• Kronos Quartet in 2022-23 New Music

New Music Concerts at Cal Performances

Our 2022–23 season sees the debut of the Colin Currie Group with an all-Steve Reich program celebrating the composer’s 86th birthday; two visits by Sō Percussion; the West Coast Premiere of Michel van der Aa’s Blank Out; the return of Kronos Quartet with pipa master Wu Man; and UC Berkeley’s own ensemble-in-residence Eco Ensemble.

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New Music Events Calendar

New Music, Illuminations: Human and Machine, Percussion Festival

Colin Currie Group
Synergy Vocals

A Steve Reich Celebration

Colin Currie, conductor and percussion

Nov 3, 2022, 7:30pm
New Music, Illuminations: Human and Machine, Percussion Festival

Sō Percussion

Nov 12, 2022, 8pm
New Music

Eco Ensemble

David Milnes, director

Feb 4, 2023, 8pm
New Music

Kronos Quartet
with special guest Wu Man, pipa

Apr 1, 2023, 8pm
New Music, Percussion Festival

Sō Percussion
with Caroline Shaw, voice

Apr 20, 2023, 7:30pm
Theater/Opera, Illuminations: Human and Machine, New Music

Michel van der Aa’s
Blank Out

West Coast Premiere

Apr 28–29, 2023
2022/23 Season Calendar

New Music Videos and More

Tetzlaff Quartet performs Mozart's Mozart's Allegro vivace from String Quartet No. 16 in E-flat major, K. 428/421b
The Hard Nut
Julia Bullock, soprano