Lane Series to Bring Jazz, Folk, Chamber, Theater and More This Season
- By Rebecca J Stone
The UVM Lane Series announces its 2012/2013 season, with diverse offerings for all live performance-lovers, from classical piano and chamber music, to theater, to jazz, folk, and traditional music. The Lane Series continues its tradition of bringing to Burlington some of the finest performers in the world, who will present an exciting variety of both tradition and innovation across all genres.
This year’s artists include the Pacifica Quartet, ATOS Trio, cellist Zoë Keating, pianist Alexander Schimpf, the David Wax Museum, jazz musician Luciana Souza, Hot Club of San Francisco, folk musician Chris Smither, Atlantic Brass, the male vocal ensemble Cantus, and many more. The Lane Series is also co-presenting with the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts three performances: Aquila Theatre’s Taming of the Shrew in September, a Saint Patrick’s Day celebration with Solas in March, and Lila Downs in April.
Subscriptions are now available for purchase through the Lane Series office or over the secure website, www.uvm.edu/laneseries. Advance student ticket prices to all UVM Recital Hall shows are $15. Subscribers to three or more events save considerably over the price of single tickets, and new this year, the Lane Series is also offering the “Music Lover’s Deal,” a complete Recital Hall subscription package at a savings of 42 percent over the single ticket price. This package, available through Sept. 14, must be purchased directly through the Lane Series office. Single tickets to individual Lane Series performances go on sale beginning Sept. 15 through the Flynn Box Office.
The Lane Series will also be continuing its partnership with the Fleming Museum and UVM Film and Television Studies for the third annual film series. This year’s theme is “The Body in Film” and will include screenings of The Fountain, Seconds, Dancing Across Borders, and Ali. Memberships are available through the Lane Series website and include admission to all four films, pre-film lectures, e-previews, and more.
For questions, to order a brochure, or to purchase the “Music Lover’s Deal,” please call the Lane Series office, (802) 656-4455. For tickets or for more information on the 2012/2013 season, visit the Lane Series website, www.uvm.edu/laneseries. For single ticket sales beginning September 15, please visit www.flynncenter.org or call (802) 86-FLYNN.