Literary scope and musical daring define The Decemberists' music.
With roots planted down the road in San Jose, California, Los Tigres Del Norte has grown into one of the most famous Norteño bands in the world.
A beloved tradition this year takes the name of our dear benefactor, Barbara K. Jackson.
Bestselling author, former host of A Prairie Home Companion and master Midwestern storyteller, humorist Garrison Keillor is back to take Mondavi Center audiences on a journey to understanding love, modernity, nostalgia, politics, religion and all other resounding facets of daily life.
The Gloaming is a sum much greater than its already impressive parts. Those who witnessed The Gloaming’s first appearance at the Mondavi Center in 2014 will surely return for another musical journey with this unique group.
This all-star band calls themselves Hudson, named after the Hudson River Valley they each call home. Fans know them as hard swinging jazz masters, deft and creative jam purveyors, rocking funky groove maestros, each musician at the top of his game. It’s rare that so impressive a group of individuals finds time away from their own projects to tour together.
Tap dance, like jazz, is one of America’s homegrown art forms. Founded in 2011 by MacArthur Award recipient and artistic director Michelle Dorrance, Dorrance Dance honors and revitalizes tap through furious rhythms and adventurous, yet accessible, choreography.
One of the most regrettably overlooked fake news stories of the past year is the discovery of William Shakespeare’s first dramatic work. In the Long Lost First Play, the company weaves the Bard’s most famous characters, greatest lines and magnificent speeches into an entirely new, comic tour de force.
The Mariinsky Orchestra holds a distinguished history as one of Russia’s oldest musical institutions, and one of the most acclaimed orchestras in the world. It makes its Mondavi Center debut conducted by Valery Gergiev and features pianist Daniil Trifonov.