Here are selections from the Department of Music’s year-end calendar: seven concerts (two of them free, during the noon hour), May 30-June 7, including Jazz Bands, Symphony Orchestra, Empyrean Ensemble and, performing Mozart’s Requiem, the University Chorus.
●︎ Chamber Singers of UC Davis — 7 p.m. Friday, May 31, Recital Hall. (No intermission.) Tickets.
- Brahms — Vier Gesänge, with harp and two horns
- Britten — Missa brevis in D Major, with Jeffrey Jubenville, organ
- Vincent Persichetti — Four Cummings Choruses
- Ola Gjeilo — Seasons, with piano and flute
- Schumann — Allegro affettuoso from the Piano Concerto in A Minor, with Erica Mineo, undergraduate music student, winner of the orchestra’s Concerto Competition
- Daniel Godsil (graduate student composer) — Cathedral Grove, winner of the orchestra’s Composition Award
- Shostakovich — Symphony No. 9
●︎ Empyrean Ensemble: Graduate Student Compositions — 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Recital Hall. Tickets.
- Adam Strawbridge — aufheben
- Joseph Vasinda — Everything Just Clicked into Place…
- Josiah Catalan — Micromechanisms No. 1
- Daniel Godsil — Cenotaph I
- Sarah Wald — Concerto in Miniature
●︎ Concert Bands: “Contrasts” — 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, Jackson Hall. Tickets.
- Dana Suesse — Whirligig
- Brian Balmages — Industrial Loops
- James DeMars — The Lake that Speaks (first performance), with Deborah Pittman, Native American flute
- Jeanine Tesori — The Girl in 14 G, with David Korn, voice
- Pasek and Paul — Selections from Dear Evan Hansen
- Themes from Super Mario Brothers — Arranged by Silvestri-Mortimer
- Camphouse — Three London Miniatures
●︎ Hindustani Vocal Ensemble — 12:05 p.m. Thursday, June 6, Recital Hall. Shinkoskey Noon Concert, free.
●︎ Afro-Cuban Ensemble, Samba School and Percussion Ensemble — 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6, Recital Hall. Free.
●︎ University Chorus with the Symphony Orchestra — Mozart’s Requiem, 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, Jackson Hall. Tickets.
- Tabitha Burchett — soprano
- Heidi Waterman — mezzo-soprano
- Michael Jankosky — tenor
- Malcolm MacKenzie (UC Davis faculty affiliate) — baritone