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Arturo O'Farrill looking to the side.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:30pm

For this concert O’Farrill and his special guests tear down musical walls, exploring jazz, classical, Broadway, hip hop and son jarocho

Woman police officer looking up
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 7:30pm

Evolve  is a new performance experience that explores the relationship between law enforcement and communities of color.

Christopher Taylor smiles looking down at piano.
Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 7:30pm, Sunday, November 7, 2021 - 2:00pm, Friday, April 22, 2022 - 7:30pm, Sunday, April 24, 2022 - 2:00pm

Legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz called the Liszt Transcriptions of Beethoven’s symphonies “the greatest works for the piano.” Who better than pianist Christopher Taylor, an innovative musician acclaimed as "seemingly possessed of superhuman powers" (Los Angeles Times), to tackle these demanding, illuminating works over four concerts.

A man looks directly above him at a few pairs of legs, as he balances them on his shoulders.
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 7:30pm

Virtuosic, next-gen circus ensemble Circa return with a new love letter to humanity. Following their global smash-hit Humans, which appeared at the Mondavi Center in 2019, Humans 2.0 takes full advantage of the proscenium stage to realize the vision of Circa’s Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz.

Becca Stevens in a sparkling pink dress.
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 7:30pm

Becca Stevens’s music is grounded in folk and jazz, but moves in unpredictably fascinating directions. Smart lyrics and funky beats topped with her remarkable vocal gifts are hallmarks of her most recent album, WONDERBLOOM, a record that Jazz Magazine described as “sophisticated and sensual pop” and The Mail on Sunday, as “Glamorous… semi-electric pop Prince might approve of”. 

Actress singing.
Saturday, February 19, 2022 - 7:30pm, Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 2:00pm

Opera is an artistic medium that articulates and confronts human passions with powerful immediacy. This conviction is what drives Heartbeat Opera’s desire to rejuvenate opera and to transform its recognized masterpieces from venerated relics into freshly challenging encounters. 

Four dancers wearing all black dance on stage.
Saturday, February 26, 2022 - 7:30pm

Founded by Ronald K. Brown in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, New York, Evidence, A Dance Company focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word. Through work, Evidence provides a unique view of human struggles, tragedies, and triumphs.

Headshots of Garrick Ohlsson and Kirill Gerstein.
Sunday, March 6, 2022 - 2:00pm

Since his triumph as winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, pianist Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Kirill Gerstein’s playing is distinguished by its clarity of expression, discerning intelligence and virtuosity, and an energetic, imaginative musical presence that places him at the top of his profession.

Meow Meow poses for the camera.
Saturday, March 26, 2022 - 7:30pm

It might not be too much to say that a Meow Meow cabaret performance is a life-changing event. Named one of the “Top Performers of the Year” by The New Yorker, the spectacular crowd-surfing tragi-comedienne has been called a “diva of the highest order” (New York Post), but one whose insecurities are always simmering just below the surface.

Heather McGhee glances back at camera with trees in the background.
Sunday, April 3, 2022 - 7:30pm

A renowned expert on the American economy, Heather McGhee is one of the most brilliant and influential thinkers exploring inequality today. Both her viral TED talk and her instant New York Times bestseller  The Sum of Us reveal the devastating true cost of racism—not just for people of color, but for everyone.

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