Seraphic Fire Brings Monteverdi’s "Selva Morale et Spirituale" to Presenting Series

Seraphic Fire Brings Monteverdi’s "Selva Morale et Spirituale" to Presenting Series

For their Presenting Series concert at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Seraphic Fire will perform “Selva Morale et Spirituale,” described by The Guardian as Monteverdi’s “most significant anthology of liturgical works.” Hear these Grammy-nominated choral artists in an exhilarating exhibition of the Italian Baroque style on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Leighton…

Third Coast Percussion brings dynamic multimedia experience with "Paddle to the Sea"

Third Coast Percussion brings dynamic multimedia experience with "Paddle to the Sea"

Third Coast Percussion’s Presenting Series spring season performance on Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m., is based on the classic children’s book and Oscar-nominated short film Paddle to the Sea. In a dynamic multimedia experience, the audience follows the story of a Native Canadian boy who carves a wooden figure called Paddle-to-the-Sea and sets him on…

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Presenting Series Debut

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Presenting Series Debut

The New York-based choreographer Jessica Lang awes audiences by immersing them in the beauty of movement and music. A prolific choreographer, she creates dazzling works for her own dancers as well as the world’s most celebrated companies including American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and National Opera. The company’s South Bend debut includes Lang’s masterpiece, Thousand Yard Stare, which the Chicago Tribune called “a remarkable evocation, minimal yet profound, of soldiers in formation and at war. Moving and masterful.” read more

50th anniversary of MLK assassination recognized with presentation of "The Mountaintop"

50th anniversary of MLK assassination recognized with presentation of "The Mountaintop"

America and the world mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., even as the struggle to resolve racial tension remains a challenge for communities everywhere. L.A. Theatre Works commemorates the anniversary with a touring production of the internationally acclaimed play, The Mountaintop, written by Katori Hall, directed by multiple award-winner Shirley Jo Finney and starring Gilbert Glenn Brown and Karen Malina White. read more

Solera Quartet goes to the Heart of the First Viennese School with Beethoven and Haydn

Solera Quartet goes to the Heart of the First Viennese School with Beethoven and Haydn

Described as “top-notch, intense, stylish, and with an abundance of flare and talent,” the New York City-based Solera Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame. Members Tricia Park and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins; Molly Carr, viola; and Andrew Janss, cello, have been featured in such world-renowned venues as Carnegie Hall, the Royal Festival Hall…

Kiera Duffy Employs Gleaming High Soprano in Progressive Program of Second Viennese Composers

Kiera Duffy Employs Gleaming High Soprano in Progressive Program of Second Viennese Composers

The DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Music proudly welcome American soprano Kiera Duffy for her Presenting Series debut. Recipient of a 2016 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award, Duffy is recognized for her gleaming high soprano and insightful musicianship in a diverse repertoire ranging from Bach, Handel, and Mozart…