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Sunday, May 12, 2019

Song of the Goat Theatre: Songs of Lear

Performing Arts - Theater | May 12 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Song of the Goat Theatre, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Warsaw-based Song of the Goat Theatre integrates movement, song, and text to mine historical works for fresh insights. The award winning Songs of Lear retells the king’s story as a dramatic oratorio blending Corsican folk music and Gregorian chant.

$35 (prices subject to change)

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Song of the Goat Theatre performs Songs of Lear and Hamlet: A Commentary Saturday–Sunday, May 11–12, 2019.

Black Life: Mai Sennaar’s The Arsonist

Performing Arts - Theater | May 12 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Mai Sennaar presents her new theatrical production The Arsonist, the fictional story of a white visual artist and her estranged biracial son, integrating fire science, movement, visual projections, and live music to explore the personal implications of social and political theories surrounding justice in America today. With projections by visual artist Sam Vernon and music by Diana Wharton, a...   More >

Friday, May 17, 2019

Los Angeles Master Chorale: La Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of Saint Peter)

Performing Arts - Music | May 17 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Los Angeles Master Chorale, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Program: Director Peter Sellars returns to Cal Performances with the Bay Area Premiere of an a cappella work by one of the Renaissance’s most revered composers. Orlando di Lasso’s Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of Saint Peter) depicts the grief and remorse of the Apostle Peter, as he reflects on his fateful denial of Jesus on the day of his arrest. The madrigal is sung by the 21 voices of the...   More >

$58-86 (prices subject to change)

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The Los Angeles Master Chorale performs Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of Saint Peter) Friday, May 17, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Full: Latanya d. Tigner with Erik Lee

Performing Arts - Dance | May 18 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Latanya d. Tigner and Erik Lee, both dancers with Dimensions Dance Theater, bring their original works to our performance space. Tigner’s You Never Know dissects fear, judgment, and insensitivities about homelessness. Lee’s Armed with Joy highlights ways that black Americans can reimagine self and community in the wake of loss.