<< Week of January 22 >>

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Emanuel Ax

Performing Arts - Music | January 22 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Ever eager to illuminate works of the past with fresh perspective, Emanuel Ax collaborates with rising star composer Samuel Adams, whose new work is written as a companion, and response, to Schubert's Impromptus. Ax has performed the Schubert to great acclaim: "[His] signature style—a shifting balance of poetry, earthiness and analytical clarity—suits this music...so precisely" (The New York...   More >

starting at $44

  Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Noon Concert: Art of the Song: Min Xia, soprano; Jonathan Lin, tenor; Henry Grace, singer/guitarist/songwriter

Performing Arts - Music | January 25 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Min Xia, soprano
Songs by Quilter, Vaughan Williams, Hahn and Dingxian Jiang
Jonathan Lin, tenor
Songs by Andrew Lloyd Weber
“Tell Me On a Sunday"
"It's Not the End of the World (If He's Younger)"
"Second Letter Home"
"Unexpected Song"
Henry Grace, singer/guitarist/songwriter
“Crash the Moon”
“Ichabod Crane”
“I’m Alright”
“Bring Back my Baby/Dreaming”

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI: The Musical Europe 1500–1700

Performing Arts - Music | January 27 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A Cal Performances favorite, Catalan gamba player Jordi Savall returns with a characteristically lovingly researched program, exploring the vibrant exchange of culture and ideas between Italy, England, Spain, France, and Germany in the 16th and 17th centuries. Savall's remarkable musicality is matched only by the facility of his versatile Hespèrion XXI ensemble. "Mr. Savall's deadpan demeanor...   More >

starting at $68

  Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Kodo: Dadan

Performing Arts - Music | January 28 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The thunderous, joyful performances of Kodo, Japan's foremost taiko drumming ensemble, combine extreme athleticism with unfettered emotional power. Dadan, which means "drumming men," features the company's male drummers in a bold exploration of percussion and movement. "The speed and dexterity are as impressive as the physical tenacity is breathtaking" (Chicago Tribune).

starting at $30

  Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org