<< Week of September 24 >>

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | September 22 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Jonathan Biss, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Saturday, September 21
Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 9 in E major, Op. 14, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27, No. 1, Quasi una fantasia
Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-flat major, Op. 26, Funeral March
Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, Waldstein

Sunday, September 22
Piano Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7
Piano Sonata No. 17 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Cal Performances presents Jonathan Biss performing The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven in Hertz Hall.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Mozart Dances

Performing Arts - Dance | September 22 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

More than a decade after its West Coast premiere in Cal Performances’ 2007–08 season Mark Morris’ Mozart Dances returns to Zellerbach Hall. Morris’ choreography is set to three Mozart piano works—the Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K. 413; the Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, K. 448; and the Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595. The music is performed by the Berkeley Symphony...   More >

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

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

Mark Morris Dance Group performs Mozart Dances Friday–Sunday, September 20–22, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Brandi Carlile

Performing Arts - Music | September 22 | 5:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

By The Way, I Forgive You is not an album about forgiveness in the easy sense—where someone has hurt you and then suddenly there’s a great reconciliation and a remorse-filled scene with two people running across the golden wheat field towards an embrace that somehow undoes a lifetime of pain and damage, as if the past has no meaning.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Delicateness in Times of Brutality

Performing Arts - Dance | September 23 | 6-8 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room - Patio

 Wendy Jehlen, Founder and Artistic Director, ANIKAYA Dance Theater; DAKEI

 Morio Tanimura; Yoshiko Honda; Nobunaga Ken

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), The Japan Foundation New York

Delicateness in Times of Brutality is a performance by Japanese butoh dancer DAKEI and American movement artist Wendy Jehlen. This piece was inspired by a performance protest of the same title (Delicadeza em Tempos da Brutalidade) that took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil in May 2015, in response to the bureaucratic coup that resulted in the dismantling of human rights and arts...   More >


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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The English Garden: Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music | September 25 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

20th century English art song cycles by Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Gurney performed by students of the vocal studies program.
William Basset, baritone
Emily Drummond, mezzo-soprano
Luke Dzwonczyk, baritone
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Nikolas Nackley, director

Free. No reserved seating.

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

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Stebbins Piano Series: Six Preludes and Fugues from "The Well Tempered Clavier" BK2 by J.S. Bach

Performing Arts - Music | September 26 | 12:15-1 p.m. | Women's Faculty Club, Stebbins Lounge

 Betty Woo, UC Berkeley - Music Department

 Women's Faculty Club

Hong Kong-born pianist, Betty Woo, received her D.M.A. degree in performance practice from Stanford University and the Artist Diploma from the Royal Academy of Music in London. She has performed all over the world and teaches at UC Berkeley, the San Francisco Conservatory and Holy Names University.

She is performing a series of six preludes and fugues from J.. Bach's beloved "Well- Tempered...   More >

  RSVP by calling Front Desk at 5106424175, or by emailing Front Desk at womensfacultyclub@gmail.com by September 26.

Social Distortion: with guests: Flogging Molly, The Devil Makes Three, and Le Butcherettes

Performing Arts - Music | September 26 | 4 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Here’s how you know you’ve made it in the music business: You’ve stayed strong for three decades on your own terms, on your own time, by your own rules, and over that time your influence has only grown.

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Rae Armantrout reading with Matthew Bowie

Reading - Literary | September 26 | 6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife Room

 Rae Armantrout

 Matthew Bowie

 Department of English

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Gary Clark Jr.: with guest: Michael Kiwanuka

Performing Arts - Music | September 28 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

On the title track of “This Land,” Gary Clark Jr. is staking his claim to a literal place on the map, settling in and declaring: “I told you there goes the neighborhood… This is mine now, legit.” It’s a song with real-life roots in how Clark and his family have traded up in turf in his native Texas and been met with some suspicious glances upon move-in.

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