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August 2018

Punch Brothers
  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 7:00pm

Punch Brothers are the acoustic quintet of mandolinist Chris Thile, guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjoist Noam Pikelny and violinist Gabe Witcher.  Says the Washington Post, "With enthusiasm and experimentation, Punch Brothers take bluegrass to its next evolutionary stage, drawing equal inspiration from the brain and the heart."

September 2018

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band
  • Friday, September 7, 2018 - 8:00pm

Lyle Lovett has a gift for storytelling. The Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 8:00pm

Wynton Marsalis’ Spaces is a 10-part suite described as a “jazz Carnival of the Animals” (Financial Times), featuring extraordinary dancers Charles “Lil Buck” Riley and Jared Grimes interpreting everything from snakes to chickens.

 

Callas in Concert
  • Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Callas in Concert celebrates Maria Callas’ enduring power, drama and beauty through a cinematic experience. Be among the first to witness this groundbreaking digital and laser holographic technology and toast the legacy of one of the 20th century’s great artists.

Alexander String Quartet
  • Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 2:00pm

Join the Alexander String Quartet as they explore the complete string quartets of Shostakovich over two seasons, performing Quartets 1 and  2 on this program.  

ASQ
  • Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join the Alexander String Quartet as they explore the complete string quartets of Shostakovich over two seasons, performing Quartets 1 and 2 on this program.  

October 2018

Barbara K. Jackson Rising Stars of Opera
  • Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 8:00pm

Rising Stars of Opera has featured vocal artistry, stirring arias and a glimpse at the opera stars of tomorrow; and every ticket has been free to the public thanks to Barbara K. Jackson. This year we celebrate our dear friend’s 100th birthday with an evening sure to contain a few surprises.

I'm With Her
  • Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

For Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek), Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan, what began as an impromptu show in 2014 at the Sheridan Opera House in Telluride, Colorado, became the spark that formed I’m With Her, sending the trio of Americana multi-instrumentalists on a worldwide tour. 

Preet Bharara
  • Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

During his tenure as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara earned a reputation as one of “the nation’s most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors” (The New York Times), with a special focus on big banks, terrorists, hedge funds and public corruption.

Marquis Hill Blacktet
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, October 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

The first thing you note about trumpeter and composer Marquis Hill is his tone: warm, precise and so unlike the brittle winters in his hometown of Chicago. His Blacktet provides the power and drive to underpin a font of melodic and rhythmic ideas that embrace hard bop, R&B, hip hop and soul.

Julie Fowlis
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

Julie Fowlis is one of the preeminent modern interpreters of traditional Gaelic songs and a deeply knowledgeable scholar of Highland and Gaelic culture. Her latest album, alterum, is a continued exploration of those storied traditions and further evidence of her unique gift.

Sir James Galway, flute
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

Globally renowned as the ultimate interpreter of the classical flute repertoire, Sir James Galway is a consummate performer whose appeal transcends musical boundaries. His uniquely expressive interpretations span an extensive range of genres, from classical masterworks to high-profile commissions.

SFJAZZ Collective
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

The SFJAZZ Collective packs intelligence, humor, virtuosity and emotion into every performance. The all-star octet will perform fresh arrangements of songs by bossa nova master Antônio Carlos Jobim alongside their own original compositions.

Company Wang Ramirez
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang create dance-theater works that are deeply rooted in hip hop and street culture, but also thrive on blending different artistic traditions to enlightening artistic effect. Borderline is a series of stunning and intimate vignettes about human relationships, love and hate, joy and sorrow, and how the dialogue between technique and creativity takes flight.

Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Inspired at a young age to rescue the historic dance traditions of Mexico, Amalia Hernández founded the Ballet Folklórico de México in 1952 with the goal of sharing the beauty of the universe in motion through Mexican dance.

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