Cal Performances

Two Sopranos and a Baritone: Plácido Domingo

The audience went wild, with fists pumping in the air as if it was a rock show.

Bay Area Stage: Priscilla, Goat Rodeo Sessions, Desert Cities, American Dream

What's happening around the San Francisco Bay Area including performances at SF Symphony, TheatreWorks, Aurora Theatre, SHN Orpheum, Cal Performances, Dragon Theatre.
Pictured: Meredith Dincolo and Benjamin Wardell of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago perform Jiří Kylián's 27' 52". The company comes to Cal Performances October 29 - 30, 2010. PHOTO: Todd Rosenberg.Pictured: Meredith Dincolo and Benjamin Wardell of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago perform Jiří Kylián's 27' 52". The company comes to Cal Performances October 29 - 30, 2010. PHOTO: Todd Rosenberg.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Comes to Cal Performances

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago was founded in 1977 by dancer and choreographer Lou Conte as part of his Lou Conte Dance Studio.
Pictured: Writer Alex Ross comes to Cal Performances October 14, 2010. PHOTO: David Michaelk

New Yorker music critic, author Alex Ross returns to Cal Performances

For one night only, Ross gives a whirlwind history of music as told through bass lines in a lecture titled Chacona, Lamento, Walking Blues: Bass Lines of Music History.
Pictured: Sarah Ward. Australia's Circus Oz returns to Berkeley October 7 - 10, 2010. PHOTO: Rob Blackburn

‘Circus Oz’ returns to Cal Performances

Circus Oz combines a dozen longtime artists with cutting-edge new performers, allowing the troupe to reinvent itself year after year.
Mark Morris Dance Group Comes to Cal Performances

Mark Morris Dance Group comes to Cal Performances

Cal Performances opens its 2010/11 Dance series with a triple bill of West Coast premieres by the distinguished Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG), when the company makes its annual sojourn to Berkeley on Thursday–Sunday, September 30–October 3. Celebrating three decades of illustrious dance, the company will perform Socrates...
Pictured: Soprano Sara Gartland from the San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowships performs as part of Cal Performances' Fall Free for All September 26, 2010. PHOTO: San Francisco Opera

Cal Performances Launches Fall Free For All September 26

Cal Performances kicks off its 2010/11 season on Sunday, September 26, with its first Fall Free for All, a full day of free performances on the University of California, Berkeley, campus.
Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company

Cal Performances presents Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Co. 9/24

The dances in this act depict adventures on the high seas, the fun and excitement experienced by boatmen navigating rapids, and the exuberant combination of work and play that washerwomen find in their daily chores.
Kronos Quartet, Cal Performances

Cal Performances launches 2010/11 season with inaugural ‘Fall Free for All’

Cal Performances kicks off its 2010/11 season on Sunday, September 26 with its first Fall Free for All, a full day of free performances on the University of California, Berkeley campus. More than a dozen performances will be given by a diverse line-up of artists, including the Kronos Quartet,...

Theater News: Cal Performances in Berkeley Announces 2010/11 Season

Director Matias Tarnopolsky announced Cal Performances’ 2010/11 Season, his first season of programming as head of the internationally recognized 105-year-old institution based on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. One of the leading performing arts presenters in the world, Cal Performances opens its 2010/11 season on September...