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2021/22 Season Calendar of Events

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Not Our First Goat Rodeo

Yo-Yo Ma – Stuart Duncan
Edgar Meyer – Chris Thile
with guest Aoife O’Donovan

Aug 21, 2021, 8pm
Recital

Tessa Lark, violin
Amy Yang, piano

Oct 3, 2021, 3pm
Jazz
Bria Skonberg
Oct 9, 2021, 8pm
Chamber Music & Orchestra

Danish String Quartet

Oct 10, 2021, 3pm
Chamber Music & Orchestra

Takács Quartet

Oct 17, 2021, 3pm
Year-Round Favorites

Pilobolus
BIG FIVE-OH!

Oct 21–22, 2021
Recital
Jonas Kaufmann and Helmut Deutsch
Oct 24, 2021, 3pm
Pop

Angélique Kidjo
Remain in Light

Oct 29, 2021, 8pm
Theater

Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein

A Cal Performances Co-commission

Oct 31, 2021, 3pm
Dance

Ballet Hispánico
Noche de Oro – A Celebration of 50 Years!

Nov 6, 2021, 8pm
Early Music

The English Concert
Harry Bicket, artistic director

Nov 7, 2021, 3pm
Recital
Avi Avital and MILOŠ
Nov 11, 2021, 7:30pm
Jazz

Aaron Diehl Trio
Mirror

Nov 12, 2021, 8pm
Recital

Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Yuja Wang, piano

Nov 13, 2021, 8pm
Recital

David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano

Nov 14, 2021, 3pm
Holidays

Vienna Boys Choir
Christmas in Vienna

Nov 27, 2021, 8pm
New Music

Kronos Quartet
with special guest Mahsa Vahdat

Dec 2, 2021, 7:30pm
Holidays

Damien Sneed
Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey

Dec 3, 2021, 8pm
New Music

Vân-Ánh Võ and Blood Moon Orchestra
Songs of Strength

World Premiere

Dec 4, 2021, 8pm
Dance

Caleb Teicher & Company
Conrad Tao, piano
More Forever (2019)

West Coast Premiere

Dec 5, 2021, 3pm
Jazz
Jazzmeia Horn
Dec 10, 2021, 8pm
Holidays

Canadian Brass
Making Spirits Bright for 50 Years and Counting!

Dec 11, 2021, 8pm
Dance
Mark Morris Dance Group
Dec 17–19, 2021
Jazz

Ilmar Gavilán, violin
Aldo López-Gavilán, piano

Jan 23, 2022, 3pm
Year-Round Favorites

Yamato: The Drummers of Japan
Tenmei

Jan 30, 2022, 3pm
Recital

Paul Appleby, tenor
Conor Hanick, piano

Jan 30, 2022, 3pm
Dance

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Feb 4–5, 2022
New Music

Eco Ensemble
Toshio Hosokawa Portrait Concert

Feb 5, 2022, 8pm
Recital

Eric Lu, piano

Feb 6, 2022, 3pm
Jazz

Wayne Shorter & Esperanza Spalding
Iphigenia

Feb 12, 2022, 8pm
New Music
Spektral Quartet
Feb 13, 2022, 3pm
Jazz

Two Wings: The Music of Black America in Migration

West Coast Premiere

Feb 17, 2022, 7:30pm
Chamber Music & Orchestra

Takács Quartet
Stephen Hough, piano

Feb 20, 2022, 3pm
Dance

Memphis Jookin’: The Show
Featuring Lil Buck

West Coast Premiere

Feb 25–26, 2022
Dance

The Joffrey Ballet

Mar 4–6, 2022
Early Music

Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations
Tous les matins du monde

Mar 4, 2022, 8pm
Recital

Angel Blue, soprano

Mar 6, 2022, 3pm
Theater

Ted Hearne and Saul Williams’ Place

West Coast Premiere
Co-created with Patricia McGregor

Mar 12, 2022, 8pm
Recital

Jakub Józef Orliński, countertenor
Michał Biel, piano

Mar 13, 2022, 3pm
Pop

The Summit:

The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6

Mar 17, 2022, 7:30pm
Dance

Dorrance Dance
SOUNDspace

Bay Area Premiere

Mar 18–20, 2022
Jazz
Matthew Whitaker
Mar 26, 2022, 8pm
Chamber Music & Orchestra

Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano and director

Mark Steinberg, concertmaster and leader

Mar 27, 2022, 3pm
Dance
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Mar 29–Apr 3, 2022
Recital

Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano
Jake Heggie, piano

Apr 3, 2022, 3pm
New Music
yMusic
Apr 8, 2022, 8pm
Chamber Music & Orchestra
Vienna Piano Trio
Apr 9, 2022, 8pm
Chamber Music & Orchestra

English Baroque Soloists
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, director

Apr 10, 2022, 3pm
Theater

Angélique Kidjo’s Yemandja

Apr 23, 2022, 8pm
Chamber Music & Orchestra
Tetzlaff Quartet
Apr 23, 2022, 8pm
Recital

Daniil Trifonov, piano

Apr 28, 2022, 7:30pm
Chamber Music & Orchestra

Danish String Quartet

Apr 29, 2022, 8pm
Year-Round Favorites
David Sedaris
May 5, 2022, 7:30pm
Early Music

The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, director

May 6, 2022, 8pm
Pop
Lila Downs
May 7, 2022, 8pm
Dance

Eifman Ballet
Russian Hamlet

A ballet by Boris Eifman
West Coast Premiere

Jun 3–5, 2022

Not Our First Goat Rodeo On Sale Dates

Jun 22 Donors at the Producer’s Circle level and above
Jun 29 Donors $100⁠⁠–$1,499 and Renewing Subscribers
Jul 6 Email Club; UC Berkeley Faculty, Staff, & Students
Jul 8 General Public

All Other 2021/22 On Sale Dates

Aug 3 Subscriptions and Single Tickets to Donors at the Producer’s Circle level and above
Aug 17 Subscriptions and Add-on Tickets to Donors $100-$1,499 and Renewing Subscribers*
Aug 24 Subscriptions and Single Tickets to Email Club; UC Berkeley Faculty, Staff, & Students
Aug 27 Subscriptions and Single Tickets to General Public

*You’re a Renewing Subscriber if you were a 2019/20 or 2020/21 Season Subscriber or purchased the Cal Performances at Home Fall or Spring Streaming Package.