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God's Not Dead

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 7:00pm

God's Not Dead will be a seminar orchestrated by Rice Broocks providing evidence for God in an age of uncertainty. This seminar will be 2 hours of evidence and a time for Q&A with the speakers on stage at the end. This is a once and a lifetime event. You do not want to miss it!

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Mason Symphony Orchestra*

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Mason Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dennis Layendecker

The Mason Symphony Orchestra is comprised of outstanding string, wind, and percussion players from throughout the School of Music.

Tickets: $12/$8/$5
2 Free tickets per Mason student ID avail. 10/8/19

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L.A. Theatre Works: SEVEN

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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SEVEN

By Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margrnff, Anna Deavere Smith and
Susan Yankowitz

SEVEN is a powerful theatrical experience that tells the true stories of seven women from around the globe, who bravely fought to create real a...Read More


Cirque Mei

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Elite Circus Artists and Acrobats from the Hebei Province, China 

Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise. The spectacular performance...Read More


Fall Choral Concert*

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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University Singers, under the direction of Dr. Stan Engebretson

A select choral ensemble at George Mason University, the University Singers are dedicated to the performance of advanced vocal chamber music ranging from Renaissance to contemporary and commissioned works.

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Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Mistresses and Masterpieces

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Enjoy music inspired by the "significant others" in the lives of Chopin, Liszt, Schumann, and Bartók.  For his second concert of the season, Jeffrey Siegel plays compositions that would not be what they are without the romantic inspiration of certain women in the comp...Read More


Visual Voices - Daniel Wickerham and Malcolm Lomax

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Art

Supplementals, Collective Consciousness, and Communicable Diseases

Free

Visual Voices, a professional lecture series sponsored by the School of Art, invites eight nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design. In addition to providing ...Read More


Rags

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 8:00pm
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.

Tickets:

$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.

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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

Please join us for a wonderful afternoon of vocal pop music presented by GMU a cappella groups!

Free and open to the public.

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


RUBBERBANDance Group

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

RUBBERBANDance Group 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 lat...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 of music dedicated to Jazz Vocals! Performances by Mason Jazz Studio soloists and the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dr. Darden Purcell.

Visit Jazz Vocals online.

Tickets: $12/$8/$5
2 Free tickets per Mason student ID avail. 11/12/19

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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


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas

Sunday, Dec 01, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, Dec 01, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Family Series

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Featuring Eric Carle’s “Dream Snow”

The magic of Christmas snow falls over the Center for the Arts with everyone’s favorite caterpillar, the Very Hungry Caterpillar. This brightly colored friend along with other beloved Eric Carle characters delights in an irresistibl...Read More


Dance Innovations

Thursday, Dec 05, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Dec 06, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec 07, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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Tickets:

$15 full; $10 students, staff and seniors; $7 groups of 10 or more
1 Free ticket per Mason student ID avail. 11/26/19

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Sweet Honey in the Rock®

Saturday, Dec 07, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Celebrating the Holydays

Welcome the dynamic Washington, D.C.-based, African-American a cappella ensemble, Sweet Honey in the Rock®, in Celebrating the Holydays. With five-part harmonies and sign language interpretation, Sweet Honey’s sound ranges from African to blue...Read More


Mason Symphony Holiday Concert*

Sunday, Dec 08, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Mason Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dennis Layendecker

The Mason Symphony Orchestra is comprised of outstanding string, wind, and percussion players from throughout the School of Music.

2 Free tickets per Mason student D avail. 11/26/19

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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 7:00pm
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Moscow Ballet

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This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ...Read More


String Chamber Concert*

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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

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Vienna Boys Choir

Friday, Dec 13, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Christmas in Vienna

There is no sound more celestial than the angelic voices of the Vienna Boys Choir, who return for their annual holiday concert to celebrate the magic of the season. The world’s foremost children’s choral group performs a delightful program of class...Read More


American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season

Just hear those sleigh bells jinglin’ as the American Festival Pops Orchestra ushers in the season with its annual holiday concert. A beloved tradition at the Center, the uplifting evening includes treasured classics like Leroy Anders...Read More


Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: The Nutcracker

Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 4:00pm
Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker with The Fairfax Ballet

Experience this timeless holiday classic with the FSO and the Fairfax Ballet – a holiday tradition your family will always cherish.  Enjoy a winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes, sugar plum fairies and epic battles between heroic toy...Read More


The Washington Chorus: Kids, Families and Friends Christmas

Monday, Dec 23, 2019 1:00pm

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Join TWC for our new signature holiday concert for the
entire family, including ugly Christmas sweaters, carol sing-alongs, candy canes, and a special appearance from Jolly Old St. Nick himself!

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Shen Yun

Thursday, Jan 16, 2020 2:00pm
Friday, Jan 17, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, Jan 19, 2020 2:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 7:30pm
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 2:00pm
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 7:30pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A101, Black Box, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, A105, TheaterSpace, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, A102, Theatre Dressing Room, Fairfax Campus, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall,…

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SHEN YUN’S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures—the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.

