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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

Joshua Bell, violin 
Peter Dugan, piano 
 

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

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

American music masters Sam Bush (mandolin/violin), Mike Marshall (mandolin) and Edgar Meyer (bass) join with George Meyer (violin) bring the bluegrass festival to the concert stage in this special collaboration. Bush and Marshall are mandolin virtuosos rooted in bluegrass.

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

We're sorry to announce that Lightwire Theatre has been canceled.

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

World-renowned musicians Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, and Yo-Yo Ma unite to perform an evening of Beethoven trios. Pianist Emanuel Ax is an ardent collaborator whose commitment to chamber music has fostered acclaimed partnerships with a variety of musical luminaries.

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

Last we saw Cécile McLorin Salvant, one of the great jazz singers, she held a Jackson Hall audience captive with her majestic song cycle Ogresse. It would be the last performance before the Mondavi Center shut down for a 19-month, pandemic-related pause.

A photo of Christian Baldini inset into a photo of the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra performing in Jackson Hall
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.

 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. 

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