Comprised of just two musicians from Italy, Petra Magoni (voice) and Ferruccio Spinetti (double bass), Musica Nuda is a prime example of an ensemble whose value is greater than the sum of its parts.
In conjunction with the UC Davis Department of Music’s Taproot Composition Festival, the Mondavi Center presents Spektral Quartet.
The Mondavi Center’s longstanding partnership with Curtis on Tour brings us faculty pianist Meng-Chieh Liu and the Vera Quartet, which is currently the string quartet-in-residence at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Described as ethereal Nordic folk music, Dreamers' Circus is comprised of three close friends and members of the Danish String Quartet whose bond informs their powerfully connective music.
With a signature brand of playfulness often likened to Monty Python, Austria’s Mnozil Brass returns to the Mondavi Center brass a-blazing! Their performances are known to be infectious, energetic, and downright effervescent.
Lauded by The Washington Post as “revitalizing the world of contemporary music” and “a bombshell of raw-talent” by contemporary music tastemakers I Care if You Listen, Sandbox Percussion has established themselves as a leading force in this generation of contemporary percussion chamber music.