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March 2023

Meow Meow looking at the camera wih their hand on their chin and lips.
  • Friday, March 31, 2023 - 7:30pm

It might not be too much to say that a Meow Meow cabaret performance is a life-changing event. Named one of the “Top Performers of the Year” by The New Yorker, the spectacular crowd-surfing tragi-comedienne has been called a “diva of the highest order” (New York Post), but one whose insecurities are always simmering just below the surface.

April 2023

The five members of Ranky Tanky stand on the porch of a house with their instruments.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 7:30pm

Ranky Tanky (a Gullah phrase for “get funky”) are five lifelong friends from Charleston, South Carolina who have established themselves as passionate global ambassadors for their local Gullah culture and community. Their deeply grooving music helps to faithfully preserve the traditions originated by African Americans in the coastal South during slavery that are kept alive through the present day.

Alexander Spring Quartet dressed in suits, holding their instruments with Robert Greenberg standing at the center
  • Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, April 2, 2023 - 2:00pm

A major artistic presence in its home base of San Francisco, the Alexander String Quartet is equally beloved in its second home, the Mondavi Center. This year the quartet appears with violist David Samuel joining cellist Sandy Wilson, and violinists Fred Lifsitz and Zakarias Grafilo.

Sammy Miller and Congregation sitting on chairs in front of a brick wall .
  • Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 7:30pm
  • Friday, April 7, 2023 - 7:30pm
  • Saturday, April 8, 2023 - 7:30pm

Sammy Miller and the Congregation are on a mission, crisscrossing the country like a vaudevillian revival show with evangelic fervor for music. The seven-piece band, described as a mashup of Ben Folds Five and Preservation Hall Jazz Band, is putting people in the moment with a bracing dose of joyful jazz performed with infectious theatricality.

HellaCappella Marketing Flyer
  • Friday, April 7, 2023 - 7:30pm

The Spokes, the premier UC Davis all-female-identifying a cappella group, are proud to present their 19th Annual West Coast A Cappella Showcase, HellaCappella!

A sepiatone image of Vladimir Feltsman looking at the camera.
  • Saturday, April 8, 2023 - 7:30pm

In this third and final—and pandemic-delayed—edition of his concert trilogy, Vladimir Feltsman shares the final act of a story he began telling at Mondavi Center in 2018.

Portrait of conductor James Conlon
  • Monday, April 10, 2023 - 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - 7:30pm

The Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices is a unique Colburn School of Music program that encourages greater awareness and more frequent performances of music by composers whose careers and lives were disrupted—or worse—during the years of the Nazi regime in Europe.

Two dancers leap off the ground in matching white tops and teal skirts
  • Friday, April 14, 2023 - 7:30pm

This event has been canceled. Ticket holders can contact the Mondavi Center Ticket Office with any questions 530-754-2787.

Alvin Ailey dancer in yellow dress against yellow backdrop
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 7:30pm

From the beginning, Alvin Ailey envisioned a company dedicated to enriching the American modern dance heritage and preserving the uniqueness of the African-American cultural experience.

Jad Abumrad in black shirt sits in front of white background
  • Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 7:30pm

Jad Abumrad is the creator and former host of Radiolab and, among other honors, is the recipient of the MacArthur “Genius” award.

Danzantes Del Alma
  • Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 6:00pm

Founded in 1977, Danzantes Del Alma is a holistic retention program under the Cross Cultural Center that fosters and nurtures student leadership, intellectual curiosity, and artistic expression through the art of ballet folklórico.

The Ukelele Orchestra, a group of 8 individuals partially hiding their faces behind upside down ukuleles
  • Friday, April 28, 2023 - 7:30pm

When The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain began in 1985, public opinion was that an orchestra consisting entirely of ukuleles in different sizes was a strange concept. This was something that attracted the founders.

Side by side image of J’Nai Bridges in a yellow gown and Ulysses Owens Jr playing drums in a black-and-white patterned coat
  • Sunday, April 30, 2023 - 7:30pm

This collaboration between prolific opera superstar J’Nai Bridges, and Grammy Award-winning drummer, music director, and educator, Ulysses Owens Jr. is a musical journey exploring the idea of hope rooted in the deep relationship between the voice and the drum.

May 2023

Side by side image of Lara Downes wearing a patterned headband  & John McWhorter in a blue sweater
  • Friday, May 5, 2023 - 7:30pm

Chart-topping American pianist Lara Downes reflects on the music of Scott Joplin through a 21st-century lens, revealing its many layers of genre-blurring subtlety and nuance.

 Natsuki Fukasawa leaning on her piano
  • Saturday, May 6, 2023 - 7:00pm

Alberto Nepomuceno: Batuque from Série Brasileira

George Gershwin: Concerto in F
with Natsuki Fukasawa, piano

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Chôros No. 6



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