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September 2020

John Lewis Good Trouble
  • Monday, September 21, 2020 - 4:00pm

This film screening celebrates John Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform, and immigration. Access to the film also includes an Oprah Winfrey interview with Lewis and a virtual panel discussion.

Table Top Shakespeare - Homestage
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:00pm
  • Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00pm
  • Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 12:00pm
  • Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Condensed versions of all 36 Shakespeare plays, with everyday objects (think pepper shakers and spray bottles) standing in for the characters. 

October 2020

Amirah Sackett Homestage
  • Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:30pm

Separation is a love story about the connection between music and dance in hip-hop culture, represented through popping (Sackett) and beatboxing (Mr MiC), and how the elements grew apart. Presented in partnership with the Lied Center of Kansas.

HomeStage Open Mic Night
  • Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 7:30pm

Enjoy a night of music, poetry, dance, spoken word, comedy, and storytelling — all from the comfort of your home.

Alexander String Quartet Homestage
  • Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday year with longstanding Mondavi Center favorites. 

January 2021

Portrait of smiling Branford Marsalis wearing a white tie tuxedo
  • Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:30pm

In 1972, a group of young artists made history by creating an orchestra without a conductor in which musicians led themselves democratically.

Alexander String Quartet members standing in a row wearing suits holding string instruments
  • Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

Mozart Viola Quintet in B-flat Major, K. 174
Mozart Viola Quintet in C Major, K. 515

Alexander String Quartet members standing in a row wearing suits holding string instruments
  • Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 7:30pm

Mozart Viola Quintet in B-flat Major, K. 174
Mozart Viola Quintet in C Major, K. 515

Headshot of smiling Dahlak Braithwaite with tilted head smiling for the camera
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 7:30pm
  • Friday, January 22, 2021 - 7:30pm
  • Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 7:30pm

In Spiritrials, addiction, religion and the law intersect in a court-ordered drug rehabilitation program. A timely exploration of the American criminal justice system, this multi-dimensional play blurs the line between hip-hop and dramatic performance.

Bandleader Wynton Marsalis  in a navy suit and red tie blowing his trumpet
  • Monday, January 25, 2021 - 7:30pm

Led by consummate trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and comprised of 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players and arrangers, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra has been hailed as “the greatest large jazz ensemble working today” by the Chicago Tribune.

Group photo of six men and one woman, smiling and standing in water wearing loose, pastel clothing
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:30pm
  • Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 7:30pm
  • Friday, January 29, 2021 - 7:30pm
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 7:30pm

Sammy Miller and The Congregation are on a mission to put the generosity back into jazz and bring art back to the people. A native of Los Angeles, Grammy-nominated drummer Sammy Miller has become known for his relentless focus on making music that feels good.

Headshots of conductor Pavel Cogan holding two batons, and soloist Vadym Kholodenko
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 7:30pm

For more than 30 years, music director Pavel Kogan has developed the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra into an orchestra with power, personality and presence.

February 2021

Three men wearing suits and playing flutes with red rose petals  falling on them.
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 7:30pm

Behind The Queen’s Cartoons is a single question: is it possible to create jazz and classical music in the 21st century that appeals to everyone?

Four smiling  musicians crowded together wearing black suits with one man in front in a bright red suit playing violin
  • Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 7:30pm

We are sorry to announce that this performance will not occur as Philharmonix has canceled its 2021 tour. 

Heartbeat Opera singer wearing a blue police uniform with arms outstretched.
  • Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 7:30pm

Opera is an artistic medium that articulates and confronts human passions with powerful immediacy. This conviction is what drives Heartbeat Opera’s desire to rejuvenate opera and to transform its recognized masterpieces from venerated relics into freshly challenging encounters. 



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Phone Numbers: 
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Mailing Address: 
Mondavi Center Ticket Office 
One Shields Avenue 
University of California 
Davis, CA 95616-8543

Ticket Office Location: 
523 Mrak Hall Dr, Davis, CA 95616
On the east side of the Mondavi Center (facing towards the Buehler Alumni/Visitors Center).