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Upcoming Shows at the Mondavi Center

We are excited to let you know about upcoming world-class musical performances happening right here on campus! Remember that ALL students get 50% off tickets at the Mondavi Center!

  • Garrick Ohlsson, piano-Fri • March 9, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. Since his triumph as winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, pianist Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of commanding interpretive and technical prowess. Although he has long been regarded as one of the world’s leading exponents of the music of Frédéric Chopin, Ohlsson commands an enormous repertoire, as displayed in this intriguing all-Liszt program. For more information visit: http://www.mondaviarts.org/events/event.cfm?event_id=992&season=2011
  • Curtis on Tour, strings-Sat • March 10, 2012 and Sun • March 11, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. Curtis On Tour brings the extraordinary artistry of the world-renowned Curtis Institute of Music to audiences worldwide, with tomorrow’s leading musicians performing alongside celebrated alumni and faculty. The Spring 2012 tour celebrates Curtis’s new classical guitar program, launching in 2011-12. Featured performers are Curtis President and renowned violist, Roberto Díaz; new guitar faculty member Jason Vieaux; and two Curtis students. The program includes Paganini’s last guitar quartet, a commissioned piece for strings and guitar by Curtis graduate Zhou Tian, the Kodály Duo for Violin and Cello, and an arrangement of Piazzolla’s Oblivion for guitar and strings. For more information visit: http://www.mondaviarts.org/events/event.cfm?event_id=1035&season=2011
  • Zakir Hussain and Masters of Percussion-Thurs • March 22, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, Zakir Hussain’s consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as a national treasure in his own country, India, but gained him worldwide fame. His playing is marked by uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, and his collaborations with John McLaughlin (in Shakti), Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer (featured at the Mondavi Center in 2011), and Van Morrison underscore his astounding musical versatility. He returns to his classical roots for this Masters of Percussion performance, showcasing Indian ragas, rhythms and traditional dance. 
For more information visit: http://www.mondaviarts.org/events/event.cfm?event_id=1015&season=2011
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