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UR IPM Presents Yes: Fragile and More

September 13th at 7:00pm

The University of Rochester Institute for Popular Music and the Eastman School of Music present "Fragile and More," a concert devoted to Yes's 1971 album "Fragile," plus additional Yes tracks. Performed by nationally acclaimed Yes tribute band, Going for the One, along with faculty, students, staff and alumni of the University of Rochester and the Eastman School, this performance will include "Roundabout," Long Distance Runaround," "Heart of the Sunrise," "South Side of the Sky" and more.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

Celebrating the Life of Paul J. Burgett through Music

September 14th at 3:30pm

Paul Burgett (1946-2018), beloved friend of the Rochester Fringe Festival, Gateways Music Festival and all things Rochester, viewed the world through the lens of music. For Paul, music had the power to heal and to bring people together. This performance features some of the music Paul loved most – from classical to jazz – played by Gateways Music Festival's Brass Collective, a national touring group featuring musicians Courtney Jones and Herb Smith (trumpets), Eric Davis (French horn), Isrea Butler (trombone) and Richard White (tuba).

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Hatch Recital Hall
  • Genre: Music

NEXUS and Friends

September 14th at 7:00pm

Toronto-based percussion quartet NEXUS, now in its 48th season of solo recitals and concerts with symphony orchestras worldwide, hosts an hour-long performance of improvised percussion music. NEXUS is four Grammy winners – Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Russell Hartenberger and Gary Kvistad – who will be joined by internationally recognized guest percussionists including Rochester's own John Beck and Michael Burritt, along with Conrad Alexander, Ruth Cahn, Ray Dillard and Gordon Stout. "NEXUS – the high priests of the percussion world." (NY Times)

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

Gospel Sunday

September 15th at 2:00pm

Sing, Sunday, SING. Reverend Rickey Harvey of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church leads an afternoon of sacred song by some of Rochester's best gospel artists. Be uplifted by the renowned, all-female choir AKOMA and be moved by Pastor Harvey's own group: Reverend Rickey Harvey and the Dynamic Dixie Wonders. Not to be missed.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

Dave Rivello Ensemble

September 16th at 7:00pm

Sharp angles contrasted with smooth textures and combined with dynamic solos make for an evening of continuous color in The Dave Rivello Ensemble | RED. Stretching boundaries, challenging expectations and spinning intricate webs of sonic exploration, this performance features all newly composed music by Dave Rivello, specifically created for Fringe 2019. Come and get lost in DRE I RED.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

ELISION, an electroacoustic percussion show

September 17th at 7:00pm

Percussion soloist and Eastman alumnus Cameron Leach debuts his newest solo show, "Elision," mixing electronic soundscapes with acoustic percussion instruments in a program made exclusively of new works. Contemporary marimba music, Biggie Smalls samples and retro synthesizer sounds meet Leach's signature combination of onstage athleticism and theatrical musicianship, making for an exciting performance. "Elision" features works by Paul Pinto, Vera Stanojevic, David Skidmore, Eastman professor Matt Curlee and more.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Hatch Recital Hall
  • Genre: Music

Within the Quota

September 19th at 7:00pm

Based on a ballet by Cole Porter, TableTopOpera’s "Within the Quota" looks at 100 years of U.S. immigration policy. The chamber group reworks a transcription of Porter’s score by William Bolcom and Richard Rodney Bennett and – in collaboration with George Eastman Museum accompanies it with an array of historical and contemporary images and film clips. The ensemble has previously created multi-media projects with noted comic-book artist P. Craig Russell, photojournalist Paolo Pellegrin, and film composer Jeff Beal.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Hatch Recital Hall
  • Genre: Music

The Memory Palace: Live

September 19th at 7:30pm

Live and on stage! The Memory Palace podcast brings a night from the past to the Fringe. The show has carved out a unique place in this new art form, even landing its host a gig as an Artist in Residence at the Met. Drawn from a decade of The Memory Palace including a few tales old and new from Rochester’s own history, Nate DiMeo will present an unforgettable evening of stories, music and images.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Spoken Word

The Memory Palace: Live

September 21st at 7:30pm

Live and on stage! The Memory Palace podcast brings a night from the past to the Fringe. The show has carved out a unique place in this new art form, even landing its host a gig as an Artist in Residence at the Met. Drawn from a decade of The Memory Palace including a few tales old and new from Rochester’s own history, Nate DiMeo will present an unforgettable evening of stories, music and images.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Spoken Word

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