October 23, 2019 12 noon, ARTS 157

Basque historian Dr. Iker Saitua will give a lecture for the Wednesday@Noon series entitled “Strange Sounds: Music, Basque Immigration, and the Sheepherder Culture in the American West.”

October 24, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Culver Center for the Arts

Iranian-American classical guitarist Lily Afshar will present a recital of music from the Mediterranean to the Middle East.  The event is free and open to the public.

November 14, 2019, 3 p.m., INTS 1113

Dra. Ana Benavides, distinguished professor of piano at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid, will present this year’s Angelita Romero Distinguished Lecture on Spanish Music and Culture.  Her talk is entitled “Spanish Roots:  Piano Music in Spain and Its Connection to Folklore.”

 A reception will follow her talk, at 4 p.m. in INTS 1111.

November 14, 2019, 8 p.m., ARTS 166

Pianist Ana Benavides and her husband, Pedro Rubio, will present a recital of Spanish music for piano solo and for piano and clarinet.  Pedro is professor of clarinet at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid.