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 Post subject: Cal Performances November & December 2006
PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 2:30 pm 
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* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 1, 2006


CAL PERFORMANCES
NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2006 CALENDAR OF EVENTS*


*Artwork available by request and online at:
http://cpinfo.berkeley.edu/information/ ... ment_0607*


Wednesday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m.

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

Chamber Music
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Gil Shaham, violin
Truls Mørk, cello

Program: Schubert/Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat major, D. 898, Op. 99;
Tchaikovsky/Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50.

Tickets: $30.00, $40.00 and $52.00, available through the Cal
Performances Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to
charge by phone; at www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Wednesday-Friday, November 1-3 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 5 at 3:00 p.m.

Roda Theater
2025 Addison Street, Berkeley

Theater
Gate Theatre of Dublin
Beckett's Waiting for Godot

Program: Celebrating the centenary of Samuel Beckett's birth, Ireland's
esteemed Gate Theatre returns to Cal Performances with encore
performances of one of the greatest of all 20th-century dramas, Waiting
for Godot, featuring Barry McGovern and Johnny Murphy.

Tickets: $65.00, available through the Cal Performances Ticket Office at
Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to charge by phone; at
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.

# # #

Thursday, November 2
SIGHTLINES

Roda Theater
2025 Addison Street, Berkeley

Waiting for Godot post-performance discussion with the artists.
Sightlines is a continuing program of pre- and post-performance
discussions with Cal Performances' guest artists and scholars, designed
to enrich the audience's experience. These events are free to
ticketholders.
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Friday, November 3 at 11:00 a.m.
SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

World Stage
Moscow Circus
A Russian Winter's Tale

Program: The famed Moscow Circus presents a special one-hour performance
of excerpts from A Russian Winter's Tale for school children.

Tickets: $4.00 per student or adult chaperone, available in advance only
through Cal Performances at (510) 642-1082. SchoolTime performances are
open to students in kindergarten through grade 12 in Bay Area public and
private schools. Supplemental study guides for the classroom are
provided. For more information about the SchoolTime program, contact
the SchoolTime coordinator at Cal Performances by email at
eduprograms@calperfs.berkeley.edu or by phone at (510) 642-0212.

# # #

Friday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. [FF] & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 5 at 3:00 p.m.

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

World Stage
Moscow Circus
A Russian Winter's Tale

Program: The famed Moscow Circus recreates centuries-old Russian
traditions featuring some of the greatest circus performers in the
world---musicians, clowns, dancers and human puppets---along with ornate
costumes and backdrops in A Russian Winter's Tale.

Tickets: $22.00, $30.00 and $42.00, available through the Cal
Performances Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to
charge by phone; at www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Saturday, November 4 at 8:00 p.m.

Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

Jazz
Jason Moran Trio & the Vijay Iyer Quartet

Program: This double-bill evening features pianist Jason Moran and the
Bandwagon, known for challenging the status quo, and former UC Berkeley
student Vijay Iyer's Quartet.

Tickets: $32.00, available through the Cal Performances Ticket Office at
Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to charge by phone; at
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Sunday, November 5 at 3:00 p.m.

Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at College Ave., Berkeley

Recital
Artists of the Mariinsky Academy
Ekaterina Semenchuk, mezzo-soprano
Alexei Markov, bass
Larissa Gergieva, piano

Program: Bass Alexei Markov and mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk are
accompanied by pianist Larissa Gergieva, Mariinsky Academy Artistic
Director.

Tickets: $42.00, available through the Cal Performances Ticket Office at
Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to charge by phone; at
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Wednesday, November 8 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
SIGHTLINES

First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley

Musica Antiqua Köln pre-performance talk by Kate van Orden, Associate
Professor, Department of Music, UC Berkeley. Sightlines is a continuing
program of pre- and post-performance discussions with Cal Performances'
guest artists and scholars, designed to enrich the audience's
experience. These events are free to ticketholders.

# # #

Wednesday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.

First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley

Music Before 1850
Musica Antiqua Köln
Reinhard Goebel, director
Marijana Mijanovic, contralto

Program: J.S. Bach/Widerstehe doch der Sünde, Cantata BWV 54;
Vivaldi/Concerto in F major, Op. 3, No. 7; Cessate, omai cessate,
Cantata for contralto, strings, and basso continuo; additional music TBA.

Tickets: $48.00, available through the Cal Performances Ticket Office at
Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to charge by phone; at
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Friday & Saturday, November 10 & 11 at 8:00 p.m.

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

Theater
Chorus Repertory Theatre
Ratan Thiyam's Nine Hills One Valley

Program: Composer-writer-director-choreographer Ratan Thiyam's Chorus
Repertory Theatre performs his latest masterwork, Nine Hills One Valley,
theatrical allegory confronting the turmoil that now consumes Thiyam's
native Manipur (Performed in Meitei with English supertitles).

Tickets: $24.00, $36.00 and $48.00, available through the Cal
Performances Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to
charge by phone; at www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Sunday, November 12 at 3:00 p.m.

Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at College Ave., Berkeley

Recital
Composer Portrait: John Zorn

Program: Zorn/Mysterium Cycle: Sortilege; Orphee; Sappho;
Walpurgisnach; Evocation of a Neophyte.

Tickets: $32.00, available through the Cal Performances Ticket Office at
Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to charge by phone; at
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Thursday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m.

