<< Week of February 12 >>

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Lucas Debargue

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

 Cal Performances

A runaway favorite at last summer's Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow, Lucas Debargue has confounded and energized the classical music world with his unusual career trajectory, unconventional technique, and riveting intellect. Mostly self-taught until late in his career, Debargue won the Moscow Music Critics Prize for performances of "artistry, originality and technical brilliance" (The...   More >

starting at $42

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

Black Arm Band: Dirtsong

Performing Arts - Music | February 12 | 7 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Australia's foremost Aboriginal musicians, representing diverse musical and cultural backgrounds, gather together as Black Arm Band. Dirtsong, "a soulful, vivid telling of the cultural and linguistic diversity of Australia" (Singapore Today), is performed in 13 different Aboriginal languages and combines traditional music with new songs inspired by famed indigenous author Alexis Wright.

starting at $26

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

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Holloway Series in Poetry Presents Simone White

Reading - Literary | February 15 | D37 Hearst Field Annex

 Simone White

 Department of English

The Holloway Series in Poetry presents a reading by Simone White, with an introductory reading by Laura Ritland.

For more information, please visit: https://hollowayreadingseries.wordpress.com/

Noon Concert: Organ+Piano: Nicole Chernavsky, organ; Cole Stanford, piano

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

 Department of Music

Nicole Chernavsky, organ
STANLEY Voluntary in D minor
MESSIAEN Offrande au Saint-Sacrement
BUXTEHUDE Praeludium in F sharp minor
Cole Stanford, piano
BRAHMS Rhapsodies for piano, Op. 79

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....   More >

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Berkeley Fortepiano Series

Performing Arts - Music | February 18 | 7:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

Haydn: Piano Trios Hob XV: 11-14. Karen Rosenak (fortepiano), Katherine Kyme (violin), William Skeen (cello).

Berkeley Fortepiano Series, Spring 2017
Vocal and Chamber Music by Haydn
Featuring Katherine Kyme, Nicholas Mathew, Karen Rosenak, William Skeen, and Ariana Strahl

Free and Open to the public

The Nile Project

Performing Arts - Music | February 18 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Returning after a memorable Berkeley debut and campus residency in 2015, The Nile Project delivers a "euphoric" (The New York Times) message of civic engagement through musical collaboration. The initiative connects vocalists, percussionists, and instrumentalists from the 11 nations of the Nile River Basin for concerts of "seductive and beautiful music" (Afropop).

starting at $26

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