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  • 6-wire and Friends
    Feb. 16th, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Zankel Hall

    ​Returning from their highly successful concert tour of major concert halls in China with the University of Delaware Symphony Orchestra in 2018, the UD Ensemble-In-Residence 6-wire will help our esteemed university shine on the stage of Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall during their New York debut. This event will feature many members of UD's star faculty and student body in collaboration with 6-wire, and is sure to make this Valentine's Day weekend a special one. Learn more

  • The King's Singers - SOLD OUT!
    Feb. 24th, 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Gore Recital Hall

    ​The world-renowned vocal ensemble The King’s Singers will make their Master Players debut during their historic tour of North America celebrating their 50th Golden anniversary. Originally formed in 1968, The King’s Singers were founded by six recently-graduated choral scholars from King’s College in Cambridge. Their vocal line-up was (by chance) two countertenors, a tenor, two baritones and a bass, and the group has never wavered from this formation since. This year, The King's Singers are presenting their 50th anniversary season, GOLD, celebrating the amazing musical heritage of the group and looking into the bright future of vocal music. Learn more

  • River of Freedom
    Mar. 16th, 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Gore Recital Hall

    ​River of Freedom is an arts-integrated work written for narrator, solo voice and chamber ensemble. The piece brings history to life through words by Caitlyn Kamminga, music by Adam Walters and art by Che Lovelace. This is a 200-year-old tale of the journey of the enslaved African-Americans who fought with the British in America’s Second War of Independence of 1812 in exchange for freedom and land in Trinidad. The work will be performed by Ibis Ensemble, a group founded by and made up of members of the music faculty of the University of Trinidad and Tobago. Learn more

  • The Art of the String Quartet
    Apr. 6th, 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Gore Recital Hall

    ​Entering its fifth year, The Art of the String Quartet is a Master Players tradition that brings many of today’s extraordinary string quartets to the tristate region. This year, we proudly present both the Emerson String Quartet and the Calidore String Quartet on our stage. The Emerson String Quartet is regarded as one of the top string quartets in the world. The quartet has amassed an unparalleled list of achievements over four decades. As protégés of the Emerson Quartet, the Calidore String Quartet have established themselves as one of the finest chamber music ensembles performing today. Learn more

  • Master Players Festival 2018
    July 24 - August 5, 2018

    ​​Young orchestral musicians, pianists, vocalists, conductors, and music theorists will work with some of the most prominent professional musicians of our time, watch them perform, and even share the stage with some of them. Participants will be able to network with many leading music professors from major institutions. In addition, participants will learn from these aspiring professionals during private lessons, chamber music coachings, and orchestral studies.

  • Master Players Concert Series
  • 100 Orchard Road
  • Department of Music
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-3149
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