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MONDAVI CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 2007-08

By Dave Jones on April 26, 2007 in University

Prices show the range from lowest (students' and children's tickets) to highest (adult tickets). Subscription prices reflect 20 percent discount. Individual event ticket prices do not reflect any discounts.

AMERICAN HERITAGE SERIES Subscriptions: $50-$134

Hills of Home, featuring Doc Watson and David Holt with Richard Watson -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, Jackson Hall, $16-$42; preperformance lecture.

Cherryholmes -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Jackson Hall, $16-$42.

Roger McGuinn -- 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, Jackson Hall, $16-$42.

Allen Toussaint and Marcia Ball -- 8 p.m. Friday, March 7, Jackson Hall, $16-$42.

CAMPUS COMMUNITY BOOK PROJECT SPEAKER

Luis Alberto Urrea: The Devil's Highway -- 8 p.m. Wednesday,

Nov. 28, Jackson Hall, $12.50-$33.

CLASSICAL SUNDAYS SERIES Subscriptions: $72.50-$147

Alexander String Quartet, with Robert Greenberg and a guest artist to be announced -- 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Studio Theatre, $19.50-$39.

Lara Downes (piano) Perspectives: Coming Home Part I, The Heartland -- 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 9, Studio Theatre, $16.50-$33.

Alexander String Quartet, with Robert Greenberg and a guest artist to be announced -- 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 3, Studio Theatre, $19.50-$39.

Lara Downes (piano) Perspectives: Coming Home Part II, Blue Notes and Jazz Nights -- 2 and 7 p.m. April 20, Studio Theatre, $16.50-$33.

Alexander String Quartet, with Robert Greenberg, Lara Downes (piano) and a guest artist to be announced -- 2 and 7 p.m. May 11, Studio Theatre, $19.50-$39.

CLASSICS SERIES Subscriptions: $115-$311

San Francisco Symphony, Roberto Abbado, conductor; with Ingrid Fliter, piano -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, Jackson Hall, $27.50-$75.

St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Yuri Temirkanov, music director -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Jackson Hall, $27.50-$75; preperformance lecture.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and soloist -- 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, Jackson Hall, $34.50-$89; preperformance lecture.

Czech Philharmonic, Zdenek Macal, conductor -- 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, Jackson Hall, $27.50-$75.

The Eroica Effect: Andrew Manze and the Helsingborg Symphony -- 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, Jackson Hall, $27.50-$75; preperformance lecture.

CONCERT SERIES Subscriptions: $72-$204

Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano): Farewell Tour -- 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, Jackson Hall, $27.50-$79.

Evelyn Glennie (percussion) -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, Jackson Hall, $17.50-$49.

Itzhak Perlman (violin) -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, Jackson Hall, $27.50-$79.

Leon Fleisher (piano) -- 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, Jackson Hall, $17.50-$49; preperformance lecture.

CREATIVITY PROJECT No subscriptions

Sideshow Physical Theatre: COLLAPSE (suddenly falling down) -- 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 25-27, and Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 1-3, and 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, and Sunday, Nov.. 4, Studio Theatre, $14.50- $29.

Empyrean Ensemble: in tHe sPirIt oF CAGE (music inspired by John Cage, a frequent Merce Cunningham collaborator, and the composer of Music Circus) -- 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, Studio Theatre, $14.50-$29.

Mala Punica: Iter Ytalicum-Italian Journey (music) -- 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, March 2, Studio Theatre, $14.50-$29.

Kronos Quartet -- 8 p.m. April 18, Jackson Hall, $12-$36.

Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Minevent (with the Kronos Quartet) and eyeSpace and Split Sides -- 8 p.m. Friday, April 25 (Minevent), and Saturday, April 26 (eyeSpace and Split Sides), Jackson Hall, $12- $43; preperformance lecture April 25 and post-performance question-and-answer sessions April 25-26.

DANCE SERIES Subscriptions: $26-$149

Ronald K. Brown EVIDENCE: One Shot -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, Jackson Hall, $12-$43; post-performance question-and-answer session.

Shen Wei Dance Arts: Re- (Part One) and Folding -- 8 p.m. Friday, March 14, Jackson Hall, $12-$43; preperformance lecture and post-performance question-and-answer session.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre: 50th Anniversary Tour -- 8 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, March 25-26, Jackson Hall, $16-$59; preperformance lecture March 26.

Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Minevent (with the Kronos Quartet) and eyeSpace and Split Sides -- 8 p.m. Friday, April 25 (Minevent), and Saturday, April 26 (eyeSpace and Split Sides), Jackson Hall, $12- $43; preperformance lecture April 25 and post-performance question-and-answer sessions April 25-26.

DEBUT SERIES Subscriptions: $33-$69

Chu-Fang Huang (piano) -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, Studio Theatre, $14.50-$29.

Curtis on Tour: Roberto Diaz (viola) with String Quartet (from the Curtis Institute of Music) -- 8 p.m. Saturday, March 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 16, Studio Theatre, $14.50-$29; post-performance question-and-answer session March 15.

Robert Belinic (guitar) -- 8 p.m. Saturday, May 3, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4, Studio Theatre, $14.50-$29.

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIES Subscriptions: $62.50-$174

Seymour Hersh: "Chain of Command: How We Got from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib" -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, Jackson Hall, $14.50-$40.

