Samin Nosrat's New York Times bestselling book, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking won the 2018 James Beard General Cookbook of the Year, and a documentary series based on the book is now streaming on Netflix.
Joey Alexander’s first appearance at the Mondavi Center introduced local audiences to an artist wise beyond his years, yet still fully enmeshed in the wonder of creative discovery. Born in 2003 in Bali, Alexander moved to New York City in 2014, where he has experienced one of the most ascendant c
Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Christian Baldini: Unequal Freedom an Exploratory Concerto (premiere)
Sungji Hong: Erat lux vera (premiere)
Ravel: La Valse
South Africa’s musical ambassador to the world, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is one of the world’s greatest and most popular a cappella vocal ensembles.
The long-awaited return of Brooklyn’s Beach Fossils, Somersault showcases a band in bloom. Charting into new musical territory with a refined songwriting style, it’s an album that captures flashes of life in New York grounded in personal experience.
Under the leadership of acclaimed music director and virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields returns for an evening of music-making including the fireworks and lyricism of Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and only the second Mondavi Center performance ever of Beethoven’s landmark Fifth Symphony.
Award-winning author, broadcaster and columnist for The Guardian, Gary Younge comes to the Mondavi Center for the first time as part of the Campus Community Book Project, which will focus on gun violence during the 19–20 academic year.
Three blues masters join together for a triple bill of legendary proportions. Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan and Charlie Musselwhite will each lay down an electric set in a blues summit for the ages.
UC Davis Professor of Music Laurie San Martin: New Work
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4, with Andrei Baumann
Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives, op. 85
with the University Chorus