Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Michael Cardin

As the University of Georgia Opera prepares for its performances of Rossini’s "The Barber of Seville," professor Frederick Burchinal gives us a sneak preview of this very popular opera.

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Morgan Frey

The UGA Opera Theatre, directed by Metropolitan Opera veteran Frederick Burchinal, presents Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor this weekend. Morgan Frey takes us inside the preparations. 

Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty members Cynthia Johnston Turner and David Starkweather talk to WUGA’s Martin Matheny about the upcoming performance season, including a performance commemorating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and one of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s most esteemed works.

If you’re looking for a way so spend celebrate Valentine’s Day, you may want to consider a night at Hugh Hodgson Hall. The UGA’s Hodgson Wind Ensemble is hosting the "Fireworks & Serenades" concert Thursday night.

The University of Georgia’s Hodgson Wind Ensemble invites you to share your love of music in a Valentine’s Day program: Fireworks & Serenades.  UGA Director of bands, Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner, is the conductor. She quotes student and performer Elizabeth Harwood in telling us what to expect.

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Paula Poundstone heads to Athens this weekend for a performance at UGA's Performing Arts Center, and WUGA's Chris Shupe caught up with her for a fascinating conversation. Listen below.