<< March 2017 >>

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Noon Concert: University Wind Ensemble

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

 Department of Music

University Wind Ensemble
Robert Calonico, director
MASLANKA Symphony No. 4
SPITTAL Scherzo: Cat and Mouse

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 attended by those on...   More >

Berkeley Talks: Marlon James

Performing Arts - Other | March 1 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Jamaican author Marlon James, whose monumental latest novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings, earned him the prestigious Man Booker Prize, visits for a discussion with Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks as part of the Berkeley Talks speaker series. Praised for his "vaulting ambition and prodigious talent" (The New York Times), James will discuss his writing process, as well as the themes that...   More >

Friday, March 3, 2017

Polaroid Stories: TDPS Theater Production

Performing Arts - Theater | March 3 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Based on real life stories of street kids, and drawing from Ovid’s Metamorphoses myths, Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories blends poetry and profanity to explore how young people pushed to the edge of society come to understand their lives amid anger, love both lost and found, violence, homelessness, ambition, and addiction.

 

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

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

 Cal Performances

The "unspeakably talented" (Calgary Herald) all-male ballet troupe affectionately known as the "Trocks" traffics deliriously and artfully in "the ridiculous and the sublime" (Financial Times). The troupe performs a sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, and recently celebrated 40 years as an internationally adored cultural phenomenon.

starting at $36

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

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Performing Arts - Dance | March 4 | 2 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The "unspeakably talented" (Calgary Herald) all-male ballet troupe affectionately known as the "Trocks" traffics deliriously and artfully in "the ridiculous and the sublime" (Financial Times). The troupe performs a sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, and recently celebrated 40 years as an internationally adored cultural phenomenon.

starting at $36

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

Takács Quartet: Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets

Performing Arts - Music | March 4 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

A momentous occasion! Following our tradition of exploring cycles of music in context, we present a cornerstone of classical music and one of humanity's greatest achievements.

starting at $72

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

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

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

 Cal Performances

The "unspeakably talented" (Calgary Herald) all-male ballet troupe affectionately known as the "Trocks" traffics deliriously and artfully in "the ridiculous and the sublime" (Financial Times). The troupe performs a sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, and recently celebrated 40 years as an internationally adored cultural phenomenon.

starting at $36

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

Polaroid Stories: TDPS Theater Production

Performing Arts - Theater | March 4 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Based on real life stories of street kids, and drawing from Ovid’s Metamorphoses myths, Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories blends poetry and profanity to explore how young people pushed to the edge of society come to understand their lives amid anger, love both lost and found, violence, homelessness, ambition, and addiction.

 No children under 18.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Polaroid Stories: TDPS Theater Production

Performing Arts - Theater | March 5 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Based on real life stories of street kids, and drawing from Ovid’s Metamorphoses myths, Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories blends poetry and profanity to explore how young people pushed to the edge of society come to understand their lives amid anger, love both lost and found, violence, homelessness, ambition, and addiction.

Takács Quartet: Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets

Performing Arts - Music | March 5 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

A momentous occasion! Following our tradition of exploring cycles of music in context, we present a cornerstone of classical music and one of humanity's greatest achievements.

starting at $72

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

Balé Folclórico da Bahia: Herança Sagrada

Performing Arts - Dance | March 5 | 7 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A rare opportunity to see Brazil's premiere dance and music ensemble. With Herança Sagrada (Sacred Heritage), the 32 dancers, instrumentalists, and singers of the acclaimed folkloric dance company Balé Folclórico da Bahia honor the African roots of Brazilian culture. Through elaborate choreography and costumes, the troupe explores the music and dance of the Candomblé religion, the sinuous martial...   More >

starting at $30

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

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Noon Concert: University Gospel Chorus

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

 Department of Music

University Gospel Chorus
D. Mark Wilson, director
"One More River to Cross: Water Metaphors in Gospel Music"
Join the UC Berkeley Gospel Chorus for an afternoon of gospel music highlighting the importance of water as a symbol and metaphor for finding places of freedom, justice and peace

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance...   More >

New Play Reading Series: “fireflies” by Philana Omorotionmwan

Performing Arts - Theater | March 8 | 4-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Room 4B

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

Fireflies (4F)
It’s twilight time.
And the small, winged things–
like spiders and roaches and fireflies–
have begun to stir and search for light.
Will Then-Self find hers before she dies?
Or will Now-Self find other ways to survive?

