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Forbes Fat TuesdayA Mardi Gras Celebration
Tuesday, February 9 @ 8 PM
CONCERT HALL
Selections from Mendelssohn's ElijahFeaturing the JMU Madison Singers, Chorale and Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, February 21 @ 2 pm
The Wild PartyBook by Andrew Lippa. Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March.
February 23-28
Metropolitan Opera Rising StarsThursday, February 25 @ 8 PM
CONCERT HALL
Moscow Festival BalletSwan Lake
March 14-15
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
 
 
 


Forbes Fat Tuesday

A Mardi Gras Celebration

CONCERT HALL


Forbes Fat Tuesday celebrates the music of “The Big Easy” with contemporary and traditional jazz selections performed by JMU’s Jazz Ensemble. Come prepared to don a decorative mask and colorful beads in this fun, festive concert! A Forbes Family Fun event. More

The Sound of a Voice

By David Henry Hwang

STUDIO THEATRE

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FRI-SUN, FEB 12-14


When a woman living in a desolate area of Japan welcomes a man seeking refuge for the night into her home, they both are comforted by “the sound of a voice.” Inspired by Japanese folk stories, this incredibly moving play explores the relationship—and the gamut of emotions—between two lost and lonely souls hungry for human interaction. More

Cory Band

CONCERT HALL


Hailing from South Wales, the world’s top brass band ensemble will play an eclectic and engaging collection of repertoire bursting with energetic precision in a fun and rousing concert! More

Selections from Mendelssohn's Elijah

Featuring the JMU Madison Singers, Chorale and Symphony Orchestra

CONCERT HALL


Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah (Op. 70) is one of the epic choral masterworks of all time alongside Handel’s Messiah and Haydn’s The Creation, depicting events in the life of the Biblical prophet Elijah. Mendelssohn’s lyricism and use of orchestral and choral colors clearly reflect his genius as an early Romantic composer. More

The Wild Party

Book by Andrew Lippa. Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March.

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Note: The performance on Sat., Feb. 27 has been moved from 2 pm to 3 pm. Featuring one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written, this Roaring Twenties musical inspired by a poem of the same name tells the story of one wild evening in the Manhattan apartment shared by lovers Queenie and Burrs. An Off-Broadway gem, this highly-charged and edgy production captures the spirit and sensuality of its tumultuous time! Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. Adult content, adult language, violence, sexual violence and sexual content. More

Danielle Talamantes, soprano

Gabriel Dobner, piano

RECITAL HALL

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TUE, MAR 1


This concert is rescheduled from Jan. 23, 2016. International recitalist and Met Opera star Danielle Talamantes will join forces with JMU faculty pianist Gabriel Dobner to perform works by Granados, Turina, Gershwin, Ellington, and more! More

HIGHLIGHTS


  • Singers from the Met Opera Rising Stars Concert Series perform live at the Forbes Center!



  • Experience the great classical ballet, Swan Lake, with the Moscow Festival Ballet!