<< Week of December 10 >>

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Takács Quartet and Garrick Ohlsson, piano: Chamber Music

Performing Arts - Music | December 10 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Takács Quartet and Garrick Ohlsson, piano, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Each time the Takács Quartet walks on stage for Cal Performances, its four players invite Berkeley audiences to experience a new dimension of this superlative ensemble's musical artistry. Returning after last season's heroic cycle of the complete Beethoven quartets, the Takács welcomes commanding pianist Garrick Ohlsson for Brahms' inventive and richly contrapuntal Piano Quintet, plus the first...   More >

$48 - 86

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Takács Quartet with Garrick Ohlsson performs Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Camille A. Brown and Dancers: BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play

Performing Arts - Dance | December 10 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Camille A. Brown and Dancers, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Innovative choreographer Camille A. Brown's BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play draws on the games little girls play to tell a story of black female empowerment. Brown uses African-American vernacular forms—social dancing, Double Dutch, hand-clapping games, ring shout—to explore the self-discovery and playfulness of childhood in a work the New York Times calls "by turns, clever and tender." Brown, a 2016...   More >

$54

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Camille A. Brown & Dancers' Fana Fraser and Beatrice Capote perform BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play Friday–Sunday, December 8–10, 2017 in the Zellerbach Playhouse.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Magic Spells | A Final Meeting: With Victoria Hanna, Francesco Spagnolo and the Students in the UC Berkeley Course, “Jewish Nightlife”

Performing Arts - Music | December 11 | 12:30-2 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Join Schusterman Visiting Artist Victoria Hanna, Professor Francesco Spagnolo, and the students in his UC Berkeley course, Jewish Nightlife, for a final presentation of their work.

In the course of the Fall Semester, “Jewish Nightlife” presented students with an array of learning and performance opportunities. The class studied the connections between the ritual performance of Jewish texts...   More >

 FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Berkeley New Music Project

Performing Arts - Music | December 11 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall | Canceled

 Department of Music

Eco Ensemble
David Milnes, director
David Milnes leads our resident professional new music ensemble in new works by UC Berkeley graduate student composers.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The Berkeley New Music Project is a group dedicated to the performance of new music by the graduate student composers in UC Berkeley’s Department of Music. Supported by funding from the Department of Music,...   More >

Friday, December 15, 2017

Mark Morris Dance Group Dance Residency: The Hard Nut

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

 Mark Morris Dance Group, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris' The Hard Nut, "as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive" (Dance Magazine), returns to Zellerbach Hall for the first time in five years with all that and more. Set to Tchaikovsky's...   More >

$40 - 135

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Mark Morris Dance Group performs The Hard Nut Friday–Sunday, December 15–24, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Mark Morris Dance Group Dance Residency: The Hard Nut

Performing Arts - Dance | December 16 | 2 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Mark Morris Dance Group, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris' The Hard Nut, "as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive" (Dance Magazine), returns to Zellerbach Hall for the first time in five years with all that and more. Set to Tchaikovsky's...   More >

$40 - 135

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Mark Morris Dance Group Dance Residency: The Hard Nut

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

 Mark Morris Dance Group, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris' The Hard Nut, "as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive" (Dance Magazine), returns to Zellerbach Hall for the first time in five years with all that and more. Set to Tchaikovsky's...   More >

$40 - 135

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org