<< Week of September 30 >>

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

Performing Arts - Dance | September 30 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Mark Morris Dance Group, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Mark Morris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a new dance work that revels in the eccentric charm and joyful optimism of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album. The production features a score by longtime Morris collaborator Ethan Iverson, who leads a chamber ensemble through arrangements of iconic songs from the record mixed with imaginative original...   More >

$36-135 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Mark Morris Dance Group performs Pepperland Friday–Sunday, September 28–30, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.

Yo-Yo Ma, cello: The Complete Bach Suites

Performing Arts - Music | September 30 | 7-9 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Yo-Yo Ma, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Yo-Yo Ma returns to the Greek Theatre for a special chamber music concert. Ma has been performing Bach’s complete cello suites for decades and lends a wisdom, playfulness, and depth of expression to these seminal works.

$58-258 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs The Complete Bach Suites Sunday, September 30, 2018 in the Greek Theater.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Holloway Poetry Series: Mixed Blood Talk with Evie Shockley

Reading - Literary | October 2 | 4:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Evie Shockley, Professor of English, Rutgers University

 Jared Robinson, UC Berkeley

 Department of English, Holloway Reading Series

Please join us this coming Tuesday, October 2nd, for two events with Evie Shockley: at 4:30, a talk, “Seeing the Writing," for the Mixed Blood Project; and at 6:30, a reading, with our very own Jared Robinson. Both events will be held in the Maude Fife Room.

Evie Shockley was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She earned a BA at Northwestern University, a JD at the University of...   More >

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Noon Concert: Tan Jing, soprano

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

 Department of Music

Soprano Tan Jing (Jacqueline) performs romantic repertoire. Tan is a well-known Chinese pop singer who is trained in the classical Chinese tradition. She is a visiting scholar at the East Asian Studies.

Continuing its 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well...   More >

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Lunch Poems: Fady Joudah

Reading - Literary | October 4 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

 Lunch Poems

Lunch Poems presents Fady Joudah.

Reidemeister Move

Performing Arts - Music | October 4 | 8-10 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

Reidemeister Move is Christopher Williams, contrabass, and Robin Hayward, tuba, a duo dedicated to exploring and expanding the possibilities of sustained-tone music in just intonation for their instruments.

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Friday, October 5, 2018

Noon Concert: “Encounters”

Performing Arts - Music | October 5 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall | Canceled

 Department of Music

Arab oud player Taiseer Elias, pianist Menachem Wiesenberg, and cellist Hillel Zori will perform new compositions and traditional Arab music in trios, duets, and solos.

Continuing its 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the...   More >

Systemic Improvisation: Palle Dahlstedt, Per Anders Nilsson, Tim Perkis, Gino Robair

Performing Arts - Music | October 5 | 8-10 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

Systemic improvisation refers to a class of musical improvisation systems, wherein virtual interacting agents transform the musical interactions between players. It is a new kind of musical interaction/situation/work, and a continuation of Dahlstedt’s and Nilssons's long-term research into technology-mediated musical creativity and performance.

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | October 5 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Electro-acoustic composer-pianist Max Richter, whose work is a ubiquitous presence in dance, film, and television, appears with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble(ACME), an ensemble of “contemporary music dynamos” (NPR). Richter and ACME perform selections from Richter’s work Infra, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land; and from his score for the dystopian HBO drama, The Leftovers.

$42-58 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble performs music from Infra and The Leftovers Friday, October 5, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Interpol: with guests: The Kills, Sunflower Bean

Performing Arts - Music | October 6 | 6 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

It finally happened; somebody called the cops on Interpol.

The long arm of the law caught up with Daniel Kessler, Paul Banks, and Sam Fogarino in 2017, as they worked on a new album inside the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ rehearsal space in Manhattan.

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Aida Cuevas with Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán: A Tribute to Juan Gabriel

Performing Arts - Music | October 6 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Aida Cuevas with Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Aida Cuevas pays tribute to one of Mexico’s most prolific and beloved songwriters in this tribute to Juan Gabriel. Over her 40-year music career, Cuevas has sung many hits composed by Gabriel, and here she revisits audience favorites such as “Te Lo Pido Por Favor,” “Te Sigo Amando,” and “La Diferencia.” She is joined by Mexico City-based Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán, with special guests on...   More >

$30-85 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Aida Cuevas performs on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.