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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.

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. Rolling Stone named her one of the “50 best stand-up comics of all time.”

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.

Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martinez, leaning against their instruments looking off to the side.
Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 7:30pm

Grammy-nominated artists Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martinez first worked together on Rodríguez’s 2012 release Invasion Parade.

A member of Yamato is playing their Taiko drum with hair flying up from their head
Sunday, February 26, 2023 - 2:00pm

Yamato, one of the premiere Taiko ensembles in Japan, returns to the Mondavi Center celebrating their 30th Anniversary with a new production Hinotori: The Wings of Phoenix. The Wings of Phoenix recognizes the incredible challenges we have faced and, as dawn begins to break in the world, we climb new mountains with determination and confidence.

Photo of Ballet Preljocaj’s Swan Lake
Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 5:00pm

Wine, food, and the performing arts intersect in a remarkable Gala Evening celebrating 20 years of the highest level of artistry in the Northern California region. 

A  dancer lifts up another dancer who is reclined horizontally on his shoulder
Sunday, March 5, 2023 - 2:00pm

The U.S. Premiere of Blanche Neige (Snow White) was a centerpiece of the Mondavi Center’s 10th Anniversary Season. It also was like nothing else audiences here had ever seen.

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