News & Announcements

Keep up to date on the latest happenings at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Perspectives from the Executive Director: A Wealth of Talent

This has been a remarkable year for us at the Center, one of our best in terms of overall attendance at events. We are fortunate to do the... Read More

Hitting the High Notes for 15 Years

This month we announce the Presenting Series’s 15th anniversary season. Few things today bring people together quite like shared... Read More

Elkhart STEM+Music students to perform with Third Coast Percussion

Students at Roosevelt STEAM Academy and Pierre Moran Middle School spent several months this semester building instruments and composing... Read More

Documentary film examines life, work of former University President Fr. Theodore Hesburgh

Presidents, popes, protests and probity fill many scenes depicted in the recent documentary film examining the life and work of former... Read More

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company brings Artistry and Virtuosity to the Center

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company brings the artistry and virtuosity of American Ballet Theatre to the DeBartolo Performing Arts... Read More

Meet the Cast of “The Weir”

Actors from Irish Theatre of Chicago tell us about their characters in the upcoming production of "The Weir" coming to the DeBartolo... Read More

The Next Generation of Jazz Legends to Perform at the Center

It’s millennials only for the Monterey Jazz Festival’s fifth national tour arriving at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center for their... Read More

“The Weir” is a Haunting Play Rooted in Irish Folklore

Irish Theatre of Chicago (ITC) closes its debut season on the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center’s Presenting Series with "The Weir."... Read More

Iconic composer Philip Glass caps residency with an intimate evening of chamber music

Iconic composer and pianist Philip Glass caps a residency at the University of Notre Dame with a remarkably intimate evening of chamber... Read More

Music in All Directions: An Examination of Style in Music of Philip Glass

In 1952, Philip Glass left his childhood home in Baltimore for the University of Chicago. A precocious 15-year-old, Glass had passed the... Read More

Czech National Symphony Orchestra Concert Honors a Legend

For 18 years, John Mauceri, world-renowned conductor, educator, and writer, worked closely with Leonard Bernstein and conducted many of the... Read More

Alumnus brings together music performance and theory to examine historical piano improvisation

Music theory and performance are often thought of as separate — you study the structures and history of music, or you master an... Read More