School of Arts & Humanities
For immediate release
Sadie Prater, UTD
Musica Nova To Give ‘Faun and Games’
The concert’s featured works will be Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, in a transcription for piano duet by Maurice Ravel, and Mozart’s Dice Game, K516f. Other works include Reflets dans l’eau, Syrinx and L’isle joyeuse by Debussy, Dutilleux’s Sonatine for Flute and Piano, Jeux d’Eau and Toccata by Ravel, plus two transcriptions by Rodríguez of Mozart’s Rondo in D, K485 and the overture to Rossini’s opera, Cenerentola.
Solo performers will include pianist Yun Zhang, flutist Saar Ravid and pianist Jeff Lankov, who also is assistant director of the ensemble.
Tickets for “Faun and Games” are free to anyone with a UTD photo identification card, as well as for students of other universities and for children. Tickets are $10 for the general public and are available for purchase Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at UTD’s Visual Arts Building or by phone with a credit card.
The music of UTD professor Robert Xavier Rodríguez is regularly performed in American, Latin American and European musical centers, with more than 2,000 professional operatic and orchestral performances in recent seasons. Rodriguez is active as a guest lecturer and conductor. His music is published by G. Schirmer and is recorded on the Newport, Crystal, Orion, Urtext, Delos and CRI (1999 Grammy Nomination) labels.
For information 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), or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate 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.
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