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Stearns Collection Events

Free Admission to all events

Bruce Sagan & Brad Battey, Nyckelharpa

Virginia Martin Howard Lecture

The Swedish Nyckelharpa(keyed fiddle): its history, players and place in modern Sweden

Tuesday, November 7 @ 7pm

Watkins Lecture Hall
Earle V. Moore Bldg
1100 Baits Dr
Ann Arbor, MI

Past Events

Viola d' Amore with Matthew Dane

Virginia Martin Howard Lecture

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 7pm

Watkins Lecture Hall

Recital with Joseph Gascho, harpischord

Performing works by Antonio Vivaldi, Attilio Ariosti, Reena, Esmail, Marcus Maroney, and Michael Theodore

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 8pm

Britton Recital Hall

Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Theatre Troupe of Taiwan

Shadow Puppet Performance

Experience Taiwanese shadow puppetry in three plays: The Sandbag Trilogy, The Mountain of Flames and The Proud Return. Narration in Taiwanese with live music. Recommended for all ages.

Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 8pm/Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 2pm

Detroit Institue of Arts

Monday, October 2, 2017 @ 7:30pm

Ann Arbor District Library

Lecture: Dialogue Between Light and Shadow by Dr. Yi-Feng Chiu

Dr. Chiu, an authority on Taiwanese shadow play and puppet theater, will introduce the global craft of shadow puppetry and highlight its artistic epression inTaiwanese theatrical production.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Ann Arbor District Library

Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Detroit Institue of Arts

Workshop: Shadow Puppet Making

Join members of Yung Shing Le Puppet Troupe to make paper puppets and learn techniques of shadow puppetry.

Saturday and Sunday, September 30 and October 1, 2017 @ 12:00 noon

Detroit Institue of Arts

Caroline Ross Giassi, baroque oboe

Virginia Martin Howard Lecture

The Baroque Oboe: A Window into the Past

Saturday, October 7 @ 11am

Watkins Lecture Hall

Michigan Alumni Baroque Chamber Music Concert

Performing works by Vivaldi, Tellemann, Platti, and Couperin

Sunday, October 8 @ 3pm

Britton Recital Hall


Bruce Sagan and Brad Battey playing nyckelharpasBruce Sagan and Brad Battey

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