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Mr. Showmanship: An Extravagant Liberace Tribute; Starring David Maiocco Monday, January 20, 2020 at Duling Hall • 7:30 p.m. This concert is a salute to Wladziu Valentino Liberace, perhaps the best known virtuoso pianist of the twentieth century. “Liberace,” who embraced a wildly flamboyant lifestyle both on and off the stage, “didn’t just give concerts, he put on a show.” He was best known for making classical music more fun and accessible for his raving audiences. For Liberace, the performance…Find out more »
My Funny Valentine Starring Mississippi's Cultural Ambassador: Ora Reed Monday, February 10, 2020 at Duling Hall • 7:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of heartfelt songs that showcase the vocal and keyboard talents of Ora Reed. Her programs always include songs that evoke memories, or embrace jazz standards that are from the American songbook. Selections such as "When I Fall in Love," Why Did I Choose You," and "Tenderly" will leave you breathlessly awaiting more. A native Mississippian, Ora is a graduate of…Find out more »
Take Five - Celebrating the Dave Brubeck Centennial Featuring the Sam Bruton Quartet Monday, March 16, 2020 at Duling Hall • 7:30 p.m. Dave Brubeck has become an American icon for the world of jazz piano and composition. Considered to be one of the foremost performers of “cool jazz,” he achieved global recognition in his field. His style ranged from refined to bombastic, reflecting both his classical training and his extraordinary improvisational skills. His compositions are known for employing unusual…Find out more »