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December 2022

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.

Side-by-side image of Joshua Bell holding a violin on the left and Peter Dugan posing on the right.
  • Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 7:30pm

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 12
R. Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 121
Debussy: Violin Sonata in G Minor, L 140

American Bach Soloists performing in a cathedral with stained glass windows.
  • Saturday, December 17, 2022 - 7:30pm

Georg Frideric Handel: Messiah (Part I “Christmas” portion)
Giuseppe Valentini: Sinfonia per Il Santissimo Natale 
Johann Christof Pez: Concerto Pastorale
Marc-Antoine Charpentier: La Nuit

January 2023

Side-by-side image of Rohan De Silva in a suit and Itzhak Perlman holding a violin.
  • Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 7:30pm

Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his talent, charm and humanitarian efforts, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world.

Side-by-side images of, from left to right, Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Edgar Meyers and George Meyers
  • Friday, January 20, 2023 - 7:30pm

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

Dino Light
  • Sunday, January 22, 2023 - 2:00pm

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

Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma and Leonidas Kavakos standing in an empty room with brick walls and wooden floors.
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 7:30pm

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60 (arr. Shai Wosner) 
                     Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 (“Archduke”)   

Cécile McLorin Salvant wearing an embroidered dress standing in front of large embroidered fabric panels.
  • Friday, January 27, 2023 - 7:30pm

Cécile McLorin Salvant, one of the great jazz singers,  returns with music from Ghost Song, a remarkable album born during the pandemic, on which Salvant interprets songs from Kate Bush, Gregory Porter alongside her stunning original compositions.

February 2023

Nina Totenberg sits in a blue sweater with a copy of her book to the side
  • Friday, February 3, 2023 - 7:30pm

Nina Totenberg is NPR’s award-winning legal affairs correspondent. She appears on NPR’s critically acclaimed news magazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition, and on NPR podcasts, including The NPR Politics Podcast and its series, The Docket.

Opera singers from SF Opera sit with an inset image of Christian Baldini
  • Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 2:00pm

Since its inception in 2010, 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.

Anton Armstrong leading the choir on stage.
  • Monday, February 6, 2023 - 5:00pm

The St. Olaf Choir, conducted by Anton Armstrong, will perform at Mondavi Arts Center, on Monday, February 6 at 7:00 PM during its 2023 Winter Tour.

Pink Martini dressed up performing in studio
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 7:30pm

Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world—crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop—Thomas Lauderdale founded the “little orchestra” Pink Martini in his hometown of Portland, Oregon in 1994.

 Becca Stevens looking to the side with magenta dyed hair and a sparkling dress
  • Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 7:30pm

Becca Stevens stretches the boundaries of convention with songs that weave together her classical and Appalachian folk music upbringing and her love of the rich rhythms and harmonies of jazz and world music, enhanced by her skill on multiple string instruments. 

Tig Notaro stands on stage with red shirt and microphone in hand
  • Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 7:30pm

Tig Notaro is an Emmy and Grammy nominated stand-up comedian, writer, radio contributor, and actor as well as a favorite on numerous talk shows, including The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and Ellen.

Zach Norris staring at camera in front of blue wall.
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 7:30pm

 In his newest book, community leader and lawyer Zach Norris lays out a radical way to shift the conversation about public safety away from fear and punishment and toward growth and support systems for our families and communities. The author calls for a dismantling of the Us vs.



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