The Cal Performances Award of Distinction in the Performing Arts


The Cal Performances Award of Distinction in the Performing Arts is a UC Berkeley honor given to an individual or ensemble whose contributions demonstrate exceptional achievement in the performing arts. The award is the highest honor bestowed by Cal Performances.

Honorees

2018
Dr. Robert "Bob" Calonico
Matías Tarnopolsky

2014
Yo-Yo Ma

2012
Takács Quartet
Mark Morris

2011
Judith Jamison

2010
Earl F. "Budd" Cheit

2009
Cecilia Bartoli
William J. "Bill" Zellerbach
Renée Fleming