Fireflies is an exploration of one girl’s longing and search for intimacy through the lives of insects. Join us for a reading of a new work-in-progress by...   More >

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Story Hour in the Library featuring Joyce Carol Oates

Reading - Literary | March 9 | 5-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

 Joyce Carol Oates

 Library

Story Hour in the Library is a monthly prose reading series held in UC Berkeley's Morrison Library. In March the program features author Joyce Carol Oates.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Kidd Pivot and Electric Company Theatre: Betroffenheit

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

 Cal Performances

A collaboration between two of Canada's most renowned and imaginative companies, choreographer Crystal Pite's Kidd Pivot and playwright/performer Jonathon Young's Electric Company Theatre, Betroffenheit is a gripping and emotionally visceral exploration of psychological trauma. Named after a German word that loosely translates as shock, bewilderment, or impact, this "rare and staggering" (Globe...   More >

starting at $30

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

Polaroid Stories: TDPS Theater Production

Performing Arts - Theater | March 10 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Based on real life stories of street kids, and drawing from Ovid’s Metamorphoses myths, Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories blends poetry and profanity to explore how young people pushed to the edge of society come to understand their lives amid anger, love both lost and found, violence, homelessness, ambition, and addiction.

 

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin: Foreign Affairs: Characters of the Baroque

Performing Arts - Music | March 11 | 8 p.m. |  First Congregational Church

 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Cal Performances

The esteemed Berlin-based early music ensemble returns with an eclectic and exuberant program of Baroque works showcasing the ensemble's finesse at navigating French, German, English, and Italian repertoire. "The orchestra's level of virtuosity, ensemble and interpretive cohesion made the seventeen musicians seem to breathe and think as one" (The Washington Post).

starting at $42

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

Kidd Pivot and Electric Company Theatre: Betroffenheit

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

 Cal Performances

A collaboration between two of Canada's most renowned and imaginative companies, choreographer Crystal Pite's Kidd Pivot and playwright/performer Jonathon Young's Electric Company Theatre, Betroffenheit is a gripping and emotionally visceral exploration of psychological trauma. Named after a German word that loosely translates as shock, bewilderment, or impact, this "rare and staggering" (Globe...   More >

starting at $30

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

Polaroid Stories: TDPS Theater Production

Performing Arts - Theater | March 11 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Based on real life stories of street kids, and drawing from Ovid’s Metamorphoses myths, Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories blends poetry and profanity to explore how young people pushed to the edge of society come to understand their lives amid anger, love both lost and found, violence, homelessness, ambition, and addiction.

 

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Polaroid Stories: TDPS Theater Production

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Based on real life stories of street kids, and drawing from Ovid’s Metamorphoses myths, Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories blends poetry and profanity to explore how young people pushed to the edge of society come to understand their lives amid anger, love both lost and found, violence, homelessness, ambition, and addiction.

 

Jeffrey Kahane

Performing Arts - Music | March 12 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Jeffrey Kahane's recitals consistently enthrall: here he matches new and recent works by young composers, including his son Gabriel Kahane and Timo Andres—whose work was last heard in February 2016 in a premiere by the Takács Quartet—with Schubert's opulent Fantasie sonata, which Schumann hailed as Schubert's "most perfect in form and conception."

starting at $42

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

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A pillar in the American arts landscape for more than a half century, the revered Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns for its annual residency, with a bold mix of new and recent works as well as timeless Ailey classics, including his unforgettable and uplifting Revelations. "Restraint and release, spirituality and energy: they are all there in Ailey's masterpiece, Revelations" (Financial...   More >

starting at $36

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

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Noon Concert: University Chorus and Chamber Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | March 15 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Choral Collage Concert
University Chorus, Chamber Chorus, & Perfect Fifth
Nikolas Nackley, Dr. Magen Solomon, & Steven Lauterwasser, directors
Featuring works of Fauré, Byrd, Howells, Brahms, Rautavaara, and Irving Berlin

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...   More >

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | March 15 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A pillar in the American arts landscape for more than a half century, the revered Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns for its annual residency, with a bold mix of new and recent works as well as timeless Ailey classics, including his unforgettable and uplifting Revelations. "Restraint and release, spirituality and energy: they are all there in Ailey's masterpiece, Revelations" (Financial...   More >

starting at $36

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

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | March 16 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A pillar in the American arts landscape for more than a half century, the revered Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns for its annual residency, with a bold mix of new and recent works as well as timeless Ailey classics, including his unforgettable and uplifting Revelations. "Restraint and release, spirituality and energy: they are all there in Ailey's masterpiece, Revelations" (Financial...   More >

starting at $36

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

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: works by REGUCERA, DEBUSSY, and BERLIOZ

Performing Arts - Music | March 16 – 18, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
Amadeus REGUCERA Skin, stretched upon the frame (World Premiere)
DEBUSSY Iberia
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique


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 of...   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

Love and Pride: A New Musical

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

The UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies presents LOVE AND PRIDE, a new musical by TDPS student Sy Bocalbos Jordan that addresses identity, gender and dialogue.