This epic production immerses you in stories reaching back to the most distant past....Read More


Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Figures of Speech

Since 1982, visionary choreographer Alonzo King has been redefining contemporary ballet by creating daring new works that marry the science of artistic movement with the beauty of other art forms. In his latest collaboration, Figures of Speech, King ...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Commemorating Rachmaninoff and Debussy

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Virtuoso pianist and storyteller extraordinaire Jeffrey Siegel, is popular with classical music lovers and newcomers alike with his unique “concerts with commentary” format. Hear some of the most famous works by these two popular composers who have recently had annive...Read More


Celebrating the Great American Songbook! The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Feb 01, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Feb 01, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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Celebrating the Great American Songbook!
The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Accompaniment by Joe Walsh

(Also at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Theater on Feb 7, 8pm)

A perennial favorite, our Musical Theater ambassadors, the Mason Cabaret, r...Read More


Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

Saturday, Feb 01, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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On the Water (world premiere)

Mason Artist-in-Residence

For more than 35 years, the landmark Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company has revolutionized modern dance while exploring issues of identity through social commentary. In this world premiere, co-commissioned by the C...Read More


TheatreWorksUSA - Rosie Revere, Engineer

Monday, Feb 03, 2020 10:30am
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Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: The Four Seasons

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Simone Porter, violin

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires  

Violinist Simone Porter is the virtuoso soloist in Vivaldi’s dazzlingly imaginative evocation of the sights, sounds and sensations of the Italian seasons. The Four Seasons violin concertos are so ric...Read More


Virginia Opera: Cinderella

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Gioachino Rossini’s Cinderella (La Cenerentola) is one of his funniest and best-known comic operas. Following on his success of The Barber of Seville, Rossini and librettist Jacopo Ferretti worked day and night to create this opera in just three weeks. The story diffe...Read More


National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor
Natalia Khoma, cello

Lyatoshynsky: Grazhyna, Op. 58
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

Celebrating their Jubilee 100th concert season, the National Symphony O...Read More


Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert - Early Spring *

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The George Mason University Wind Symphony, led by composer-conductor Mark Camphouse is a select ensemble comprised of outstanding wind, brass, and percussion players in the School of Music and the University. The ensemble’s mission is to study and perform the best literature available fo...Read More


NPR's From the Top

Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Hosted by Anderson and Roe

Attend a live recording of this popular NPR radio show, featuring the acclaimed piano duo Anderson and Roe as guest hosts. From the Top celebrates the stories, talents, and character of America’s best pre-collegiate classically-trained music...Read More


Hot Peas 'N Butter

Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 4:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Family Series

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Praised by the Los Angeles Times for their “hot and mellow multicultural groove,” Hot Peas ‘n Butter will have you and your whole family on their feet dancing with their infectiously fun global music celebration. This Parent Choice Award-winning, family music ensemble...Read More


Mason Symphony Concerto Concert*

Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Mason Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dennis Layendecker

The Mason Symphony Orchestra is comprised of outstanding string, wind, and percussion players from throughout the School of Music.

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

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The King's Singers

Friday, Mar 06, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Love Songs 

This celebrated vocal ensemble returns to the Center to sweep you off of your feet with their new program called Love Songs featuring a repertoire of romantic music spanning 500 years. With impeccable a cappella harmonies, The King’s Singers perform a rang...Read More


Russian National Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Saturday, Mar 07, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Romeo and Juliet / Carmen

With lush music and exquisite grace, the Russian National Ballet returns to the Center to perform two of the world's greatest ballets: Romeo and Juliet together with Carmen. Both ballets express the torments of love. Young love, bursting with...Read More


Russian National Ballet: Cinderella

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Cinderella

Some stories never grow old, they only grow more magical and endearing. So is the case with the timeless fairytale Cinderella. This family favorite of finding true love and meeting adversity with grace and kindness will be extravagantly brought to life by t...Read More


Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven at 250 - Soulmates

Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Beethoven: “Symphony of Symphonies”

French pianist Philippe Bianconi has been described as an artist whose playing is “always close to the soul of the music, filling the space with poetry and life,” (The Washington Post) and who offers “an extraordinary exhibition of musicianship, techni...Read More


The Chieftains

Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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The Irish Goodbye

Irish music legends, The Chieftains, return to the Center for a thrilling night of their signature blend of traditional Celtic and contemporary. The six-time Grammy® Award winners are celebrated for reinventing traditional Irish music and popularizin...Read More


Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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This joyous company comes direct from Mexico to share its country’s rich cultural gifts of dance, music, folklore, and costumes. In this spellbinding performance, Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano showcases its country’s finest music and dance, pul...Read More


Men on Boats

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 27, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 8:00pm
Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 03, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Apr 05, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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By Jaclyn Backhaus
Directed by Mimsi Janis

Ten Men. Four Boats. One Grand Canyon. Flipping gender, historical, and theatrical conventions on their heads, follow the true(ish) history of the 1869 expedition when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart...Read More


Mason Dance Company Gala Concert

Friday, Mar 27, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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The Gala Concert is Mason Dance Company's crowning season event featuring a program of works by contemporary professional choreographers.

