Center Series

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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra / Cicely Parnas

October 8 - March 23

Orchestra, Classical

PAC audience favorite Orpheus Chamber Orchestra creates extraordinary musical experiences, performing music at the highest level, challenging artistic boundaries, and inspiring the public. Joining Orpheus for a program of beloved works from their repertoire will be American cellist Cicely Parnas, recognized for bringing “velvety sound, articulate passagework and keen imagination” to her performances (The New York Times).
Velvet Caravan
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Velvet Caravan

February 17, 8:00 pm

Popular, World

Gypsy Swing / European redneck music? Why not! Savannah-based Velvet Caravan is one of the most eclectic ensembles in the music business today. Combining Gypsy, Honky-Tonk, Swing, and Latin, this band plays upbeat tunes from all over the world with thunderous virtuosity and a relentless sense of humor.
CMS of Lincoln Center Vienna to Hollywood

February 24, 5:00 pm

Classical, Chamber Music

Vienna has likely produced more great music than any other city in the world; Schubert is the only one of the Viennese giants actually born in the storied city. His pair of fantasies are a stunning tribute to his everlasting genius. Likewise, Hollywood’s movie industry has generated a level of creative composing to rival any European capital, and perhaps the most famous of all was Erich Wolfgang Korngold who wrote this stirring, hyper-romantic piano quartet for the pianist Paul Wittgenstein.
American Rhapsody
Center Series
American Rhapsody

February 25, 3:00 pm

Orchestra, Jazz

The Gershwin Big Band, a collection of world class jazz musicians led by Michael Andrew, whom the New York Post called “the next Harry ­Connick, Jr…a natural bandleader,” brings George Gershwin’s music to life in this brand new program of iconic American music.
L.A. Dance Project
Center Series
L.A. Dance Project

March 2 - 3, 2018

Dance, Modern Dance

L.A. Dance Project, founded in 2012 by choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied along with composer Nico Muhly, art consultant Matthieu Humery, founding producer Charles Fabius, and composer Nicholas Britell, has made its mark on the dance world with a contemporary approach to art and movement that the Los Angeles Times describes as “a defining artistic vision for our time.”
Sarah Chang
Center Series
Sarah Chang

March 10, 8:00 pm

Classical, Great Performer

Recognized as one of the foremost violinists of our time, Sarah Chang has performed with the most esteemed orchestras, conductors, and accompanists in an international career spanning more than two decades. Since her debut with the New York Philharmonic at the age of eight, Ms. Chang has continued to impress audiences with her technical virtuosity and refined emotional depth.
Pig Iron Theatre Company: Poet in New York

March 16, 8:00 pm

Theatre

Pig Iron Theatre Company presents this critically acclaimed one-man-show, a biographical fantasia about Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain’s greatest modern poet and playwright. In June 1929, Lorca sailed for New York. His nine months here changed his vision of poetry, the theatre, and the social role of the artist.
RubberbanDance Group
Center Series
RubberbanDance Group

March 31, 8:00 pm

Dance, Modern Dance, Hip Hop

Choreographer and dancer Victor Quijada founded RUBBERBANDance Group (RBDG) as a vehicle to manifest his unique choreographic identity through the creation of powerful and innovative dance works. The company, also led by dancer and artistic co-director Anne Plamondon, reconciles the spontaneity, fearlessness and risk-taking of hip-hop culture with the refinement and choreographic maturity of the ballet.
Jeremy Denk
Center Series
Jeremy Denk

April 15, 3:00 pm

Classical, Great Performer

Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists – an artist The New York Times hails as someone “you want to hear no matter what he performs.”  Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year award, Denk was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016.
CMS of Lincoln Center Classical Evolutuion

April 21, 5:00 pm

Classical, Chamber Music

This program of favorites reveals the multi-dimensional ingenuity of the Classical style. Its intelligent principles of symmetry and logic have enabled composers through the ages to craft aesthetically pleasing works that endure the test of time. Mozart’s pristine Trio, Weber’s electrifying Clarinet Quintet, and Brahms’s magisterial Piano Quintet all owe a nod of thanks to Haydn’s immortal invention.
Jessica Lang Dance
Center Series
Jessica Lang Dance

May 5, 8:00 pm

Dance, Modern Dance

On this very special evening, former Twyla Tharp dancer and choreographer Jessica Lang, whose choreography is “reliably sophisticated and achingly beautiful” (Chicago Tribune), will present the world premiere of a brand new work, developed here on campus and set to music by Tony Bennett, to mark the occasion of Bennett’s birthday, as well as The PAC’s own 40th anniversary.