John Bass and Le Temulte Noir perform Django Reinhardt-style pieces of music.
Featuring Rhodes Women’s Chorus, Singers & Chamber Singers. William Skoog and Ellen Koziel, conductors. Jane Gamble, organist/pianist.
Brian Ray, piano. The works of Chopin, Debussy and Ravel.
Sponsored by the Mike Curb Institute
for Music, Alumni Relations, and the Rhodes Chapter of Memphis,
the evening features a performance by the incomparable Dee Dee
Bridgewater, returning to her Memphis roots. Bridgewater is a
three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Tony
Award-winning stage actress, and a 2017 NEA Jazz Master. The
concert is free and begins at 7:00 p.m.
Iren Zombor, cello & Brian Ray, piano. The works of Chopin and Shostakovich
(Note: rescheduled from original date.)
This past Memorial Day weekend, the Rhodes Singers made it to the celebrated concert hall thanks to Dr. William Skoog, choral director and chair of the Department of Music at Rhodes.
Join the Rhodes College Department of Music for our last student performance of the school year!
Free and Open to the Public
Jennifer Higdon is a major figure in contemporary Classical music, receiving the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music and a 2010 Grammy Award. "Blue cathedral" is one of America’s most performed contemporary orchestral works, with more than 600 performances worldwide since its premiere in 2000. Her Opera, Cold Mountain, received rave reviews at Santa Fe Opera, resulting in an additional performance and a recording that received a Grammy nomination in 2016.
The Springfield Music Lectures were established in 1991 as a bequest from the late John Murry Springfield ’51.
The Rhodes Singers
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Barrie Cooper, violin
William Skoog, conductor
Music includes The Singing Rooms, Ruminations (Premier,
Springfield commission), Invitation to Love, Telegram and more.
Tickets: General Admission - $15.00; Rhodes Faculty/Staff -
$10.00; Students - $5.00