Oct. 21, 1999
Vol. 19 No. 3

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    October-November Highlights

    [pacifica string quartet] by andrew martin

    Pacifica String Quartet

    Department of Music

    8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22

    Pacifica String Quartet, artists-in-residence at the University, will perform Beethoven’s String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74, Harp; Ligeti’s String Quartet No. 1, Metamorphoses nocturnes; and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80. The quartet is comprised of violinists Simin Ganatra and Isabel Trautwein, violist Kathryn Lockwood and cellist Brandon Vamos. The concert will take place at Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Donations are requested at the door: $10 general, $5 students. 702-8069.

    [u of c women's soccer] by john booz

    Upcoming Women’s Soccer Games

    All games listed will be played at home.

    3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22
    Maroons vs. Emory

    1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24
    Maroons vs. New York University

    2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27
    Maroons vs. Wheaton

    1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30
    Maroons vs. Washington

    [john goldsmith] by jason smith

    20th annual Humanities Open House

    Humanities Division

    Saturday, Oct. 23

    A daylong series of more than 40 presentations by humanities faculty and staff members renowned for their expertise in literature, linguistics, music, drama, film, art and philosophy. One-hour presentation sessions begin at 9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. and examine topics such as Tibetan ritual and civil rights, the Bosnian War, the uses of linguistics in the development of voice software (with Professor John Goldsmith, pictured at left), the work of Eudora Welty and Chekhov, Gregorian chant, and women in jazz. A keynote address titled “Toward Global Justice: Personal and Institutional Responsibility in an Interlocking World” will be delivered at 11 a.m. by Michael Green, Assistant Professor in Philosophy, and Martha Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor in Philosophy, Law and Divinity. Admission is free, but registration is required. Registration will take place at 8:30 a.m. in Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. 702-4847. http://humanities.uchicago.edu/openhouse.

    [halloween concert]
    Halloween Concert

    Department of Music

    7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30

    Under the direction of Barbara Schubert, the University Symphony Orchestra will present special Halloween concerts with costumes, storytelling, special effects and guest appearances by Motet Choir. The orchestra will perform “March to the Scaffold” from Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman Overture, Dvorak’s tone poem, The Water Goblin, “Infernal Dance of King Kaschei” from Stravinsky’s Firebird and “In the Hall of the Mountain King” from Grieg’s Peer Gynt. The concert will take place in Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Donations are requested: $6 general, $4 students and children. Audience members are encouraged to come in costume. 702-8069.