Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Cat Brooks performs Tasha, a one-woman show loosely based on the 2015 murder of Natasha McKenna, a thirty-eight-year-old woman living with schizophrenia, while she was in custody in Virginia’s Fairfax County Jail. This compelling examination of the intersection of race, gender, mental health, and policing is directed by Ayodele Nzinga and is a Salon Series finalist. Cat Brooks is an artivist...
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Mark Morris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a new dance work that revels in the eccentric charm and joyful optimism of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album. The production features a score by longtime Morris collaborator Ethan Iverson, who leads a chamber ensemble through arrangements of iconic songs from the record mixed with imaginative original...
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Mark Morris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a new dance work that revels in the eccentric charm and joyful optimism of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album. The production features a score by longtime Morris collaborator Ethan Iverson, who leads a chamber ensemble through arrangements of iconic songs from the record mixed with imaginative original...
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hearst Greek Theatre
Yo-Yo Ma returns to the Greek Theatre for a special chamber music concert. Ma has been performing Bach’s complete cello suites for decades and lends a wisdom, playfulness, and depth of expression to these seminal works.
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:30 PM
Hearst Greek Theatre
On September 30, Yo-Yo Ma will play all six of Bach’s suites for solo cello, music that has been his constant companion through nearly six decades’ playing the cello. Mr. Ma has said that when “Bach’s music touches us, it reconnects us to our common humanity.”
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Soprano Tan Jing (Jacqueline) performs romantic repertoire. Tan is a well-known Chinese pop singer who is trained in the classical Chinese tradition. She is a visiting scholar at the East Asian Studies. Continuing its 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well...
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Arab oud player Taiseer Elias, pianist Menachem Wiesenberg, and cellist Hillel Zori will perform new compositions and traditional Arab music in trios, duets, and solos. Continuing its 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the...
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Electro-acoustic composer-pianist Max Richter, whose work is a ubiquitous presence in dance, film, and television, appears with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble(ACME), an ensemble of “contemporary music dynamos” (NPR). Richter and ACME perform selections from Richter’s work Infra, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land; and from his score for the dystopian HBO drama, The Leftovers.
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:00 PM
Hearst Greek Theatre
It finally happened; somebody called the cops on Interpol. The long arm of the law caught up with Daniel Kessler, Paul Banks, and Sam Fogarino in 2017, as they worked on a new album inside the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ rehearsal space in Manhattan.
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Aida Cuevas pays tribute to one of Mexico’s most prolific and beloved songwriters in this tribute to Juan Gabriel. Over her 40-year music career, Cuevas has sung many hits composed by Gabriel, and here she revisits audience favorites such as “Te Lo Pido Por Favor,” “Te Sigo Amando,” and “La Diferencia.” She is joined by Mexico City-based Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán, with special guests on...