<< Week of November 17 >>

Sunday, November 17, 2019

TDPS presents The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Bertolt Brecht

 Alistair Beaton

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This captivating and comedic play within a play tells the corresponding stories of a post-war land dispute in the Caucasus Mountains and a young servant who risks her life to raise an abandoned child.

$13–20

  Buy tickets online

UC Alumni Chorus Presents: A Mass-Up

Performing Arts - Music | November 17 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 UC Alumni Chorus, Cal Alumni Association

A mash-up of movements from the great masses. Come hear the finest examples of choral writing ever amassed from a thousand years of Eucharist and Requiem Mass settings. The programme offers a seamless presentation of glorious excerpts performed by a massive chorus and orchestra; featuring soprano Michele Kennedy and guest singers from the Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, UC...   More >

UC Alumni Chorus Presents: A Mass-Up

Performing Arts - Music | November 17 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Alumni Association, University of California Alumni Chorus

Come hear the finest examples of choral writing ever amassed from a thousant years of Eucharist and Requiem Mass settings. The programme offers a seamless presentation of glorious excerpts performed by a massive chorus and orchestra: featuring soprano Michele Kennedy and guest singers from the Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, UC Berkeley's Perfect Fifth, and the UC Men's and...   More >

Video Games Live

Performing Arts - Music | November 17 | 7-9 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

An interactive show created by game music composer Tommy Tallarico features the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra performing live arrangements of video game music hits, synchronized to video footage, light displays, and theatrical special effects. Pre- and post-concert events offer a chance to interact with others in the gaming community, and include a costume contest, and meet-and-greets with top...   More >

$30-75 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Video Games Live! features the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra performing live arrangements of video game music hits, synchronized to video footage, light displays, and theatrical special effects, Sunday, November 17, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Gospel Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | November 17 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Mark Wilson, Director

$16 General Admission, $12 Senior, Student (non-UCB), UCB Faculty/Staff, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Monday, November 18, 2019

Voice recital

Performing Arts - Music | November 18 | 12:15 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Students of the Vocal Studies Program present
Songs of passion, unfulfilled desire, dreams, and wanderlust - a survey of art song history in performance.

Nikolas Nackley, director.

Jeffrey Sykes, piano.

free

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

TDPS Workshop Performance: FABLE

Performing Arts - Theater | November 19 – 21, 2019 every day | 7-9 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Timothy L. Quirus

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

To gaze into her eyes would be to know all the secrets of the universe; rendering mankind into stone. The Mythologies of the triple goddess, as well as Medusa, continue to ripple through history to modern day culture, and mirror the human experience. Is her story complete? What has been left out, and why is the gorgon perpetuated as a monster for the modern world?

Sculpture by Luciano Garbati

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

UC Berkeley Chamber Orchestra: Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music | November 20 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Free. No reserved seating.

Doors: 12:00pm
Concert: 12:15-1pm

TDPS Workshop Performance: FABLE

Performing Arts - Theater | November 19 – 21, 2019 every day | 7-9 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Timothy L. Quirus

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

To gaze into her eyes would be to know all the secrets of the universe; rendering mankind into stone. The Mythologies of the triple goddess, as well as Medusa, continue to ripple through history to modern day culture, and mirror the human experience. Is her story complete? What has been left out, and why is the gorgon perpetuated as a monster for the modern world?

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Stebbins Piano Series: All Beethoven Concert

Performing Arts - Music | November 21 | 12:15-1 p.m. | Women's Faculty Club, Stebbins Lounge

 Billy Fang, Student - Music Department; Jolie Huang, Student - Music Department

 Women's Faculty Club

Student Pianists Billy Fang and Jolie Huang perform Beethoven's "Sonata No 28 in A major, Op 101" and "Sonata No. 32 in C minor, op 111"

  RSVP by calling Front Desk at 510-642-4175, or by emailing Front Desk at womensfacultyclub@gmail.com by November 20.

Fall Resident Benefit Concert in the Auditorium

Performing Arts - Other | November 21 | 7-9 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 International House

Come enjoy musical performances by I-House residents at this benefit concert! All proceeds will go to Save the Children, an organization helping children and families who are fleeing violence in Syria. General admission is $10 and admission with an alcoholic beverage is $15 ⁠— but you can always donate more.

Resident Benefit Concert
Thursday, Nov. 21, 7-9pm | Chevron Auditorium

Beer...   More >

TDPS Workshop Performance: FABLE

Performing Arts - Theater | November 19 – 21, 2019 every day | 7-9 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Timothy L. Quirus

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

To gaze into her eyes would be to know all the secrets of the universe; rendering mankind into stone. The Mythologies of the triple goddess, as well as Medusa, continue to ripple through history to modern day culture, and mirror the human experience. Is her story complete? What has been left out, and why is the gorgon perpetuated as a monster for the modern world?

Friday, November 22, 2019

TDPS presents The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Bertolt Brecht

 Alistair Beaton

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This captivating and comedic play within a play tells the corresponding stories of a post-war land dispute in the Caucasus Mountains and a young servant who risks her life to raise an abandoned child.

$13–20

  Buy tickets online

FLACC 2019: Bridges and Bones/East

Performing Arts - Dance | November 22 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

For its sixth annual edition, the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (¡FLACC!) is crossing the Bay Bridge to partner with BAMPFA for the first time. Bridges & Bones/East features twelve Latinx dance artists bringing culturally nuanced, site-specific or politically charged movement installations to the architecture and community of the museum. Join them on a journey through...   More >

Saturday, November 23, 2019

TDPS presents The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Bertolt Brecht

 Alistair Beaton

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This captivating and comedic play within a play tells the corresponding stories of a post-war land dispute in the Caucasus Mountains and a young servant who risks her life to raise an abandoned child.

$13–20

  Buy tickets online

UC Berkeley Chamber Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | November 23 | 2 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 UC Berkeley Music

FREE ADMISSION

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8
Beethoven - Coriolan Overture
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

Jennifer Huang and Grady Lai, conductors

FLACC 2019: Bridges and Bones/East

Performing Arts - Dance | November 23 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

For its sixth annual edition, the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (¡FLACC!) is crossing the Bay Bridge to partner with BAMPFA for the first time. Bridges & Bones/East features twelve Latinx dance artists bringing culturally nuanced, site-specific or politically charged movement installations to the architecture and community of the museum. Join them on a journey through...   More >

University Baroque Ensemble: Delights from the Western European Age of Enlightenment

Performing Arts - Music | November 23 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Join the members of University Baroque Ensemble as they present delights from the Western European Age of Enlightenment on the university’s collection of eighteenth-century instruments. Works include concerti by Vivaldi, a Concerto Grosso by Handel and a suite by Lully.

Katherine Heater and Carla Moore, Co-Directors

$16 General Admission, $12 Senior, Student (non-UCB), UCB Faculty/Staff, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org