<< Week of October 29 >>

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Anssi Karttunen, cello; Nicolas Hodges, piano: Recital

Performing Arts - Music | October 29 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Anssi Karttunen, Nicolas Hodges, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Two heroes of new music—Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen, who has performed more than 160 world premieres, and British pianist Nicolas Hodges, long associated with the works of Elliott Carter, Thomas Adès, and Harrison Birtwistle—make their Cal Performances debut as a duo. Brahms' grand Sonata in F Major and Beethoven's visionary D-Major Cello Sonata are paired with new works by two pace-setting...   More >

$58

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Anssi Karttunen and Nicolas Hodges perform Sunday, October 29, 2017 in Hertz Hall.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Magic Spells: A Weekly Performance Series Featuring Victoria Hanna and Hebrew Amulets from The Magnes Collection

Performing Arts - Other | October 24 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Meet Victoria Hanna and watch as she develops MAGIC SPELLS, a new performance repertoire based on Hebrew amulets in The Magnes Collection.

This series is presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley course, "Jewish Nightlife: Poetry, Music, and Ritual Performance from Renaissance Italy to Contemporary Israel" (Jewish 121-001, Music 139), taught by Francesco Spagnolo.

During her Fall 2017...   More >

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Noon Concert: University Gospel Chorus

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

 Department of Music

D. Mark Wilson, director
“Singing with the Saints: An Interpretation of Dia De Los Muertos in Gospel Songs”
With this week’s recognition of the Day of the Dead and Halloween, The UCB Gospel Chorus shares a concert of gospel music recognizing saints, ancestors, and divine beings like angels whose memories and music bring strength to everyday life.
You are invited not only to sing with those...   More >

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Lunch Poems: Solmaz Sharif

Reading - Literary | November 2 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

 Solmaz Sharif

 Lunch Poems, Library

A poetry reading by Solmaz Sharif.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Full: Splinter Reeds

Performing Arts - Music | November 3 | 7-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This all-reed quintet makes its second appearance at BAMPFA with a program of new music featuring the world premiere of a work by composer Sky Macklay.
INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | November 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
Bartók Dance Suite
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

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 the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical...   More >

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

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

7th Annual Immigrant Art Gala: Resistance Through Radical Remembrance

Performing Arts - Other | November 4 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Academic Senate

Join us as we celebrate through art and performance the immigrant community and those that have sacrificed their lives in the name of activism and social justice.

This is a free event and food will be provided!

We welcome all who want to learn about the diversity, beauty, and incredible resilience of the immigrant community in the current political climate.

Mariinsky Orchestra: Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano

Performing Arts - Music | November 4 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

"Few orchestras can match the Mariinsky’s authority, blend, and fullness of sound when it is playing the music of its countrymen. Directed by Valery Gergiev, ""a born Prokofiev interpreter"" (The Guardian, London), the Mariinsky plays complex works by two 20th-century giants who lived in the shadow of Stalin's regime: the Soviet government disapproved of both Prokofiev's emotionally expansive...   More >

$40 - 125

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The Mariinsky Orchestra Saturday–Sunday, November 4–5, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | November 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
Bartók Dance Suite
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

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 the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical...   More >

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

  Buy tickets online