efficiency.
Lang’s look is the primary amongst six occasions within the Pipino sequence’ 2021-22 season, operating via March 2022.
“YSU believes that the humanities are important to the college and our group by enriching the standard of life for all of our residents,” Paul stated. “The aura of an impressive performing arts sequence impacts our area in a number of methods—from offering alternatives for youngsters’s enrichment, to elevating the standard of life, to supporting and contributing to the enterprise and financial local weather of our group.”
For extra info and to buy tickets, go to the DeYor Performing Arts Middle at www.deyorpac.org.
Different occasions within the sequence:
- Saturday, Oct. 9, 11 a.m., Ford Theater, Bliss Corridor, YSU. The Tanglewood Marionettes (tanglewoodmarionettes.com) current “The Dragon King.” Tanglewood is a nationally-touring marionette theater that includes giant, fantastically hand-crafted marionettes, colourful units and built-in lighting and sound. Tanglewood is the recipient of two UNIMA awards, puppetry’s highest honor.
- Sunday, Nov. 14, 3 p.m., North Nice Corridor, Butler Institute of American Artwork, Youngstown. Classical guitarist René Izquierdo (reneizquierdoguitar.com) performs. Cuban-born, Izquierdo has established himself as one of many world’s classical guitar virtuosos, performing to vital acclaim all through the Americas, Europe and Asia and enjoying at phases comparable to Carnegie Corridor in New York, Manaus Opera Home in Brazil and Nationwide Recital Corridor in Taiwan.
- Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, 7:30 p.m., McDonough Museum of Artwork, YSU. Phyllis Chen, composer and sound artist, (phyllischen.web) performs. She started enjoying the piano on the age of 5 and found the toy piano as an grownup. She
instantly fell in love with the instrument’s potentialities, and the toy piano turned her grounds to develop her private voice.
- Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Ford Household Recital Corridor, DeYor Performing Arts Middle, downtown Youngstown. Cuarteto Latinoamericano (cuartetolatinoamericano.com) performs, co-sponsored by 88.5 WYSU-FM. Cuarteto Latinoamericano, winners of the 2012 and 2016 Latin Grammys for Greatest Classical Recordings, is among the world’s most famous classical music ensembles. The group has toured extensively all through the world, premiering greater than 100 works. The group has obtained the Mexican Music Critics Affiliation Award and three Chamber Music America/ASCAP’s “Most Adventurous Programming” Award.
- Saturday, March 26, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Ford Household Recital Corridor, DeYor Performing Arts Middle, Youngstown. Tenor Karim Sulayman (karimsulayman.com) with forte pianist Yi-heng Yang, carry out. Sulayman, a Lebanese-American tenor, was the winner of the 2019 Greatest Classical Solo Vocal Grammy Award winner and continues to earn popularity of his programming and recording initiatives.
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