<< Week of February 08 >>

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Noon Concert: Elizabeth Lin, piano

Performing Arts - Music | February 8 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Elizabeth Lin, piano
SHOSTAKOVICH Prelude and Fugue in E minor
SCRIABIN Two Poems, op. 32
SCHUBERT Impromptus Nos. 1-3, op. 90

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 >

Thursday, February 9, 2017

“a Tale of Autumn” by Christopher Chen: New Play Reading Series

Performing Arts - Theater | February 9 | 4-6 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities

Inspired by Shakespeare’s Richard III and Macbeth, along with popular “quest-for-power” TV shows Game of Thrones and House of Cards, A Tale of Autumn is a modern day fable about the psychology of a one-time altruistic corporation whose seemingly benign tactics destroy a community over time.

Join us for a reading of the play A Tale of Autumn by Christopher Chen, followed by a discussion with...   More >

Story Hour in the Library featuring Adam Hochschild

Reading - Literary | February 9 | 5-6 p.m. |  Doe Library

 Adam Hochschild

 Library

Story Hour in the Library is a monthly prose reading series held in UC Berkeley's Morrison Library. In February the program features author Adam Hochschild.

The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts de la Main): Cuisine and Confessions

Performing Arts - Theater | February 9 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Bringing the aesthetics of classical theater to the realm of the contemporary circus, the fearless performers of Seven Fingers explore life's big questions while preparing food on a set equipped with a functional kitchen. Their latest creation, Cuisine and Confessions, mixes circus arts, avant-garde dance, theater, and cooking-show satire: "This playful and participatory show is a piece of pure...   More >

starting at $30

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

Friday, February 10, 2017

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: works by BARTÓK, NIELSEN, and STRAUSS

Performing Arts - Music | February 10 – 11, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
Ashley Kim, flute
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra
NIELSEN, Flute Concerto
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts de la Main): Cuisine and Confessions

Performing Arts - Theater | February 10 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Bringing the aesthetics of classical theater to the realm of the contemporary circus, the fearless performers of Seven Fingers explore life's big questions while preparing food on a set equipped with a functional kitchen. Their latest creation, Cuisine and Confessions, mixes circus arts, avant-garde dance, theater, and cooking-show satire: "This playful and participatory show is a piece of pure...   More >

starting at $30

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

Saturday, February 11, 2017

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: works by BARTÓK, NIELSEN, and STRAUSS

Performing Arts - Music | February 10 – 11, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
Ashley Kim, flute
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra
NIELSEN, Flute Concerto
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts de la Main): Cuisine and Confessions

Performing Arts - Theater | February 11 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Bringing the aesthetics of classical theater to the realm of the contemporary circus, the fearless performers of Seven Fingers explore life's big questions while preparing food on a set equipped with a functional kitchen. Their latest creation, Cuisine and Confessions, mixes circus arts, avant-garde dance, theater, and cooking-show satire: "This playful and participatory show is a piece of pure...   More >

starting at $30

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