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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Noon Concert: Trevor Van de Velde, piano

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | January 31 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


John ADAMS China Gates
Philip GLASS Mad Rush
David LANG Cello
Steve REICH Piano Counterpoint

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 in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in...   More >

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Eco Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Berkeley New Music Project/Eco Ensemble | February 3 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Jon YU Ru
Jason CRESS )~(
Oren BONEH Lug
Clara OLIVARES Tentation des Limites
FREE

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Noon Concert: Debussy Duos: Later works by the master on the Centennial of his birth

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | February 7 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


Hrabba Atladottir, violin
Leighton Fong, cello
Karen Rosenak, piano
Michael Seth Orland, piano
DEBUSSY Six Épigraphes Antiques
DEBUSSY Sonata for Violoncello and Piano
DEBUSSY Sonata for Violin and Piano

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...   More >

Friday, February 9, 2018

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | February 9 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


David Milnes, music director
Lily CHEN A Leaf Falls After (premiere)
Sofia GUBAIDULINA The Light of the End
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5

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...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | February 10 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


David Milnes, music director
Lily CHEN A Leaf Falls After (US premiere)
Sofia GUBAIDULINA The Light of the End
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5

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...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Noon Concert: Candace Johnson, soprano

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | February 14 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


Hrabba Atladottir, violin
Leighton Fong, cello
Karen Rosenak, piano
Michael Seth Orland, piano
DEBUSSY Six Épigraphes Antiques
DEBUSSY Sonata for Violoncello and Piano
DEBUSSY Sonata for Violin and Piano

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...   More >

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Noon Concert: Jazz x’s 2

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: Jazz & Contemporary Improvised Music Ensemble (JCIME) | February 21 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


A double bill featuring the UC Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ted Moore and the Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective, directed by Myra Melford.

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 in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well...   More >

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Noon Concert: Spring Choral Collage

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: Chamber Chorus: University Chorus | February 28 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


Featuring the Chamber Chorus, Magen Solomon, director and University Chorus, Nikolas Nackley, director, presenting music from the last 600 years


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 in 1953, these concerts are very...   More >

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Gamelan Çudamani's 20th Anniversary Tour

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Indonesian Gamelan | March 3 | 7 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


On Saturday, March 3, 2018 the company performs at UC Berkeley's Hertz Hall at 7pm, in cooperation with the U.C Berkeley Department of Music. As Mt. Agung Volcano rumbles beneath their feet, Çudamani is preparing a special concert for Berkeley audiences. The Hertz Hall performance differs from any other program on this USA tour. The UC Berkeley program features world premieres by renowned...   More >


$30 General Admission, $20 Students

Buy tickets online, or or by emailing info@festivalofsacredmusic.org.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Noon Concert: Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: University Wind Ensemble | March 7 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


Robert Calonico, director
BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide
HOLST First Suite in Eb Major
LAURIDSEN arr. Reynolds O Magnum Mysterium
IVES Variations on “America”


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 in 1953, these...   More >

Friday, March 9, 2018

David Kim, piano

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event | March 9 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


featuring
SCHUMANN Kreisleriana, op. 16
SCHUBERT Piano Sonata No.19, D.958


$15 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Noon Concert: Chamber Music

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | March 14 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


UCB music students perform chamber music works by Gioachino Rossini and Bedřich Smetana

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 in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in...   More >

Friday, March 16, 2018

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | March 16 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


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...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | March 17 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


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...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Noon Concert: Music Theater Tunes

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | March 21 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


Music Theater Tunes featuring members of the UCB Department of Music

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 in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community....   More >

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Noon Concert: University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: University Baroque Ensemble (UBE) | April 4 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


Christine Brandes, director

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 in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays, each concert...   More >

Saturday, April 7, 2018

African Drumming

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: African Music Ensemble | April 7 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


C.K. Ladzepo, director
African Master Drummer C.K. Ladzekpo leads companies in an evening of explosive traditional African music and dance.

