Singer Lila Downs shares Día De Muertos: Al Chile, a celebration of music, dance and ritual. Downs is one of the world’s most singular and powerful voices, whose compelling stage presence and poignant storytelling transcend all language barriers.
Honoring what would have been Merce Cunningham’s 100th birthday, CNDC d’Angers and Artistic Director Robert Swinston bring together two of Cunningham’s landmark works, Beach Birds and BIPED, each with live musical accompaniment. Cunningham’s genius has had a defining impact on modern dance and the avant-garde.
For this program, violinist Daniel Hope (artistic planner at the New Century Chamber Orchestra) and company pair Vivaldi’s classic Four Seasons with German composer Max Richter’s riveting re-interpretation of the piece.
Under the direction of circus visionary Yaron Lifschitz, Circa brings its newest concept, Humans, to the Jackson Hall stage.
A thrilling and humane portrait of army life tells the stories of five men and women serving on the front line.
Representing “a new sense of possibility and direction in jazz” (The Washington Post), Chilean-born saxophonist Melissa Aldana is a prodigious talent whose instrumental chops and creative improvisations are a family tradition.
Cécile McLorin Salvant’s Ogresse is an original song cycle on which she collaborated with arranger and conductor Darcy James Argue.
Bokanté is a world-music supergroup founded by Michael League (of Snarky Puppy) and Malika Tirolien, who is originally from the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe.
Koto visionary Yumi Kurosawa teams up with world-renowned tabla player Anubrata Chatterjee to deliver a program that brings together two expressive musical traditions, bridging the cultures of Japan and India.
In the few short years since its establishment in 2012, Malpaso Dance Company has already become one of the most sought-after Cuban dance groups, with a growing international profile.