Concerts & Events
Recent California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia will read from and illuminate his award-winning poetry and discuss how community engagement in poetry and all the arts fosters a vibrant public sphere. The Cal Lutheran Choir will perform a musical setting of Gioia’s poem “Prayer” composed by Morten Lauridsen.
A panel of prominent women in the music industry will discuss their diverse careers as well as their views on the changing face of the industry and the growing presence of women in leading roles. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the discussion runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with a reception to follow.
French organist Christophe Mantoux performs the first concert of the 2019-2020 Orvil and Gloria Franzen Organ Recital Series.
Areté, the innovative professional ensemble of vocal artists, returns to the stage for its 11th season to perform Considering Matthew Shepard by Craig Hella Johnson. Wyant Morton conducts.
Micah Wright, clarinet, is joined by organist Thomas Mellan performing works by Berg, Stravinsky, Poulenc and Mozart.
Described by the press as “one of the finest cellists of his generation,” Yoshika Masuda presents a recital featuring works solely composed for solo cello.
The Wind Ensemble and the University String Symphony perform under the direction of Michael Hart and Yoshika Masuda.
The CLU Choral Ensembles and University String Symphony combine forces to present the annual Christmas Festival Concerts. Wyant Morton and Yoshika Masuda conduct.
The Cal Lutheran Mariachi Ensemble performs classic songs from the mariachi repertoire.
Student performers in the jazz ensemble play standards and modern classics.