Category: 2016-17 Season

2016-17 Season Classical Music
St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Program Notes
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15 (1858) by Johannes Brahms (Hamburg, 1833 – Vienna, 1897) I have always thought... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Dance
Not just for dance fans, ‘Power Goes’ explores LBJ’s presidential power
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
“Power is where power goes.” These five words were an ethos for Lyndon B. Johnson—one of America’s most contentious... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Classical Music
St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Purdue March 2
Thursday, February 2, 2017
The St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra is Russia’s longest-running orchestra and a global ambassador for its rich tapestry... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Broadway
Mamma Mia! The Ultimate Feel Good Show
Friday, January 27, 2017
Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. On this 10th... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Family
‘Pete the Cat’ comes to life on stage Feb. 26
Jimmy Biddle never strays from his routine…that is until the groovy, blue Pete the Cat moves in with the Biddles for the... [Read More]
2016-17 Season
Organist Clark Wilson brings sound to “Safety Last!”
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Clark Wilson is one of the most prominent and recognized scorers of silent photoplays in America today. He works exclusively... [Read More]
2016-17 Season News
Todd Wetzel named Assistant Vice Provost for Student Life
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
West Lafayette, IN – Dr. Beth McCuskey, Vice Provost for Student Life has announced that, after a successfully completed... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Jazz Lecture Music
Jazz Meets Artificial Intelligence in this FREE Engagement
Friday, January 20, 2017
The topic of improvisation immediately calls to mind the powerful and singular vision of many great artists. Thelonious Monk’s... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Family Music
The First-Rate Follies of ‘Safety Last!’
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Nick Rogers Instead of exaggerating society’s eccentricities (however memorably), Harold Lloyd distinguished himself... [Read More]
Friday, December 30, 2016
Silent film icon Harold Lloyd used physical humor to create awe-inspiring spectacles—truly treacherous feats of derring-do... [Read More]