Friday, March 17, 2017

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: works by REGUCERA, DEBUSSY, and BERLIOZ

Performing Arts - Music | March 16 – 18, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
Amadeus REGUCERA Skin, stretched upon the frame (World Premiere)
DEBUSSY Iberia
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique


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 of...   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

Love and Pride: A New Musical

Performing Arts - Theater | March 17 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

The UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies presents LOVE AND PRIDE, a new musical by TDPS student Sy Bocalbos Jordan that addresses identity, gender and dialogue.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | March 17 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A pillar in the American arts landscape for more than a half century, the revered Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns for its annual residency, with a bold mix of new and recent works as well as timeless Ailey classics, including his unforgettable and uplifting Revelations. "Restraint and release, spirituality and energy: they are all there in Ailey's masterpiece, Revelations" (Financial...   More >

starting at $40

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

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | March 18 | 2 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A pillar in the American arts landscape for more than a half century, the revered Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns for its annual residency, with a bold mix of new and recent works as well as timeless Ailey classics, including his unforgettable and uplifting Revelations. "Restraint and release, spirituality and energy: they are all there in Ailey's masterpiece, Revelations" (Financial...   More >

starting at $40

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

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | March 18 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A pillar in the American arts landscape for more than a half century, the revered Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns for its annual residency, with a bold mix of new and recent works as well as timeless Ailey classics, including his unforgettable and uplifting Revelations. "Restraint and release, spirituality and energy: they are all there in Ailey's masterpiece, Revelations" (Financial...   More >

starting at $40

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

Love and Pride: A New Musical

Performing Arts - Theater | March 18 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

The UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies presents LOVE AND PRIDE, a new musical by TDPS student Sy Bocalbos Jordan that addresses identity, gender and dialogue.

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: works by REGUCERA, DEBUSSY, and BERLIOZ

Performing Arts - Music | March 16 – 18, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
Amadeus REGUCERA Skin, stretched upon the frame (World Premiere)
DEBUSSY Iberia
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique


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 of...   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

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Love and Pride: A New Musical

Performing Arts - Theater | March 19 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

The UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies presents LOVE AND PRIDE, a new musical by TDPS student Sy Bocalbos Jordan that addresses identity, gender and dialogue.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | March 19 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A pillar in the American arts landscape for more than a half century, the revered Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns for its annual residency, with a bold mix of new and recent works as well as timeless Ailey classics, including his unforgettable and uplifting Revelations. "Restraint and release, spirituality and energy: they are all there in Ailey's masterpiece, Revelations" (Financial...   More >

starting at $40

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

Miah Persson / Florian Boesch / Malcolm Martineau

Performing Arts - Music | March 19 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

The sumptuous and richly colored voice of Swedish soprano Miah Persson joins with that of Austrian baritone Florian Boesch and insightful pianist Malcom Martineau (always a favorite at Cal Performances), for a program of Schumann's haunting songs. "Boesch doesn't just sing this music, he inhabits it to the hilt" (The Independent, London).

starting at $42

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Noon Concert: University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | March 22 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

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 attended by those on campus and in the wider community....   More >

Arts in the Afternoon: Chamber Music by Student Members of the University Symphony

Performing Arts - Music | March 22 | 4-6 p.m. | Women's Faculty Club, Lucy Ward Stebbins Lounge

 The Women's Faculty Club

Student Members of the University Symphony perform varied works including pieces by J.S. Bach, Pytor Ilyich, Rebecca Clarke and Zoltan Kodaly. Students are under the direction of String Coach Leighton Fong.

  RSVP by calling Front Desk at 510-642-4175, or by emailing Front Desk at womensfacultyclub@gmail.com by March 21.

