"Benedetti is a powerhouse musician."

Broadway World, Toronto

Nicola Benedetti, violin
Alexei Grynyuk, piano

Scottish violin star Nicola Benedetti lends her sumptuous, gleaming tone to Bach's glorious Chaconne from Partita No. 2, and is joined by renowned pianist Alexei Grynyuk for richly Romantic sonatas by Prokofiev and Richard Strauss. She also performs the West Coast premiere of Fiddle Dance Suite, a new work for solo violin by Wynton Marsalis.

Chaconne from Partita No. 2
Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 94a
Fiddle Dance Suite (West Coast Premiere)
Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 18

This event is part of the 2018/19 Berkeley RADICAL programming initiative, Women's Work. Learn more and watch videos >

Feature: Berkeley RADICAL, Women's Work by Sarah Cahill
Women's Work
Addressing Imbalance After Centuries of Erasure
by Sarah Cahill

Consider the phrase "women's work." We might imagine it refers to traditional roles for women, like caring for babies and children, domestic chores, and subservient tasks. In the arts, "women's work" has encompassed crafts such as sewing and embroidery and quilting, which not until the 20th century were recognized as legitimate art forms....READ ARTICLE


Donor Benefits

Donor Event: Intermission Hospitality
Sun, Jan 27, 3pm
Zellerbach Hall Mezzanine
(Donors of $1500+)
Producer's Circle members are invited to join us for complimentary refreshments on the Mezzanine at Zellerbach Hall during the above performance(s). Donor Intermission Hospitality is the perfect place to enjoy a complimentary glass of wine in the company of other Producer's Circle members.

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Mt. Beautiful wines generously donated by Leigh Teece in appreciation of Cal Performances' education outreach.

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Program Notes

Program notes will be available approximately one week before the performance.