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April 2017

Michael Fabiano, tenor
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 8:00pm

Considered one of the most important young talents in the world today, Michael Fabiano is a “possessor of [a] rich, honeyed tenor ... that promises a huge amount in the future” (Opera Britannia). 

Sound Maze by Paul Dresher
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am
  • Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 10:00am

Sound Maze is an immersive, interactive experience of sound and mechanics, consisting of over a dozen newly invented musical instruments and sound sculptures.

Pitzer Event
  • Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm

A showcase of Schubert works with piano

Piano Sonata No. 19 in C Minor, D. 958

Selected lieder with Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano

Amitav Ghosh
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 8:00pm

Amitav Ghosh has sold over 3 million books worldwide, with his work translated into 33 languages and has won numerous awards. The Circle of Reason was awarded France’s Prix Médicis in 1990, and The Shadow Lines won two prestigious Indian prizes the same year. His novel, Sea of Poppies was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and was awarded the Crossword Book Prize and the India Plaza Golden Quill Award.

Prahlad Singh Tipanya
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:00pm

Prahlad Singh Tipanya is a locally, nationally, and internationally acclaimed folk singer from Lunyakhedi, a small village in Ujjain District, Madhya Pradesh, India. He is renowned for his singing and interpretation of Kabir, the great fifteenth-century Hindi poet, along with other Hindi poets associated with nirgun devotion.


Arlo Guthrie
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 8:00pm

On his last sold-out visit to the Mondavi Center, Arlo Guthrie celebrated the 50th anniversary of “Alice’s Restaurant.” Now the beloved 1960s counterculture singer-songwriter and social commentator revisits his classic album, Running Down the Road, bringing his singular voice, timeless s

India in the Artist's Eye
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

Resonances brings together two very different films on music.

L.A. Theatre Works
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

One of the great courtroom dramas of the last century, Judgment at Nuremberg became an Academy Award-winning film and a stage play that is both surprising and unsettling. This cast of unforgettable characters play out their high-stakes game against the backdrop of a looming Cold War, shifting political alliances and the shocking and vivid memories of the Holocaust and World War II.

Alexander String Quartet
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the 20th century.

Release The Hounds: An Evening with Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge | Aoife O’Donovan
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

A night of intrepid songcraft and guitar virtuosity. Singer-songwriter Aoife O’Donovan plays her songs just as she wrote them, with her guitar and voice.

Alexander String Quartet
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the twentieth century.

Etienne Charles
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, April 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

Hailed by Jazz Times as “a daring improviser who delivers with heart-rending lyricism,” Etienne Charles cuts across musical boundaries in the most appealing of ways.

National Geographic Live: Jodi Cobb
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

Known for breaking through barriers (she was one of National Geographic’s first female photographers) and going undercover to reveal hidden societies, Cobb has captured fascinating glimpses of worlds such as Japan’s secret Geisha culture, and the cloistered lives of Saudi Arabian women.

  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

ODC/Dance is one of San Francisco’s finest dance companies, merging ballet and modern techniques, while actively collaborating with musicians and artists like Bobby McFerrin, Paul Dresher and Wayne Thiebaud. Boulders and Bones is a landmark work inspired by the creations of visual artist Andy Goldsworthy.

Pitzer Event
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 3:00pm

UC Davis and Davis High School Baroque Orchestras



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