<< Week of February 02 >>

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Kodo: Dadan

Performing Arts - Music | January 29 | 3 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

Ensemble Signal

Performing Arts - Music | January 29 | 7 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

What better way to celebrate Steve Reich's 80th birthday than with a Cal Performances co-commission and US premiere? Reich, "the most original music thinker of our time" (The New Yorker), premieres his new Runner, performed by Ensemble Signal, which won rave reviews and a Diapason d'Or for its recording of the composer's Music for 18 Musicians. The program also includes Reich's Pulitzer...   More >

starting at $56

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Noon Concert: James Lim, piano

Performing Arts - Music | February 1 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

James Lim, piano
HAYDN Sonata in C Major, Hob XVI: 50
CHOPIN Ballade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38
GINASTERA Sonata No. 1, Op. 22

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well...   More >

noon

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Music and Song from Mongolia

Performing Arts - Music | February 2 | 7:30 p.m. | Cal State University, East Bay, Recital Hall (MB1055), Music Building

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Music Department, Cal State University East Bay, Department of Music

An exploration of the diversity of Mongolian music, from traditional folk to folk-inspired hip-hop, mixing ethnographic video and audio recordings, narration, and live musical performance.

Performers and speakers include:
Charlotte D’Evelyn, Loyola Marymount University
Urtaa Gantulga, Musician
Tamir Hargana, Northern Illinois University
Peter Marsh, California State University, East...   More >

Friday, February 3, 2017

Available Light: John Adams / Lucinda Childs / Frank Gehry

Performing Arts - Dance | February 3 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Join us in celebrating the 70th birthday of Berkeley's own internationally renowned composer and Cal Performances collaborator John Adams. Lucinda Childs' Available Light, hailed in its 1983 premiere as "a career breakthrough...a work of blazing formal beauty" (The New York Times), is set to Adams' richly impressionistic score, with a striking set designed by Frank Gehry. Childs, whose...   More >

starting at $36

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

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Available Light: John Adams / Lucinda Childs / Frank Gehry

Performing Arts - Dance | February 4 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Join us in celebrating the 70th birthday of Berkeley's own internationally renowned composer and Cal Performances collaborator John Adams. Lucinda Childs' Available Light, hailed in its 1983 premiere as "a career breakthrough...a work of blazing formal beauty" (The New York Times), is set to Adams' richly impressionistic score, with a striking set designed by Frank Gehry. Childs, whose...   More >

starting at $36

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