The first professional company dedicated to stepping—a dance form that originated with African American sororities and fraternities—Step Afrika! makes its Seattle debut with The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence.Learn More »
Called “one of the top young quartets before the public today” by The Washington Post, the Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its profound musical insight and rare tonal beauty.Learn More »
North America’s premier wind quintet, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally important programming, adventurous collaborations and inspirational Learn More »
Hailed as “a master of visual composition” by Dance Magazine, Jessica Lang, the recipient of a 2014 Bessie Award, seamlessly incorporates striking design elements and transforms classical ballet language into artfully crafted, emotionally engaging contemporary works.Learn More »
Returning to Meany Hall, South Korean pianist Joyce Yang captivates audiences across the globe with her stunning virtuosity combined with heartfelt lyricism and interpretive sensitivity — enhanced by her rare gift of synesthesia.Learn More »
One of world music’s most widely acclaimed stars, Mariza returns to Meany Hall with her bewitching renditions of fado—the haunting torch songs of old Portugal. “When Mariza sings, time stands still.Learn More »
The Calidore String Quartet, one of the most acclaimed and sought after chamber ensembles of their generation, has been heralded as “the epitome of confidence and finesse” (Gramophone Magazine) and “a miracle of unified thought” (La Presse, Montreal).Learn More »
Mark Morris Dance Group returns to Meany Center to perform Layla and Majnun, an original dance and music production based on an ancient Persian tale well known in the Islamic world and the subject of its first opera, by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli.Learn More »
Described by The Washington Post as “one of the seven wonders of the artistic universe” and by The New York Times as “one of the great companies of the world,” the Martha Graham Dance Company returns to Meany Hall on their 90th Anniversary Tour.Learn More »
Praised by The New Yorker as “a fresh and vital young participant in what is a golden age of American string quartets,” the Daedalus Quartet has established itself as a leader among the new generation of string ensembles.Learn More »
Declared “one of the most satisfying, illuminating, and all-around impressive pianists of any generation” by The Los Angeles Times, Murray Perahia has become one of the most sought-after and cherished pianists of our time, performing in all the major international music centers and with every leading orchestra.
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Anoushka Shankar is a true cross‐cultural musician. Her interest in multi‐genre and modern forms of music is illustrated by her previous Grammy‐nominated albums Rise, Traveller and Traces of You.Learn More »
Members of the acclaimed Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center return to Meany Hall with the breathtaking program Virtuosity featuring music that combines the intensity of extraordinary ensemble playing with the virtuosity of the soloist.
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One of America’s most thought-provoking, multi-faceted and compelling artists, pianist Jeremy Denk is the winner of a 2013 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize and Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year award.Learn More »