UTD To Present Basically
Baroque on Jan. 24
RICHARDSON, Texas (Dec. 17, 2002) –The University of Texas at Dallas
(UTD) will present Basically Baroque featuring Arts &
Humanities Associate Dean Kathryn Evans, soprano, and Staff Accompanist Jeff
Lankov, piano, in a evening of baroque chamber music on Friday, Jan.
24, at 8 p.m., in the Jonsson Performance Hall on campus.
Tickets for Basically
Baroque are $10 general admission and $5 for students and will go
on sale beginning Jan. 6. Tickets will be on sale Mondays to Fridays
from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Art & Performance Office of the Visual
Arts Building and will be available at the door one hour prior to
show time. Tickets also will be available by phone during ticket office
hours by calling 972-883-2982 and charging the purchase with Visa
The concert will
include G. F. Handel¹s Pastorella Vagha Bella, for soprano and
basso continuo, Johann Sebastian Bach¹s Piano Concerto in F minor,
BWV 1056 and Cantata No. 202, Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten
("Wedding Cantata"), for soprano, oboe and string quartet,
with guests artists.
about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances
and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS
(972-883-2787), e-mail [email protected] or visit the School of
Arts and Humanities’ web site at www.utdallas.edu/ah. Persons
with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982,
Texas Relay Operator 1-800-RELAYVV.
The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson,
Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational
technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls
more than 13,000 students. The school’s freshman class traditionally
stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average
SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s,
master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information
about UTD, please visit the university’s Web site at www.utdallas.edu.
C. Evans …
joined the faculty of UTD in 1994. As Associate Dean for the Arts
for the School of Arts and Humanities, she oversees the Arts &
Performance program and the Arts Season at UTD. She also teaches
choral and vocal music at the university and directs the UTD Chamber
Singers. Evans holds an M.A. in music and an M.A. in mathematics
from the University of California at San Diego and was formerly
the director of the San Diego Bach Society. She frequently conducts
and performs in the D-FW area. Evans was an invited judge at the
International Guitar Festival in Rust, Austria, in 2001 and 2002.
Since 1996, she has performed with classical guitarist Enric Madriguera
and had concert tours this past season in Austria, Switzerland,
the Czech Republic and Mexico. The two currently are in production
for a new CD of music for voice and guitar, with a release date
scheduled for next spring.
As pianist and
musical director, Jeff Lankov is an active performer throughout
the United States and abroad in solo recitals and with symphony
orchestras, musical theatre companies and chamber music ensembles.
Recent classical performances have included concertos of Beethoven,
Mozart, Grieg and Gershwin, and Lankov¹s own solo-piano transcription
of Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring." Following the success
of his first recording, The Piano Music of George Gershwin, Lankov
has begun work on a second volume of Gershwin’s piano music, to
be released in 2003. Lankov teaches at The University of Texas at
Dallas and Texas Wesleyan University and performs as the pianist
of the Richardson Symphony. Lankov received his formal training
from the St. Louis Conservatory of Music and Interlochen Arts Academy.