MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2013 Activities by Sponsor - Music and Theater Arts

= Add activity session to your calendar (exports in iCalendar format)
Expand All | Collapse All

Boston Chamber Music Society Winter Festival

Marcus Thompson, Professor of Music

Jan/19 Sat 01:30PM-06:00PM W16Kresge Auditorium

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
Prereq: Tickets

Boston Chamber Music Society Winter Festival.   Marcus Thompson, Artistic Director. Musical Helios: Music of the Sun. 1:30pm Forum; 4pm Concert, Kresge Auditorium.

The 2013 Winter Forum examines the image and use of the Sun in music, from Haydn’s “Sunrise” Quartet, viewed by many as the finest of his eighty-three quartets, to Debussy’s famous symphonic sketches of the sea and Hartke’s renaissance dances.
Haydn, String Quartet in B-flat major, Hob. III:78, Sunrise; Debussy, La Mer (arr. for Piano Four Hands); Hartke, King of the Sun (1988): Tableaux for Piano Quartet; Respighi. Il Tramonto (The Sunset) for Voice and String Quartet, P. 101. Karyl Ryczek, soprano; Ida Levin, violin; Harumi Rhodes, violin; Marcus Thompson, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Randall Hodgkinson, piano; Mihae Lee, piano. Admission: General: $35; WGBH members & senior citizens: $32; Non-MIT students: $10; MIT students with MIT student ID at the door: free; MIT faculty and staff: 20% off of general admission. For tickets and information, please visit:

Sponsor(s): Music and Theater Arts
Contact: Vanessa Gardner, 4-243, 617-253-2826,

Ellipsis Piano Trio

Clarise Snyder, Director, MTA Concerts Office

Jan/18 Fri 06:00PM-08:00PM 14W-111, Killian Hal

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
Prereq: None

MIT alumna Amanda Wang' 03 will perform as part of the Elllipsis Piano Trio (Amanda Wang, violin; Patrick Owen, cello; and Tae Kim, piano) in a concert at 6pm on Friday, January 18 in Killian Hall.  The program will feature the Arensky's Piano Trio in D minor and Shostakovich's Piano Trio No. 2.  The event is sponsored by MIT Music and Theater Arts (  While at MIT, Amanda studied with violinist Lynn Chang as an MIT Emerson Music Fellow.  She is currently completing a doctoral degree in music at Boston University.

Sponsor(s): Music and Theater Arts
Contact: Clarise Snyder, 4-243, 617 253-2906,