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December 2017

The Hot Sardines
  • Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Hot Sardines are back to share music that evokes New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets and New Orleans jazz halls. In Holiday Stomp, the Sardines infuse  yuletide classics with brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies, jazz vocals and amazing tap.

Haydn: “The Creation”
  • Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Soprano [the angel Gabriel, Eve]
Tenor [the angel Uriel]
Baritone [the angel Raphael, Adam]

Haydn: The Creation (Die Schopfung)

American Bach Soloists
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 4:00pm

The holidays would be less fulfilling without the American Bach Soloists this year performing their signature rendition of Handel’s Baroque masterpiece, Messiah.

January 2018

Alexander String Quartet
  • Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

Schumann String Quartet in A Major, op. 41, no. 3 (1842)

Brahms String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, op. 51, no. 2 (1873)

Alexander String Quartet
  • Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

Schumann String Quartet in A Major, op. 41, no. 3 (1842)

Brahms String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, op. 51, no. 2 (1873)

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 8:00pm

David Robertson joins the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra on his farewell tour as its music director.

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:00pm

Works written for chamber orchestra by UC Davis graduate students Phil Acimovic, Jenny Beck, Chris Castro, and Lily Chen.

Empyrean Ensemble
  • Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Works written by “Revision/s” Composer Fellows Oren Boneh and Natalie Draper.

Living Earth Show
  • Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

Works written by “Revision/s” Festival Composer Fellows Christine Burke and Laura Schwartz.

Lara Downes
  • Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 8:00pm

Pianist Lara Downes performs a special concert in commemoration of the 2018 Leonard Bernstein centennial (one of three events honoring Bernstein this season), playing songs from her most recent recording project Anniversaries for Lenny.

Circa Il Ritorno
  • Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:00pm

Australia’s Circa has always created work at the crossroads of cirque and modern dance. But never has the company so fully embraced that potential as in Il Ritorno.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:00pm

The ever-expressive Charles Dutoit conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra through a largely Romantic program, one topped off with Stravinsky’s bracing 1911 version of Petrushka.

  • Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 3:00pm

Feathers, fur and fins—oh my! Circa’s fanciful production features creatures of both land and sea, who tumble, fly, leap and spin their way through the many wondrous worlds of the animal kingdom.

February 2018

UC Davis Symphony Orchestra
  • Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 7:00pm

Works by Sir Edward Elgar—

Introduction and Allegro
​Jolán Friedhoff and Dagenais Smiley, violin,
Ellen Ruth Rose, viola, and Susan Lamb Cook, cello

Variations on an Original Theme (“Enigma”)

Janet Mock
  • Monday, February 5, 2018 - 8:00pm

Mock has earned her place as one of the most influential trans women and millennial leaders in American media. She takes the Jackson Hall stage to discuss her career in the keystone event of this year’s Campus Community Book Project. 



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