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November 2019

Rags

Friday, Nov 01, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Nov 02, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Nov 02, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Nov 03, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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Book by Joseph Stein (with revisions by David Thompson), Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Music by Charles Strouse.
Directed by Rick Davis
Musical Direction by Joe Walsh

Composed by the creators of Wicked, Godspell, Annie, Bye Bye Birdie and other American classics, Rags is a heart-warming and po...Read More


Fall New Dances

Thursday, Nov 07, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Nov 08, 2019 2:00pm
Friday, Nov 08, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Nov 09, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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Every dance is a premiere, and all were created by choreographers at the start of their careers.

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$15 full; $10 students, staff and seniors: $7 groups of 10 or more
1 Free ticket per Mason student ID avail. 10/29/19

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Jazz 4 Justice*

Friday, Nov 08, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jim Carroll, collaborates with Ed Weiner and the law community to present its annual benefit concert, Jazz 4 Justice™. Proceeds from this performance support vital community efforts by Legal Services of Northern Virginia and the George Mason Universit...Read More


Taj Express

Saturday, Nov 09, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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The Bollywood Musical Revue

Back by popular demand, this international sensation explodes onstage with the look and feel of the Indian Bollywood movies that have been entertaining people around the globe for generations. Taj Express follows the story of one man’s pass...Read More


The Four Seasons

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Daniel Hope, violin

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Max Richter: Recomposed

Rediscover the beauty of The Four Seasons, both in its original form and also in a completely reimagined one. In this groundbreaking program, the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, led...Read More


Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert*

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason Symphonic Band under the vibrant musical leadership of Profs. John Kilkenny and Denny Stokes, provides music majors and increasingly growing numbers of non-music majors an opportunity to study and perform a wide variety of traditional and contemporary wind band literature.

The ...Read More


Jazz Workshop Concert*

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Jazz Saxophone faculty, Rick Parrell directs the Mason Jazz Workshop big band in their concert! The Jazz Workshop performs music by Thad Jones, Mike Tomaro, Alan Baylock, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Neal Hefti and many others.

Visit the Jazz Workshop online.

Free and open to the public.

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Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Nostalgic Nights

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Berta Rojas, guitar

Honegger: Summer Pastoral
Ravel: Pavane for a dead princess
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 (Haffner)
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 (Classical) 

Be swept away by the romantic charm of the classical guitar as the FSO takes you on a journey to Spain wit...Read More


Virginia Opera: Il Postino

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Contemporary and classical opera enthusiasts alike are in for a special treat with this production of Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s tragic-comedic opera, Il Postino (The Postman). Based in part on the 1994 Oscar-winning film, it was commissioned by Los Angeles Opera...Read More


University Choirs Concert*

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Under the direction of Dr. Stan Engebretson and Dr. Lisa Billingham

Co-sponsored by the Mason German Department.

This is a ticketed event.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Fall for the Book: The Beck Environmental Lecture

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 6:00pm

The Beck Environmental Lecture: Sounding the Alarm

In his travelogue of our near future, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, David Wallace-Wells brings into stark relief the climate troubles that await—food shortages, refugee emergencies, and other crises that will reshape the globe. But th...Read More


Studio Series: Twelfth Night

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 2:00pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A105, TheaterSpace, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Kayla Schultz

One of Shakespeare's greatest comedies, Twelfth Night comes to life in 1969 during the infamous “three days of peace and music”–Woodstock! Highlighting themes of music and love, the land of Illyria flourishes with vivid colors and a...Read More


RUBBERBAND

Friday, Nov 22, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Vic’s Mix

RUBBERBAND creates a bridge between the grace and structure of classical ballet and the raw, improvisational moves of hip-hop.  Montreal’s innovative company is stretching the limits of contemporary dance to create a fresh, new aesthetic. Their latest work, ...Read More


Aquila Theatre: George Orwell's 1984

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Aquila Theatre brings one of the great novels of the 20th Century to the stage—George Orwell’s dystopian 1984—in a chilling and timely production. The cautionary tale is set in the super-state Oceania, a totalitarian regime ruled by the “Party” and its leader, “Big Br...Read More


Guitar Ensemble Concert*

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 8:00pm

Join us for the George Mason University Guitar Ensemble’s concert. The program will include music for two, three, and four guitars, as well as music for large ensemble. Under the direction of Professor Matt Trkula, the George Mason University Guitar Ensemble features School of Music guitar students ...Read More


Mason Jazz Vocal Night*

Monday, Nov 25, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Join us for an evening dedicated to Jazz Vocals! This concert includes soloists from the Jazz Voice Studio, the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Darden Purcell, and very special guests, Forest Park High School Platinum Vocal Jazz, directed by Lara Brittain!

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Chanticleer

Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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A Chanticleer Christmas

Unwrap holiday magic as Chanticleer returns to the Center to usher in the season with a festive program of Gregorian chant, Renaissance motets, Gospel melodies, and Christmas carols. Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” (The New Yorker) th...Read More


November 2019