Azar Nafisi: "The Republic of the Imagination" -- 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, Jackson Hall, $14.50-$40.

Andrew Weil: "The Future of Medicine -- An Integrative Approach to Treating Patients" -- 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, Jackson Hall, $18-$49.

Jane Goodall: "A Reason for Hope" -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, Jackson Hall, $18-$49.

Terry Gross: "All I Did Was Ask: An Evening with the Host of NPR's Fresh Air" -- 8 p.m. Monday, April 21, Jackson Hall, $14.50-$40.

FAMILY SERIES Subscriptions: $30.50-$85

Cirque-works: The Birdhouse Factory -- 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, Jackson Hall, $14.50-$39.

Spirit of Uganda (children's troupe) -- 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, Jackson Hall, $14.50-$39; post-performance question-and-answer session. (Day and date are incorrect in the Mondavi Center brochure.)

Dan Zanes (former rock 'n' roller who now makes children's music) -- 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, Jackson Hall, $9.50-$29.

GLOBAL BEAT EVENTS Choose-your-own or add-on only

Shaolin Warriors (choreographed scenes of ritual combat) -- 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, Jackson Hall, $12-$39.

Cirque-works: The Birdhouse Factory -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, Jackson Hall, $12-$39.

Day of the Dead Fiesta, featuring Mariachi los Camperos de Nati Cano -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, Jackson Hall, $17-$44.

Gamelan Çudamani: Odalan Bali -- 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, Jackson Hall, $12-$39; preperformance lecture.

Chava Alberstein (music) -- 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Jackson Hall, $12-$39; preperformance lecture and post-performance question-and-answer session.

Blind Boys of Alabama Holiday Show (music) -- 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, Jackson Hall, $19.50-$49.

Spirit of Uganda (children's troupe) -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, Jackson Hall, $12-$39; preperformance lecture and post-performance question-and-answer session.

Leahy (Celtic music and dance) -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, Jackson Hall, $17-$44.

Pacifico Dance Company (Mexican folklorico), with Perla Batalla, vocalist -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, Jackson Hall, $12-$39; preperformance lecture.

GLOBAL BEAT SERIES Subscriptions: $62-$172

Mariza (Portuguese fado) -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, Jackson Hall, $12-$39.

Tango Buenos Aires -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, Jackson Hall, $17-$44.

Sweet Honey in the Rock (a capella) -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Jackson Hall, $19.50-$49.

Perú Negro (music and dance) -- 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, Jackson Hall, $12-$39.

Anoushka Shankar (sitar) -- 8 p.m. Saturday, April 5, Jackson Hall, $17-$44; preperformance lecture.

IMPROVISATIONS SERIES Subscriptions: $66-$181

Dee Dee Bridgewater Trio -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Jackson Hall, $16-$42.

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra -- 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, Jackson Hall, $16-$42; preperformance lecture.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with Wynton Marsalis -- 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, Jackson Hall, $19.50-$59.

Regina Carter Quintet -- 8 p.m. Saturday, March 22, Jackson Hall, $16-$42.

Stefon Harris Presents the African Tarantella Project: Dances with Duke -- 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, Jackson Hall, $16-$42; preperformance lecture.

SPECIAL EVENTS No subscriptions

American Bach Soloists: Messiah -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, Jackson Hall, $17-$44.

St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre: Russian Seasons and Romeo and Juliet -- 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 (Russian Seasons), and Saturday, Feb. 16 (Romeo and Juliet), Jackson Hall, $19.50-$49.

Young Artists Competition Winners -- 2 p.m. Sunday, March 30, Studio Theatre, $8-$16.

Carl Rosa Opera: HMS Pinafore -- 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, April 27, Jackson Hall, $24.50-$59.

STUDIO JAZZ SERIES Subscriptions: $28-$57

Renaud Garcia-Fons Trio -- 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 10-13, Studio Theatre, $18-$36.

Chiara Civello -- 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, May 14-17, Studio Theatre, $18-$36.

THEATER SERIES Subscriptions: $37.50-$99

LA Theatre Works: Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers -- 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, Jackson Hall, $14.50-$44; post-performance question-and-answer session.

Speak Theatre Arts: N*W*C -- 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Jan. 23-26, Studio Theatre, $18- $36; post-performance question-and-answer session Jan. 23.

The Actors Gang: 1984 -- 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, Jackson Hall, $14.50- $44; preperformance lecture and post-performance question-and-answer session.

TICKET INFORMATION

SUBSCRIPTIONS: Sales now under way, for renewing and new subscribers. The renewal deadline is June 16; after that, seating arrangements from the previous season cannot be guaranteed. Renewals can be arranged by mail, phone, in person and new this year: online.

NONSUBSCRIPTION SALES: Set to begin Sept. 8, also by mail, phone, in person and online.

DISCOUNTS: Subscribers receive a 20 percent discount for all series, and can add other events at 15 percent off. A 15 percent discount also applies to choose-your-own series of five or more events. UC Davis employees receive an additional 10 percent off Level 2 and 3 seats.

TICKET OFFICE: (530) 754-2787 or (866) 754-2787

ONLINE: www.mondaviarts.org

ONLINE PREVIEW

Mondavi Center Executive Director Don Roth hosts a video presentation on the upcoming season: www.ucdavis.edu.

Media contact(s)

Dave Jones, Dateline, 530-752-6556, dljones@ucdavis.edu

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