<< Week of April 26 >>

Sunday, April 23, 2017

University Wind Ensemble: works by HAZO, GRAINGER, SCHUMAN, NELSON, ARNOLD, and DE HAAN

Performing Arts - Music | April 23 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Wind Ensemble
Robert Calonico, director
HAZO Sevens
GRAINGER Lincolnshire Posy
SCHUMAN Chester
ARNOLD Four Scottish Dances
Jacob DE HAAN Ross Roy


The University Wind Ensemble is offered for the study and practice of traditional and contemporary wind band repertoire. The Wind Ensemble’s long history at Cal dates back to before the 1930s, when the group was directed by...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 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

Bastille

Performing Arts - Music | April 23 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

U.K. band Bastille made its debut in 2013 with the album ‘Bad Blood,’ which entered the U.K. album chart at No. 1. It has since sold more than four million albums worldwide alongside 11 million singles.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Ach du liebe Zeit: A (literary) German Cabaret

Performing Arts - Theater | April 25 – 26, 2017 every day | 7-8 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Students in German 102A, German Department

 Department of German

The UC Berkeley German Department's Student Cabaret presents
a poetic and humorous celebration of the German language, featuring works by Eichendorff, Gernhardt, Rilke, Morgenstern and many others.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Noon Concert: Laura Carmichael, clarinet

Performing Arts - Music | April 26 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Laura Carmichael, clarinet
Cindy COX The Shape of the Shell
Hannah LASH California Orange (world premiere)
Ig HENNEMAN Featherlight Monkeys
and other works by Berkeley composers

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...   More >

Ach du liebe Zeit: A (literary) German Cabaret

Performing Arts - Theater | April 25 – 26, 2017 every day | 7-8 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Students in German 102A, German Department

 Department of German

The UC Berkeley German Department's Student Cabaret presents
a poetic and humorous celebration of the German language, featuring works by Eichendorff, Gernhardt, Rilke, Morgenstern and many others.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Eating Pasta off the Floor

Performing Arts - Theater | April 27 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. |  The Marsh Theater

 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

 Maria Grazia Affinito

 The Marsh Theater

“Hilarious and bittersweet … a spellbinding tale,” KQED Arts

Berkeley Dance Project 2017

Performing Arts - Dance | April 27 | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse | Canceled

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Inspired by the theme “Digging Deep,” Berkeley Dance Project 2017 offers a physical exploration of communication—between humans, within the natural world, and in the places where the two collide.

$13 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors at the door, $18 General Admission in advance, $20 General Admission at the door

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Suzanne Ciani: Tribute to Don Buchla

Performing Arts - Music | April 28 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

We mark the passing of visionary inventor and pioneer of electronic synthesis Don Buchla with a special performance by the celebrated electronic musician Suzanne Ciani.


event is included with admission

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

Disoriental Spring Recital

Performing Arts - Music | April 28 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

Disoriental

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Department of Music

The spring recital by Berkeley's Middle Eastern and North African music ensemble features compositions from Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon, and the Gulf.

University Chamber Chorus: “Love and Longing”

Performing Arts - Music | April 28 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Chamber Chorus
“Love and Longing”
From Finland to France, Bosnia to Broadway: works of Bartók, Berlin, Brahms, Debussy, Ellington, Hensel, Thompson, Rautavaara, and special guest pianist Jeffrey Sykes

The UCB Chamber Chorus is the university’s premiere concert choir. Known for offering our singers and audiences an engaging musical experience, each year the Chamber Chorus sings a...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 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

Berkeley Dance Project 2017

Performing Arts - Dance | April 28 | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Inspired by the theme “Digging Deep,” Berkeley Dance Project 2017 offers a physical exploration of communication—between humans, within the natural world, and in the places where the two collide.

$13 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors at the door, $18 General Admission in advance, $20 General Admission at the door

  Buy tickets online

Rameau: The Temple of Glory (Le temple de la gloire): Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | April 28 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The vivid musical imagination of French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau is brought to life in a lavish new staging of his opera-ballet Le temple de la gloire, featuring the inimitable Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale, with leading proponents of period dance, the New York Baroque Dance Company. Rameau's first version of the score, with a libretto by Voltaire, was long thought lost—but the...   More >

starting at $30

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

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Junior Recorder Society

Performing Arts - Music | April 29 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Fifteen East Bay children from third through tenth grade, under the direction of early music specialists Louise Carslake and Hanneke van Proosdij, make up the Junior Recorder Society. After last year’s successful concert, they return to BAMPFA to delight us with period music performed on wind instruments of various sizes.


event is included with admission

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

Berkeley Fortepiano Series

Performing Arts - Music | April 29 | 12:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

Haydn: solo works for piano, including Sonata Hob XVI: 50 and the Andante and Variations in F minor Hob XVII:6. Nicholas Mathew (fortepiano).

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

Gamelan Sari Raras: Javanese shadow play with gamelan accompaniment by Gamelan Sari Raras, featuring singer Heni Savitri

Performing Arts - Music | April 29 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Gamelan Sari Raras
Ben Brinner, co-director
Midiyanto, co-director
Javanese shadow play with gamelan accompaniment by Gamelan Sari Raras, featuring singer Heni Savitri


Gamelan Sari Raras is a performing ensemble in the Department of Music at UC Berkeley. Founded in 1988 under the leadership of Midiyanto and Ben Brinner it includes students and former students at Berkeley as well as...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 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

Rameau: The Temple of Glory (Le temple de la gloire): Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | April 29 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The vivid musical imagination of French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau is brought to life in a lavish new staging of his opera-ballet Le temple de la gloire, featuring the inimitable Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale, with leading proponents of period dance, the New York Baroque Dance Company. Rameau's first version of the score, with a libretto by Voltaire, was long thought lost—but the...   More >

starting at $30

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

Berkeley Dance Project 2017

Performing Arts - Dance | April 29 | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Inspired by the theme “Digging Deep,” Berkeley Dance Project 2017 offers a physical exploration of communication—between humans, within the natural world, and in the places where the two collide.

$13 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors at the door, $18 General Admission in advance, $20 General Admission at the door

  Buy tickets online