Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the premiere of Igor Stravinsky's landmark composition with the UNI Faculty Septet and guest narrators, actors, and dancers. First performed in Lausanne, Switzerland on September 28, 1918, the work was conceived by Stravinsky and Swiss author C. F. Ramuz, who wrote the text. The Soldier's Tale is a reflection of post-war Europe and is based on a Russian folk tale about a soldier who trades his soul to the Devil in exchange for wealth. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
Members of the Women’s Chorus from throughout the history of UNI and the Iowa State Teachers College will gather on campus for a reunion weekend. A concert, featuring the current Women’s Chorus as well as returning alumni singers, will be held at 4 p.m. in the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn. For more information, visit music.uni.edu/wcreunion.
The United States Marine Band “The President’s Own” will present a free concert for the Cedar Valley. The President’s Own has appeared at presidential events including inaugurations, holiday concerts and other White House celebrations for years. Tickets (limit four per person) are free and will be available to the public beginning Monday, August 27. We expect a sold-out crowd, so grab your tickets early! Call (319) 273-4TIX.
UNI Opera students, under the direction of Mitra Sadeghpour and vocal coach Korey Barrett, will present an opera scenes performance as part of a three-act evening of opera, orchestra and dining. Discounted ticket bundles are available for guests wishing to attend two or three of the evening’s Due Gala events. For tickets or discount options, call 319-273-4TIX.
A banquet dinner will be served in the intimate Davis Hall setting, as part of a three-act evening of opera, orchestra and dining. Discounted ticket bundles are available for guests wishing to attend two or three of the evening’s Due Gala events. Dinner seating is limited! For tickets or discount options, call 319-273-4TIX.
The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Rebecca Burkhardt, will present a concert performance as the grand finale of a three-act evening of opera, orchestra and dining. Discounted ticket bundles are available for guests wishing to attend two or three of the evening’s Due Gala events. For tickets or discount options, call 319-273-4TIX.
In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One, the UNI School of Music presents ARMISTICE, featuring the UNI Wind Ensemble, the UNI Varsity Glee Club, and soloists from the UNI School of Music faculty. ARMISTICE will include music representing all regions impacted by the conflict as well as readings of letters and journals from soldiers. This event is ticketed. Call (319) 273-4TIX for tickets. Please note, admission is FREE for all veterans and active military members attending this event.
RodCon is a mini comic book convention where people with common interests come together to share their love of all things pop culture. The event is free and open to the public and highlights guest speakers, artists, vendors, trivia competitions, youth and adult costume contests, prizes, giveaways, video gaming, live-action role-playing, youth crafts, a photo booth, kids craft area and more.