Welcome to the Start of Something Big
Big doesn't begin to cover the mix of international stars, cultural heritage, ambitious ideas and great entertainment to choose from: 41 performances, 25 artists, plus 9 weeks of engagement with Michiana youth and Notre Dame students. Enjoy engaging pre-show talks, post-show talkbacks, Latin dance parties and more. 



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DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Presenting Series


Single Tickets: $22  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $25
CYO 6+ Events: $22

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Robert M. and Ricki Conway Dance Series 


Thursday, January 21 at 7 PM
Friday, January 22 at 7 PM
Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 PM

Mesmerizing pieces include Black Girl: Linguistic Play, Brown's newest, which calls for more empathetic images of black women in American culture, and New Second Line, a celebration of New Orleans. The dauntless choreographer is an award-winner known for highly theatrical and audacious performances.

Join us! Thursday and Friday post-show talkbacks with Brown.

Join us Saturday! Higher Ground Closing 


Single Tickets: $20  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $16
CYO 6+ Events: $16 

Third Coast Percussion at Notre Dame is made possible through the generosity of Shari and Tom Crotty 

Third Coast Percussion
Presenting Series Ensemble-In-Residence 

Saturday, January 30 at 7:30 PM

Just added—6:30 p.m. pre-talk with composer Donnacha Dennehy!

The quartet's winter residency ends with the world premiere of Donnacha Dennehy's Surface Tension. The monumental Irish talent and Third Coast take you inside the heartbeat of the bodhrán—one of the main instruments, which still has the power to stir ancestral memory in Celtic people today—for a high-concept, surround sound drumming event. Part of 16 X 16: Centenary Tribute to Ireland.

Donnacha Dennehy's Surface Tension was written for Third Coat Percussion, and commissioned by the University of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Additional funding provided by the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.

Third Coast Percussion, "Haunt of Last Nightfall"


Single Tickets: $36  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $32
CYO 6+ Events: $29

Trinity Irish Dance Company

Hagerty Irish Performer Series 


Friday, February 5 at 7 PM
Saturday, February 6 at 7:30 PM

Chicago’s progressive and percussive world-champion athletes continue to push the boundaries of Irish dance. Combining jigs, reels and step dancing with more modern choreography, costumes and lighting, the beloved Irish-American company redefines tradition with a passion for performing. Part of 16 X 16: Centenary Tribute to Ireland.

Single Tickets: $36  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $32
CYO 6+ Events: $29

Made possible by the Gayle A. and Steven C. Francis Endowment for Excellence

Co-sponsored by Institute for Latino Studies

Arturo O'Farrill Octet 

Saturday, February 13 at 7:30 PM

Grammy-winning bandleader/pianist O’Farrill and this tour’s big-sound band elevate Latin jazz standards to new heights. For two decades he’s redefined the Afro-Latin music genre by performing progressively creative new works on the world’s most significant stages. Join the season's final Big 3 spotlight on music's Latin and African heritage. 



Single Tickets: $32  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $29
CYO 6+ Events: $26

Walnut Street Theatre presents
Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten


Friday, February 19 at 7 PM
Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 PM (ASL)

The Irish-American master storyteller is at the height of his prowess with Moon, his final play and only true love story. Contains mature language. Recommended for ages 14+. The final in 16 X 16: Centenary Tribute to Ireland.

Single Tickets: $25  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $23
CYO 6+ Events: $20 

Made possible by the Gayle A. and Steven C. Francis Endowment for Excellence

Axiom Brass 

Saturday, February 27 at 7:30 PM 


The award-winning ensemble has quickly become one of the major art music groups in brass chamber music. South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestras' (SBYSO) advanced ensemble, conducted by Dr. Robert Boardman, guests on Jose Vincent Egea’s showstopper Fantasia Flamenca.

Axiom Brass is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from Indiana Arts Commission, the Crane Group and General Mills Foundation.







Single Tickets: $28  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $25
CYO 6+ Events: $22

Made possible by the Gayle A. and Steven C. Francis Endowment for Excellence

Paul Appleby 

Renaldo Ferguson Family Endowment
for the Performing Arts


Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 PM

This recital is a proud welcome home moment for the Notre Dame alumnus. Admired for his interpretive depth, vocal strength and range of expressivity, rising star tenor Paul Appleby is one of the sought-after voices of his generation. 

Paul Appleby, "Dear Theo: 7. Souvenir"


Single Tickets: $42  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $38
CYO 6+ Events: $34

Co-sponsored by Sacred Music at Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute for European Studies

The Tallis Scholars 

O'Malley Sacred Music Series

Sunday, April 3 at 2 PM

The Tallis Scholars has become widely renowned for their ability to create a purity and clarity of sound that best serves the Renaissance repertoire, allowing every detail of the musical lines to be heard. The resulting beauty is unmatched on choral music by Byrd, Taverner, Davy and Ferrabosco.

The Tallis Scholars, Spem in alium ("Hope for any other")


Single Tickets: $42  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $38
CYO 6+ Events: $34

Presented in partnership with the Department of Music

Nathan Gunn, Julie Gunn and Gesualdo Quartet

Sunday, April 10 at 2 PM

The baritone’s lustrous voice and perfect diction is showcased in a poetic program of Anglo-English art song. Highlights include Samuel Barber’s bleakly beautiful work for baritone and string quartet, Dover Beach, and the chamber version of Jennifer Higdon’s Dooryard Bloomed

Nathan Gunn, "O, Cease Thy Singing, Maiden Fair"


Single Tickets: $42  Buy Now
CYO 3-5 Events: $38
CYO 6+ Events: $34

Diavolo/Architecture in Motion

Robert M. and Ricki Conway Dance Series

Season Closer 

Thursday, April 28 at 7 PM
Friday, April 29 at 7 PM
Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 PM

Diavolo delivers an evening of athletic power and human vulnerability shot through with the thrill of danger. Performing a distinct style of Architecture in Motion, the company uses abstract and recognized structures to explore the relationship between the danger of our environment and the fragility of the human body. Each work is a fusion including everyday movement, ballet, contemporary, acrobatics, gymnastics, martial arts and hip-hop. 

Join us! Thursday and Friday post-performance talkbacks with Heim.



   
FAMILY SHOW SERIES

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Made possible by the 
Art + Soul of Notre Dame Endowment for Excellence in Education

Trinity Irish Dance Children's Matinee

Saturday, February 6 at 2 PM

Bring your dancers, steppers, tappers, toddlers and wee ones for a captivating show featuring some of Trinity Irish Dance Company's younger dancers.

All ages / 60 minutes / No intermission

All tickets: $10  Buy Now

Made possible by the 
Art + Soul of Notre Dame Endowment for Excellence in Education

Griffin Theatre Company
presents
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

Saturday, March 12 at 11 AM 
Saturday, March 12 
at 2 PM (ASL)

A musical adaptation of the fractured fairy tale picture book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith hilariously shares the joy of making familiar stories your own. Plus, it's just subversive enough that anyone who grew up on Looney Toons, Animaniacs or Cartoon Network will get a kick out of it, too.

 
ORGAN RECITAL SERIES

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Kola Owolabi

O'Malley Sacred Music Series

Sunday, February 28 at 2:30 PM
Sunday, February 28 at 5 PM

A native of Toronto, Canada, Owolabi was appointed as associate professor of organ at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2014, where he teaches courses in organ, improvisation and church music. 

 

   

 

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