The African Music Ensemble has flourished since its first year in 1972-73 under the direction of master Ghanian musician C.K. Ladzekpo. Recruited by Professor Olly Wilson (composer and specialist in African American music), Ladzekpo took leave from his...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Noon Concert: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | April 11 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


David Milnes, music director
Bethany Lee, piano
SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5

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 in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those...   More >

Friday, April 13, 2018

Gospel Choir

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: University Gospel Chorus | April 13 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

UC Berkeley Music


“Where Is the Love?: Gospel Music and Bringing Down Walls that Divide” an evening of music that creates a space of acceptance, warmth, community and love through Gospel songs, with student performances that reflect upon current events of building walls and creating division.

The University Gospel Chorus at the University of California, Berkeley started in the nineteen seventies as an informal...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Jazz Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Jazz & Contemporary Improvised Music Ensemble (JCIME) | April 14 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


UC Berkeley Music


Faculty members Myra Melford (piano) and Ben Goldberg (clarinet), in collaboration with bassist Michael Formanek (ECM recording artist) and drummer Hamir Atwal (Tune Yards), present original compositions for improvising quartet. An opening set by students in MU165: The Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective, features works by Goldberg, Formanek, Melford and others.

Established in 2007, the Jazz &...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Noon Concert: Michael Goldberg, guitar

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert | April 18 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


Michael Goldberg, guitar

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 in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays, each concert begins...   More >

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: University Wind Ensemble | April 22 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Robert Calonico, director
Edmund CAMPION Blast
David CONTE The Dream of Martin Luther King
GRAINGER Irish Tune from County Derry
Philip SPARKE Four Norfolk Dances
SUBKE Klamath River Suite
and more!

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...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Noon Concert: Gospel Choir

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: University Gospel Chorus | April 25 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


D. Mark Wilson, director
“Be Healed!”
Music is great medicine for the body, soul and mind. Come fill your prescription and get a good dose of Gospel music that heals hurts, suffering and pain.


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...   More >

Friday, April 27, 2018

University Chorus

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: University Chorus | April 27 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Nikolas Nackley, director
Joyful Noise
Choral settings of psalms and devotional poetry including a centennial celebration of Leonard Bernstein, featuring his masterpiece, Chichester Psalms

The University Chorus is a select ensemble of approximately eighty singers open to all musicians in the campus community: undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, community members. Acceptance...   More >


$15 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Javanese Shadow Play

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Indonesian Gamelan | April 28 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


featuring Midiyanto, accompanied by Gamelan Sari Raras (Midiyanto and Ben Brinner, directors), featuring Heni Savitri and guest drummer Djoko Walujo Wimboprasetyo

Since their inception in 1976, the Department of Music’s Javanese gamelan classes have introduced over a thousand students to the musical traditions of Central Java and presented noon and evening concerts every semester in Hertz...   More >


$15 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Chamber Chorus

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: Chamber Chorus | April 29 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Magen Solomon, director
Music of Many Faiths: Voices from Jewish, Buddhist, Zoroastrian, Catholic, & Protestant traditions. Featured works include a Byrd mass, a Bach cantata, and works of Rossi, Milhaud, Timothy Kramer, Karen Tarlow, Robert Stern and others

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


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.



University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: University Baroque Ensemble (UBE) | April 29 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Christine Brandes, director

Berkeley’s University Baroque Ensemble (UBE) was founded in 2003 as a successor to the Collegium musicum. It is, as far as weknow, the only student group in the world that performs not just on copies of original instruments but on original eighteenth-century instruments. These include some fine antique violins from the A. Salz Collection, donated to the Music...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Noon Concert: Gamelan

Performing Arts - Music: Noon Concert: Indonesian Gamelan | May 2 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Fall welcome misc.

Department of Music


Javanese and Balinese Gamelan music and dance - student ensembles led by Midiyanto, Dewa Putu Berata, and Lisa Gold

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 in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by...   More >

Friday, May 4, 2018

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | May 4 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


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...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music: Ticketed Event: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (UCBSO) | May 5 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


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...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Berkeley New Music Project

Performing Arts - Music: Berkeley New Music Project/Eco Ensemble | May 9 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


David Milnes, director
New works by graduate composers Andrew Harlan, Kayla Cashetta, Selim Göncü, and Ursula Kwong-Brown
FREE

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, Townsend Center and the Graduate Assembly, BNMP presents at...   More >