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Performing Arts - Theater | March 22 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Direct from the United Kingdom and making its West Coast debut, Britain's acclaimed Filter Theatre, "a company blessed with wit, style, and a touch of magic" (Daily Telegraph, London), presents its breakneck and explosive production of Shakespeare's masterwork of romance, satire, and mistaken identity. Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Filter's Twelfth Night enlists a cast...   More >

starting at $76

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

Thursday, March 23, 2017

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Performing Arts - Theater | March 23 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Direct from the United Kingdom and making its West Coast debut, Britain's acclaimed Filter Theatre, "a company blessed with wit, style, and a touch of magic" (Daily Telegraph, London), presents its breakneck and explosive production of Shakespeare's masterwork of romance, satire, and mistaken identity. Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Filter's Twelfth Night enlists a cast...   More >

starting at $76

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

Friday, March 24, 2017

Mongolian Throat-singing Concert

Performing Arts - Music | March 24 | 7 p.m. |  International House

 International House

KHUSUGTUN is an internationally revered performing group that performs traditional music from Mongolia, the home of Chinggis Khan. They are especially renowned for their a capella arrangements using “khöömei” or “throat-singing.”
RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/khusugtun-concert-tickets-31247882257?aff=eac2

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Performing Arts - Theater | March 24 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Direct from the United Kingdom and making its West Coast debut, Britain's acclaimed Filter Theatre, "a company blessed with wit, style, and a touch of magic" (Daily Telegraph, London), presents its breakneck and explosive production of Shakespeare's masterwork of romance, satire, and mistaken identity. Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Filter's Twelfth Night enlists a cast...   More >

starting at $76

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

Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Performing Arts - Music | March 24 | 8 p.m. |  First Congregational Church

 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Cal Performances

Treasured by the millions who tune in annually to its Christmas Eve broadcast by the BBC, the all-male Choir of King's College, Cambridge, offers an uplifting concert of works drawn from the rich English choral tradition, "all sung with the precision and grace that make this choir world famous" (The Guardian, London).

starting at $56

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

Saturday, March 25, 2017

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Performing Arts - Theater | March 25 | 2 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Direct from the United Kingdom and making its West Coast debut, Britain's acclaimed Filter Theatre, "a company blessed with wit, style, and a touch of magic" (Daily Telegraph, London), presents its breakneck and explosive production of Shakespeare's masterwork of romance, satire, and mistaken identity. Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Filter's Twelfth Night enlists a cast...   More >

starting at $76

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

Milos: Bach to Beatles

Performing Arts - Music | March 25 | 8 p.m. |  First Congregational Church

 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Cal Performances

Among the most celebrated classical guitarists working today, the young Montenegrin Milos Karadaglić brings a populist sensibility to his captivating, eclectic programs. Here, joined by a chamber ensemble, he performs major classical works by Granados, Rodrigo, Boccherini, and Albéniz, along with familiar standards from Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico, and stunningly intimate renditions of...   More >

starting at $42

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

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Performing Arts - Theater | March 25 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Direct from the United Kingdom and making its West Coast debut, Britain's acclaimed Filter Theatre, "a company blessed with wit, style, and a touch of magic" (Daily Telegraph, London), presents its breakneck and explosive production of Shakespeare's masterwork of romance, satire, and mistaken identity. Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Filter's Twelfth Night enlists a cast...   More >

starting at $76

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

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Go Tell It!

Performing Arts - Other | March 26 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Taiwo Kujichagulia-Seitu and Lyric Performing Arts Academy present Go Tell It!, a Harriet Tubman musical. Shortly before Christmas in 1854, Harriet Tubman discovered that her brothers, enslaved in Maryland, were to be sold at auction on December 26. On December 29, Harriet, her brothers, and several others reached safety in Philadelphia. Go Tell It! tells...   More >

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Performing Arts - Theater | March 26 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Direct from the United Kingdom and making its West Coast debut, Britain's acclaimed Filter Theatre, "a company blessed with wit, style, and a touch of magic" (Daily Telegraph, London), presents its breakneck and explosive production of Shakespeare's masterwork of romance, satire, and mistaken identity. Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Filter's Twelfth Night enlists a cast...   More >

starting at $76

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

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Performing Arts - Music | March 26 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The distinguished National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine lends its expressive power to a program that includes Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 with celebrated Ukrainian soloist Alexei Grynyuk, and Shostakovich's heroic Symphony No. 5. "Its strings can conjure up a vibrant songfulness; the woodwinds have a fruity, penetrating ripeness; the brass could endanger the walls of Jericho; the percussion...   More >

starting at $38

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