DePaul Symphony Orchestra at Orchestra Hall

The DePaul School of Music is hosting its 2017 Spring Concert and Gala with the DePaul Symphony Orchestra at the Chicago Symphony Center on Wednesday, May 24th.

At 7pm, students from the School of Music’s voice and opera studio will take the stage for a short pre-concert vocal recital featuring selections from La TraviataDon PasqualeLe Nozze di FigaroRigolettoLa Bohème and Die Fledermaus.

At 8pm, the DePaul Symphony Orchestra will take the stage, performing:

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun 10’

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Symphony No. 5 46’

Tickets to the performance are free but reservations are required. Click here to reserve tickets.

 

2017 Convergence – Now Available!

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MALS/IDS is happy to announce the release of our latest issue of Convergence. MALS/IDS students and alumni should anticipate the arrival of Convergence in their mailboxes within the next few weeks. Until then, please browse the issue (here) on our blog. This edition is focused on the intersections of interdisciplinarity in the lives of our students and the DePaul community. We have highlighted the interdisciplinary nature of the MALS and IDS Programs and discussed the benefits of interdisciplinary degrees and skills. Our in-depth article for this issue spotlights the certificate programs at DePaul, which allow students to gain specialization in an area of focus in a couple courses alongside the pursuit of their degree. Also featured in this issue: get to know students like Geoff Stellfox and new student Estella Achinko as they share their stories with the program, and join us in congratulating our students for their academic achievements.

You can download a PDF of Convergence here.

Thank you to all that contributed to this issue of Convergence!

The King of the Yees at the Goodman Theatre

Looking to see a great play? Go see The King of the Yees: A Madcap Celebration of Family and Cultural Identity at the Goodman Theatre’s Owen Theatre.

Written by Lauren Yee and directed by Joshua Kahan Brody, The King of the Yees tells the story of Lauren Yee:

Going against tradition isn’t easy with 36 generations of ancestors to please.

Growing up just outside of San Francisco’s Chinatown, Lauren Yee has always felt like an outsider, especially compared to her father Larry, the unofficial king of the Chinese community. But when her father disappears, she must embrace her heritage for the first time in order to find him. Explore America’s largest Chinatown through the eyes of a new generation in this hilarious and heartfelt comedy.

Performances of The King of the Yees run until April 30th.

This Wednesday, April 5th, there will be a special College Night from 6-7pm, where you can meet the artists and enjoy some pizza and then see the show at 7:30. Use promo code COLLEGE for tickets online at GoodmanTheatre.org/CollegeNightTickets only $10! A student ID must be presented at the event.