Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER BY CHIP DAVIS

“Mannheim Steamroller is the perfect gift for Christmas, a holiday feast for the ears and eyes. Their show was breathtaking.” – Huntsville Times

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas […]

Penn & Teller

“One of the most original infusions of fun.” – The New York Times

For over 40 years Penn & Teller have defied labels—and at times physics and good taste– by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct niche in comedy. With sold-out runs on Broadway, world tours, Emmy-winning TV specials, a star […]

Verdi Requiem

“Few pieces in the repertoire offer the drama of opera and the thrill of wonderful symphonic writing combined with stellar, virtuosic solo moments. But Verdi’s Requiem does all that and more.” – Marin Alsop, Music Director, Baltimore Symphony

Verdi’s Requiem fuses his operatic flair with ancient liturgical texts for the Mass of Dead that have been […]

Bernstein Mass – 2 Performances

Friday, January 26, 2018 7:30pm at Centennial Hall
Sunday, January 28, 2018 3:00pm at Centennial Hall

“Bernstein was the greatest risk-taker in 20th-century classical music. He thrived on conflict and this is nowhere more evident than in his composition, Mass.” – NPR

BERNSTEIN MASS features Grammy-nominated True Concord, Baritone Jubilant Sykes, UA Dance, and Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus. This […]

Olga Kern

…”Olga Kern was an absolute whiz at the piano.” … —The New York Times

Olga Kern, the striking young Russian Gold Medal winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition – whose performance of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 made her the first woman to achieve this distinction in over 30 years – made […]

Kaki King

“King is a genre unto herself, punctuating her acoustic fingerpicking with fret-hammering and slap-bass funk.” – Rolling Stone

“In her near-13-year career that’s seen six studio albums and a Golden-Globe nomination for best original score, King has earned critical acclaim for the way she combines unusual tunings, complex fingerstyle picking, and slap bass techniques to create soundscapes […]

KC and the Sunshine Band

Friday, October 13, 2017 8:00pm at Centennial Hall

“KC’s songs have stood the test of time and have remained popular throughout the world.” – The Miami Herald

KC and The Sunshine Band has celebrated over 40 years of making music. They gave a voice to a generation, helped define an entire culture and they continue to make […]

Recycled Percussion

Sunday, April 9, 2017 3:00pm at Centennial Hall

“Entertainment at its highest level.” – MTV

With dizzying rhythms and full-out songs performed from nothing more than common household items and trash, Recycled Percussion takes the wild approach of genre mainstays like The Blue Man Group and brings it to a new generation. Their junk rock music became […]

Academy of St Martin in the Fields

“They play with a sharp attack, a rhythmic punch and a new joy in living.” – The Times, London, April 2012

EVENING PROGRAM:

Academy of  St. Martin in the Fields

Inon Barnatan, piano

HAYDN: Symphony No. 26, D minor ‘Lamentatione’

SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 1

***Intermission***

NICOLSON: New Commission for Piano and Orchestra

SHOSTAKOVICH: Chamber Symphony, op.110a (Kammersinfonie)

 

The Academy of St. Martin in […]

Dance Theatre of Harlem

“Dance Theatre of Harlem is truly a gem.”   Danceworld.com

Renowned for its thrilling performances, Dance Theatre of Harlem’s repertoire ranges from treasured classics to neo-classical works and cutting edge contemporary work. The ensemble’s 14 racially diverse artists bring new life to the art form of classical ballet by using its familiar language to celebrate African American […]