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

Recital
Gidon Kremer, violin
Andrei Pushkarev, percussion
Andrius Zlabys, piano

Program: Violinist Gidon Kremer and longtime collaborators present a
program of works by Bach, Busoni, Tickmayer, Piazolla and others.

Tickets: $36.00, $48.00 and $68.00, available through the Cal
Performances Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to
charge by phone; at www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Friday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 26 at 3:00 p.m.

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at College Ave., Berkeley

World Stage
Golden Dragon Acrobats

Program: Golden Dragon Acrobats blend award-winning acrobatics and
traditional Chinese dance in a program that features spectacular
costumes, ancient and contemporary theatrical techniques.

Tickets: $22.00, $30.00 and $42.00, available through the Cal
Performances Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to
charge by phone; at www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.

# # #

Monday, November 27 at 11:00 a.m.
SCHOOLTIME PERFORMANCE

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

World Stage
Golden Dragon Acrobats

Program: The Golden Dragon Acrobats presents a special one-hour
performance of acrobatics and traditional Chinese dance for school children.

Tickets: $4.00 per student or adult chaperone, available in advance only
through Cal Performances at (510) 642-1082. SchoolTime performances are
open to students in kindergarten through grade 12 in Bay Area public and
private schools. Supplemental study guides for the classroom are
provided. For more information about the SchoolTime program, contact
the SchoolTime coordinator at Cal Performances by email at
eduprograms@calperfs.berkeley.edu or by phone at (510) 642-0212.
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Friday, December 1 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
SIGHTLINES

First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley

The Tallis Scholars pre-performance talk with director Peter Phillips,
moderated by Paul Ellison, Director of Music, Church of the Advent, San
Francisco. Sightlines is a continuing program of pre- and
post-performance discussions with Cal Performances' guest artists and
scholars, designed to enrich the audience's experience. These events
are free to ticketholders.

# # #

Friday, December 1 at 8:00 p.m.

First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley

Music Before 1850
The Tallis Scholars

Program: Works by Tallis, Tye, de Monte, Palestrina and Taverner.

Tickets: $46.00, available through the Cal Performances Ticket Office at
Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to charge by phone; at
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Sunday, December 3 from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
SIGHTLINES

Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley
Bancroft Way at College Ave., Berkeley

The Takács Quartet pre-performance talk by musicologist John Palmer.
Sightlines is a continuing program of pre- and post-performance
discussions with Cal Performances' guest artists and scholars, designed
to enrich the audience's experience. These events are free to
ticketholders.

# # #

Sunday, December 3 at 3:00 p.m.

Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at College Ave., Berkeley

Chamber Music
Takács Quartet

Program: Beethoven/Quartet in A major, Op. 18, No. 5; Quartet in C
minor, Op. 18, No. 4; Quartet in A minor, Op. 132.

Tickets: $42.00, available through the Cal Performances Ticket Office at
Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to charge by phone; at
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Tuesday, December 5 at 8:00 p.m.

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

World Stage
Canadian Brass

Program: The five-member Canadian Brass has captivated audiences for
more than 35 years with its unique blend of virtuosity, humor and
eclectic repertoire.

Tickets: $24.00, $36.00 and $48.00, available through the Cal
Performances Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to
charge by phone; at www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Thursday, December 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 8 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
SIGHTLINES

Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley
Bancroft Way at Dana Court, Berkeley

Twelfth Night pre-performance talk. Sightlines is a continuing program
of pre- and post-performance discussions with Cal Performances' guest
artists and scholars, designed to enrich the audience's experience.
These events are free to ticketholders.

# # #

Thursday & Friday, December 7 & 8 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 9 at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at Dana Court, Berkeley

Theater
Chekhov International Theatre Festival
Declan Donnellan, director
Twelfth Night

Program: Declan Donnellan's all-male Russian cast weaves together tales
of mistaken identity, separated twins and gender-bending antics in
William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (Performed in Russian with English
supertitles).

Tickets: $65.00, available through the Cal Performances Ticket Office at
Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to charge by phone; at
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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Friday & Saturday, December 8 & 9 at 8:00 p.m.

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Bancroft Way at Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

World Stage
Eva Yerbabuena Ballet Flamenco

Program: Winner of Spain's prestigious National Dance Prize and hailed
as a leading exponent of the new flamenco scene, the celebrated Eva
Yerbabuena returns to Cal Performances.

Tickets: $24.00, $36.00 and $48.00, available through the Cal
Performances Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall; at (510) 642-9988 to
charge by phone; at www.calperfs.berkeley.edu; and at the door.
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TICKETS AND OTHER INFORMATION
The Family Fare series offers 15% off for adults and 50% off single
ticket prices for children 16 and younger. Family Fare event for
November & December 2006 is Moscow Circus (Saturday, November 4 at 2:00
p.m.). Additionally, all other performances of this company will be 25%
off for children 16 and under.

Single tickets for the general public will be available for purchase by
phone, in person, mail, fax or on-line August 13. Half-price tickets are
available for purchase by UCB students. UC Alumni Association members
receive a $3.00 discount. UCB faculty and staff, senior citizens and
other students receive a $2.00 discount (Special Events excluded).
Subscriptions may be mailed, faxed to Cal Performances' Ticket Office at
(510) 643-2359, or phoned in to (510) 642-9988.
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CONTACT:


Christina Kellogg 510.643.6714

ckellogg@calperfs.berkeley.edu

Joe Yang 510.642.9121
scyang@calperfs.berkeley.edu


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