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November 2020

Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott - Nov 27 - 7PM - Streaming online
  • Friday, November 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

Peerless cellist and internationally beloved music ambassador Yo-Yo Ma and fellow musical explorer, the acclaimed pianist Kathryn Stott join forces for a diverse concert recorded in mid-November at Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) Concert Hall. Their Songs of Comfort and Hope program combines a wide range of selections from the piano/cello repertoire with traditional and fresh new takes on favorites.

December 2020

Dec 5 - Donna Sternberg and Dancers - FREE
  • Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 7:30pm

The very first artist in the SHAPE program, in conjunction with Professors Dawn Sumner and Margaret Laurena Kemp’s course “Transforming Exclusion to Expression: Gender and Race in Climate Science", is Donna Sternberg & Dancers, whose performance of the original work The Vortex has been created specially as an online presentation.

A Christmas Carol - Manual Cinema
  • Friday, December 18, 2020 - 7:00pm
  • Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, December 20, 2020 - 4:00pm

In this world premiere online event for audiences of all ages, world-renowned performance collective, Manual Cinema brings holiday cheer with a live-streamed visually stunning adaptation of Charles Dickens’ timeless A Christmas Carol.

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. 

Headshot of pianist Connie Han with hair up, wearing a denim shirt with the collar up
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:30pm
  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:30pm
  • Friday, February 26, 2021 - 7:30pm
  • Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 7:30pm

Weaving in and out of the jazz piano tradition, Connie Han pays tribute to legends like McCoy Tyner, Mulgrew Miller and Kenny Kirkland with her own unique edge at the piano.

Singer Aine McGeeney in a yellow dress with two men holding instruments
  • Friday, February 26, 2021 - 7:30pm

Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day with a cracking good time in Jackson Hall. If you find yourself leaning in to the music of Goitse (Go-wit-cha), it is no coincidence. The Irish quintet’s name means “come here” in Gaelic, and their music has a distinctively beckoning quality.



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