Tickets:

$28 adults
$15 students, faculty/staff and seniors
$10 groups

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Mason Dance Fete

Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 5:30pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A307, Dance Studio, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, 3011, Dance Studio, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, 3009, Dance Studio, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

Join us for a special evening celebrating the School of Dance! Featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres, student showcases, and a chance to mingle with students, faculty, and other School of Dance supporters, this event raises much-needed funds for student scholarships.

The School of Dance is one of the p...Read More


Big Band Showdown*

Monday, Mar 30, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Join the Mason Jazz Ensemble (director, Jim Carroll) for an evening that celebrates the hot sounds and swinging beats of the Big Band era!

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

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American Festival Pops Orchestra: Spotlight on Broadway

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Spotlight on Broadway

Featuring Lisa Vroman

The American Festival Pops Orchestra pays tribute to The Great White Way in an evening of iconic Broadway hits, memorable show tunes, and unforgettable musical theater scores. Maestro Anthony Maiello reunites with Broadway v...Read More


University Singers Concert*

Sunday, Apr 05, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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University Singers are under the direction of Dr. Stan Engebretson.

A select choral ensemble at George Mason University, the University Singers are dedicated to the performance of advanced vocal chamber music ranging from Renaissance to contemporary and commissioned works.

School of Musi...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Featuring Maria Schneider, conductor 

Mason Artist-in-Residence

Grammy® Award-winning composer and conductor Maria Schneider leads Northern Virginia’s own Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra in a night of cool, expressive jazz. The evening’s repertory includes instrumental ex...Read More


2020 Flint Hill Arts Jam 10th Anniversary

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Flint Hill School
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Spring: New Dances

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 17, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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Meet the next generation of contemporary choreographers.

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Chorale Broadway Showcase

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The University Chorale, a choir of 80-100 singers under the direction of Dr. Lisa Billingham, performs a wide variety of music each semester ranging from classical styles to multi-cultural works and popular music, including the popular Broadway Showcase each spring.

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Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Close Encounters of a Musical Kind

Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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In his final concert of the season, Jeffrey Siegel brings to life the music of the “three great Bs:” Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Enjoy a program of classics declassified that includes Beethoven’s beloved Moonlight Sonata, Bach’s exhilarating Toccata in D major, and t...Read More


Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert - Spring*

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason University Wind Symphony, led by composer-conductor Mark Camphouse is a select ensemble comprised of outstanding wind, brass, and percussion players in the School of Music and the University. The ensemble’s mission is to study and perform the best literature available for wind ...Read More


Mason Spring Opera*

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason University Opera Theater & Workshop provides serious vocal performance students with in-depth study and performance of operas from Baroque to modern, with opera scenes and productions each semester. The Opera Theater presents two to three productions annually.

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Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven at 250 - Peace & Joy

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Leshnoff: Symphony No. 4 “Heichalos” (Regional Premiere)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 

Distinguished by The New York Times as “a leader of contemporary American lyricism,” composer Jonathan Leshnoff is renowned for his music’s striking harmonies and powerful themes.  Leshnoff’s Symphony No....Read More


Mason Jazz Vocal Night - Spring*

Monday, Apr 27, 2020 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 of music dedicated to Jazz Vocals! Performances by Mason Jazz Studio soloists and the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dr. Darden Purcell.

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Tickets: $12/$8/$5
2 Free tickets per Mason student ID avail. 11/12/19

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International Jazz Day Concert*

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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A Concert Presentation of Spring Awakening

Friday, May 01, 2020 3:00pm
Friday, May 01, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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A Concert Presentation of Spring Awakening

Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Musical Direction by Joe Walsh
Choreography by Amelia McGinnis

Winner of eight Tony Awards, this contemporary rock musical, based on the 1891 German pla...Read More


Mason Symphony Orchestra Concert*

Saturday, May 02, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Dr. Dennis Layendecker.

The Mason Symphony Orchestra is comprised of outstanding string, wind, and percussion players from throughout the School of Music.

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The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!

Sunday, May 03, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Family Series

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Witness the impossible with top illusionist Bill Blagg in his new mind-bending and hilarious magic show The Magic of Bill Blagg Live! “Unbelievable!” raves USA Today, and “Absolutely Incredible!” echoes The Chicago Tribune. The whole family will rub their eyes in disb...Read More


Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Inspiring the Next Generation

Saturday, May 09, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Featuring the Fairfax Symphony All-Stars
Sharon Bulova Young Artists’ Program

Alexander Kerr, violin
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Leshnoff: Violin Concerto No. 2 (Regional Premiere)
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition 

The FSO salutes the next generation of young musicians with a s...Read More