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Hailed as one of Bali’s most forward-thinking music and dance ensembles, Çudamani is known for its exceptional creativity and superb artistry and also the performers’ unflagging love for the classical Balinese traditions. Nurtured and trained in the village of Pengosekan, the group is among Bali’s most respected and accomplished. One of its many singular features is that its artists are multi-disciplinary, mastering gamelan, dance, voice and visual art, resulting in artistically unified presentations. This 20-member ensemble weaves layers of intricate…Find out more »
Red Sky Performance is a leading company of contemporary Indigenous performance in Canada. Led by Artistic Director Sandra Laronde of the Teme-Augama Anishinaabe (People of the Deep Water), the group is approaching two decades of dance, theater, music and media. Their mission is to create inspiring experiences of contemporary Indigenous arts and culture that transform society. The members create, produce and tour original works that they share across Canada and with the world. While at the Weis Center, Red Sky…Find out more »
Circus and science collide in a gorgeous homage to the power of air. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience and a huge snow globe will make audience members gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts. Air Play is a visual poem using no words. It lives on the edge of definition: part comedy, part sculpture, part circus, part theater. To audiences around the world the wonder and discovery of Air Play are bold reminders of…Find out more »
With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigor, the Juilliard String Quartet continues to inspire audiences around the world. Founded in 1946 and hailed by The Boston Globe as “the most important American quartet in history,” the ensemble draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics, while embracing the mission of championing new works, a vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring. Each performance of the Juilliard String Quartet is a unique experience, bringing together the four members’ profound…Find out more »
Hailed by NPR as “one of America’s defining voices of freedom and peace,” Staples is the kind of once-in-a-generation artist whose impact on music and culture would be difficult to overstate. She’s both a Blues and a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer; a Civil Rights icon; a Grammy Award winner; a chart-topping soul/gospel/rhythm-and-blues pioneer; a National Arts Awards Lifetime Achievement recipient, and a Kennedy Center honoree. At a time when most artists begin to wind down, Staples ramped things…Find out more »